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Local government

VITEMA’s Emergency Operations Center Advises Preperations for Possible Tsunami

The wave height could be tens of feet, destroying everything along its path when flooding and when receding.
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Labor Investing for Tomorrow (LIFT) Accepting Applications for Internship Program

Now in its 29th year, LIFT continues to provide college juniors, seniors and graduate students with meaningful work/internship experience in their chosen career field.
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viNGN Marks Another Milestone in Recovery and Restoration Efforts

The company announced that the post-disaster recovery efforts have now seen 80 percent of the overall network service up and running for local Internet Service Providers (IPSs).
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WAPA Taps Lawrence J. Kupfer as Executive Director

The governing board of the V.I. Water and Power Authority on Thursday announced its selection of Lawrence J. Kupfer to be next executive director and chief executive Officer of the utility, effective March 1.
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Enterprise Zone Commission to Conduct Feasibility Study for Processing and Packaging Plant

To analyze the potential for establishing a processing and packaging plant in the territory the EZC, in partnership with UVI, will conduct a feasibility study on establishing this type of plant in the U.S.V.I.
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DOH Urges Community to Take Precautions During Flu Season

If anyone does experience flu-like symptoms, speak to a physician about getting an antiviral medication such as Tamiflu.
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BIR Reminds Residents to File Income Tax Returns in the Virgin Islands

“Bona fide residents of the Virgin Islands should not file their individual income tax returns, electronically or by mail, with the United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS),” said Director of the BIR Marvin L. Pickering.
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Gov. Kenneth Mapp presents his fourth 'state of the territory' speech Monday. (James Gardner photo)

Full Text of Gov. Mapp’s State of the Territory Address

The text of Gov. Kenneth Mapp’s fourth State of the Territory address, which he delivered Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Senate President Myron Jackson and Honorable Members of the 32nd Legislature, Lt. Governor Osbert Potter, The Honorable Stacey Plaskett, Delegate to the US Congress,
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Community House-to House Solid Waste Collection Is Still Suspended

It is recommended that residents utilize the available bins nearest to their residences.
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Governing Board Decision Meetings for VIEDC, EDB, EZC Scheduled

(USVIEDA) has announced that a public hearing for the V.I. Economic Development Commission (VIEDC), a subsidiary entity of USVIEDA, will be held at 9 a.m., Thursday, Jan. 25.
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