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Local government

Courts to Resume In-Person Proceedings, Jury Trials on September 7

The temporary emergency measures implemented at all judicial branch facilities that previously went into effect at midnight, Aug. 2, will expire at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 6, and will be replaced effective midnight, Tuesday, Sept. 7.

Government House on the Air in September

This is a list of upcoming radio appearances by Gov. Albert Bryan, Lt. Gov. Tregenza Roach and Bryan-Roach administration Cabinet members.

This Week’s Senate Calendar: Aug.30 – September 3, 2021

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

Plaskett: FCC Gives $345,000 to JFL, VI Healthcare Foundation for Telehealth

“The FCC’s COVID-19 Telehealth Program supports the efforts of health care providers ... by providing reimbursement for telecommunication services, information services and connected devices necessary to enable telehealth during the ... pandemic.

VA Caribbean Healthcare System Welcomes Governor Bryan

Carlos R. Escobar, executive director of the VA Caribbean Healthcare System, welcomed Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. and staff to the VA Medical Center in San Juan, P.R., to further develop an alliance with the U.S. territories.

Patient Movement Exercise Focuses on Tracking and Safety in a Pandemic Environment

Exercise participants assessed coordination for inter-island or inter-facility patient movement with a scenario focused on a surge of COVID-19 patients.

Bill Amending Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act Becomes Law

AARP in The Virgin Islands advocated on behalf of Virgin Islanders for Bill No. 34-0034, an Act amending Title 1, Virgin Islands Code, by adding Chapter 3A enacting the Uniform Electronic Legal Material Act.

Bryan, VIPD Meet With NYPD Officials, Experts From National Network for Safe Communities

The governor and officials of the VIPD met with public officials and toured the New York Police Department’s facilities to see the latest crime-fighting techniques and technology, and to discuss the strategic use of limited numbers of law enforcement officers in the territory.

Criminal Justice Center Clear of Active COVID-19 Cases

The lockdown at the Criminal Justice Center has now been lifted but with strict adherence to the COVID-19 protocols.

NOAA Seeks Input on Report: ‘Conserving and Restoring America the Beautiful’

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is seeking input from stakeholders on how to conserve and restore America’s oceans, coasts and Great Lakes.