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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Tax Collectors to Assist Real Property Owners With Delinquent Property Taxes

All real property owners on St. John are advised that a representative of the Tax Collector’s Office will be at…

Audio Galleries

Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 

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MOVIES

Now Playing: “Hot Pursuit,” “San Andreas (3D)” and “San Andreas”

¬The following movies are playing at Market Square East Theaters on St. Thomas.

LOCAL NEWS

Senate Seeking New Ways to Deregulate Taxis

V.I. law prohibiting taxi drivers from immediately leasing their permanent, lifetime "medallions" immediately after buying them may be changed to only apply to drivers who are not veterans.

Port Authority Tightening Up on Outstanding Rent Accounts

From a major airline with back rent of just one month to small businesses in Crown Bay that are up to 90 days delinquent, the V.I. Port Authority is moving to resolve some…

V.I. Answer Desk: Will Capping Commissioners at $105,000 Increase Senate Pay?

A reader asks: "Is it true that the senators would be making" Gov. Kenneth Mapp recently agreed-to cap of commissioners' salaries "or is it simply just that no one can go higher than $105,000?"

Equal Voting Rights Movement Begins in the Territory

The right for Virgin Islanders to vote for president is gaining advocates through a new project. “We the People Project” is a nonprofit that fights to achieve equal rights and representation for U.S.…

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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Instant Karma Gonna Get ‘Cha

For several years I have routinely been turning to a little book called, “Instant Karma” by Barbara Ann Kiffer.
 

SOURCE PICKS

Casino Commission Gets Involved in Racetrack Disagreement

Legal counsel for the Flamboyant Horsemen Association and TRAXCO argued for a delay, or dismissal, in a hearing regarding…

UVI to Host Accreditation Visit for Its School of Medicine

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) will host a preliminary accreditation survey visit by the Liaison Committee for Medical…

WAPA CEO Elected Chairman of CARILEC

Hugo V. Hodge, chief executive officer of the V.I. Water and Power Authority, was unanimously elected Tuesday to serve…

VIPD to Return to Community Policing Strategy with New Appointees

In an attempt to revive community policing strategies on St. John, V.I. Police Department officials have assigned a crime…

McCollum Sworn In as Education Commissioner

Government House on St. Thomas was packed with supporters and well wishers Wednesday as Sharon Ann McCollum was sworn…

The Bookworm: Should You Want to Write a Book...

If you’ve been told that you “should write a book,” this is the place to start it. This book…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Child Found Wandering Mon Bijou Dumpsite

A mother and child were reunited Saturday morning after the three-year-old was found wandering before sunrise at the Mon Bijou trash transfer station, the V.I. Police Department reported.

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ON ST. THOMAS

@ School: Next Generation Scholars Program Clears the Path to College

The Next Generation Scholars program started as a way to provide extra guidance to high school students trying to get into college, especially those who would be the first in their families to go to college.

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