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  1. Erika's true impact yet to be felt on V.I.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 29 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    Daily News Photo by LINDA MORLAND Virgin Islands Police Department officers stop motorists to check their curfew identification cards on Friday morning at Sunny Isle on St. Croix. In addition to activating the V.I. National Guard into Territorial Active Military Service, Gov. Kenneth Mapp declared a state of emergency, imposed a curfew across the territory, froze consumer prices and deputized all territorial peace officers and placed each of them under the direct supervision of the Police commissioner.

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  2. Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority - Clean Technology - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | PR-inside.com

    Recently published research from GlobalData, "Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority - Clean Technology - Deals and Alliances Profile", is now available at Fast Market Research Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority is a semi-autonomous public electric utility, operating under Government of the Virgin Islands. The organization produces and distributes electricity and potable water.

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  3. Alvin Southwell, St. Croix radio personality, diesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 24 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    The funeral service for Alvin "Alvin G" Southwell, a longtime radio personality on St. Croix, will take place at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John's Episcopal Anglican Church in Christiansted. Gov. Kenneth Mapp has issued a proclamation that Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015, be "Alvin G. Sylvester Southwell Day" in the Virgin Islands.

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  4. Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority - Power - Deals and Alliances Profile - New Market ReportRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2015 | PR-inside.com

    Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority is a semi-autonomous public electric utility, operating under Government of the Virgin Islands. The organization produces and distributes electricity and potable water.

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  5. Charrette planned to gather ideas on Savan, DownstreetRead the original story

    Jul 8, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    The V.I. Economic Development Authority's Enterprise and Commercial Zone Commission will host a four-day charrette next week to brainstorm ways to revitalize the neighborhoods of Savan and Downstreet on St. Thomas. During the charrette, panelists who specialize in various subjects that affect community and area development will collaborate with the public to share ideas, opinions and possible solutions to the challenges in the neighborhoods of Savan and Downstreet.

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  6. viNGN explores Virgin territory with Gigabit launchRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2015 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network has announced that businesses and residences in Frydenhoj, Red Hook and Smith Bay on St Thomas, Christiansted and Gallows Bay on St Croix, and Cruz Bay on St John. now have the option of connecting to its new 1Gbps fibre-to-the-home/building network.

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  7. Viva Villas: Enjoy the Caribbean in luxury by splitting the costRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | USA Today

    Named for the Dutch words that mean 'white and blue', Witenblauw on the south shore of St Maarten is a five-bedroom multi-cottage villa just steps above the beach. Pleasing in cobalt blue and pool-towel white, it's easy on the wallet for five couples or 10 adults with three nights in low season going for USD$4,905.

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  8. Viva Villas: Enjoy the Caribbean in luxury by splitting the costRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | USA Today

    Named for the Dutch words that mean 'white and blue', Witenblauw on the south shore of St Maarten is a five-bedroom multi-cottage villa just steps above the beach. Pleasing in cobalt blue and pool-towel white, it's easy on the wallet for five couples or 10 adults with three nights in low season going for USD$4,905.

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  9. Virgin Islands top court permits second-parent adoptions by same-sex couplesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2015 | Jurist

    The children's fathers are anonymous sperm donors who knowingly waived all of their parental rights. The biological mother and her same-sex partner filed an adoption petition in the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands [official website] in December 2012, which the court rejected.

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  10. V.I. Public Television working on deal to bring back NPRRead the original story

    May 20, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    National Public Radio could be back on the airwaves in the territory by the end of summer if all goes as planned at the Virgin Islands Public Television System. "The good news is that my board passed an expenditure for me to go ahead and get the infrastructure in place to get NPR programming," said Tanya Singh, V.I. Public Television System chief executive officer.

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  11. Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority - Alternative Energy - Deals ...Read the original story

    May 9, 2015 | PR-inside.com

    The organization produces and distributes electricity and potable water. WAPA also installs and maintains street lights in the territory.

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  12. Frank Pollara Group LLC v. Ocean View Investment Holding LLC LLC Omei LLCRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | FindLaw

    FRANK C. POLLARA GROUP, LLC; Frank C. Pollara, Individually v. OCEAN VIEW INVESTMENT HOLDING, LLC, f/k/a Southgate Crossing Investments, LLC; OMEI Group, LLC; Lucy Cheng; Mait Dubois, Appellants.

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  13. Mapp addresses hospitals, Catherineberg, other hot issuesRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    During a press conference Wednesday at Government House in Christiansted, Gov. Kenneth Mapp announced two nominees and touched on a variety of other topics, including hospital reform, the status of Catherineberg and HOVENSA. He said that when the hospitals became semi-autonomous, the territory did not deal with the real issue, which he contends is uncompensated care.

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  14. PFA board approves $300,000 police studyRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    The V.I. Public Finance Authority board approved $300,000 for a police study at Monday's regular board meeting and expanded the size of the V.I. Next Generation Network board to add more appointed members. The $300,000 police study contract is to T&M Protection Resources LLC, consultants who will conduct a comprehensive analysis of the existing law enforcement agency.

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  15. Weekend exhibits to celebrate historian, St. Croix architectureRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    Saturday will see two receptions at the Christiansted National Historic Site's Steeple Building: one for an exhibit on local architecture and plants and the other for an exhibit on the life of a local historian whose estate donated a collection of rare historic reference materials to the park. In 2013, the Christiansted National Historic Site received the collection - including maps, paintings and books - from the estate of the Rev.

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  16. Thursday, March 19th AuctionRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | WOOZ-FM Carterville

    No passsport required. It has an Ocean view from the balcony,the condo is beach front with a pool in a gated community.

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  17. 6 Things You Need to Know Before You Visit the U.S. Virgin IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Budget Travel

    A full 9,500 acres of St. John is protected U.S. national parkland. A nearby tropical paradise, no passport required? Point us to the closest airport and we'll be on our way.

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  18. DLCA warns restaurants gratuities are not tipsRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    The V.I. Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs said Tuesday it will crack down on restaurants that don't give their customers ample warning up front that a tip automatically will be added to the bill. DLCA Commissioner designee Devin Carrington said his department is taking action after receiving "some complaints" from irate customers of food and beverage purveyors in the Virgin Islands.

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  19. Where to celebrate St. Patrick's day...in the CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | USA Today

    With a unique mix of African and Irish history, the green isle south of St. Kitts and west of Antigua goes into full Irish mode from March 8 - 17. With a unique mix of African and Irish history, the green isle south of St. Kitts and west of Antigua goes into full Irish mode from March 8 - 17. St. Patrick's Day on Montserrat features a roster of spirited parades, jump-up breakfasts, pub crawls and cricket games leading up to a March 17 remembrance of the slave uprising that occurred on St. Patrick's Day in 1768. Grand Cayman celebrates St. Patrick's Day with a 5K Irish Jog on March 17 at the Grand Cayman Beach Suites.

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  20. Donations pouring in for tennis programRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    There has been an outpouring of support from across the Virgin Islands and the mainland after a Daily News article featured the plight of a junior tennis program robbed of its tennis racquets and balls. Ricky Plaskett said his cell phone and Facebook accounts "blew up" after the newspaper reported that children were unable to play because someone stole about 65 junior racquets and 160 low-pressure tennis balls stored near the Canegata Ballpark courts.

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