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VITEMA Asks Residents to Participate in Great ShakeOut Earthquake Drill

In the wake of the increased earthquake activities affecting the region, VITEMA encourages all residents, schools, hospitals, businesses and communities to actively participate in the Great ShakeOut earthquake Drill scheduled for Oct. 17.
Casino Control offices on St. Croix. (Bill Kossler photo)

V.I. Casino Control Commission Changes Date of Special Meeting

Representatives of the DIVI Carina Bay Resort and Casino will be in attendance to provide a status update on the hurricane recovery efforts and other matters.

V.I. Charter Association, DPNR, CZM Plan to Install 170 Moorings

The moorings will reduce anchoring near ecologically important coral reefs as well as organize the bays to appeal for transient vessels.

Agriculture Warns of Increased Threat of Disease to Livestock During Wet Weather

Wet and muddy pens and pastures put animals at risk for many health problems.

Alert: Crown Bay Road Work Oct. 7-11

The Department of Public Works will be doing asphalt work in Crown Bay and Sub Base the week of Oct. 7-11.

VITEMA to Conduct Live Test of Public Alert System Oct. 17

The V.I. Territorial Emergency Management Agency, in coordination with the Federal Communication Commission and the Federal Emergency Management Agency, will conduct a live test of the territory’s Integrated Public Alert and Warning System capabilities.

District Court to Upgrade NextGen Electronic Case Filing

Through the PACER website, filers will use one login and password to electronically file in all NextGen courts where they have permission to file.
Single use plastics collected on Raadets Gade during Rock City Clean Streets cleanup. (Photo supplied by Kitty Edwards)

‘V.I. Pride – Keeping Our Island Clean’ to Clean Up Savan Neighborhood, Oct. 21-26

The Office of the Governor and the Office of the St. Thomas-Water Island Administrator have joined Sen. Dwayne DeGraff to host the first “V.I. Pride – Keeping Our Island Clean” event with a clean-up of the historic Savan neighborhood in Charlotte Amalie.

State of Office of Special Education Offers Free Mediator Training

The course content includes information specific to mediation in special education disputes.

Bryan Addresses Local Organizations at Nonprofit Violence Prevention Summit

The summit is part of the University of the Virgin Islands Center for Excellence in Leadership and Learning (UVICELL) and is intended to strengthen the critical partnership between the nonprofit community and government agencies to help eliminate violence in the V.I.

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