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Local government

Port Authority Appoints New Airport Manager

Jerome Sheridan officially joined the Port Authority on Aug. 19, as the its new airport manager. He is responsible for the overall management and operation of both the Cyril E. King Airport and the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport.

Sen. James Strengthens Relationship With Department of Tourism

Sen. Javan E. James Sr. met with Commissioner Joseph Boschulte to discuss creating a focus group at the Department of Tourism to develop creative ideas about promoting sports tourism in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Carnival Cruise Line, Officials and WICO Honor V.I. Heroes

Kashief Hamilton and Randolph Donovan Jr. were homored recently for rescuing a wheelchair-bound cruise passenger who accidentally fell off the WICO dock on St. Thomas last week.

This Week’s Senate Calendar August 19 – 23

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

Licensing and Consumer Affairs to Resume Normal Hours of Operation

DLCA informs the public that its office located at 8201 Sub Base, Suite 1, St. Thomas, will resume normal hours of operation beginning Monday, Aug. 19.

EMS Ambulances Stationed at Brown Sr. Fire Station While Schneider Undergoes Repairs

Fire Service Director Daryl George said he expects the repairs at Schneider Medical Center will take a few weeks to complete, and during that time, St. Thomas EMS will continue to operate out of the Omar Brown Fire Station.

Lieutenant Governor Roach Names Monica Carbon Chief of Staff

In her capacity as chief of staff, attorney Carbon will be responsible for the overall management and operations of the office under the direction of the lieutenant governor.
The VITEMA headquarters on St. Thomas.

VITEMA Enlists Community Emergency Response Team; First St. Croix Training Canceled

VITEMA is offering free Community Emergency Response Team training to the public on all three islands in August, equipping interested community volunteers with the necessary tools to assist governmental response in a time of crisis.

U.S. Attorney’s Office, Project Safe Neighborhoods Sponsor Camp DEFY

Camp trainers and facilitators are provided by the Virgin Islands Police Department and the Virgin Islands National Guard.

Members of 33rd Legislature Meet with Governor Bryan

Agenda items included disaster recovery, TEFRA/Rebasing of Medicaid and Medicare, healthcare, summer maintenance at the Department of Education, federal funding for workforce development and crime.

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