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VING Conducts Support Missions to Advocate Stay-at-Home Order

While the VI Police Department and the VI Department of Planning and Natural Resources are enforcing the new mandate, VING will assist in helping educate and redirect individuals who are not obeying the stay-at-home order.
The Department of Education will begin meal distribution to V.I. students on Thursday. (Shutterstock image)

‘No V.I. Child Goes Hungry’ Feeding Initiative Won’t Operate During Easter Holiday

Parents are reminded that both breakfast and lunch may be picked up from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. during a once daily distribution at designated sites.
Carson Delledonne mixes up a cocktail with Mutiny Island Vodka behind the bar at 40 Stand Eatery.

DLCA Advises Public of Restricted Alcohol Sales on Good Friday

Distilled liquor includes spirits and can be defined as grain alcohol, with a high alcohol content. Examples of distilled spirits include brandy, whiskey, rum, gin and vodka.

Head Start Food Distribution to Pause for Easter Holidays

Head Start will continue with food distribution this week; however, it will not distribute food during the Easter holiday from Thursday, April 9, through Monday, April 12.

Government House Schedules Radio Interviews

Gov. Bryan encourages residents in the community to tune in and call in with questions, ideas and comments.
Education Commissioner Racquel Berry-Benjamin testifies during Tuesday’s Senate Committee on Education and Workforce Development meeting. (V.I. Leguslature photo)

Public Schools to Remain Closed Through April 30

The move is in line with the extension of Gov. Albert Bryan’s stay-at-home order, which remains in effect through April 30, in order to slow the local spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Customs and Border Protection Changes Hours of Operation

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) hours of operation at the Cyril E. King Airport will change to 0800 – 1600 hours daily.

Government Agencies Update Changes to Normal Operations in Response to COVID-19

In an effort to mitigate the spread of the novel coronavirus and in adherence to guidance provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, several departments and agencies of the Government of the Virgin Islands have implemented steps to minimize person-to-person contact at their offices. The changes were made April 2.

VITEMA Remains Focused on Risk Planning in the Territory

VITEMA is making certain that all risk planning for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season remains uninterrupted during the territory’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Blyden Marine Terminal Customs and Border Protection to Relocate Temporarily

All vessels requiring Customs and Border Protection inspection will be processed at the Yacht Haven Grande Office.

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