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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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Mapp Signs $4.8 Million Midland Road Contract

On Tuesday, Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed a contract with V.I. Paving for $4.8 million in federally funded work on St. Croix's Midland Road.

Delegate Plaskett Meets with Fed Officials in PR

In order to build relationships with her colleagues in the federal agencies affecting the territory and the region, Delegate Stacey Plaskett is traveling this week to Puerto Rico, according to her office.

V.I. Love Story: First Movie Produced in Territory Premieres

Reichhold Center for the Performing Arts was transformed into a bit of Hollywood Saturday as moviegoers walked the canopied red carpet to view the premier of "Timeless: A Virgin Islands Love Story."

Memorial Service Calls for Community Peace

100 or so residents turned out for the Peace Memorial Service Saturday night at Island Center for the Performing Arts, promoting peace and honoring victims of violence.

Event Commemorates VI-PR Friendship

Music, food, drink and dancing brought Crucians together with their Puerto Rican friends in great numbers at David C. Canegata Ball Park Sunday for VIPR Friendship

Cruise Passengers Satisfied with V.I. Visits, Survey Shows

A study released this month by the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association shows that overall, cruise ship passengers visiting the U.S. Virgin Islands were very satisfied with their visit.

Mapp Signs Taxi Speculation Law, Vetoes Taxi Regulator’s Budget

Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed into law a bill allowing all those allowed to bid on taxi medallions to immediately turn around and see how much they can make by leasing them to people who actually want to drive taxis.

Casino Control Commission Proposes Fee Hikes for Sole V.I. Casino

The V.I. Casino Control Commission heard opposition from the territory’s only casino, Divi Carina Bay, when they considered increasing fees during a meeting Friday.

Public Works Getting $1 Million In Leftover Heavy Equipment

Public Works will likely be getting an array of unused digging equipment and material leftover from the construction of the territory's federally financed V.I. Next Generation Network.

AG Walker Says V.I. Can Stop Guns at Airports

During hearings Thursday, acting Attorney General Claude Walker told senators that the V.I. Port Authority could potentially hold bags the airlines tag as containing firearms until the owner's register the weapons.

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