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Red Hook Commuter Parking Lot to Close; Temporary Lot Opens Nov. 14

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) will temporarily close the commuter parking lot at the Urman V. Fredericks Marine Terminal in Red Hook to begin construction of a two-level parking garage.

Head Start Holds Annual Father and Child Activity Day

Head Start hosted its 9th Annual Father and Child Activity Day on Friday, Oct. 21, at the Head Start Sugar Estate Complex on St. Thomas in conjunction with Department of Human Services Office of Childcare

Bureau of Corrections Invites Public to Hear About Jail, Judicial System

The public is invited to a town hall meeting about the U.S. Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections and the local justice system in the St. Thomas and St. Croix Districts and the local justice system. The town hall will begin after the National Institute of Corrections finishes its presentation of a jail and justice system assessment.

VIPA Announces Non-Cash Policy at All Seaports Beginning Nov. 1

The Virgin Islands Port Authority Board (VIPA) of Governors approved a non-cash policy effective Nov. 1 for the authority’s marine division at its Sept. 22 board meeting. Cash will no longer be accepted at VIPA’s seaports.

Human Services’ Pharmaceutical Assistance Program Receives Rebates

The Department of Human Services’ State Pharmaceutical Assistance Program (PAP) primarily assists seniors by paying for their prescription drugs. The department has partnered with ScriptGuideRX Inc. to reduce the cost of providing affordable prescription coverage for beneficiaries of PAP.

VIPD Warns Against Stealing, Vandalizing of Campaign Signs

The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) reminds citizens that vandalism is a criminal offense.

Delivery Vehicle Fee to Be Collected at All VIPA Seaports Starting Nov. 1

Executive Director Carlton Dowe informs the public that delivery service vehicle fees will be charged at all Port Authority seaports throughout the territory effective Tuesday, Nov. 1.

Law Library to Close Temporarily at Amphlett Leader Justice Complex

The Superior Court of the Virgin Islands advises the public and members of the Virgin Islands Bar of the temporary closure of the Law Library at the R.H. Amphlett Leader Justice Complex, effective Tuesday, Oct. 11.

GERS Member Services Division to Close on Fridays

Effective Oct. 7, the Member Services Division of the Government Employees’ Retirement System (GERS) will be closed to the public every Friday.

DHS Hosts Pre-Employment Transition Services Conference

The Department of Human Services (DHS), in collaboration with the State Office of Special Education in the Department of Education, recently hosted a three-day training conference at Marriott’s Frenchman’s Reef Beach Resort, Sept. 28-30. The conference was for counselors, social workers, special education teachers, administrators and students.

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