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5-C Estate Adrian as seen on the Lieutenant Governor's MapGeo System.

Senators Positive on Requested Zoning Changes on STJ

Senators all but approved two zoning requests for St. John at a meeting of the Committee of the Whole held at the Legislative Annex in Cruz Bay Wednesday night.
Sen. Sammuel Sanes chairs Friday's meeting of the Senate’s Committee on Government Affairs, Veterans, Energy and Environmental Protection.

Senate Panel Tables Mapp’s Cousin’s Nomination to VIPA Board

Lawmakers on Thursday held in committee the renomination of Laurel Hewitt-Sewer, cousin of Gov. Kenneth Mapp, to the governing board of the Virgin Islands Port Authority after raising concerns over conflict of interest and the agency’s under-performance.

A Year After the Storms: What Hotels Are Open? Which Are Not? What’s Changing?

A year after two devastating hurricanes swept the territory, life in the U.S. Virgin Islands has mostly returned to normal – mostly. Visitors are returning on cruise ships and to stay in V.I. hotels.
Education Commissioner Sharon McCollum updates the Senate Committee on Education, Youth and Recreation on the progress of V.I. public schools. (Photo by Barry Leerman for the V.I. Senate)

Schools are Open; Teachers Got Raises

Members of the Senate Committee on Education, Youth and Recreation had mixed responses to the Department of Education update on the 2018-2019 school year.
Tourism Commissioner Beverly NIcholson-Doty speaks at Tuesday's news conference, flanked by Gov. Kenneth Mapp and Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter.

Governor Touts His Efforts to Increase V.I. Tourism

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp touted increased tourism revenues, additional cruise ships to the territory, and innovations to enhance tourism, including the start of water...
Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp said Tuesday in the government is looking at how to evacuate residents in the event of another major disaster, particularly the elderly and patients at the hospital.

Tax Refund Advocates Sue Over Mapp’s Elder Care

A taxpayer advocacy group recently filed a lawsuit against Gov. Kenneth Mapp and the Human Services nurse he’s employed as a special advisor since 2015.

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