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Bryan Signs 23 Bills From Final Senate Session, Vetoes Six

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. on Monday signed into law 23 bills forwarded to him from the 33rd Legislature’s last session held on Dec. 11, 2020, and vetoed six others.

Public Nuisance Prompts Concerns About Dog Breeding, Stray Overpopulation

What started as a public nuisance 18 months ago on St. John has grown into a daily battle for neighboring residents who have filed numerous complaints and spoken with various authorities about the perpetual cries of several dogs.

Senate Sends Securization Proposal to Committee for Further Review

Meeting in special session on Tuesday the V.I. Senate did not approve a newly revamped version of Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.'s securitization proposal, instead, sending it to the Finance Committee for further consideration.

Smithsonian Team Restores Hurricane-damaged Legislative Records and Archives

In the aftermath of hurricanes Irma and Maria, government officials realized legislative records and archival journals stored in the basement of a building in Cruz Bay had been nearly destroyed after the basement flooded.
Debris blocks King Street in Christiansted in front of the Florence Williams Library Wednesday morning.

Government House Restoration Nears Finish, Libraries Begin To Open

Restoration of Government House on St. Thomas will be completed by the end of 2021, Dale Davis, special assistant to the governor, told members of the Committee on Culture, Historic Preservation and Aging at a hearing on Tuesday.

DLCA Announces New License for Short-Term Rentals

The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs is introducing a new business license for short-term rentals it promises will help crack down on people who rent out their residences against the bylaws of homeowners associations.

V.I. Culture Woven Together From a Myriad of Connections at Historical Trust Caning Class

Sun streamed through the large window of the St. Thomas Historical Trust Museum on Sunday where a dozen individuals gathered to learn a dying art practiced in the U.S. Virgin Islands for centuries - furniture caning. 

Golden Age Ranch Launches ‘Holly Neigh Photo Day’ Fundraiser

Golden Age Ranch will host a holiday season fundraiser to garner money to provide vital supplies to rescued horses in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The event will be from 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

Beach Accessibility Bill Advances, Brings Beaches Closer to ADA Compliance

The Senate Committee on Rules and Judiciary advanced legislation at its Thursday hearing that, if signed into law, would bring the territory’s beaches closer to compliance with the federal Americans with Disabilities Act.

ODR Juggles Territorial Projects Totaling Billions of Dollars

The 1,500 projects tracked by the Office of Disaster Recovery come with a hefty price tag and numerous challenges. Despite the challenges, 669 of the 1,500 projects have been completed.





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