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Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen Visits St. Croix

Acting Governor and Finance Commissioner Valdamier O. Collens met Friday with Kirstjen M. Nielsen, the United States Secretary of Homeland Security, and William “Brock” Long, the head of FEMA, to discuss the territory’s ongoing recovery.
One of the modular classroom units is driven through St. Thomas to its new home at a V.I. public school. (Department of Education photo)

DOE Asks Motoring Public to Be Wary of Traveling Modular Classroom Convoys

The Virgin Islands Department of Education urges the motoring public to be mindful and accommodating of the transportation of modular classrooms.

Annual Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge Encourages Students to Open a Book or Five

Students use tracking sheets to record the books they read in order to receive credit toward the five-book goal of the Reading Challenge. Those who successfully complete the challenge are invited to a celebration with food, games and giveaways.

UVI to Host Workshops in Observance of Safe+Sound Week

Safe+Sound Week is a nationwide effort to raise awareness about the value of workplace safety and health programs.

Congressional Delegation Visits WAPA’s Harley Power Plant

WAPA Executive Director /CEO Lawrence J. Kupfer welcomed Congressional Delegate Stacy Plaskett, House of Representatives Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and several other members of the House to the Randolph Harley Power Plant on St. Thomas

Decision Made to Cut Down Several Mahogany Trees From Grounds of Legislature

The trees in question are about 100 years old and stood witness to the 1917 Transfer Ceremony, framed Charlotte Amalie High School graduations that once used the site as a campus, and other government operations.

St. John Office of Tax Assessor Announces Modified Hours

Beginning the week of July 30, the cashier services at the St. John Office of the Tax Assessor will have new hours of operation.
Senate President Myron Jackson. (File photo)

Denmark, U.S. National Archives, U.S.V.I. Collaborate to Recover V.I. Legislative Records

The V.I. Senate and officials from the Smithsonian Institution met to discuss the “USVI Legislative Records Recovery Project,” which is preserving 20 bound volumes of Legislative Journals that are at risk because of damages sustained by hurricanes Irma and Maria
Virgin Islands Port Authority.

VIPA Updates Public on Status/ Process of TWIC Enrollment

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) informs the public of the locations and correct process to apply for a federal Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC). However, the location, schedule and requirements have been amended.

Association Earns Power of A Gold Award for Mutual Aid in U.S.V.I.

The American Society of Association Executives has given its 2018 Power of A Gold Award to the American Public Power Association for coordinating mutual aid to restore power to the U.S. Virgin Islands after the hurricanes.

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