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BIR Informs Public of Increase in Taxes on Tobacco Products

Increases to the excise tax rates for cigarettes, cigars and other tobacco products will go into effect on June 1.

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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DPNR’s Division of Building Permits to Hold Public Outreach Events

The general public is invited to join the Division of Building Permits in public outreach events as part of the celebration of Building Safety Month.

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2016-05-23 18:50:45
Virtue of the Week: Loyalty

Loyalty is staying true to someone. It is standing up for something you believe in without wavering. It is being faithful to your family, country, school, friends or ideals when the going gets tough as well as when things are good. 

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2016-05-22 20:53:27
Man Injured in Raphune Hill Shooting

A man was grazed with a bullet early Saturday in shooting incident on Raphune Hill, the V.I. Police Department reported. 

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2016-05-21 21:57:02
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VOTER REGISTRATION ON ST. THOMAS ,WATER ISLAND

In order to accommodate the public, the St. Thomas Elections Board has arranged special hours and locations on St. Thomas and Water Island, where residents can register to vote.
Here they are:
ON WATER ISLAND:
Sun., June 30, 2 to 4 p.m. – Water Island, in the area immediately adjacent to the dock.
ON ST. THOMAS:

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And prospective St. Thomas and Water Island voters can register at the St. Thomas Election Office:
Daily, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – No. 22 Crystal Gade (around the corner from the Dutch Reformed Church)
In order to register you must bring:
U.S. Birth Certificate (original), or
U.S. Passport, or
U.S. Naturalization Certificate, AND
Social Security Card
For more information call 774-3107.
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