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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — The UVI Research and Technology Park (RTPark) of the U.S. Virgin Islands said Friday that it has value and contributes to the territory. The RT Park building on the University of the Virgin Islands St. Croix campus was largely destroyed by Hurricane Maria.

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OBITUARY NOTICE: Oliver McCoy Webster [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp, on behalf of the government and people of the Virgin Islands, has issued a statement of condolence to the family, loved ones and friends of hotelier and business executive Oliver McCoy Webster, who passed

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said that the Division of Environmental Enforcement will begin vessel and mooring registrations for the 2018-2019 year on Monday, June 11th. All existing mooring holders are now required GPS location in the format provided

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ST. THOMAS ENTREPRENEUR MAX SCHANFARBER [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — St. Thomas entrepreneur Max Schanfarber, who was certified by Supervisor of Elections Caroline Fawkes to fill a St. Thomas—St. John vacancy on the Board of Elections, is calling for an end to the controversy in hopes of

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix resident apparently drowned in a hotel pool on Protestant Cay late Saturday afternoon. Carlos Wesley, 71, was pulled from the pool “unresponsive” at Hotel on the Cay about 5:01 p.m. on Saturday, police said. Police described Wesley as “an elderly

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp said this week that he was taking steps in his proposed budget to prop up the faltering Government Employees’ Retirement System (GERS). Mapp presented his proposed fiscal year 2019 budget to Virgin Islands Senate President Myron Jackson on Wednesday.

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ELECTRICITY REPORT: Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority CEO Lawrence Kupfer [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — With the start of the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season (yesterday), I take this opportunity to inform you that the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority continues fine-tuning its disaster preparedness plan

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] GRAND ANSE, Grenada — Caribbean countries should dive into the “blue economy” to exploit marine resources, giving their economies a much needed boost, while protecting coastal eco-systems, economists said. The island nations – which have 80 times more sea than land – been hampered by

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE ― Governor Kenneth Mapp submitted a proposed $1.278 billion budget Wednesday evening to the 32nd Legislature to fund the operations of the Government of the Virgin Islands (GVI) for Fiscal Year 2019 which commences on October 1, 2018. In the budget proposal transmitted to Senate President

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] MIAMI  — Puerto Rico is working on building emergency management capabilities that would help the American island withstand future disasters, the head of the U.S. government agency that oversees disaster response said Wednesday, two days before the official start to the Atlantic hurricane season. Brock

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