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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) are teaming up to help people prepare their federal income tax returns. BIR Director nominee Joel Lee and UVI Accounting Chair Aubrey Washington said UVI accounting students will provide tax help to the community.

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FREDERIKSTED — The V.I. Department of Agriculture said today that Bill Number 32-0062, “The Community and Heritage Tree Law of the Virgin Islands” was signed into law January 6th, 2019. “This law protects all public trees, which are those within the right-of-way of public roads and on publicly owned land,”

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Agrifest 2019 Set for Feb. 16-18: “VI Agriculture: Still Growing in 2019” The public is invited to attend the 48th Annual Agriculture and Food Fair of the Virgin Islands from Feb. 16-18 at the Rudolph Shulterbrandt Agricultural Complex, Estate Lower Love on St. Croix.  The theme is “VI Agriculture: Still Growing

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Labor Commissioner Designee Gary Molloy, said that VIDOL is now accepting applications for the Labor Investing for Tomorrow (LIFT) summer internship program. Now in its thirtieth (30th) year, the LIFT program continues to provide college juniors, seniors, and graduate students with meaningful work/internship experience in

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Free tuition for Virgin Islands students, how can you argue against Act 8155? Dr. Hall seemed to outline a compelling case for providing free college tuition to any Virgin Islander who can maintain a 2.5 GPA. I say there are a number of questions that need to be answered before

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FREDERIKSTED — The public is invited to attend the 48th Annual Agriculture and Food Fair of the  Virgin Islands from February 16 to 18 at the Rudolph Shulterbrandt Agricultural Complex in Estate Lower Love. The theme is “VI Agriculture: Still Growing in 2019!”  The entrance fee is $6 for adults, $4

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Senator Marvin Blyden said he will join millions of people of African descent around the world in celebrating Black History Month during the month of February. Black History Month begins today February 1. Blyden urged Virgin Islanders to celebrate and study Black History and the historical and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said that the Charles Wesley Turnbull Regional Public Library and the Fort Christian Museum National Historic Landmark site will open late on Friday.   Each site will open Friday at 12:00 noon and close at 5:00 p.m., according to DPNR Commissioner

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the disability community in the Virgin Islands will soon be equipped with emergency radios that could mean the difference between life and death in the face of a disaster, thanks to the efforts of the Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD).

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Senator Marvin Blyden said he joins the Virgin Islands community in celebrating the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, urging all Virgin Islanders to live by the principles Dr. King embodied. “At a time when so many people, from young men on our streets to officials

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