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SEA QUEST: Virgin Islands Police Department officers prepare to put to sea a kayak from the Hull Bay boat launch Sunday evening as authorities attempt to recover an unidentified body in the water. https://sorayaforgovernor.com/ CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police say they recovered human remains from the waters off the North Side of

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https://sorayaforgovernor.com/   CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that work began Saturday, at 392 Anna’s Retreat (Four Winds) in the vicinity of On the Run Service Station and Splash and Dash Car Wash. Contractor, Big Lee Repair and Tile, Inc., will be working to finalize repairs

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https://sorayaforgovernor.com/ CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police say a man is recovering in the hospital after being shot in the hip on Tuesday. The man told police he was walking home from work after 10 p.m. on Tuesday when someone fired gunshots at him near the basketball court in Tutu Valley. The

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FREDERIKSTED — Governor Kenneth Mapp has announced his approval of a contract for more major improvements to St. Croix’s Melvin Evans Highway. The work – which includes paving, repairs and safety provisions – will take place from Hannah’s Rest to the Good Hope Intersection. Virgin Islands Paving has been contracted to

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of the Interior announced on Wednesday that it will be signing over $251 million dollars to the U.S. Virgin Islands in rum tax cover-over payments for estimated FY 2019 rum tax collections. This is the largest amount since 2013. A small amount will wind up

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WASHINGTON — Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced a $75,000 distribution from the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) to the Virgin Islands for state-identified outdoor recreation and conservation projects. This is part of a $100 million distribution from the LWCF to all 50 states, the territories and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise Team advises the St. Thomas and St. John community that there has been a delay in the collection of municipal solid waste in the following districts: St. Thomas House-to-House (H2H or curbside) collection service: ▪ Old Tutu ▪

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Department of Finance Commissioner Valdamier Collens and Bureau of Internal Revenue Director Marvin Pickering said that at least 901 Virgin Islanders will receive income tax refunds this week. Director Pickering said the checks, which total $7.2 million, are to be mailed today. “This latest release of refunds

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he will meet the Government Retirees United for Fairness (GRUFF) this Friday. Mapp’s meeting with GRUFF members is scheduled for September 21st at 11am-12:30 pm at Walkers by the Sea Restaurant in St. Thomas. The governor will meet with GRUFF President Helen Hart

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CRUZ BAY — The former branch manager of Terminix International USVI, LLC pleaded guilty on Monday to four counts of illegally applying fumigants containing methyl bromide in multiple residential locations in the U.S. Virgin Islands, including the condominium resort complex in St. John where a family of four fell seriously ill

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