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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp and Lt. Governor Osbert Potter offered their congratulations to all the winners of Saturday’s Democratic Primary. “We certainly understand the hard work and personal sacrifice necessary to enter public service,” the Governor said. “All the candidates are to be commended for their interest in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Commentators and political pundits are calling the 2018 Democratic Primary for the gubernatorial team of Albert Bryan and Tregenza Roach with 39.29 percent of the vote (unofficial results). Some 39.9% of the electorate voted for Bryan-Roach with 26 of 30 precincts counted (86.67%). A total of 3,093

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three beaches in territory failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Coki Point, Lindquist and Water Bay beaches on St. Thomas are not safe to swim or

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Rattan Polling Service, which says it is an independent polling source and has been conducting polling in the Virgin Islands since 1998, said it sampled 300 people in the territory between July 15 and August 1. “The race for the Democratic Gubernatorial nomination appears to be a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A native of the Dominican Republic admitted that he tried to smuggle at least 121 pounds of cocaine in a vehicle on a car barge into the territory. Reynaldo Lerburds, 41, pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court before Judge Curtis V. Gomez, to conspiracy to possess

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Imagine doing all of your grocery shopping, then waiting in line to pay for them — only to find at the end of all of that — that you can’t pay the bill! About 28,000 Virgin Islanders getting federal Supplementary Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) food stamp benefits

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp has signed an order renewing the Virgin Islands State of Emergency declaration through September 1, 2018. “As the Territory of the Virgin Islands of the United States has suffered an emergency and a major disaster due to Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the need for a state

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CHRISTIANSTED — Government House said that Governor Kenneth Mapp will be traveling out of the territory today. Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter will serve as Acting Governor until Friday, according to the two-line prepared statement.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Commissioner Dawn L. Henry, Esq. of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) reminds the public that pursuant to Title 29, Chapter 3, Section 281, Subsection (a), (7), Rules and Regulations of the Virgin Islands Historic Preservation Commission, Section 281 -11 2(A), No off-premises signs, including but not

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE –– Governor Kenneth Mapp has formally nominated Averil George as Commissioner of the Virgin Islands Department of Labor. George has served as Acting Commissioner since her appointment on June 25. Governor Mapp said that George has been a great asset to his leadership team thus far, having exemplified hard work

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