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Monday, March 8, 2021

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A service pump at a Total gas station on Veterans Drive is plastered with a sign indicating it is out of service. If the pump did work, the cost would be almost $4 a gallon. (Bethaney Lee photo)

DLCA Releases Latest Fuel Costs Survey Conducted on February 22

Fuel surveys are designed to inform consumers of the most affordable fuel prices throughout the territory. They are included for comparative viewing and transparency.
Commissioner of the Department of Labor Gary Molloy testifies before an October hearing. (File photo)

DOL Taking Applications for 2021 Summer Youth Employment and Training

All “In and Out of School” youth between the ages of 14 to 25 are invited to register for the approximate 600 available slots.

JetBlue to Launch Newark, N.J. Flights to St. Thomas

JetBlue announced that the new flights, which go on sale on Feb. 23, will operate four times a week, beginning July 1.

Labor Investing for Tomorrow (LIFT) Internship Program Seeks Interns

Now in its 32nd year, the LIFT program continues to provide college juniors, seniors and graduate students with meaningful work/internship experience in their chosen career fields.

VI SBDC Increases Training for Entrepreneurs, Small Businesses Affected by COVID-19

The VI Small Business Development Center, the territory’s premier provider of free consulting, low-cost training and technical assistance, has recruited experts from the public and private sectors to provide business education training during COVID-19.
A service pump at a Total gas station on Veterans Drive is plastered with a sign indicating it is out of service. If the pump did work, the cost would be almost $4 a gallon. (Bethaney Lee photo)

DLCA Announces Increases in Rack Rate Fuel Prices, Shares Lowest Fuel Prices

The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs notifies the public of the latest rack rate prices issued by Gulf Oil at Lime Tree Bay Terminal effective Feb. 15 to Feb. 21.

Roach Convenes Board Meeting to Hear State of the Bank Reports

The V.I. Banking Board received reports from each of the territory’s banks, with all reports showing robust growth and other features that bode well for the economy of the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Viya Wins Ookla® Speedtest AwardTM for Fastest Broadband Internet in USVI

Ookla has the most comprehensive analytics on internet performance, and it only grants these awards to top telecommunication providers worldwide.
People wait outside the Department of Labor standing three to six feet apart from one another to maintain social distancing. (Source photo Bethaney Lee)

Labor’s State Apprenticeship Council Introduces Its Members to the Public

The council provides guidance to the Department of Labor in the establishment of standards of apprenticeship in trades and apprentice-able occupations suitable to the economy and conditions in the Islands, and much more.

DLCA Reminds Fuel Stations of Air Pump and Other Requirements

If the station offers full/self-service there must be a sign indicating the type of service available.