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Thursday, May 26, 2022

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Just like in a good marriage, a good wedding in the tropics depends on communication and flexibility. (Photo by Kelly Greer Photography.)

Judicial Branch Launches E-Filing for Marriage Applications

With this new capability, applicants may also pay the marriage application and license fees online at the time of initiating the marriage case

This Week’s Senate Calendar: May 9 – 13

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

Messages of Positivity and Progress Resonate at USVIHTA Annual General Meeting

The USVI Hotel & Tourism Association’s members came together at the annual general meeting to honor 40 years of serving the USVI tourism and hospitality community as of 2021.

Division of Real Property Tax to Reduce Services Temporarily

The temporary reduction in service is to accommodate the transition from the current operational system to a new and improved billing and collection system.

SBA-USVI/PR and STX Chamber of Commerce Renew Strategic Alliance

The Small Business Administration Puerto Rico/ U.S. Virgin Islands District Office and the St. Croix Chamber of Commerce renewed their strategic alliance memorandum to ensure that small business owners/entrepreneurs from the area’s main islands and surrounding area are able to take part in federal opportunities to enhance revenues, operations and expansion.

Office of Disaster Recovery Releases Five-Year Timeline for Recovery Projects

The Recovery Leaders’ Summit Report includes an analysis of all construction projects over $250K and the territory's continuing commitment to strengthening coordination, building capacity and addressing challenges to ensure the efficient execution of capital projects over a five-year timeline.

Office of Lieutenant Governor Reopens Most of Its Divisions at Nisky Center

Lt. Gov. Tregenza A. Roach Esq. informs the public that the following divisions located on St. Thomas at Nisky Center Suite 1B, ground floor (former Immigration Office, facing Sub Base) will resume operations on Wednesday, May 4.

Blyden Seeks Community Service on Charge of Exposing Public to COVID-19

Sen. Marvin Blyden, citing legislation passed by the V.I. Legislature in 1975, is seeking to enter a pre-trial intervention program on a misdemeanor criminal charge of exposing the public to a highly infectious disease.

Governor Announces Grant Funding to Assist Small Businesses

The grant will award up to $50,000 to eligible locally registered and licensed businesses with less than 100 employees operating in the territory for assistance with anything to make their business more resilient and innovative.  

Governor Announces New Wellness Program for Seniors And Comments about BVI

In conjunction with Older Americans' Month, Gov. Albert Bryan, Jr. announced Monday, during the weekly press conference, $1 million in funding for a new multi-agency physical, mental, and emotional wellness program for Virgin Islanders - especially senior citizens.