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7th Annual Conference of District Court of the V.I. Set for Jan. 19

Chief Judge Wilma A. Lewis of the District Court has announced the 7th Annual Conference of the District Court of the Virgin Islands for Tuesday, Jan. 19, at Marriott’s Frenchman’s Reef Beach Resort on St. Thomas.

Public School Registration Schedule for Head Start, Day Care, Kindergarten

The V.I. Department of Education releases the Public School Registration Schedule for St. Thomas-St. John District for Head Start or Day Care Centers (Children leaving Head Start) for the 2016-2017 School Year. Register between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.

VIWMA Announces MLK Jr. Holiday Hours

The V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises residents of the hours of operation of its facilities and administrative offices for the observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Land Preparation Applications Suspended for Two Weeks

There will be a temporary suspension of land preparation and clearing applications from Monday, Jan. 11, until Friday, Feb. 26

This Week’s Senate Calendar

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

Legislature to Host Gov. Mapp’s Second State of the Territory Address

The members of the 31st Legislature of the Virgin Islands, led by Senate President Neville A. James, invites the community to tune-in to LEGIT TV for Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp’s second State of the Territory Address on Monday, Jan. 25.

BIR Reminds Residents to File Income Tax Returns in V.I.

The Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR, aka the Bureau), reminds all bona fide residents of the V.I. that they are required to file their individual income tax returns in the V.I. with the Bureau, not the IRS.

Mapp Names Bollentini, Jones to Government Posts

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp has named Nicole Bollentini to be the Office of the Governor’s next director of communications. Kimberly Jones has been appointed deputy commissioner of health.

Mapp Vetoes ‘Ill-Considered’ EDC Bill

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp on Monday vetoed a bill that would have prevented nonresidents hired by or owning a company receiving benefits from the Economic Development Commission from achieving residency status during their period of employment or ownership.

Casino Control Commission Announces Responsible Gambling Awareness Week

The Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission has announced it will conduct the first V.I. Responsible Gambling Awareness Week from Dec. 7-12. The Commission, in collaboration with the National Council on Problem Gambling and ABC Behavioral Consulting Services LLC, will hold a series of events throughout the territory to promote responsible gambling.

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