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U.S. Virgin Islands Launches Family Reunion Promotion

The Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is encouraging Virgin Islanders living outside the territory to come back home to reunite with their loved ones.

Early Voting for Primary Election 2016 Set for July 26-31

The Election System of the U.S. Virgin Islands informs all registered voters that early voting will be available for Primary Election 2016. Voting will be conducted at the system's offices in each district.

Early Voting Set for July 26-31; Ballot Counters Needed

The Election System of the U.S. Virgin Islands informs all registered voters that early voting will be available for Primary Election 2016. The District Board of Elections is seeking high school graduates and college students to assist with the counting of ballots from Aug. 6 through Aug. 16.

CDC Awards $60 Million to Help States, Territories Battle Zika

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will begin making awards totaling nearly $60 million to states, cities and territories to support efforts to protect Americans from Zika virus disease.

Danish West Indies First Citizen-Owned Newspaper Now Digitalized and Online

Over 3,000 pages of David Hamilton Jackson’s The Herald, which is the first citizen-owned and -operated newspaper in the Danish West Indies, have been digitized and are freely available online to researchers everywhere.

VIWMA’s Mandahl Convenience Center Open House Set for July 23

The V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) has scheduled the official opening of the Mandahl Convenience Center for Sunday, July 24. St. Thomas Northside and East End residents will now have a state of the art manned facility for the disposal of solid waste, household hazardous waste and other special waste items.

Visa Costs Deter Carnival Entertainment, Officials tell Lawmakers

High U.S. visa costs, delays and slow local V.I. funding for entertainment have shrunk the pool of entertainers for St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas carnivals while pushing expenses way up.

HUD Awards $69,000 for Job Training of Low Income V.I. Residents

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) today awarded $69,000 to Virgin Islands Housing Authority (VIHA) to help families living in public housing and those participating in HUD’s Housing Choice Voucher Program connect with services to further their education, find good jobs, and set them on a path to self-sufficiency.

Property Tax Bills No Longer Offer 5 Percent Discount

The 2016 Property Tax bills that have been issued to all property owners on record as of Jan. 1, 2016, will not offer the 5 percent discount as in previous years.

News From the Office of Veterans Affairs

The Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs announces news about veterans' license plates, the 36th Annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games and the new location of a VA office.

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Shade and fruit trees and the historical buildings of Little La Grange Village surround Nidulari’s idyllic location. It’s just one and a half miles from Fort Frederik.

What began as a sourdough bread bakery turning out a few loaves in the wood fire brick oven each week for just over its first two years, has gradually mushroomed to four years of sweet and savory small baked bites, hearty sandwiches, and tasty meals.

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