Wednesday, February 21, 2018 1:38 pm Last modified: 10:26 am


Allison “Allie” Petrus to Announce Running Mate Selection

The Friends of Allie Petrus will be holding a campaign event at 6 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 17, at La Reine Chicken Shack on St. Croix.
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VITEMA, Senators Tackle Tsunamis, Hurricanes and Each Other

V.I. Territorial Management Agency Director Mona Barnes and senators traded criticisms Thursday at a senate committee hearing, with one senator calling Barnes’ testimony “unjustifiably defiant.”
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This photo of a storm-ravaged Government House is from the Facebook page of Eddie Eitches, who posted it and other photos of the storm ravaged Government House.

Government House Says Art and Antiquities Are Safe, But Press Can’t View Them

The V.I. Government’s most important antiques and artworks are secure and accounted for, according to officials and one knowledgeable source, but requests by the Source to view them have been denied.
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Adj. Gen. Deborah Howell (File photo)

Howell, Senators Square Off Over Guard Pay

Brig. Gen. Deborah Howell tried Thursday to minimize the problems of territorial guardsmen paycheck snafus, but senators on the Committee on Homeland Security, Justice and Public Safety were not satisfied.
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St. John school children march for cancer awareness during the 2016 Light Up the Night. (File photo)

Cancer Fund Seeks Volunteers to ‘Light Up the Night’

The St. John Cancer Fund will hold its fifth annual Light Up the Night Event on March 24-25, bringing the community together to raise funds, and the organizing group is looking for teams to take part.
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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Finishes USVI Power Mission

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has finished its mission to provide temporary power for critical facilities following hurricanes Irma and Maria.
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Avoid the Rush: Taxpayers Must Validate Identity When Calling IRS

To ensure taxpayers do not have to call back, the IRS reminds taxpayers to have the following documents ready.
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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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Gov. Kenneth Mapp (File photo)

Emergency Home Repair Program Registers 1,000 in First Week

The Emergency Home Repair program through the V.I. Housing Finance Authority and FEMA registered 1,000 homeowners during its first week, Gov. Kenneth Mapp said at a news conference Wednesday.
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Danish director Helle Stenum discusses her film during a screening at the Bajo El Sol Gallery on St. JOhn.

Danish Film Takes Honest Look at Colonial Past

In her film “We Carry It Within Us,” which was screened on St. John, Danish filmmaker Helle Stenum brings Denmark face to face with its colonial past and slavery.
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