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VIWMA Announces MLK Jr. Holiday Hours

The V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises residents of the hours of operation of its facilities and administrative offices for the observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

Land Preparation Applications Suspended for Two Weeks

There will be a temporary suspension of land preparation and clearing applications from Monday, Jan. 11, until Friday, Feb. 26

This Week’s Senate Calendar

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

Legislature to Host Gov. Mapp’s Second State of the Territory Address

The members of the 31st Legislature of the Virgin Islands, led by Senate President Neville A. James, invites the community to tune-in to LEGIT TV for Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp’s second State of the Territory Address on Monday, Jan. 25.

BIR Reminds Residents to File Income Tax Returns in V.I.

The Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR, aka the Bureau), reminds all bona fide residents of the V.I. that they are required to file their individual income tax returns in the V.I. with the Bureau, not the IRS.

Mapp Names Bollentini, Jones to Government Posts

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp has named Nicole Bollentini to be the Office of the Governor’s next director of communications. Kimberly Jones has been appointed deputy commissioner of health.

Mapp Vetoes ‘Ill-Considered’ EDC Bill

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp on Monday vetoed a bill that would have prevented nonresidents hired by or owning a company receiving benefits from the Economic Development Commission from achieving residency status during their period of employment or ownership.

Casino Control Commission Announces Responsible Gambling Awareness Week

The Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission has announced it will conduct the first V.I. Responsible Gambling Awareness Week from Dec. 7-12. The Commission, in collaboration with the National Council on Problem Gambling and ABC Behavioral Consulting Services LLC, will hold a series of events throughout the territory to promote responsible gambling.

Veterans Affairs Schedules Office Hours for St. John

The Office of Veterans Affairs in conjunction with the VA Counselors from Puerto Rico will have office hours on St. John on the following days for the remainder of 2015.

Applications for Federal Money for Violence Against Women Available

The U.S. Department of Justice Office of Violence Against Women has made STOP funds available to the territory of the U.S. Virgin Islands. Funding is based on a statutory formula, according to a press release issued on Friday by Law Enforcement Planning Commission (LEPC).

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