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Owing Nearly $400,000 in Rent, VIPD Facing Eviction From St. Croix Headquarters Within 30 Days

Ernice Gilbert | January 19, 2021

The Virgin Islands Police Department has been told to come current on $375,000 rent owed for its Mars Hill headquarters or vacate the premises within 30 days, according to communication and documents viewed by the Consortium, and statements provided by the landlord's attorneys. For the past 15 months, the police department has not paid its rent for the Mars Hill headquarters, called Rainbow Plaza, and has refused to sign a lease agreement that has been approved by the Dept. of Property and Procurement. A notice of "Quit or Cure and Demand For Possession", issued to the V.I.P.D. by law firm McChain Hamm & St. Jean, LLP on Jan. 11, reads, "PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that Landlord hereby terminates your month-to-month tenancy in the leased premises located at 43A, 43B, 44A and 45 Estate Wheel of Fortune, Mars Hill and Stoney Ground, West End Quarter,…

SBA Re-Opening Paycheck Protection Program to Small…

Staff Consortium | January 15, 2021

The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, will re-open…

SBA and Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opening and Issue…

Staff Consortium | January 09, 2021

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the U.S. Treasury Department, announced…

Seizures of Fake Products Reach New Statistical Highs…

Staff Consortium | January 06, 2021

With the holiday season ending, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) operations in Puerto Rico and…

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Watch: Falcon Gas Station on St. Croix is a Game-Changer

Staff Consortium | December 21, 2020

ST. CROIX — Falcon Gas Station on St. Croix is a game-changer that will soon offer discounted gas prices to Plaza Extra East customers. The outfit's grand opening was held over the weekend. Watch. ...

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