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Airbnb Ranks St. Thomas No. 1 Destination in Caribbean

St. Thomas in the U.S. Virgin Islands has been ranked the No. 1 Caribbean destination on Airbnb with a 600 percent increase in bookings over last year.

U.S. Selective Service Director Benton to Visit St. Thomas to Increase Registration Rates

Donald M. Benton, the director of the U.S. Selective Service System (SSS) is visiting St. Thomas on Tuesday, Oct. 23. He will be accompanied by State Director Warrington O. Tyson from St. Thomas and the Selective Service Region Director Carlos Perez.

VIWMA Temporarily Not Accepting Green Waste at Anguilla Landfill

The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority will temporarily not accept green waste at the St. Croix Transfer Station and Anguilla Landfill.

U.S.V.I. Economic Development Authority to Receive Disaster Recovery Advocate of the Year Award

USVIEDA will be awarded the 2018 Disaster Recovery Advocate of the Year Award this week by Florida's Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Export Center.

DOE Encourages Public to Help Promote School Bus Safety

As motorists traverse the territory’s roadways, Owen Hennemann and Laverne Cannonier-Hill, school bus safety field inspectors in the St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John districts, respectively, ask residents to consider ways they can help keep students safe.
Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett (File photo)

Community Event to Aim at Connecting Residents With Federal Agencies

The first One-Stop-Federal-Resource community event is slated for Thursday, Oct. 25, at Tutu Park Mall.

ALERT: VIWMA to Permanently Close Abattoir Bin Site

The Authority reminds residents and businesses that only household waste is to be disposed of at the public bin sites and that illegal dumping is a crime.

Veterans Prepare for Parades to Commemorate World War I, Honor JROTC Instructors

Any past JROTC instructors, who are willing to be a part of the Veterans Day Parade in either district, are encouraged to call the V.I. Office of Veterans by Oct. 22. Any visiting military or para-military organizations wishing to be a part of the parade may do so by first contacting the V.I. Office of Veterans Affairs.
Passengers queue up in the Cyril E. King Airport (V.I. Port Authority file photo)

ALERT: VIPA to Conduct Simulated Emergency Drill at King Airport, Oct. 23

The drill is conducted to test the viability of the airport’s emergency response plan.

Board of Elections to Conduct Public Testing of Voting Machines on Oct. 12

Early Voting is scheduled to begin on Monday, Oct. 15, and concludes on Monday, Oct. 29. Voting hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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