Senate President Novelle E. Francis Jr. announced Saturday that the 33rd Legislature has opted to allow the automatic extension of the state of emergency that Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. requested on July 5.
The American Martial Arts Alliance Awards ceremony was to be hosted in Las Vegas, Nevada, July 10-11. Due to the pandemic, all Las Vegas events have been canceled; however, the entire celebration this year was online.
Biking and water sports enthusiasts can now shop for kayaks, paddleboards, surfboards, bikes and accessories while they sip a Leatherback beer at the brewery west of Christiansted. Soon they also will be able to book an outdoor tour or lesson at Island Life Adventures.
Former educator and cultural advocate Ruth Harrigan-Beagles died on June 6 in Sun City, Florida, and Virgin Islands Governor Albert Bryan Jr. was one of the first to offer his condolences.
Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.
The bureau’s employees will be engaged in mandatory training that will enhance and transform the way the BMV conducts business.
The Department of Planning and Natural Resources will commence annual commercial fisher registration territory-wide from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., July 13 – July 17.
Voting has been suspended in the St. Thomas-St. John District until further notice. An individual conducting business at the St. Thomas Elections System office recently tested positive for the COVID-19 virus.
The Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission remains frustrated over the lack of an administration appointed nominee for the director position of the Division of Gaming Enforcement and the position of Casino Control Commission chairman.
Senators grilled V.I. Department of Property and Procurement Commissioner Anthony Thomas at Friday's budget hearing about having too many high-paying leadership positions within the department.