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Monday, November 30, 2020

Local government

Census 2020 U.S. Virgin Islands Completes Data Collection

Questionnaires completed by Census 2020 U.S. Virgin Islands field staff, going door-to-door on St. Croix, St. John, St. Thomas and Water Island, and during telephone interviews, have been double-checked and sent to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Bryan Asks Residents to Gather Safely and Responsibly for the Holidays

Government House Communications Director Richard Motta Jr. reminded the public one week into the territory’s latest step forward on the path to a “new normal” that they need to continue taking the necessary precautions and to adhere to the guidelines issued by the V.I. Department of Health.

Governor Facilitates Health Plan for Small Business Owners, Employees

Governor Albert Bryan Jr. is creating a new path for hardworking residents to access health care coverage by promoting choice and competition in the USVI, and by strengthening negotiating power with providers from larger risk pools.

V.I. Parole Board Schedules Parole Hearings

Anyone who wishes to share a testimony on behalf of or against any inmate must submit written comments to the board or advise the board of their desire to appear and testify.

VITEMA Names Regina Browne as Deputy Director of Planning and Preparedness

Brown was instrumental in the success, approval and implementation of several plans to include the Hazard Mitigation Plan, The Territorial Emergency Operations Plan and the Distribution Management Plan.
Police Commissioner-designee Trevor Velinor tells Monday news conference the VIPD is 'stepping up.' (Image captured from the V.I. Government's livestream of the press conference)

VIPD’s Economic Crime Unit Issues Holiday Season Fraud Alert

Police Commissioner Trevor A. Velinor advises the public that the Christmas season is fast approaching and there are those among us who seek to prey on those in the community they consider vulnerable.

Roach Announces Waiver of All Interest and Penalties on Real Property Taxes

The waiver is effective immediately and will continue until June 30, 2021. Taxpayers are encouraged to contact the Office of the Tax Collector for payment arrangements.
Horses race in 2011 at St. Croix's Randall 'Doc' James Racetrack. (File photo)

Governor Meets With Senators to Discuss Restarting Horse Racing in USVI

Thursday’s meeting was convened to discuss the ongoing mediation between VIGL and Southland Gaming over the use of video lottery terminals at the racetracks.

Trump Administration Provides $2,780,000 in Capital Improvement Funds to V.I.

“The funding will be used to improve the Centerline Road on St. John, the wastewater treatment plant on St. Croix, and to purchase emergency vehicles for all three islands in the territory,” said Assistant Secretary Domenech.

Roach Encourages Consumers to Protect Credit Scores During Holiday Season

Soon, the Division of Banking, Insurance and Financial Regulation will conduct presentations on local radio and television shows to inform the public about steps a consumer can take to protect his or her credit score.