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This Week’s Senate Calendar

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

ALERT: VIPA Cruz Bay Parking Lot to Close Until July 9

The lot will close on Friday, June 15, and reopen on Monday, July 9.

Ticket to Work Program Expands to U.S.V.I. to Serve People With Disabilities

Employment Networks help people who receive SSDI benefits prepare for, find or maintain employment. Everyone who receives SSDI because of their disability may participate in this free and voluntary program.
Photo taken in September shows hurricane damaged property on St. John. Monday is the deadline to apply for an SBA loan for help recover from the disaster.

Landlords Have Until July 1 to Participate in FEMA Direct Lease Program

FEMA uses direct lease as a way to secure temporary lodging for residents whose homes were destroyed or severely damaged by last year’s hurricanes.

Emergency Prescription Assistance Extended Through Aug. 15 for Disaster Survivors

To be eligible for a free 30-day replacement of certain drugs and medical supplies through the Emergency Prescription Assistance Program (EPAP), the survivor must have a current prescription.

Mapp Nominates Four to Horse Racing Commission

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp has nominated Dr. Laura Palminteri DVM, Henry E. Schjang, Ian Samuel and Ronald A. Phillips to the Virgin Islands Horse Racing Commission.

U.S. Customs Now Processing Pleasure Vessels, Charters in Cruz Bay

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (USCBP) will begin processing pleasure vessels and charters at the Victor W. Sewer Marine Facility located at “The Creek,” in Cruz Bay, St. John.
Chenijah Dawson

Meet the 2018 St. John Festival Royalty

One joint pageant for Miss St. John Festival Queen and Miss St. John Festival Princess will be held at 6 p.m. June 16 in the Winston Wells Ballfield.
Sen. At Large Brian SMith. (File photo)

Two Businesses Want Same Government Land in Sub Base

The property lease problem in Subbase would not be a problem if the property was on St. Croix instead of St. Thomas, according to Vincent Richards, deputy commissioner of the Department of Property and Procurement.

Interior Department Awards More Than $800,000 For Technical Assistance in USVI

The Interior Department's Office of Insular Affairs awarded the V.I. government several grants totaling more than $800,000 from its technical assistance program, according to Delegate Stacey Plaskett (D-VI), one of two federal funding announcements Thursday.

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