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NOAA Advises Mutton Snapper Seasonal Spawning Area to Close March 1

NOAA Fisheries reminds the public that commercial and recreational fishing is prohibited in federal waters of the mutton snapper spawning…

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Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 
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Higher Income Ceiling Allows for Increase in Medicaid Recipients

For the first time, the United States Virgin Islands has established a local poverty level that will be used in determining income eligibility for the Medical Assistance Program (MAP).

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2015-02-25 14:52:29
USDA Commodities to Be Distributed by VIDE’s Special Nutrition Program

The Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDE) Special Nutrition Programs will distribute bonus USDA commodities to the needy as part of The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP), according to a press release from VIDE: This is the schedule for distributions:

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2015-02-24 18:09:53
Taxicab Commission to Offer Two-Day Seminar on Taxi Class “C” Exams

The Board of Directors of the Virgin Islands Taxicab Commission has announced that Taxi Class “C” Exams will be offered four times a year (once per quarter) beginning in March. Prior to applying for the exam, each appliant is required to attend a two-day seminar.

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2015-02-23 13:47:19
Deaths — St. Thomas
Roy E. Potter Dies

 Roy E. Potter, also known as “Poe Land,” died on Feb. 14 at his residence. He was 80 years old.
Funeral services are pending.
All arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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