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Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. has authorized the Bureau of Internal Revenue to pay out an additional $11 million in income tax refunds to tax filers in the territory this week.
Gallows Bay was filled Friday with people participating in the grand opening of the Gallows Bay Marine Facility Welcome Center, the culmination of years of planning and work.
Experience as law enforcement officers may have curbed the enthusiasm of Sens. Novelle Francis Jr. and Kenneth Gittens for the potential relaxation of medical marijuana laws. Francis said Wednesday, though he questioned the laws, he was bound to follow them.
On Wednesday, the company that a year ago purchased Seaborne Airlines, announced a codeshare partnership with Delta Airlines, creating easier travel from the U.S. mainland to the Caribbean.
On Wednesday the Rules and Judiciary Committee moved four bills with favorable recommendations to the full Senate without a “nay” vote, including bills to form a Medicare fraud unit and an increase in punishment for negligent homicide.
The V.I. Next Generation Network is planning to put volunteers in the field to help the territory's public school teachers with a five-week course in coding and programming.
Ten turtles, six feet in length, created by local artists with grand imaginations and talent, hatched Saturday afternoon at Sand Castles on the Beach waterfront. Beginning next week they will be on display at various locations around the island.
The University of the Virgin Islands women's basketball team earned its first win of the season Thursday, but not before absorbing two more big losses in New Orleans.
A Senate panel voted favorably Wednesday to move a bill to amend V.I. Coastal Zone Management laws to the Rules and Judiciary Committee.
Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett says her seat on the House Oversight and Reform Committee, which is looking into the impeachment of President Donald Trump, came about because of her experience as a prosecutor in New York and in the Department of Justice.