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Government House Recognizes African Heritage Week, African Liberation Day

The theme of the International Decade is "People of African descent: recognition, justice and development.”

V.I. Legislature to Observe African Liberation Day on May 24

The 33rd Virgin Islands Legislature invites the public to join it for an African Liberation Day Ceremony at 10 a.m., Friday, May 24, in the Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall

DHS Celebrates Older Americans Month

In developing this year’s calendar of events, the Division of Senior Citizens Affairs, along with senior centers, adopted this year’s theme as a model: “Connect, Create and Contribute.”

VIPA Providing Temporary Off-site Parking in Red Hook for Events

The VIPA will provide paid off-site parking at Parcel C Estate Nazareth, No. 1 Red Hook Quarter, St. Thomas, to accommodate travelers attending off-island events.

VIFS Reopens Coral Bay Fire Station

The reopening of the station comes more than a year since it closed due to damages sustained from hurricanes Irma and Maria.

DPW to Celebrate National Public Works Week Territory-wide

Among the activities scheduled is an Employee Appreciation Day in each district, as well as a project tour in the St. Thomas-St. John District, which will require offices to be closed on the following dates:

VITEMA Nominee Col. Daryl Jaschen Holds Second EMC Meeting

In preparation for the upcoming hurricane season, which begins on June 1, Director-nominee Jaschen led the discussion on a number of topics, including communications, pre- and post-storm storage, resources available for distributing after a storm, storm shelters and other issues.

This Week’s Senate Calendar May 20-24

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

U.S.V.I. Is Celebrating Travel and Tourism Month

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. recently signed a proclamation marking May 2019 as Virgin Islands Travel and Tourism Month throughout the territory.

DPNR Begins Early Boating and Mooring Registration

The Division of Environmental Enforcement (DEE) will immediately commence vessel and mooring registrations for the 2019-2020 year.

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