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Passport Division to Reopen With Limited Services

Lt. Gov. Tregenza A. Roach Esq. advises the public that effective Monday, June 1, the passport division will reopen from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., daily.
Jean-Pierre "JP" Oriol, commissioner-designee for the Department of Planning and Natural Resources. (Submitted photo)

DPNR Informs Fishers That Hurricane Disaster Relief Program Is Accepting Applications

DPNR informs all members of the Virgin Islands fishing community affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria that the Hurricane Disaster Relief Assistance Program will begin accepting and reviewing direct relief applications on Monday, June 1.

Government House on the Air During May

A list of upcoming radio appearances by Gov. Albert Bryan Jr., Lt. Gov. Tregenza Roach and Bryan/Roach administration Cabinet members.

Management and Budget to Host Spring Revenue Estimating Conference

Presentations will be given by revenue generating agencies, departments and semi-autonomous agencies regarding their projected revenues for fiscal year 2021.

$1.6M Obligated to Renew Public Beach Facilities on St. Croix

FEMA’s Public Assistance Program will fund the replacement of damaged beachfront facilities at the Fort Frederik Beach in Frederiksted and Cramer’s Park on the east end of St. Croix.
Commissioner of Public Works Nelson Petty Jr. (V.I. Legislature photo)

DPW Ramps Up Roadside Advertising Enforcement Efforts

According to the Virgin Islands Code, anyone seeking to advertise on a publicly owned street, sidewalk, park or other real property must seek approval from DPW.

Roach Thanks Local Banks, Informs Small Businesses of Ongoing PPP Loans

Local banks such as Banco Popular, Bank of St. Croix, FirstBank, Merchants Commercial Bank and Oriental Bank received and approved applications for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans.

Casino Control Commission Launches Website, Reopens Offices

The Casino Control Commission will reopen for business on Monday, June 1.

Answer Desk: Mask Guidelines Still in Place on June 1

Readers have recently asked if requirements for wearing masks in public are still in place once the territory reopens to visitors on June 1. The answer, according to statements made by public officials, is yes.

Testing Reveals Community Spread Eliminated, Officials Say Territory Ready to ‘Open Doors’

With 500 negative COVID-19 tests returned over the past few weeks, the territory’s public health experts believe the potential for community spread has been eliminated and that doors are ready to open to visitors on June 1.





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