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EMS Ambulances Stationed at Brown Sr. Fire Station While Schneider Undergoes Repairs

Fire Service Director Daryl George said he expects the repairs at Schneider Medical Center will take a few weeks to complete, and during that time, St. Thomas EMS will continue to operate out of the Omar Brown Fire Station.

Lieutenant Governor Roach Names Monica Carbon Chief of Staff

In her capacity as chief of staff, attorney Carbon will be responsible for the overall management and operations of the office under the direction of the lieutenant governor.
The VITEMA headquarters on St. Thomas.

VITEMA Enlists Community Emergency Response Team; First St. Croix Training Canceled

VITEMA is offering free Community Emergency Response Team training to the public on all three islands in August, equipping interested community volunteers with the necessary tools to assist governmental response in a time of crisis.

U.S. Attorney’s Office, Project Safe Neighborhoods Sponsor Camp DEFY

Camp trainers and facilitators are provided by the Virgin Islands Police Department and the Virgin Islands National Guard.

Members of 33rd Legislature Meet with Governor Bryan

Agenda items included disaster recovery, TEFRA/Rebasing of Medicaid and Medicare, healthcare, summer maintenance at the Department of Education, federal funding for workforce development and crime.

CBP Announces Deployment of Mobile Passport Control in P.R.

The San Juan Field Office of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced Tuesday the upcoming implementation of Mobile Passport Control (MPC) in Puerto Rico.

Governor Convenes 2nd Meeting of the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Group

The Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy plan, which was developed with assistance from the U.S. Department of Commerce, is guided by the private sector, while the public sector supports the plan’s framework.

VIPA Is Installing New Air Conditioning Systems at Airports

The chillers are a permanent fix to the long-standing air conditioning issues at the terminal. The two new chillers at the Cyril E. King Airport cost $1.8 million. Next year, VIPA will purchase two new chillers for Rohlsen Airport Terminal.

Leased Generator Surcharge Pays Cost of WAPA’s Mandated Rental Units

The implementation of a lease generator surcharge on the bills of WAPA ratepayers, which took effect on July 1, allows the Authority to pay for the smaller, more efficient rental generators now operational at both power plants.
Denise Johannes, director of the division of Corporations and Trademarks, explains her office's reservations about the trademark-name bill. (Photo by Barry Leerdam for the V.I. Legislature)

Wednesday Closures at Division of Corporations, Trademarks on St. Thomas to Continue

The Division of Corporations and Trademarks will resume Wednesday office closures on Aug. 7 until further notice as the office continues to integrate the various components of its online Catalyst system.

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