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Polling Judge Donna Phillip, right, looks on as voters file into the UVI polling site.

Board of Elections Releases 2018 General Election Counting of Provisional Ballots

On Wednesday, Nov. 14, the Board of Elections of the St. Thomas-St. John District and the St. Croix District counted the Provisional Ballots. The attached unofficial report with the updated contests is attached.

Delta Air Lines to Increase St. Croix Flights During Holiday Season

Commissioner of Tourism Beverly Nicholson-Doty confirmed that the Atlanta-based carrier will operate a daily service from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Henry E. Rohlsen Airport between Dec. 20 and Jan. 5.

Senate Turnover: Positive Not Planning to Fade Away

As his term comes to a close Positive T.A. Nelson, is still pushing for the issue for which he is best known – legalization of marijuana.

Court Blocks New Voter Registrations Before Nov. 20 Runoff Election

V.I. Superior Court Judge Denise Francois has granted a temporary restraining order “enjoining, restraining and prohibiting" voter registration in the St. Thomas-St. John district ahead of next week’s runoff election for governor and lieutenant governor

St. Thomas-St. John District TWIC Enrollment Center Moves to UVI

The U.S. Department of Transportation has notified VIPA of a new, permanent enrollment center for residents on St. Thomas and St. John to obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card.

Sen. Nereida “Nellie” Rivera O’Reilly Endorses Mapp/Potter Team

For the first time in decades the Virgin Islands has a governor who does not succumb to the demands of special interest groups, Sen. Nereida “Nellie” Rivera O’Reilly said this week.
Elections Board Chairman Arturo Watlington Jr.

AG Sues to Stop Registration, but Election Board Will Continue Until Court Rules

Attorney General Claude Walker on Tuesday filed a request for a temporary restraining order to stop the Board of Elections from registering new voters before the Nov. 20 runoff, but the board’s chair said Tuesday night that until a court rules, registration will continue.

Mosler Says ‘No’ to Mapp; Running Mate Fonseca Says ‘Yes’

Fourth-place gubernatorial candidate Warren Mosler came out strongly against Gov. Kenneth Mapp in a statement on his Facebook page while his running mate, Ray Fonseca, recently endorsed Mapp.

Police Union Vote Opens Door to More Pay Raises Before the Runoff Election

The St. Thomas and St. Croix Policeman’s Benevolent Association's voted Nov. 7 to approve proposed wage increases and issued a statement over the weekend thanking Police Commissioner Delroy Richards and Gov. Kenneth Mapp.

Flash Flood Warning in Effect

A flash flood warning has been issued for the U.S. Virgin Islands as Invest 65L brings a strong line of moister that began to impact the territory Tuesday evening.





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