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Social Security Offices Are Now Open to Receive Calls

SSA is still able to provide critical services via phone, fax and online. People may call the Social Security Office between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday to Friday.
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Absentee Ballot Applications Now Available

The deadline to apply and submit applications for mail out Absentee Ballot requests is July 31. The primary election will take place on Aug. 1.

DPW Issues Amended Request for Proposals for St. Thomas Harbor Transportation Service

The RFP calls for four landings along the route, and the harbor transportation service would stop at Havensight, Downtown Charlotte Amalie, Little Krum Bay and Water Island.

VIPD Announces Restriction on Granting of Mass Gathering Permits

VIPD reminds the public that anyone wishing to hold an event that encourages “mass gatherings,” or groups of more than 50 people, needs to apply for a permit.
Government House in Christiansted. (Kelsey Nowakowski photo)

Government House on the Air in June

Governor Albert Bryan Jr. encourages residents in the community to tune in and call in with questions, ideas and comments.
The Department of Education will begin meal distribution to V.I. students on Thursday. (Shutterstock image)

No V.I. Child Goes Hungry Initiative Concludes June 5, Resumes During Summer Months

The successful feeding initiative is expected to resume during the summer months, but in a modified format.
Firearms seized at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport. (VIPS photo)

VIPD Firearms Bureau Offices Resume Service to Public

The Virgin Islands Police Department informs the public that the Firearms Bureau in both Districts is now open, operating by appointment only.

VIWMA in Talks to Avert Work Stoppage by Solid Waste Haulers

The haulers, as well as their counterparts on St. Thomas and St. John, have set a tentative date of Monday, June 8, to begin the action.

DPW Announces Brush Maintenance and Patching Schedule for Week of June 1

The following are the brush maintenance and patching locations scheduled by the V.I. Department of Public Works for all three islands during the week of June 1-6.

USDA Approves Virgin Islands Hemp Plan

Bryan reiterated his call for Senate action on his administration’s proposed expansion of the Medicinal Cannabis Patient Care Act, which aims to establish a taxed regulated system for the cultivation, manufacture and distribution of cannabis for medical, non-certified and sacramental use.

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