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Local produce at Jackson Farm Stand on St. Croix (Bill Kossler photo)

Ag sets Oct. 1 Deadline to Apply for Farm Tax Exemption

Property owners who use their land to grow and sell produce or for other types of farming can get a property tax exemption and the application period for the exemption is now open. The annual application period runs from June 1 to Oct. 1, and no applications shall be accepted aftertha
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DOH to Hold Town Hall on Making Walkability, Physical Activity a Priority

The V.I. Department of Health (DOH) in partnership with other government agencies and non-government organizations will hold a Town Hall on Walkability.
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Campaign Disclosure Reports Due on June 30

Supervisor of Elections: “Failure to submit the campaign disclosure report by the deadline will result in candidates and political committees incurring fees.
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Division of Corporations and Trademarks Reminds Business Owners of Franchise Tax Deadline

Business entities that must comply with this requirement are corporations, LLP, LLLP and LLC.
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VIDOA Accepting Farmland Tax Exemption Applications Through Oct. 1

The annual application period for Farmland Tax Exemption is from June 1 to Oct. 1. No applications shall be accepted after the October deadline.
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Mats from Island Glory. (Submitted photo)

St. Croix Student Company Using Plastic Bags to Make Crafty Products

Plastic shopping bags may soon be a thing of the past in the U.S. Virgin Islands, but one group of students has embraced an opportunity to turn them into recycled products.
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Changes Made to Harbor Shuttle Proposal; Deadline Unchanged

With a few days left until the bidding closes, it appeared as of Tuesday night that no additional time will be granted to transportation companies who want to be part of a Charlotte Amalie Harbor water shuttle.
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DOH Promotes Healthy Families Through Nurse/Family Partnership

The participating mothers and babies received home care visits from prenatal through the baby’s second birthday.
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Former BMV Officials and BIZVI Owner Arrested For RealID Fraud

Syed Gilani, owner of BIZVI, Jerris Brown the former Director of the Virgin Island Bureau of Motor Vehicles, and Gregory Christian former Project Manager at the BMV have all been arrested on multiple charges including misuse of federal funds.
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Youth Tackle League Gains Three New Head Coaches

For the past two years, the V.I. Sports Training Academy’s youth tackle football league for middle schoolers has been working out its kinks, but the addition of three new head coaches is going to “help the league turn out a more dedicated product, “officials said over the
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