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NOAA Advises Mutton Snapper Seasonal Spawning Area to Close March 1

NOAA Fisheries reminds the public that commercial and recreational fishing is prohibited in federal waters of the mutton snapper spawning…

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Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 
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Man Charged with Passing Counterfeit Bill

Angel Navarro was arrested Monday in an incident involving the passing of a counterfeit bill to a minor, the V.I. Police Department reported.

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2015-02-26 00:55:30
Higher Income Ceiling Allows for Increase in Medicaid Recipients

For the first time, the United States Virgin Islands has established a local poverty level that will be used in determining income eligibility for the Medical Assistance Program (MAP).

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2015-02-25 14:52:29
USDA Commodities to Be Distributed by VIDE’s Special Nutrition Program

The Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDE) Special Nutrition Programs will distribute bonus USDA commodities to the needy as part of The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP), according to a press release from VIDE: This is the schedule for distributions:

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2015-02-24 18:09:53
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Arnold Highfield Will Read His New Poems at Undercover Books

Arnold Highfield will read and discuss poems from his newly released book, "Under a Taino Moon," from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 26, at Undercover Books & Gifts in Gallows Bay. After his reading, he will meet customers for a book signing.
He is professor emeritus of social sciences and linguistics on the St. Croix Campus of the University of Virgin Islands. He has published an earlier volume of verse, "An Archaeology of Names." In addition, he has published verse in a number of journals, including The Caribbean Writer, Ethos, The Lyricist, Kruispunt, Yellow Cedars Blooming and Seasoning for the Mortar, to name just a few.
For more information, contact Kathy Bennett at Undercover Books & Gifts, 719-1567.

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