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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Kenneth Mapp has urged residents of the territory to take necessary precautions even as Hurricane Beryl, the first hurricane of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, weakened to a tropical storm and is expected to pass south of the Virgin Islands in the

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OBITUARY NOTICE: LEE VANTERPOOL OF ST. THOMAS. HE DIED IN GEORGIA AT AGE 76. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands has lost one of its premier broadcasting and media experts, said Governor Kenneth Mapp, who extended condolences to the family and many friends of Leon “Lee” Vanterpool. Known popularly as

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter advised Monday that corporations, partnerships, and LLC whether profit or non-profit must pay their franchise taxes and produce reports on or before July 2 to avoid the assessment of penalties and interest. The deadline date is extended to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp and Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter said they commended 329 graduating seniors on St. Thomas who overcame “numerous difficulties during a challenging school year due to the impact of two Category 5 hurricanes.” At Ivanna Eudora Kean High School’s commencement ceremony, held in the Digna

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EASY RIDING: Scott Free Road on St. Thomas (orange plastic barriers present) and other roads across the territory are in the process of being restored. Roads such as Mandahl Bay Road (above) have already been repaired after sustaining significant hurricane damage. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor

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NEW ACTING V.I. COMMISSIONER OF LABOR AVRIL E. GEORGE CHRISTIANSTED — Averil George has been named Acting Commissioner of the Virgin Islands Department of Labor effective Monday, June 25. George, who currently serves as the Assistant Director of the Division of Personnel, replaces outgoing Labor Commissioner Catherine Hendry. Hendry submitted

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp said today that he has nominated Sheldon A. Turnbull and Jay T. Watson to the Virgin Islands Horse Racing Commission. Once confirmed by the Legislature, Turnbull will serve three years in the St. Thomas/St. John district and Watson will represent the district of St. Croix for two years. The

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Kenneth Mapp met with Federal Emergency Management Agency leadership on Tuesday to discuss advancing the rebuild and repair of Virgin Islands schools, hospitals and public housing and to share his concerns about protecting residents in the event of a major storm this

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GOVERNOR KENNETH MAPP (left) and LEGAL COUNSEL EMILE HENDERSON III. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s legal counsel has some explaining to do tonight about an ill-advised Father’s Day post on Facebook that some are calling “abusive” and “misogynistic.” Critics say Emile Henderson III’s post seeks

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp offered his Father’s Day tribute to the thousands of Virgin Islands men who play active and supportive roles in the upbringing of our children. “As I participate in graduation ceremonies across the territory during this period, it is always

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