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DPNR, Friends of East End Marine Park to Host Seagrass Patrol Education Event

The Seagrass Patrol is a citizen science program that will provide participants with a hands-on experience to learn about the inhabitants of seagrass meadows that are often overlooked.
Government House in Christiansted. (Kelsey Nowakowski photo)

Office of Lieutenant Governor in Government House to Close Early Temporarily

The office will keep the public informed on this matter, including when regular business hours will resume for all Government House, Christiansted, locations.

VIPA Updates Public Regarding Data Security Incident

On Jan. 29, VIPA experienced a security incident involving unauthorized access to its network.

Vaccination Eligibility to Expand in March, VITEMA Head Says

Vaccine eligibility for residents over the age of 16 will begin on March 1, according to Daryl Jaschen, director of the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency.

Rules Committee OKs Six Nominations

The Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee moved six nominations forward to the full Senate on Thursday. 

Can a Victim of Development Morph into Ecological Survivor?

Pity poor, long-suffering marron bacora, a.k.a. Solanum conocarpum. Today a handful can be found clinging to life in St. John's dry, eastern regions.

Stephen ‘Smokey’ Frett to Co-Host Town Hall with Elders on Solutions to V.I. Issues

It is expected that these meetings will be attended and co-hosted by community elders who have a long political history and understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of the Virgin Islands government operations.

USVI Soccer Announces International Tournament Participation for 2021-2023

Tournament participation falls in line with the USVI Soccer Association’s (USVISA) objectives to enhance, assist, develop and promote the game of soccer constantly throughout the territory.

Agriculture Releases Applications for Backyard Farmer Development Program

Selected applicants will receive technical assistance in the form of education and material resources to assist in growing their crops. Then Agriculture’s marketing division will purchase the crops and feature them as the ‘Harvest of the Month’.

Organizers of Anti-Racism Forum Plan for Further Action

A soft call to action over the last four months will grow louder in the next few months as the organizers of the Women’s Coalition of St. Croix’s anti-racism series outline plans and gather advocates to help dismantle racism in the Virgin Islands.

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