When the V.I. Department of Human Services (DHS) recently developed and submitted its grant application for Title IV-E approval, federal officials commended it for the efficient manner in which the application was processed.
Medicare beneficiaries and persons newly eligible for Medicare are advised that the open enrollment period for Medicare Part D began on Oct. 15. Medicare beneficiaries will have until Dec. 7 to join or drop their prescription drug plan.
The Government Employees’ Retirement System (GERS) invites its members to participate in a Financial Literacy Workshop that will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9.
The Office of Grants Management Division of Mandatory Grants in Washington, D.C. has informed the V.I. Department of Human Services (DHS) will be receiving $2,731,220 for the Children and Families Program.
Vendor applications are still available at the University of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service (UVI-CES) office for the 33rd Annual St. Thomas-St. John Agriculture and Food Fair. Featuring Art by the Sea youth attractions, the fair will be held on Nov. 19 and 20.
The V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) is partnering with the University of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service (UVI-CES) and the Gifft Hill School to host free compost workshops during November.
The V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) reports that its wastewater treatment plants are being impacted by the illegal dumping of wastewater at manholes in the territory.
The public is invited to a town hall meeting about the U.S. Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections and the local justice system in the St. Thomas and St. Croix Districts and the local justice system. The town hall will begin after the National Institute of Corrections finishes its presentation of a jail and justice system assessment.
The Virgin Islands Port Authority Board (VIPA) of Governors approved a non-cash policy effective Nov. 1 for the authority’s marine division at its Sept. 22 board meeting. Cash will no longer be accepted at VIPA’s seaports.
In a proclamation declaring October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp urged victims and their families to seek assistance and for the community to work together to eliminate domestic violence here in the Virgin Islands.