October 18, 2017 4:15 pm Last modified: 3:19 pm

Local government

Department of Finance Northern Entrance Temporarily Closed

Due to construction activity on Kronprindsens Gade, the northern entrance of the Department of Finance on lower Main Street will be closed until further notice.

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WAPA Begins Splicing Fiber Optic Cable Between Richmond and Midland Substations

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority will commence work on the splicing of a new fiber optic cable along the route of St. Croix underground Feeder No. 8 on Saturday, March 1.
 

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VIDE Gearing Up for Transition to Online Assessments

Education will be changing from traditional paper testing to online assessments and is reaching out to the public and parents for their support. The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) will eventually replace the old VITAL-S with more modern and interactive exams.

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2014 Official Election Events Calendar

2014 Official Election Events Calendar provided by the Virgin Islands Elections Office.

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V.I. Weights and Measures Inspectors Receive Portable Octane Analyzers

Inspectors with the Virgin Islands Weights and Measures Unit at the Virgin Islands Department of Licensing and Consumer (DLCA) now have portable analyzers that will allow them to perform field tests of the octane rating of gasoline being sold across the territory.

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Sen. Payne Announces Resumption of St. John Office Hours

Sen. Clarence Payne announces the resumption of regular weekly office hours at his St. John Legislative Office beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 26.

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Francis Works With Seaborne to Reduce Veterans’ Costs

Lt. Gov. Gregory R. Francis reminds Virgin Islands veterans that they are eligible for reduced fares when traveling to Puerto Rico for medical purposes.

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Senior Citizen ID Cards Not Good for Taxi Fare Discounts

Residents who are holding a senior citizen’s ID card are advised that taxi drivers are not obligated to grant any discount on taxi fares.

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FEMA Gives Advice on Earthquake Preparedness

Recent continuous seismic activity in Puerto Rico and the United States Virgin Islands has kindled public awareness about earthquake preparedness; therefore, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urges residents to become “earthquake prepared” by seeking inform

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GERS Advises Retirees to Contact Personnel Regarding Health Insurance Deduction

 Retirees should contact the Division of Personnel - Group Health Insurance Office with any questions pertaining to their health insurance deduction because all deduction amounts are sent to the GERS from Personnel.

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