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UVI Solar Project Stagnant, but Maybe Not Dead

In July of 2013, amidst great fanfare, UVI signed a power purchase agreement with New Generation Power to build a three-megawatt photovoltaic system to provide power for the school.
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WAPA Approves Procurement of New Generating Units, Line of Credit

The V.I. Water and Power Authority board moved ahead Friday with a procurement contract that would bring three new generators to St. Thomas.
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Mapp Ousts Communications Director

Gov. Kenneth Mapp has ousted his latest director of communications, Cherie Munchez, administration officials confirmed Friday.
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Attorney General: V.I. Anti-Discrimination Law Applies to Transgender Students

V.I. Attorney General Claude Walker has determined the V.I. Civil Rights Act's prohibition against sex discrimination applies to transgender students in V.I. public schools.
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Senate Committee Hears WAPA Woes

The Committee on Government Affairs, Veterans, Energy and Environmental Protection grilled representatives from some of the territory’s most financially strapped agencies Friday.
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Pomp and Ceremony: V.I. Supreme Court Justices Sworn In for New Terms

The three justices of the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands were sworn in to new 10-year terms of office during a ceremony Thursday on St. Thomas.
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Lecture on Alexander Hamilton’s Youth Draws Crowd

Local history buffs and Alexander Hamilton enthusiasts came out en masse on Thursday night to learn more about the founding father’s early years on St. Croix.
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EDA Delays Tax Break Decisions, Raises Concerns about Dilapidated Buildings in Enterprise Zones

The EDA’s Enterprise and Commercial Zone Commission reported Thursday that a lack of government funds prevents the revitalization of blighted and distressed communities.
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PSC Aiming for May Deadline for WAPA Base Rate Hearings, No Final Schedule Set

PSC’s advisors explained Wednesday that a final schedule had not yet been set in the authority’s ongoing base rate case with WAPA.
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John Jowers, Advocate for V.I. Artists, Dies at 81

John M. Jowers, a passionate advocate for the arts during his more than three decades at the Virgin Islands Council on the Arts, died in New York City on March 2.
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