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Veterans Softball Team to Hold Second Meetings

The Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs (VA) will be sponsoring a softball team in the 2020 Governmental and Industrial Co-Ed Slow-pitch Softball League on St. Croix and St. Thomas.

Marine Terminal Parking Garage to Close 2nd Floor Nov. 14 and 15

The installation of the elevator and protective awning covering the stairwell at the parking garage was completed last week.

Bernard Joseph Thanksgiving Basketball Tournament Registration Open for Coaches

Tournament rules, rosters and regulations will be discussed at 5:45 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 19, at Winston Raymo Recreation Center in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas.

Board of Real Estate Appraisers Offers Continuing Education Courses

The courses will be offered at the Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs on Monday, Dec. 9, on St. Thomas and Tuesday, Dec. 10, on St. Croix, both at 9 a.m. The deadline to apply is Nov. 22.

AG Launches Project Guardian in Territory: Nationwide Plan to Reduce Gun Violence

Specifically, Project Guardian focuses on investigating, prosecuting and preventing gun crimes. U.S. Attorney for the Virgin Islands Shappert said her office strongly supports the project and will work with federal and local law enforcement partners to implement the it.

November 14 Is ‘National Seatbelt Day’

To further protect citizens and visitors, on Sept. 16, 2019, the V.I. Legislature approved bill 33-0040, which requires each passenger in the rear seat of a vehicle to wear a safety belt.

Public Forums to Discuss Bridge Phase of Street Addressing Initiative

An initiative to create an addressing system for the Virgin Islands will provide a clear, logical and navigable system of street addresses based upon established national standards.
A mature breadfruit is near ready for picking. (Source photo by Kelsey Nowakowski)

Interest is Growing in Commercial Use of V.I. Breadfruit

Commercial interest in the nutritious, bulbous breadfruit has been growing across the Virgin Islands. The buzz is partially driven by the increasing demand for gluten-free foods worldwide, and partly by rising interest in specialty foodstuff items.
A cannabis bud (Image from the Wikimedia Commons)

Nominees for Cannabis, Chiropractic and Other Boards Move to Senate

Experience as law enforcement officers may have curbed the enthusiasm of Sens. Novelle Francis Jr. and Kenneth Gittens for the potential relaxation of medical marijuana laws. Francis said Wednesday, though he questioned the laws, he was bound to follow them.
Now part of Silver Airways, Seaborne still connects the islands of the Caribbean. (Photo submitted by Silver Airways)

Silver Airways Enters Codeshare Partnership with Delta

On Wednesday, the company that a year ago purchased Seaborne Airlines, announced a codeshare partnership with Delta Airlines, creating easier travel from the U.S. mainland to the Caribbean.





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