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WHY ALL THE FOUR-WHEEL-DRIVE VEHICLES?

It was interesting to hear so many young Virgin Islanders who were home for the holidays this year scoff at the high cost of so many government vehicles.
Why, they asked, do so many V.I. government officials drive expensive -– and probably fully loaded -- four-wheel-drive vehicles?

VIPD IS AIDING AND ABETTING BURGLARIES

Former V.I. Police Department Forensics Officer Alvin Hodge says a simple order could solve some of the territory's burglaries, but the order has yet to be given.

ACKLEY APPLIES TO PROVIDE LOCAL PHONE SERVICE

Local entrepreneur Gordon Ackley has applied to the V.I. Telephone Corp. for the right to compete as a local exchange carrier to provide alternative local phone service to V.I. residents and businesses.

GOVERNOR PROCLAIMS SCHOOL NURSES WEEK

Governor Charles W. Turnbull has proclaimed the week of Jan.24-30 as School Nurses Week.

1999 SUMMER FOOD SERVICE

Companies interested in participating in the 1999 Summer Food Service should register.

CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK

Gov. Charles W. Turnbull has proclaimed the week of Jan.31 through Feb.6, as "Catholic Schools Week."

LABOR EMPLOYEES CONDUCTED OWN POLL

Media reports this week about a poll conducted by the Labor Department on candidates for commissioner were the result of employees conducting their own call-in.

3 MEN CHARGED WITH LARRY DAVIS' MURDER

Three men were arrested Wednesday and charged with murdering Larry Davis last May in his Back Street jewelry store, the Emerald Lady, and shooting security guard Gwendolyn Rawlins.

DPW FACES $40,000 FINE FOR HULL BAY SEWAGE

The Public Works Department is facing a $40,000 fine for illegally discharging raw sewage into Hull Bay.
The Planning and Natural Resources Department issued a notice of violation Jan. 13 setting the fine and requiring Public Works to submit a plan within 15 days to fix the broken outflow pipe from the Brassview treatment plant that is the cause of the problem.

PET BILL OF RIGHTS

Laura Palminter, VMD, who practices veterinary medicine at Cruz Bay Canines,Cats, & Critters on St. John offers some advise on respect for your pets.

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