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This Week’s Senate Calendar: April 19 – 23, 2021

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

Four to Vie for 2021-2022 Miss UVI Ambassadorial Title

The UVI Student Government Association invites the public to the 41st annual Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 24.

Beach Advisory for April 12-16

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 27 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of April 12 – April 16, 2021. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are considered safe for swimming and fishing:

DLCA Reports Latest Fuel Price Survey Results as of April 12

Fuel surveys are designed to inform consumers of the most affordable fuel prices throughout the territory.

VIEO Real-Time Energy Monitoring Pilot Program Application Opens for Participation

With this program, the Virgin Islands Energy Office aims to give people more transparency into their energy profile, i.e., how much electricity they use and when.

Ruby Rutnik Scholarship Fund Now Accepting Applications for 2021-22 School Year

Every year since 1997, annual scholarships totaling $5,000 or more have been awarded to young women from St. John to help defray the cost of college tuition.

DLCA Releases Territorywide Market Basket Survey

The market basket survey is designed to inform consumers of which stores have the best prices no matter the brand on staple grocery items.

U.S. Maritime Administration Awards VIPA National Project Designation

With this designation, the U.S. Virgin Islands is now included in the United States’ federal marine highway system.
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FEMA Begins Processing COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Applications

FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020.
Local Muslim men come together as one to prayat Masjid Nur. (Source photo by Nour Z. Suid)

Op Ed: The Fasting of Ramadan: A time for Muslims around the World to...

I was in 1st grade when I was lucky enough to participate in the monthlong holiday of Ramadan for the first time, being able to live out a powerful tradition that I cherish with my family and friends. Since then, I have joyfully and gratefully been able to fast every year.