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81C Gallery to Feature Pop-Up Exhibit by Luisa Euwema on Oct. 24

In addition to Euwema’s pop-up exhibition, “III” - a group art exhibition - will feature Ieshia George, Jasmine Lindquist and Jenny Hawkes will be on-view.

Sign Up Now for Conservation Programs to Benefit Soil, Water, Plants and Animals

USDA--NRCS offers voluntary conservation programs to help Caribbean area farmers and landowners secure cleaner water and air, healthier soil and enhanced wildlife habitat while maintaining a vibrant agricultural business.
St. Thomas GERS building (Source photo by Don Buchanan)

GERS Responds to Inspector General’s Report

The GERS concurred with all of the recommendations that were made in the V.I. Inspector General Report because these efforts to curb the so called “double dipping” have been in effect for many years.

Commissioner Calvert White to Host ‘Inside the Cabinet’ Oct. 20

Commissioner White will discuss the Paul E. Joseph Stadium project and the Vincent Mason Pool project on St. Croix, Lionel Roberts Stadium on St. Thomas, the RBI Little League program in the territory and other issues relevant to the department.

WCSC to Host Domestic Violence Awareness Month Virtual Forum on the Marginalized

The “DV in Special Populations Virtual Forum” will be held via Zoom, from 3-5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 27.

Churches, AMG Radio, CAPA to Raise Donations for Victims of Frenchtown Fire

There were five families affected on Oct. 15. Non-perishable food clothes and baby clothes are needed. For information on church drop-offs, call communication churches, which will be accepting donations of new clothing and small home items.

VIBE Releases Revisions to School Regulations and Operations for Grades 9-12

The draft revision to the 9th – 12th grades promotion and retention, grading system and graduation requirements will be available for public review through Nov. 17.

Aubain Top Angler, ‘Miss Lucy’ Top Boat in Budget Rent-A-Car Wahoo Windup Tournament

St. Thomas’ Lawrence Aubain caught the Largest Wahoo, a 57.5-pounder, from aboard the 32-foot center console Mixed Bag 2, with captain Hugo Prada at the helm.

Human Services Issues Summer Pandemic Electronic Benefit Transfers (P-EBT)

P-EBT is an additional benefit that basically provides food assistance via a card that can be used in participating grocery stores and convenience stores for food items.

Beach Advisory for October 11-15

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 18 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Oct. 11 – Oct. 15, 2021. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are considered safe for swimming and fishing: