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Regional Library for Blind and Physically Handicapped Plans Outreach Services

If an individual or someone who has a disability, who lives with or aids the disabled, and or persons who are interested in the services that Regional offers, he or she is invited to attend.

Schneider Hospital Campaign Slowly Reversing Post-Hurricane Staff Exodus

Schneider Regional Medical Center opened its doors on Wednesday for its Open House and Career Day, an event that’s part of a larger campaign to augment its staffing numbers decimated by the 2017 hurricanes.
Government House in Christiansted. (Kelsey Nowakowski photo)

Mapp Says Government’s Pissarro Artworks On Display on St. Croix

Government-owned artworks by St. Thomas-born painter Camille Pissarro, which officials declined to state the location of in the year after Hurricanes Irma and Maria, are safe and on display at the Governor’s Office in Christiansted, Gov. Kenneth Mapp said in a press release Wednesday.

Mangrove Lagoon Wastewater Septage Pit Reopens

The septage receiving area at the Mangrove Lagoon Wastewater Treatment Plant has reopened.

Mapp Exodus Continues As Tourism Commissioner Nicholson-Doty Departs

Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty resigns after 12 years as Commissioner of Tourism.
Albert Bryan

Bryan and Plaskett Want to See Schools, Hospitals Go Out to Bid

Governor-elect Albert Bryan Jr. and Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett are concerned no major government infrastructure rebuilding contracts have gone out to bid.
A DPW crew works on an intersection on St. Thomas.

Work to Resume This Week on Moravian Highway Project

Now that the project is continuing, road and lane closures will be necessary.
Patrice Shannon, left, and Rachelle JnBaptiste will compete for the title of Miss St. Croix Sunday at the Divi Casino Ballroom. (Submitted photos)

Two Vie for Miss St. Croix Queen Title

The 66th annual Miss St. Croix Festival Queen Pageant Pageant will kick off at 4 p.m. Sunday in the Divi Casino Ballroom Sunday, with two contestants vying for the honor of representing St. Croix in Crucian Christmas Festival events.
Newly formed majority caucus for the 33 Legislature. Back row, from left: Javan James Sr., Myron Jackson, Oakland Benta, Stedmann Hodge, Steven Payne, Athneil “Bobby” Thomas. Front row, from left: Marvin Blyden, Alicia Barnes, Kenneth Gittens, Donna Frett-Gregory, Allison DeGazon. (Susan ellis photo)

Senators-elect Form Majority Caucus, Name Gittens Senate President

Eleven of the 15 incoming senators to the 33rd Legislature formed a majority caucus Wednesday, naming Sen. Marvin Blyden as majority leader and returning Sen. Kenneth Gittens as Senate president.
Joseph Ponteen at a 2017 Senate hearing. (V.I. Legislature photo by Barry Leerdam)

Ponteen Steps In as AG Walker Steps Down

Attorney General Claude Walker resigned the post of attorney general in the U.S. Virgin Islands, effective Dec. 8. Deputy Attorney General Joseph Ponteen has been named acting attorney general.

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