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Final Seven Sworn-in to Complete the Bryan/Roach Cabinet

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. held his final swearing-in ceremony today, officially filling out his Administration’s 29-member cabinet, which has been charged with moving forward his transformative agenda.

Plaskett Announces Over $1 Million Investment Award for Economic Development

“The investment will help hire managing directors, provide for industry analysis, and facilitate public meetings to gather ideas for the plan, which will lay the groundwork for the next 20 years of development in the territory."

This Week’s Senate Calendar October 21-25

A look at the 33rd Legislature of The Virgin Islands Senate Calendar for this week.

Race Track Gas Station Reopens After Fuel Spill Cleanup

The Race Track Gas Station, located on the southeast end of St. John on Southside Road, reopened for business Wednesday following a fuel spill of an unknown amount on Monday morning.

VITEMA Conducts Live Test of Emergency Alert System With Earthquake Drill

The exercise on Oct. 17 consisted of a live test of the territory’s Emergency Alert System and the Wireless Emergency Alert, according to the GreatShakeOut.org website.

ALERT: VITRAN Temporarily Out of Service on St. John

Due to fuel shortages, VITRAN is temporarily out of service on St. John until further notice.
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ALERT: VIPD Records Bureau to Close Temporarily

The Virgin Islands Police Department Records Bureau in Cruz Bay, St. John, will be closed most days until Nov. 16.
Education Commissioner nominee Racquel Berry-Benjamin testifies before the Senate Committee on Education and Workforce Development Wednesday. (Photo by Barry Leerdam for the V.I. Legislature)

Education to Hold Public Meetings to Get Input on New, Modernized Schools

The Virgin Islands Department of Education New Schools Advisory Committee will hold a series of meetings in October to share its work status and to gain public input on the planning and construction of new and modernized public schools in the territory.

Sen. Myron Jackson Given National Minority Business Advocate Award

The US. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency named Senate Vice President Myron Jackson one of the “50 Most Powerful Small and Minority Business Advocates of the Year” at an awards gala in Miami.

Governor Designates October as Cybersecurity Awareness Month

Cybersecurity Awareness Month is a national campaign that arose in the face of increasing online scams; identity theft; computer threats, such as viruses and malware; and other perils that can harm a person’s computer, their finances or their property.

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