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The Judicial Branch Office of the Administrator of Courts advises the public and the Virgin Islands Bar that the Magistrate…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Series of 4 Workshops on ‘The Art of Meditation’ to Begin Feb. 9

Laura Castillo Nagi will host a four-week series entitled “The Art of Meditation - Tools for Peace of Mind and Balanced Living.” This series will explore how to establish and sustain a meditation practice or learn to bring more concentration and joy to a person’s yoga practice.

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2017-01-20 01:41:15
Using UVI Grant, Teachers Reduce Marine Debris, Educate Youth

Fifteen Virgin Islands educators have been awarded $26,648 for marine environmental projects that aim to educate and reduce pollution in the ocean.

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2017-01-20 01:19:31
Cobell Sentenced for Possession of a Firearm in a School Zone

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced Logan Cobell, 27, of St. Thomas to one month’s imprisonment followed by one year of supervised release for possession of a firearm in a school zone.

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2017-01-18 21:39:04
Local government — St. Thomas
VIPA Alerts Public About New TWIC Office Hours

            Virgin Islands Port Authority Executive Director Kenn Hobson informs the public that it has changed the days and times that the public can be issued a Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC) in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The new office hours, effective Dec. 14, are:

 
ST. THOMAS/ST. JOHN
ST. CROIX
Monday
No TWIC ID's issued
8 a.m. - Noon
Tuesday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday
No TWIC ID's issued
1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
2 pm - 5 pm
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
No TWIC ID's issued

All United States Coast Guard-credentialed merchant mariners, port facility employees, longshore workers, truck drivers, and others requiring unescorted access to secure areas of maritime facilities and vessels regulated by Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 are required to obtain a TWIC card.
            The TWIC offices are located at the Cyril E. King Airport Terminal on St. Thomas and at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport Terminal in the VIPA Safety and Security offices located on the second floor of the airport terminals.
For more information, contact the VIPA Safety and Security office at 714-6656 on
St. Thomas, or 778-1012 on St. Croix.
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