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St. John Ferries Announce Additional Night Trips

Daily last trips from St. Thomas and St. John now depart at 10 p.m., said spokesperson Delrise Varlack. The schedule change represents the latest step towards restoring full service.
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Board of Education Announces Financial Aid Application Availability and New Deadline

VIBE offers territorial awards, scholarships, grants and assistance for government employees such as the Morris F. de Castro Fellowship
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Committee to Elect Soraya Diase Coffelt Governor Begins a Multi-Media Campaign Rolling Out Her Vision

Part o her vision is centered on transforming the V.I. into the economic powerhouse and leader in the Caribbean.
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Petty Officer Bennett Lesberg tags a vessel removed from Krum Bay, today. The vessel is destined for the St. Thomas, Red Hook staging area where it will be transferred to DPNR for final disposition. (Coast Guard Photo by Petty Officer Gina Ruoti)

Vessel Removal Operations Complete on St. John

The V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources, the U.S. Coast Guard and salvage contractors on Wednesday completed vessel pollution mitigation and removal operations on St. John.
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ALERT: Main Street Enhancement Project Requires Road Closure to Begin Feb. 9

The closure will begin Friday, Feb. 9, and will continue Mondays through Fridays, until further notice,
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Barrows Named 2017 ‘Virgin Islands Sailor of the Year’ by V.I. Sailing Association

2020 Summer Olympic medal-aspirant in the 49er, Ian Barrows, has been awarded the coveted title of ‘Virgin Islands Sailor of the Year’ for 2017,
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Jonathan Cohen accepts check on behalf of JKC Family from Gov. Kenneth Mapp at a Feb. 7 news conference. (Marina Leonard photo)

Mapp Presents Charitable Donations to Private Radio Stations

Gov. Kenneth Mapp gave out checks of charitable hurricane recovery donation money Wednesday to several private radio stations that operated during the hurricanes.
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Graph of primary revenue sources, historical data from 2004-2017 and projected revenues for 2018 to 2020. (Data compiled by Bill Kossler from historical V.I. budgetary data and data presented by Budget Director Nellon Bowry at the Dec. 5, 2017 V.I. Legislature Finance Committee hearing)

Moody’s Says It’s ‘Highly Likely’ V.I. Will Have to Restructure Debt

The credit rating agency Moody’s Investor Services downgraded all V.I. government debt yet again Jan. 31, saying the territory is "highly likely" to be unable to make debt payments without restructuring.
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Senator’s Silent Stand Draws Rebuttal from GERS Chair

Sen. Brian Smith's silent protest about GERS brought a sharp response from the head of the GERS, but the intensity of the reaction to the criticism of Smith seemed as puzzling as his initial gesture.
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GERS Retirement Workshop Scheduled for Feb. 21

The Government Employees’ Retirement System (GERS) of the Virgin Islands invites its members to participate in a Count Down to Retirement Workshop.
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