Wednesday, February 21, 2018 1:11 pm Last modified: 10:26 am

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Youth Ocean Explorers to Expand Program With Donation From Saltchuk’s Tropical Shipping

Thanks to an $18,500 donation from Tropical Shipping and Saltchuk, its parent company, more Virgin Islands youth will be able to learn about the marine environment and marine careers in the industry.
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Potter Issues Emergency Order on Underinsurance

Lt. Gov. Osbert E. Potter has issued an emergency order to all property and casualty insurance companies that are licensed and authorized to conduct business in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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viNGN Encourages Public to Access High Speed Broadband for Fastest Internet

Residents have been discovering the unrivaled stability and speed of direct fiber-optic connections through free Wi-Fi Hot Spot access points set up throughout the islands by viNGN.
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Viya Asks Public to Display Addresses Prominently for Quicker Wired Restoration

Viya is requesting that customers who do not have an address on their home or business post their physical address in a location that is clearly visible from the roadway.
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Three UVI Students to Benefit from Alpine Securities Scholarships

Three University of the Virgin Islands students majoring in accounting, finance or computer information systems will benefit from a generous donation from Alpine Securities.
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Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve Seeks Nominations for Virgin Islands State Chair

The state chair is an official U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) volunteer position that has a three-year term and the protocol of a military two-star flag officer.
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Viya CEO Alvaro Pilar demonstrates how various wireless devices work. (James Gardner photo)

Viya Scholarship Applications Now Available for First-Year College Students

The scholarships will be awarded to two V.I. high school seniors—one in each district-- who have already been accepted to a college to pursue a degree in either science, technology., engineering, mathematics, business administration, accounting or related fields.
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Customers Need to Recertify Viya’s Lifeline Recertification Dates

Viya reminds Lifeline customers they should be aware of their recertification date to ensure they retain their current service and to avoid disconnection. Recertification of some customers is due before March 31.
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IRS Advises Taxpayers to Go Online to Avoid Rush Over Presidents Day Weekend

The Internal Revenue Service is offering taxpayers several tips and various time-saving resources to get them the help they need from the IRS quickly and easily.
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BIR Reminds Employers of the New Withholding Tax Rates

Based on the new tax laws passed by Congress and signed into law by President Trump in December 2017, the withholding tax rates for individuals have changed for 2018.
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