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Team Ice Mocha Fatty Wins USVI Stars and Stripes Poker Run

The USVI Stars and Stripes Poker Run attracted more than 400 participants, but because the event was held on the waters surrounding St. Thomas, its inclusion in the St. John carnival lineup has been largely overlooked.
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Main Street before construction began. (James Gardner photo)

Public Works ‘Reassessing’ Main Street

The delayed work to enhance Charlotte Amalie's Main Street should take about another year to complete and Public Works is "currently reassessing this project to determine the way forward," Public Works Commissioner Gustav James said.
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WAPA Seeking $85 Million in Borrowing for New Generators

The V.I. Water and Power Authority approved bond anticipation notes of up to $85 million for new generators Monday. The authority also approved its Fiscal Year 2016 Electric and Water Systems Audited Financial Statements.
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WAPA To Stop Taking Payments Through Scotiabank Branches

After July 28, utility payments to the V.I. Water and Power Authority can no longer be made at Scotiabank branches, WAPA announced Monday.
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District Board Certifies Sarauw as Winner of Special Election

Three months after the votes were counted, the St. Thomas-St. John District Board of Elections members on Monday certified the April 8 special election results, paving the way for Janelle Sarauw to join V.I. Senate.
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Mango Dis Mango Dat 2017

Tasty Treats in the Heat – 21st Annual Mango Melee

Not even a scorching hot sun could stop people from attending the 21st annual Mango Melee and Tropical Fruit Festival this year at St. George's Botanical Gardens. With over 4,000 people in attendance, this year was one of the most successful Mango Melees yet.
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A dozen participants share their thoughts on what could make walking and biking safer around the Schneider Regional Medical Center.

Community Steps Out to Promote Safer Roads and Healthier Lifestyles

With the help of a diverse group of stakeholders, the area around the Schneider Regional Medical Center will become more pedestrian and biker friendly over the next year.
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The Westin’s troupe, carrying signs celebrated the resort’s 20th year on St. John, blew a blizzard of confetti into the air.

St. John Festival Parade Winners Announced

Two troupes representing the largest resorts on St. John won top honors from judges of the St. John Fourth of July Parade. St. John Westin Resort and Caneel Bay Resort were among the host island entries that distinguished themselves.
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Oscar Henry House

Restaurant Coming to Historic Frederiksted Landmark

Some folks with experience in running restaurants, construction and historical renovation plan to open a restaurant in Frederiksted's historic Oscar E. Henry Customs House, right across from the cruise ship pier.
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Janelle Sarauw

Sarauw Might Soon Take Senate Seat

The saga of the St. Thomas senate seat may soon reach a conclusion with the Legislature and the St. Thomas/St. John Board of Elections scheduling meetings to discuss the latest court order.
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