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Public Works Shares Vision for the Territory’s Public Cemeteries

A task force of the V.I. Public Works Department has launched a program to digitally record all burials in the territory, combining that record with the Geographic Positioning System as part of a vast vision to transform the public cemeteries.

Library Planning Renovations and Relocations on St. Croix

The libraries on St. Croix are in the process of being renovated, while the Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped may be relocated all together, a library official told lawmakers.

Senate Panel Advances Resolutions Honoring Six

The V.I. Senate Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation and Aging advanced six resolutions honoring various members of the community for their contributions to the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Legislation Honors Four Men for Contributions to V.I.

Lawmakers forwarded three bills Monday that, if enacted into law, would commemorate four honorees for their contributions to the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Bill Would Revive Aging Commission

The U.S. Virgin Islands Commission on Aging is on the books but has never done anything, but that could change under legislation approved Monday by the Senate Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation, and Aging.

Panel Pushes for Recognition of V.I.’s Indigenous People

A bill allowing for the Virgin Islands State Historic Preservation Office to establish criteria recognizing the U.S. Virgin Islands indigenous tribes as official Indian tribes of the territory was approved in committee Monday.

Gerontologist Neda McGuire Helps Clients with Aging and Beyond

Gerontologist and end-of-life doula Neda McGuire has good news for older adults and those traversing their journeys as senior citizens. 

Long Bay Landing Project in Jeopardy

Plans for a third cruise ship dock on St. Thomas, which would create the berthing area to dock two Oasis-class ships, are being threatened by ongoing lawsuits and the impact of COVID-19 on the cruise industry.
Witnesses testify virtually at Wednesday's Senate committee hearing.

V.I. Prepares Protocols for Territory’s June 1 Relaunch of Tourism

The USVI will begin welcoming visitors back to its seaports, airports and hotels beginning June 1, and the V.I. Department of Health has issued a series of protocols and guidelines to inhibit the spread of COVID-19.
Wallace Williams appears at Tuesday's Senate committee hearing. (Photo by Alvin Burke Jr. for the V.I. Legislature)

Two Men Honored for STX Community Contributions

The Senate Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation and Aging honored the lifelong contributions of two men to the territory, voting to forward resolutions commemorating their accomplishments.

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