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This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

FEMA to Share Free Rebuilding and Repairing Advice

As Virgin Islanders repair and rebuild their hurricane-damaged homes, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is offering free consultations and literature on making homes stronger and safer.

V.I. Parole Board Schedules Hearings Here and on Mainland

The V.I. Parole Board informs the public that it will convene over the course of several days, beginning May 21, to hear testimonies from persons for and against inmates incarcerated at various penal institutions.

Applications Now Available for 2018 Crop Farmer of the Year Title

The Virgin Islands Agriculture and Food Fair Planning Committee is now accepting applications from farmers who are interested in being considered for the title. The application deadline is May 4.

viNGN Invites Revelers to Celebrate, Connect and Share Inside ‘Judy’s Gypsyville’ Carnival Village

In support of the efforts of the Virgin Islands Carnival Committee, the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) has instituted free Wi-Fi service inside the 2018 Carnival Village, dubbed “Judy’s Gypsyville.”

Enterprise Zone Commission to Highlight Federal, Local Economic Development Programs at Open House

The community, along with residents and business owners within the territory’s enterprise zones, will have an opportunity to learn about federal and local economic development programs during an open house on St. Thomas

DOL Seeking Employers, Organizations to Provide Summer Youth Work Experience

The V.I. Department of Labor is seeking the following employers and agencies that are interested in providing a five-week work experience and job-training activities for youth ages 16-24.

BMV Prepares to Open Four New Modular Offices

Two modular units have arrived on St. Thomas and two units will soon arrive on St. Croix as temporary office space for the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. Offices in both districts were significantly damaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Governor Grants Administrative Leave for Virgin Islands Carnival

Gov. Mapp, by proclamation, has granted administrative leave for government employees. The public is reminded that most government offices will be closed during these periods.

Senate Honors Rodney ‘Chief’ Varlack With Perma Plaque

Rodney “Chief” Varlack took center stage Friday at the Cleone Henrietta Creque Legislative Conference Room on St. John as members of the 32nd Legislature honored for his outstanding contributions to the Virgin Islands.