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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.
Lawrence Kupfer (File photo)

WAPA Restores Electrical Service to All Customers in St. Thomas-St. John on Wednesday

Electrical service was restored to all customers in the St. Thomas - St. John District at approximately 5:20 p.m., Wednesday, following a major electrical service interruption earlier in the day.

Governor Signs Contract for Repairs to Joseph Aubain Ballpark

Work will be conducted by Rijo Repairs and Maintenance LLC under the supervision of the Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation (DSPR), which manages the ballpark.
Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter (Jamie Leonard photo)

Insurance Coverage on Damaged Properties Needs to Be Renewed

The public is advised about the renewal of insurance coverage on residential properties where a claim settlement from Hurricane Irma or Hurricane Maria has already been paid, but the homeowner has been unable to complete repairs on the property.

SBA Launches Partnership with VA Vocational Rehabilitation/ Employment Program

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) through its Vocational Rehabilitation and...

FEMA Gives Instructions on Including Animals in Disaster Preparedness

Pets can’t plan ahead for themselves, but when included in their families’ disaster preparedness plan, everyone is more likely to survive together,

V.I. Conservation Society, DPNR Launch VI Clean Coasts Campaign Against Plastic

Ocean plastic is a growing disaster and tackling it has unprecedented support from consumers of all walks of life who are calling for business and government to take steps to significantly reduce plastic pollution and turn off the tap of plastic pollution.

Senate President and Lawmakers Meet With Israeli Ambassador

Ambassador Dani Dayan, consul general of Israel in New York, spoke briefly before the Legislature of the Virgin Islands led by Senate President Myron D. Jackson as part of a three-day visit to the territory to build diplomatic relations.

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