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The Cop Cars are Coming
Governor Schneider announced yesterday that he is ordering more police cars and paying the long overdue overtime pay due to the police. He is also ordering more protective vests and release uniform allowance funds too. The Governor also set up an impress fund so local offices can manage their own office supplies and materials
Today’s Photo: Nordic Empress in Crown Bay
Current Conditions in Paradise:
Temperature: 88 Degrees at 9 AM Skies: Sunny, Occasional Cloud Chance of Showers: Slight to 10%: Water Temp: Perfect at 82 degrees Beach and Swimming Conditions: Perfect Sailing and Diving Conditions: World Class! Drinks: Ready
Federal Review of FEMA Funds is OK
The Department of Interior has performed a survey of the FEMA loan from Hurricane Marilyn and found that the government used the funds correctly in accordance with the provisions of the loan. They faulted the government for not maintaining separate bank accounts for the FEMA funds and not providing enough of an audit trail. And the government forgot to refund interest earned on the loan back to the government. Overall, the job was done according tot he rules.
Catherine Mills Gets a New Job
She has’t been away from the spotlight more than a month, and already Catherine Mills has a new position. This time she is working for the High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area regional director. Mills will join the war on drugs to assist the director with federal grants, budgets, proposal and funds requests.
Clinton seeks Peace and Quiet
We know that the president is coming this week. It is starting to show up on the national news. Everyone is reminded that the President isn’t here to listen to our troubles. He is here for a vacation. And the President is bringing the new Labrador puppy named Buddy to St. Thomas. So we get the first dog too, but the cat is staying home.
On the Calendar
Artist Janet Cook-Rutnik has workshops on Monotype printing at Guavaberry Farm on St. John, today and Wednesday. 693-8069 At the St. Croix Festival today is the Band O’Rama at Paul E. Joseph Stadium at 8:00 PM -. Baha’I’ Community will celebrate Feast of Honor at the New National Center Call 776-2029
We Agree with the Daily News!
There’s an editorial in the Daily News about putting good news on the front page for the Clinton’s Visit. I agree with the editors that the best way to make sure there is good news on the front page is to make good news happen and not bad news. You make the good news, then tell us, we’ll tell everyone.
Water Island Report
“Wake me if something happens.” On Water Island, this is a formula for a Rip Van Winkle life.