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Monday, May 28, 2018
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U.S. Department of Labor Continues Hurricane Recovery-Related Outreach to U.S.V.I. on Wage Enforcement

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) continues to investigate wage issues on St. Croix and St. Thomas and provide compliance assistance related to recovery efforts following hurricanes Maria and Irma.
Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett (File photo)

Plaskett Announces Important Federal Grant for USVI Recovery Efforts

"The grant of $238,412,707 is for the V.I. Water and Power Authority (WAPA) and is intended for permanent repairs to electrical system components damaged by the recent hurricanes.

VITRAN Extends Hours for Carnival Week

VITRAN will run additional buses during Carnival week, adding three additional trips to its daily service.

Finance Sending Out Tax Refund Checks on Tuesday, April 24

Approximately 1,500 refund checks will be mailed out totaling $4.95 million, Finance Commissioner Collens said. About one third of the refunds being sent out are for 2016.

Labor Advises Public of Triangle Claimants’ Settlement Checks

Former Triangle employees who executed a “Release of Claims” in June 2017 in the matter captioned “Government of the Virgin Islands vs. Triangle Construction and Maintenance Inc. SX-11-CV-371,” are advised that their settlement checks are available and ready for pick up.
Commissioner of Human Services Felicia Blyden. (File photo)

Feds Award V.I. $11.5 Million Grant for Disaster Case Management

The intent of the grant is to provide funding for partnership between a disaster case manager and a disaster survivor to develop and carry out a Disaster Recovery Plan.

V.I. Parole Board Schedules Hearings Here and on Mainland

The V.I. Parole Board informs the public that it will convene over the course of several days, beginning May 21, to hear testimonies from persons for and against inmates incarcerated at various penal institutions.

Applications Now Available for 2018 Crop Farmer of the Year Title

The Virgin Islands Agriculture and Food Fair Planning Committee is now accepting applications from farmers who are interested in being considered for the title. The application deadline is May 4.

viNGN Invites Revelers to Celebrate, Connect and Share Inside ‘Judy’s Gypsyville’ Carnival Village

In support of the efforts of the Virgin Islands Carnival Committee, the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) has instituted free Wi-Fi service inside the 2018 Carnival Village, dubbed “Judy’s Gypsyville.”

BMV Prepares to Open Four New Modular Offices

Two modular units have arrived on St. Thomas and two units will soon arrive on St. Croix as temporary office space for the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. Offices in both districts were significantly damaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria.





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VI Source

WATCH: Come on board the tall ship Eagle that's docked in St. Thomas near WICO this weekend. The ship is used as an on-the-water classroom for many Coast Guard cadets and is the only active-duty sailing vessel in the U.S. military. The ship is open for tours until 7 p.m. this evening.The Source had the chance this week to tour the Coast Guard's Eagle, a cutter that has hosted several of the territory's Coast Guard trainees. The ship is op... ... See MoreSee Less

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