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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Michele Paige, President of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA), says the partnership with the ports of the U.S. Virgin Islands is “at an all-time high.” Her comments came after this month’s FCCA Operations Committee meeting, which allowed the USVI delegation to exchange

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The entire community is invited to attend the 24th Annual Virgin Islands High School Appellate Moot Court Competition, hosted by the Virgin Islands Bar Association which will be held as follows: May 1, 2018, Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] SAN JUAN — Florida-based Silver Airways has bought the Caribbean’s largest regional airline — Seaborne. Officials say Puerto Rico-based Seaborne Airlines will operate as a stand-alone subsidiary until the two airlines merge next year. It will continue to serve 12 airports, including those in Puerto

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — If you’re a Virgin Islands government employee who will be eligible for a pension when you retire, there is only one thing on your mind: Will the Government Employee Retirement System (GERS) still be solvent then? And if you’re independent candidate for governor,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Finance Commissioner Valdamier Collens said that just about $5 million in tax refunds will be sent out tomorrow. Collens said about 1,500 refund checks will be mailed out totaling $4.95 million, Collens said. About on-third of the refunds being sent out are for 2016. Bureau of Internal Revenue

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Two modular units have arrived on St. Thomas and two units will soon arrive on St. Croix as temporary office space for the Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV). Offices in each district were significantly damaged by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. On St. Thomas,

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — People are boiling hot about the high price of eggs on St. Croix, according to social media. Some people said businesses were “price gouging” while others speculated that the eggs were made of gold! A person in the Facebook group “What’s Happening St. Croix”

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] PHILIPSBURG — Three Caribbean airlines have formed an alliance which promises to make it easier and cheaper for travelers to move between 32 countries. Antigua-based LIAT, Air Antilles of Guadeloupe and Sint Maarten’s Winair have joined forces under the CaribSKY project which is co-funded by

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Government House said that “a wide variety of new career opportunities within the Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands are now available to the public.” Job openings include positions in accounting, education, law enforcement and engineering. “Through the tireless and strategic efforts of Governor Kenneth Mapp and the assistance

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community and solid waste haulers that the section of the Scrap Metal yard that collects and stores vehicles will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays and closed at 4 p.m. daily.

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