August 19, 2017 6:38 pm Last modified: 5:14 am

Local government

GESC Board of Trustees Advises Retirees Over 65 Who Chose Plan F When to Pay

The GESC Health Insurance Board of Trustees advises retirees who are primary members over age 65 or who have dependents also over age 65 that they should have received a very important letter in the mail from the Group Health Insurance office.

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Micro Rum Distillery Planned for Crown Bay by VIPA

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) has signed an agreement that marks the beginning of the agency’s plans to expand and transform the Crown Bay district into a unique attraction for locals and tourists.

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Lieutenant Governor Winding Down in Atlanta

Lt. Gov. Gregory Francis has moved all his personal belongings out of the lieutenant governor’s office to make room for his successor, Lt. Gov. elect Osbert Potter, and is spending the holidays with his family in Atlanta.

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Social Security Office Remains Closed After Recent Flooding

The Social Security Office, located at Sunny Isle Shopping Center, will not open to the public until further notice, due to a facilities issue, according to Social Security Administration officials.

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VITRAN Bus Service Suspended on Halloween After 5 p.m.

VITRAN’s fixed route bus service will be suspended at 5 p.m. on St. Thomas and St. Croix on Friday, Oct. 31, because of Halloween.

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DeJongh: Health Insurance in Question for 7,000 Government Workers

Gov. John deJongh Jr. voiced concern on the inability of the Government Employees Services Commission / Health Insurance Board to negotiate a timely contract for health insurance coverage for employees.

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Division of Banking and Insurance Is Resource for Consumers

The Division of Banking and Insurance is a valuable resource for consumers who may have disputes or complaints with local banking and financial institutions.

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Human Services' St. Croix Office Phone Lines Down

The Department of Human Services main office number at Golden Rock, 773-2323, is temporarily out of service due to a power outage.

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Update on Telephone Lines Down at Legislature

External calls from the Legislature’s main building have been disabled.

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VIWMA Gives Guidelines for Pre-Storm Preparations of Waste Disposal

The V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises all residents and visitors to dispose of all household waste at the waste disposal bin sites throughout the islands on Thursday, Aug. 21, to allow for the authority and its contractors to empty the bins prior to the passage of Inv

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