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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

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Fire Service Acquires Quick Attack Utility Vehicle for Water Island

VIFS utilized funding from a grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Forestry Service to purchase the utility vehicle, which is equipped with a tank that can hold up to 150 gallons of fire suppression additive.

Bryan Issues Proclamation Commemorating Governor Juan Luis’ Birthday on July 10

Gov. Juan F. Luis, who first became governor of the Virgin Islands when Governor Cyril King died, was elected as the third governor of the territory and served for two terms

Government House on the Air in July

Governor Albert Bryan Jr. encourages residents in the community to tune in and call in with questions, ideas and comments.

District Court of VI Issues Eighth Order on Video, Teleconferencing of Criminal Proceedings

The District Court of the Virgin Islands continues to monitor the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Governor Extends Condolences to Family of Ruth Harrigan Beagles

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. issued the following statement expressing his deep sadness and extending his heartfelt condolences to the family and loved ones of the longtime St. Croix educator.

WAPA Board Approves Release of 2018 Audit, Renews Ratification of Successor Trustee

The release of the FY 2018 audited financial statements brings the Authority into compliance with various covenant requirements and resolutions.

FEMA Awards DSPR $2.6M to Retrofit St. John Community Center

Located in the heart of Cruz Bay, plans for the proposed site include a recreation room, vocational center, study hall, computer lab and office spaces.

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance: Labor Implements Third Program Under CARES Act

Pandemic Unemployment Assistance and Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation implementation started on July 6. The PUA program provides unemployment assistance to those not ordinarily eligible for it.

Bureau of Internal Revenue Extends Hours for Filing of Tax Returns

Tax-day has been extended to Wednesday, July 15. Taxpayers are also reminded they cannot file their returns using the e-filing option.

VI Fire Service Cautions Against Potential Fire Hazards at Local Gas Stations

In order to ensure the continued safety of service station employees, customers and the general public, it is the responsibility of each service station to make sure that the above orders are properly complied with at all times.





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