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Dancing Classrooms students take on the tango.
Veolia's wastewater treatment plant on St. Thomas. (Image from Veolia's website)
Dancing Classrooms students take on the tango.
Veolia's wastewater treatment plant on St. Thomas. (Image from Veolia's website)

Senate OKs Bill That Toughens Human Trafficking Laws

Lawmakers on Thursday approved what they called a long overdue bill that increases penalties for crimes involving human trafficking in the Virgin Islands.

Rezoning Requests Reignite Zoning Reform Debate

A string of rezoning requests turned Thursday’s senate session into a heated exchange over zoning reform as lawmakers discussed residents’ requests to rezone residential plots to commercial.
Veolia's wastewater treatment plant on St. Thomas. (Image from Veolia's website)

Wastewater Cutoff: Unpaid V.I. Treatment Plant Operators Plan To Leave

Veolia, operator of the U.S. Virgin Island's public wastewater treatment plants, announced it will turn them over to the V.I. Waste Management Authority unless they get paid.

Senate Overrides Mapp’s Vetoes of Territorial Curator, EDC Rules Change

The Legislature on Thursday voted unanimously to override Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s veto of a bill that would allow the government to hire a curator to oversee all fine art and antiquities in the territory’s Government Houses.

Temporary Customs Facility in Cruz Bay Eases Problems for Some Travelers

The unmarked beige trailer stationed on the bulkhead along “The Creek” in Cruz Bay may not look like anything special, but its presence is making a huge difference to the charter boat community based on St. John and the eastern end of St. Thomas.

Art Exhibition on St. Croix Explores Animals and the Colonial Imagination

The opening of “Animism and the Colonial Imagination: from Senegal to St. Croix” will be held Friday, June 15 at Studio Walsh on St. Croix between 5 and 8 p.m.

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