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Division of Environmental Enforcement Offers Online Boating Safety Course

The V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) has announced that the Division of Environmental Enforcement is offering online courses in boating education and paddle safety.

ings Awareness to Diabetes and Its Prevention

During the holidays, most people will enjoy many treats and comfort foods, but the V.I. Department of Health (DOH) encourages the community to eat in a healthy manner. November is National Diabetes Month and the Health Department will provide education on the disease and on prevention methods.

VIWMA Announces Hours for Thanksgiving Holiday

V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises residents of the hours of operations for its offices and facilities for the Thanksgiving holiday.

DHS Quality Control Division Snags Nation’s Number One Spot for Fifth Time

This year marks a record for the V.I. Department of Human Services Division of Family Assistance Quality Control because it has received its fifth national award and maintained its number one status in the nation.

Governor Proclaims Administrative Leave for Day After Thanksgiving

In recognition of the Thanksgiving holiday, Gov. Mapp has issued a proclamation providing for administrative leave for all nonessential Government of the Virgin Islands (GVI) employees on the Friday following the holiday.

Potter Warns Public About Health Care Sharing Ministry

In his capacity as Commissioner of Insurance, Lt. Gov. Osbert E. Potter advises the public to learn fully about a Health Care Sharing Ministry (HCSM) before joining.

VIPA to Hold Public Workshop to Update Airport Master Plan

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) is conducting a study to update the Master Plan for the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas. The study identifies required capital projects to improve the airport over the next 20 years.

Susannaberg Trash Transfer Station Partially Closed

The V.I. Waste Management Authority is having limited collection services at St. John's Susannaberg Transfer Station until Wednesday. On Monday, no municipal waste was accepted at the facility. Only green waste, scrap metal, and bulk waste was accepted.

VIPA Warns Public of Craigslist Fraud

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) has received several reports from the public regarding false advertisements posted on the Craigslist Web site. The ads list vehicles for sale and states that the VI Port Authority will ship these vehicles to the individuals once money has been received by the seller.

VIWMA Observing V.I. Recycles Month Many Ways

In line with Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp’s proclamation that November is V.I. Recycles Month, the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) is promoting its programs and initiatives to encourage recycling in the territory. Throughout the month, the authority has scheduled a number of outreach activities.

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