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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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Government House said that Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter will serve as Acting Governor beginning this afternoon while Governor Kenneth Mapp makes a brief trip out of the territory. Potter will act as Governor until Governor Mapp’s scheduled return on Wednesday. Government House offered no other information in a

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CHRISTIANSTED — Tropical Storm Isaac was downgraded to a tropical depression on Friday, but it is still bringing lingering rain to parts of southern St. Croix today. Isaac was expected to bring about two to three inches of additional rainfall to St. Croix, with little effect to St. Thomas and St.

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COMMENTARY BY: SORAYA DIASE COFFELT Two gubernatorial candidates have expressed publicly their support for legislation to give free tuition to every high school graduate in the U.S. Virgin Islands who wants to attend the University of the Virgin Islands. As the mother of two sons who graduated from college in

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — On the one-year anniversary of Hurricanes Irma and Maria’s devastation in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Governor Kenneth Mapp has praised God for fortifying him, his colleagues and the people of the territory for the challenge of rebuilding their homeland. In a stirring

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Federal court documents filed in a possible class action lawsuit against the Virgin Islands government show the government owes far more in unpaid tax returns than has been publicly stated. The latest lawsuit, filed in late August in U.S. District Court, asks

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THUG SHOT: The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) official mug shot of Gregory Rafael Narr, who is the special assistant to Governor Kenneth E. Mapp, was accused of two domestic violence-related assault charges early this morning. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — The special assistant to Governor Kenneth Mapp

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded grants totaling $1.26 million to support the Frederiksted Health Care Center on St. Croix and the East End Medical Center on St. Thomas. The Frederiksted clinic will receive $674,800 and the East

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GOVERNOR KENNETH MAPP REAPPOINTED LAUREL HEWITT SEWER TO THE VIPA BOARD [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he has nominated Lennox Joseph to the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority Board of Directors. The term of appointment is four years. Joseph will represent the St. Croix

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