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This Week’s Senate Calendar

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

ISV Swim Team Finishes Strong on First Day of Competition at CAC

The U.S. Virgin Islands (ISV) swim team had a strong finish after day one of competition at the 2018 Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games on Friday, ending with several athletes advancing to medal rounds and a new U.S.V.I. record.

CBCC Offers Onsite Wastewater Treatment System Info and Consultations on July 27

The CBCC will provide technical updates and consultation for residents about on-site wastewater treatment systems from 9:30-10:30 a.m., Friday, July 27, at Skinny Legs in Coral Bay, St. John. This workshop will provide residents with technical information and solutions from CBCC’s research project on existing and alternative on-site wastewater treatment systems.

ESGR Celebrates Guard and Reserve Supportive Employers and Volunteers

This year, the ESGR Committee presented 12 awards to individuals and public and private businesses who touched the lives of guardsmen or assisted in the advancement of ESGR’s mission.
Hovensa refinery in 2011 (Bill Kossler photo)

UN Sulfur Regs May Briefly Boost STX Refinery Profitability

Hopes for Limetree Bay restarting the St. Croix Hovensa refinery hinge on worldwide marine fuel sulfur caps in 2020 temporarily boosting profits for sulfur-reducing refineries, Limetree Bay and government consultants suggested Friday to the V.I. Legislature.

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award Goes to VING Captain

The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Patriot Award was given to Capt. Wanda I. Williams, Virgin Islands Army National Guard (VING) supervisor, during a presentation on St. Croix, June 23.

Delegation of Olympic V.I. Athletes Competing at Central American and Caribbean Games

The Virgin Islands Olympic Committee announced that a delegation of 70 Virgin Islanders will be participating at the 2018 Central American and Caribbean Games in Baranquilla, Colombia. from July 19 to Aug. 3.
Finance Commissioner and PFA Executive Director Valdamier Collens answers questions about hurricane recovery government contracts.

PFA Fields Questions on Multimillion-Dollar Government Contracts

Finance Commissioner Valdamier Collens, who also serves as Public Finance Authority executive director, found himself justifying and clarifying funding sources for multimillion-dollar government contracts involved in the territory’s post-hurricane recovery.

Crucian Sentenced to 19 Months Time Served for Firearms Charge

District Court Judge Wilma Lewis on Thursday sentenced Maurice Doyle, age 27, of St. Croix, to time served of 19 months in prison for possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Mikhail Woodley

STT Man Charged with Rape

Mikhail Woodley, a 30-year-old St. Thomas man, was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree rape/domestic violence, the V.I. Police Department reported.

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