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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Pistarckle Theater said there will be auditions on Sunday, May 5th and Monday, May 6th at 6 p.m. at the theater in the far back of Tillett Gardens for its 5th Annual New Playwright Festival (NPF). Because this is a staged reading with script in hand, there

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ORLANDO — Two Department of Health employees recently received national recognition for their work in vector control at the 85th American Mosquito Control Association annual meeting in Florida. The employees, David Delgado and Aubrey Drummond, each received the Boyz-Ariaz Grass Roots Award, an award that commends non-supervisory field staff and

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In 2017, the Caribbean had a record number of 30.1 million tourists reports Travel Weekly, and these numbers only continue to grow. Despite a number of natural disasters hitting area in recent years, the attraction to tourists is still booming. Although many digital-age loving businesses preach that print marketing is “dead”, the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One beach in the territory failed to meet established water quality standards for bacteria and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Hull Bay beach on St. Thomas had a high

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. and Lt. Governor Tregenza Roach opened the St. Thomas Food, Arts and Crafts Fair on Wednesday which showcased the “growing variety and diversity of Virgin Islands culture.” “As you walk around today you’re going to be running into all kinds of friends and

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CHRISTIANSTED — Commissioner nominee Jean-Pierre Oriol of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources said that the Division of Environmental Protection will be celebrating Virgin Islands Small Business Week from May 6 to 10. This week-long celebration begins with two workshops to educate all small business industry owners and managers

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) Commissioner nominee Richard Evangelista said that merchants must submit a Hurricane Price List to his department by June 1. Every year, at the onset of hurricane season, DLCA requests businesses to furnish an official price list of their goods and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A St. Thomas man went to trial and was convicted of being a marijuana dealer. Le’Quan Registe, 25, of St. Thomas, was found guilty of possession with intent to distribute marijuana after a jury trial in U.S. District Court, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. The jury

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Labor (VIDOL) and the Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs(DLCA) release details below as a town hall tour is launched to cover the territory’s updates changes, and opportunities as it relates to the recovery period and the transition into hurricane preparedness season. The

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. today announced the release of 1,800 income tax refunds totaling more than $4.8 million to pay outstanding tax refunds for the tax year 2016. Bryan said the timely issuing of refund payments to tax-paying residents of the territory is important and thanked the

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