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This Week’s Senate Calendar January 27 – 31

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

Tickets on Sale for ‘Music Is Life Festival 2020′ Slated for Feb. 28

Less than three years after hurricanes Irma and Maria slammed into the U.S. Virgin Islands, Intellectual Global Concepts LLC (IGC) -- a local technology, media and entertainment company -- will host the 2020 Music is Life Festival.

Beach Advisory for January 20-24

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 34 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Jan. 20-24, 2020. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing:

DHS Resolves Electronic Child Support Payment Funds Transfer Issue

Clients of the Paternity and Child Support Division, particularly those who receive disbursements by direct deposit and who were affected over the past several days by this technical issue, can now see those funds reflected on their saving or checking accounts.
Anna Scarbriel leads the discussion Tuesday on the new Kids Count databook, which looks at children and families in the territory in 2014.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant of $350,000 to Fund Mental Health for Children

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) will partner with local nonprofit organization Beautiful Dreamers to operate a school-based mental health support program during calendar year 2020.

Little League Season Opener Set for Saturday – Let’s Play Ball!

Festivities will include a "Parade of Teams" starting at 9 a.m. from Emancipation Garden, heading to the opening ceremonies scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Joseph Aubain Ballpark in Frenchtown.
Before the 2017 hurricanes, two green sea turtles swim in Turtle Cove off Buck Island, St Thomas. (Photo by Paul Jobsis)

Park Service Seeking a Buck Island Sea Turtle Research Intern

St. Croix's Buck Island Reef National Monument is seeking applicants for the position of Sea Turtle Research Assistant (intern) to conduct sea turtle research and monitoring, the National Park Service announced in a press release.

Social Security Launches New Campaign to Fight Scammers

The Social Security Administration launched a new Public Service Announcement campaign warning people about the ongoing nationwide telephone impersonation scheme. The scammers mislead victims into making cash or gift card payments for help with purported identity theft or to avoid arrest for bogus Social Security number problems.

St. Thomas Teen Wins National Computer Science Award

Mireille “Mimi” Boumedine, 15, has been selected as a national recipient of the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing.

38th Women’s Jogger Jam Scheduled for Sunday

Fruit Bowl will host the 38th edition of the Women’s Jogger Jam Sunday, Jan. 26, at 4:30 p.m.

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