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GVI Changes Name of Division of Banking and Insurance

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp has signed into law Act No. 7962, which changes the name of the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, Division of Banking and Insurance, to “Division of Banking, Insurance and Financial Regulation.”

V.I. Continuum of Care on Homelessness Point-In-Time Survey Deemed Successful

The V.I. Department of Human Services (DHS) in collaboration with many organizations successfully collected data for the 2017 VI Continuum of Care on Homelessness Point-In-Time survey on Friday, Jan. 27.

Potter Advises Public on Avoiding Investment Fraud

Lt. Gov. Osbert E. Potter advises Virgin Islands residents to safeguard their savings from investment fraud by becoming informed investors.

VIPA Issues Advisory to Drivers Using CEKA Airport Road

Motorists are advised to exercise caution when traversing the Cyril E. King Airport Road due to ongoing road repairs.

PSC Clarifies New LEAC Base Rates for WAPA

The Public Services Commission (PSC) seeks to clarify information regarding the new Levelized Energy Adjustment Clause (LEAC) and new base rates for the Water and Power Authority (WAPA).

Sea Turtle Rescue Informs Public on Helping Hatchlings

The Sea Turtle Assistance and Rescue (STAR) Network is a group of U.S. Virgin Islands wildlife professionals and volunteers who work together to respond to sea turtles in trouble. Members include staff from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the National Park Service, the USVI Department of Planning and Natural Resources, Coral World, the St. Croix Environmental Association, the St. Croix Animal Shelter and many other volunteers.

GVI Announces New Hours for Corporations and Trademarks

The Office of the Lieutenant Governor has announced new customer service hours for the Division of Corporations and Trademarks.

VIDOA Seeking Recruits for Farming Program

The V.I. Department of Agriculture (VIDOA) - Marketing Services Division is seeking to recruit a total of 60 farmers, 30 in each district, to participate in a farming program, which will provide selected applicants with technical assistance and training.

VIPD Advises Public on Illegality of Discharging Firearms New Year’s Eve

The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) is advising legal gun owners and criminal gun holders of discharging of firearms that it is against the law as well as reckless since bullets “do not have eyes, and what goes up must come down.”

Senators Festoon Christmas Tree Bill with New Appropriations

Senators added new appropriations totaling more than $2.2 million and passed a cornucopia of legislation as amendments to an unrelated bill on Wednesday.

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