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Police Union Vote Opens Door to More Pay Raises Before the Runoff Election

The St. Thomas and St. Croix Policeman’s Benevolent Association's voted Nov. 7 to approve proposed wage increases and issued a statement over the weekend thanking Police Commissioner Delroy Richards and Gov. Kenneth Mapp.

Flash Flood Warning in Effect

A flash flood warning has been issued for the U.S. Virgin Islands as Invest 65L brings a strong line of moister that began to impact the territory Tuesday evening.
2010 aerial view of the Diageo USVI's Captain Morgan Rum distillery. (File photo, © Eric Crossan)

Diageo Sells Off Some Brands for Half a Billion British Pounds

Diageo, owner of a large, taxpayer-financed distillery on St. Croix that accounts for more than $50 million in federal tax revenues for the territory each year, has sold off a portfolio of 19 liquor brands to Sazerac, a family-owned liquor conglomerate.
Elections Board chair Arturo Watlington, Jr. said Monday night that new voter registration is still on in advance of the Nov. 20 runoff. (File photo)

Board Expects to Register New Voters Before Runoff

Despite an opinion issued Sunday by Attorney General Claude Walker, Board of Elections members are still expected to begin registering new voters on Tuesday before the Nov. 20 runoff.

Trademarks Office Launches More Online Services

The Office of the Lieutenant Governor Division of the Corporations and Trademarks launched the second phase of its new on-line system, Catalyst, this month.
Senate President Myron Jackson (File photo from the V.I. Legislature)

Senate Panel Tables Hotel Financing Measure, OKs Asphalt Plants

The 32nd Legislature Committee on Finance declined to act on a measure to partially fund the construction of a new destination hotel for St. Thomas. The measure, sponsored by two St. Thomas lawmakers, would have provided an initial step in further development of the Yacht Haven Grande marina and shopping center.

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