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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

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Limetree Bay Announces Increase In COVID-19 Cases, Continues to Strengthen Safety Protocols

On Thursday, officials from Limetree Bay (Limetree) confirmed there were six individuals who tested positive for the COVID-19 virus at the facility. Since that time, there has been an increase in the number of positive cases of the virus at the facility which the company takes very seriously.

Tourism Commissioner Urges Continued Vigilance in COVID-19 Battle

Boschulte reminded travelers that the territory is in its precautionary “Open Doors” phase of restarting its tourism-based economy, and he encouraged everyone flying into the V.I. to review the travel advisory and familiarize themselves with the Toolkit for Travelers.

Lieutenant Governor Issues Reminder on Tax Amnesty Expiration Date

Lt. Gov. Tregenza A. Roach Esq. reminds the public that pursuant to Act No. 8271, the amnesty period during which interests and penalties assessed against all outstanding real property taxes in the territory are waived will expire on July 17.

Request for Comments on Island-based Fishery Management Plans in U.S. Caribbean

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries requests public comments regarding the changes these Fishery Management Plans (FMPs) would make to fisheries management in U.S. Caribbean federal waters.

Virgin Islands Energy Office Rebate Program Ends

Each household had the potential to receive up to $5,000 in rebates. This program targeted homeowners, renters and small businesses.

VIPA Postpones TWIC Office Reopening at Rohlsen Airport

The reopening of the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) office at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix is postponed until further notice.

Territory Celebrates 30th Anniversary of Americans With Disabilities Act

The ADA Anniversary Committee will be celebrating the landmark civil rights legislation in a series of virtual events open to the public during July.

VIWMA Schedules Hours of Operation for Emancipation Day, July 4th Holidays

Also, all administrative offices will be closed on Friday, July 3, in observance of this holiday. Regular business hours will resume on Monday, July 6.

FEMA Advises Including Children in Emergency Planning, Preparedness

FEMA says that emergencies and disasters can be frightening for children. Being aware and included in preparedness plans can lessen their fear and anxiety.

VIWMA to Close Bin Site Permanently at Supreme Court Corner

Area residents are encouraged to dispose their household trash at the Grunwald, Bethany or Pastory bin sites.

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