Effective Saturday, April 22, all political road signs are to be removed pursuant to the law, according to a press release from the V.I. Department of Public Works (DPW).
As stated on the approved Advertising Device Permit Application, there is a maximum fine of $50 per day that will be charged to the erector for each device in violation. Failure to remove political signs may result in removal and disposal by DPW.
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Benita Martin was chosen by her fellow farmers to wear the title of Farmer of the Year, and has been a part of Bordeaux’s Farmers Rastafari Agricultural and Cultural Vegan Food every year, including this one. On Jan. 18 and 19, when the next food fair is hosted on St. Thomas, Martin will have participated in the event for 23 years straight. #visource#usvi#foodfair... See MoreSee Less
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