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VIEDA’s EDC Commission Holds Hearing on Tax Exemptions for Six Businesses

The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority's (VIEDA) Economic Development Commission (EDC) will hold a public hearing that will focus on…

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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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Senators Upbeat on Mapp's State of the Territory Address

Senators gave Gov. Kenneth Mapp high marks for laying out a clear picture of the territory's financial woes and pointing to a way forward at his first state of the territory address Monday.

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2015-01-27 03:16:11
Budget Woes Prominent in Mapp's First State of the Territory Address

Gov. Kenneth Mapp struck an optimistic tone for the future while nonetheless painting a bleak picture of the territory's financial shape, during his first state of the territory address Monday evening.

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2015-01-27 01:39:18
Undercurrents: Better Mental Health – So Near, Yet So Far

The private-public sector Mental Health Care Commission finally agreed on the way to overhaul mental health care in the territory. Now they can’t get the government to sign off on the agreement.

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2015-01-26 23:07:35
Deaths — St. Thomas
Sandra Spratley Bonelli Died

 A private family service and burial is being planned for Sandra Spratley Bonelli, who died on Aug. 2.
Sandra Spratley Bonelli is survived by her loving husband, Laurance W. Bonelli; sons: Laurance W. Bonelli II and Terrance B. Bonelli; parents: Doris Spratley and Bruce Spratley; mother-in-law, Olympia P. Bonelli; father-in-law, Leonard W. Bonelli Sr.; sister, Cynthia S. Bernier; brothers-in-law, Kent Bernier Sr. and Leonard W. Bonelli Jr; brother, Bruce Spratley Jr.; sisters-in-law: Kim R. Bonelli, Lauren D. Bonelli and LaVerne D. Bonelli; nieces and nephews: Leonard Bonelli III, Lemian Bonelli, LeRoi Bonelli, Kimo Bonelli, Kwame Bonelli, Shanique Bonelli, Francisco Bonelli, Sherene Bonelli, Shemura Bonelli, Shainee Smith Trotter, Talesha Spratley, Bruce Spratley III, Cordell Spratley, Cynthia Turi Bernier, Kent Bernier Jr. and Phillip K. Bernier; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
The family members wish that their privacy be respected.
All funeral arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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