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Gov. Albert Bryan, Jr. delivers his first State of the Territory address. (Photo by Barry Leerdam)

Governor Bryan Announces Interim Leadership at VING

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. appointed Col. Ivan R. Udell as the acting adjutant general of the Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) and retired Lt. Col. Elwyn Browne as chief of staff of the Office of the Adjutant General.
Senate Vice President Donna Frett-Gregory takes her seat during Monday's session.

Sen. Frett-Gregory to Host Town Halls on St. Thomas, St. John

Sen. Donna Frett-Gregory will be hosting a series of town halls entitled “Taking it Back to the Neighborhood.”
A visitor browses at the Sprauve Library. (Amy Roberts photo)

ALERT: Sprauve Library Sets New Temporary Hours of Operation

Effective Wednesday, Feb. 13, the Elaine Ione Sprauve Library and Museum of Cultural Arts on St. John will be open fewer hours.

DPNR Warns of Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease, Asks Public’s Help

The Division of Coastal Zone Management (CZM) is alerting the Virgin Islands community of the emergence of the Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD), which has recently been found on St. Thomas.

Seasonal Prohibition on Fishing Caribbean Federal Waters, Grammanik Bank off St. Thomas

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries reminds fishermen and the public of the upcoming seasonal closure on fishing for or possession of red, black, tiger, yellowfin and yellowedge grouper in U.S. Caribbean federal waters.

HUD Awards $69,000 to Help V.I. Families Reach Self-sufficiency

HUD has awarded $69,380 to the USVI Housing Authority to continue helping public housing residents participating in the Housing Choice Voucher Program and/or reside in public housing to increase their earned income and reduce their dependency on public assistance and rental subsidies.

Virgin Islands Trailblazers Attend 2019 BEYA Awards

Virgin Islanders were recognized and well represented at the 15th Annual Stars and Stripes Military Dinner, hosted by the U.S. Coast Guard in Washington, D.C., on Feb. 8.

Sen. Thomas Schedules Office Hours for St. John

These office hours will be held at the Cleone Henrietta Creque Legislative Conference Room on the second Wednesday of each month.
Personnel Director Milton Potter. (2016 file photo from the V.I. Legislature)

Correction Officer Entrance Examinations Scheduled for March 25-29

All interested candidates must sign up and submit a complete application package online by 11:59 p.m., Monday, March 4.

U.S. Attorney’s Office Staff Receives DOJ Award for Post-Hurricanes Leadership and Service

A nine-member administrative team in the Virgin Islands U.S. Attorney’s Office has been recognized for its extraordinary service following hurricanes Irma and Maria.

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