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Bovoni Landfill on St. Thomas. (File photo)

VIWMA Changes Bovoni Landfill Scrap Metal Section Operating Schedule

This change would allow VIWMA to gain better control of the road and provide a safer environment for the staff, large trucks and other customers that utilize the landfill.

‘Made in the USVI’ Pop-Up Shop to Feature Products Made by Local Artisans

The event will take place at 23 Dronningens Gade (former Benetton Store) from 5:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28.

Interior Gives $2.2 Million Payment to USVI for Adjustment of Rum Excise Tax

Adjustments are calculated based upon amounts advanced from rum excise taxes derived from the U.S. Virgin Islands and collected by the federal government under the Revised Organic Act of the Virgin Islands.

Governor Testifies Before U.S. Senate Committee

Governor Albert Bryan Jr. gave an update on the state of the territory to the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources during the committee’s hearing to examine the state of U.S. Territories on Capitol Hill Tuesday.

AARP Congratulates 2018 Class of Elected Officials for Championing Family Caregivers

To honor their integral work supporting the Virgin Islands family caregivers, AARP names former Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp, Sen. Novelle E. Francis Jr. and Sen. Myron Jackson as the 2018 'Capitol Caregivers.'

Bryan Appoints Chief Negotiator for Office of Collective Bargaining

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. has announced Joss Springette, St. Thomas attorney and former acting-chief negotiator, as chief negotiator for the Office of Collective Bargaining.

Contractor to Begin Renovation of Savan Playground on March 1

The Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority (VIHFA) will begin renovation of the Savan Community Playground on March 1.

Governor Names Territorial ADA Coordinator

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. has announced longtime disability rights advocate Julien Henley as Territorial Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) coordinator.

Special Education Federal Grant Application Available for Review and Comment

Comments will be accepted up to 30 days after the close of the public review period and may be submitted to the State Office of Special Education director via email.

Absentee Ballot Applications Due by March 15 for March 30 Special Election

People must apply before March 15 for an absentee ballot that must be mailed off island. This requirement is mandated to coordinate the timely delivery of your ballot with the United States Postal System.

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