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Gov. Kenneth Mapp

Mapp Applies For Federal Capital Gains Tax Break Zones

Gov. Kenneth Mapp has nominated 14 neighborhoods on St. Thomas and St. Croix as Qualified Opportunity Zones, eligible for U.S. tax breaks under the massive tax bill passed by Congress last December, Government House announced.
Mary Moorhead listens to audience concerns at a town hall meeting on public schools.

Moorhead Says School Recovery Plan is Already Behind Schedule

Students of the territory's public schools are expected to resume full days of instruction when the new school year begins in September, but at a town hall meeting Wednesday, Board of Education member Mary Moorhead said planning is already behind schedule.
FEMA’s Michael Foley, USDOI Guy Hughes, Senate President Myron Jackson, Richard Kurin of the Smithsonian Institution and, Sonia Jacobs Dow, St. Croix Landmarks Society, discuss hurricane recovery.

Officials Plan for Recovery, Protection of Cultural Resources

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is surveying cultural sites in the U.S. Virgin Islands to help develop long-term recovery plans.
Berta smiles for the camera at the Dog Parade.

Christiansted Boardwalk Welcomes Dog Parade

The Christiansted Boardwalk and Kings Alley echoed with happy barks and greetings from friends reconnecting at the 12th annual Krewe de Barkus Dog Parade, Saturday.
Lyana Serieux (Photo from Facebook)

Two Bodies Found, One Person of Interest Identified in St. Croix Missing Persons Case

Police Department officials announced that they had found the bodies of two minor boys near Half Penny Beach and were still searching for the mother.

Two Injured in Police-Involved Shooting on St. Croix

Two men, one of them an off-duty police officer, were injured Thursday in the Calquon area, in a shooting incident in which a communication breakdown appears to have caused a friendly-fire shooting.

Senate Bill Would Increase Floor on Franchise Taxes

Franchise taxes for corporations, a small tax on each licensed corporation doing business in the territory, will increase slightly, if legislation approved Tuesday by the Senate Finance Committee becomes law.

Missing Woman Found

A woman reported missing Sunday by her family has been found washed ashore in Trunk Bay, according to the V.I, Police Department.

DOH Gives Tips on Heart Health

February is Heart Health Month. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease.

Inaugural Smith Bay Ag Fair Brings Community Together

On Saturday afternoon the Smith Bay ball field was transformed into a lively marketplace with community members and tourists turning out to shop at the vendor stalls and take part in the festivities.

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