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Senators Upbeat on Mapp's State of the Territory Address

Senators gave Gov. Kenneth Mapp high marks for laying out a clear picture of the territory's financial woes and pointing to a way forward at his first state of the territory address Monday.

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2015-01-27 03:16:11
Budget Woes Prominent in Mapp's First State of the Territory Address

Gov. Kenneth Mapp struck an optimistic tone for the future while nonetheless painting a bleak picture of the territory's financial shape, during his first state of the territory address Monday evening.

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2015-01-27 01:39:18
Undercurrents: Better Mental Health – So Near, Yet So Far

The private-public sector Mental Health Care Commission finally agreed on the way to overhaul mental health care in the territory. Now they can’t get the government to sign off on the agreement.

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2015-01-26 23:07:35
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Contractor Challenge Won’t Delay deChabert Demolition

V.I. Superior Court Judge Julio Brady has allowed the V.I. Housing Authority to move forward with the demolition of the former Ralph deChabert Housing Community despite a challenge filed by a losing bidder.

Read entire articleJan 28 2015 - 11:59pm
Crime Stoppers: Help Generate Information

Crime Stoppers is based on the principle that someone other than the criminal has information that can solve a crime. Crime Stoppers was created to help law enforcement generate that information.

Read entire articleJan 28 2015 - 12:06pm
Quantum of the Seas Sets WICO Record on Inaugural Visit

Royal Caribbean International's 1,140-foot cruise liner Quantum of the Seas became the largest cruise ship ever to berth at the West Indian Co. Ltd. company dock on St. Thomas on Tuesday.

Read entire articleJan 27 2015 - 9:32pm
Interior Confronts Climate Change in Territories

The Virgin Islands is about to get a push in addressing environmental and economic issues associated with climate change, thanks to a newly created position of climate change coordinator.

Read entire articleJan 27 2015 - 9:01pm
V.I. Port Authority Updates Flight Cancellations

Although the winter snow storm that halted just about everything in the northeast didn’t turn out to be as bad as predicted, some flights out of the territory remain on hold, according to VIPA.

Read entire articleJan 27 2015 - 4:35pm
Senators Upbeat on Mapp's State of the Territory Address

Senators gave Gov. Kenneth Mapp high marks for laying out a clear picture of the territory's financial woes and pointing to a way forward at his first state of the territory address Monday.

Read entire articleJan 27 2015 - 4:16am
Budget Woes Prominent in Mapp's First State of the Territory Address

Gov. Kenneth Mapp struck an optimistic tone for the future while nonetheless painting a bleak picture of the territory's financial shape, during his first state of the territory address Monday evening.

Read entire articleJan 27 2015 - 2:39am
Undercurrents: Better Mental Health – So Near, Yet So Far

The private-public sector Mental Health Care Commission finally agreed on the way to overhaul mental health care in the territory. Now they can’t get the government to sign off on the agreement.

Read entire articleJan 27 2015 - 12:07am
V.I. Film Business on the Upswing, Tourism Says

With diverse locations for filming across the Virgin Islands, the territory’s film and commercial phtography industry is on the upswing, according to the V.I. Tourism Department and locals in the business.

Read entire articleJan 26 2015 - 11:31pm
Northeast Storm Causes Cancellations

With blizzard conditions occurring in the northeast United States, vacationers in the Virgin Islands found themselves tacking on unplanned extra days or leaving early to beat the storm home.

Read entire articleJan 26 2015 - 6:28pm