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Tuesday, December 18, 2018
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NEHA to Launch Post-Hurricane Health, Child Care and Safety Work Partnerships

The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) has announced it is launching a series of post-hurricane projects in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and parts of the U.S. mainland.

DOA Warns Consumers to Be on Alert for Stolen Meat Products

At this time of year, many animals are stolen and slaughtered in the bush and are then sold to unsuspecting consumers who could be harmed.
Polling Judge Donna Phillip, right, looks on as voters file into the UVI polling site.

Board of Elections Releases 2018 General Election Counting of Provisional Ballots

On Wednesday, Nov. 14, the Board of Elections of the St. Thomas-St. John District and the St. Croix District counted the Provisional Ballots. The attached unofficial report with the updated contests is attached.

St. Thomas-St. John District TWIC Enrollment Center Moves to UVI

The U.S. Department of Transportation has notified VIPA of a new, permanent enrollment center for residents on St. Thomas and St. John to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card.
Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter

Corporations and Trademarks Launches 2nd Phase of New Online System

Lt. Gov. Osbert E. Potter encourages all business entities and trade name owners to comply with the franchise tax/annual report and renewal requirements before the end of 2018 to ensure that business entity status is active/in good standing or current in Catalyst.

Spirit Airlines Begins New Nonstop Flights Between Orlando – St. Thomas

Spirit flight 284, with a full flight of 145 passengers, landed at Cyril E. King International Airport around 3 p.m. to a traditional water cannon salute. It was greeted with a Carnival-themed welcome, Cruzan rum samples for passengers and warm Virgin Islands hospitality.

VIPA to Host Crown Bay Charrette on November 15

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) invites the community to a charrette to discuss the future transformation of the Crown Bay and Sub Base areas, St. Thomas.

Eastern Caribbean Center to Conduct V.I. Community Survey

This scientific survey of a sample of households is a follow-up to the one conducted in 2016. The information collected is similar to that gathered in the Population and Housing Census of 2010.

Government Pays Off Longtime Streetlight Debt to WAPA

The central government is now current on payments to the authority for street lighting across the territory. The debt rose as high as $15.8 million in January 2015.

WAPA and PSC Discuss Projected Outcomes of New Rooftop Solar Program

WAPA and the PSC agreed on a six-month timeframe to develop the interconnection as well as control standards and tariffs needed to enable the new rooftop program.

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