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GERS Announces Delay in Mailing Retirees Form 1099-R

Retirees are advised of a delay in mailing the form 1099-R due to a shipment delay of the specific paper…

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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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Source Manager's Journal: Climate Change and the Future

Will the Congress, now under reactionary control, fund something to address a problem that some key members say does not exist?

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2015-01-30 08:33:50
The Bookworm: 'Magician’s Lie' Leaves You Feeling Sawed in Two

I’m still reeling from the possibilities myself, because author Greer Macallister’s conjured up the kind of novel that pulls readers in, shakes us up and leaves us feeling sawed in two.

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2015-01-29 23:50:38
Crime Stoppers: Help Generate Information

Crime Stoppers is based on the principle that someone other than the criminal has information that can solve a crime. Crime Stoppers was created to help law enforcement generate that information.

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2015-01-28 11:06:36
News — St. Thomas
USVI Soccer Association Introduces Its Own Newsletter

The USVI Soccer Association has announced the release of its new newsletter, “The Blast.”

Read entire articleJan 17 2015 - 2:05pm
GESC Board of Trustees Advises Retirees Over 65 Who Chose Plan F When to Pay

The GESC Health Insurance Board of Trustees advises retirees who are primary members over age 65 or who have dependents also over age 65 that they should have received a very important letter in the mail from the Group Health Insurance office.

Read entire articleJan 17 2015 - 3:44am
Mapp Names New Acting Attorney General, Other Top Officials

Gov. Kenneth Mapp appointed St. Thomas attorney Terri Griffiths to serve as acting V.I. attorney general Friday, replacing Acting Attorney General Soraya Diase-Coffelt, who resigned Thursday citing a lack of control over staffing at the V.I. Department of Justice.

Read entire articleJan 16 2015 - 10:42pm
St. Croix Board of Elections Can’t Find a Quorum

A St. Croix Board of Elections meeting that was rescheduled last week because too few members attended was rescheduled again Friday for the same reason: a lack of quorum.

Read entire articleJan 16 2015 - 10:19pm
Financial Report at Elections Board Meeting Raises Questions

A financial report prompted an at times contentious discussion regarding the adequacy of the body's financial oversight at the St. Thomas-St. John Board of Elections Meeting on Thursday.

Read entire articleJan 15 2015 - 11:59pm
Mapp: Time for Government and Hovensa to ‘Part Ways’

Comparing the government’s ongoing battle with Hovensa to a messy “divorce,” Gov. Kenneth Mapp laid out his plan Thursday to take on the oil company and retrieve the $40 million owed the territory.

Read entire articleJan 15 2015 - 11:53pm
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Nicole L. George

Nicole L. George is a Virgin Islands jewel who hails from St. Thomas by way of the Bronx, N.Y., with roots in the Virgin Islands that cross the waters of St. John and St. Croix.

Read entire articleJan 15 2015 - 10:55pm
Attorney General Diase-Coffelt Resigns

Attorney General designee Soraya Diase-Coffelt resigned Thursday after two weeks on the job and before her confirmation hearing, Government House confirmed Thursday afternoon.

Read entire articleJan 15 2015 - 6:51pm
Micro Rum Distillery Planned for Crown Bay by VIPA

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) has signed an agreement that marks the beginning of the agency’s plans to expand and transform the Crown Bay district into a unique attraction for locals and tourists.

Read entire articleJan 15 2015 - 12:30am
Joseph "JoeMeat" Sprauve Basketball Tournament Begins Jan. 20

The Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation along with the Office of Sen. Janette Millin-Young have announced the upcoming Joseph "JoeMeat" Sprauve Tournament.

Read entire articleJan 15 2015 - 12:04am