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Territory Receives $2.1 Million for School Maintenance

The U.S. Office of Insular Affairs will provide $2.1 million to the U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Education for school maintenance, Delegate Stacey Plaskett announced Thursday.

Virgin Islanders Can Now Pay Property Tax Online

Property owners can now pay their property tax bills online for all years, Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter announced Wednesday.

Mapp Nominates Claude Walker as Attorney General; Carroll Will Stay on as Counsel

Attorney Claude Walker has been nominated by Gov. Kenneth Mapp to fill the position of attorney general. Walker served as a prosecutor with the V.I. Attorney General’s Office from 2007 until 2011.

V.I. Cracking Down on Untaxed Vacation Room Rentals

The heads of Licensing and Consumer Affairs, Tourism and Bureau of Internal Revenue recently met to discuss the regulation of vacation room rentals in the Virgin Islands.

DPNR Investigating Abi Beach Bar Development

DPNR is investigating reports made by concerned residents that permits issued to Sanctuary Holdings LLC in 2014 for the construction of Abi Beach Bar may have been violated.

Below Average Hurricane Season, Colorado State Forecasters Say

A well below-average hurricane season continues to be on tap for the Atlantic basin in 2015, Colorado State University Tropical Meteorology forecasters said in a Tuesday press release.

Golden Grove Shakedown Yields Weapons, Other Contraband

An early morning shakedown at the Golden Grove Correctional Facility on St. Croix Friday turned up a trove of weapons, medication, electronics and other contraband, according to acting Warden Diane Prosper.

New Kids Count Report Shows V.I. Youth Hurt by Recession

Reversing some positive trends from past years, statistics in the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands' just-released Kids Count 2014 Data Book document a daunting panoply of social ills.

St. Thomas Humane Society Seeking V.I. Spay and Neuter Law

There was no opposition within the Humane Society during its annual meeting July 31when it voted to seek legislation requiring pet owners to spay and neuter their pets.

Chaotic Kayak Race Raises $57,000 for Team River Runner

Thirty-two kayak teams went head to head in a heated race Sunday afternoon on Oppenheimer Beach at the fifth annual Chaotic Kayak Race. The fundraiser raised more than $57,603.





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