March 23, 2017 11:34 pm Last modified: 8:11 pm

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VIPD Changes Office Hours for Firearms Bureau

The Virgin Islands Police Department advises the public that the Firearms Bureau’s hours of operations have changed, effective immediately.
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Two More Top Executives Bite the Dust

Two V.I. executives lost their jobs this week: Steven Aubin, chief operating office for VIWMA, and WICO President Joseph Boshulte.
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Special Election Moving Forward Despite Lawsuit, Budget Constraints

St. Thomas-St. John District Elections Board members said Tuesday that they are still moving ahead with their preparations unless the courts tell them otherwise.
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Big St. Thomas Tax Beneficiary Lays Off 60

One of St. Thomas’s most visible tax beneficiaries has given the pink slip to 60 employees, or roughly a third of its workforce.
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EDC Recommends Some Tax Breaks, Reconsiders Others

The EDC on Tuesday reversed and reconsidered some of its January recommendations to the governor concerning tax breaks.
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Applications Still Available for Labor Invests for Tomorrow Internship (LIFT) Program

The Department of Labor is accepting applications for the Labor Investing for Tomorrow (LIFT) summer internship program. The deadline of March 24, 2017, is approaching and slots are limited for this internship experience.
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Undercurrents: Caribbean Territories to Be Part of Next National Climate Assessment

Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands will be included in the 2018 National Climate Assessment, with an entire chapter devoted to potential effects of global warming on the eastern Caribbean islands.
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Sharpe Resigns as U.S. Attorney

U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe resigned the position effective midnight Friday, March 10, one of 46 U.S. attorney's asked to resign Friday by the Trump administration.
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Island Profile: Pastor Sampson Works Quietly Behind the Scenes

The doors to the Nazareth Lutheran Church in Cruz Bay are always open from early morning to sunset. That’s because the pastor, the Rev. Carlyle O. Sampson, makes himself available to anyone seeking counsel.
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This Week’s Senate Calendar

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