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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — We From Upstreet, Inc. presents a benefit concert for “our brother, friend and fellow musician” Clifton “Cliff” Finch.  It’s called: “Music for the Heart,” and is scheduled for August 11 from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at Emancipation Garden. Performances include Louis Taylor & Friends, Tommy Pilgrim, Ras Abijah,

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FREDERIKSTED — Popular Bank announced that the Sunshine Mall Branch in St. Croix will be closed to the public as of today “until further notice.” The ATM and commercial night depository box will remain in service and available for use. “Our priority is to ensure that our customers continue to

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority Interim Executive Director Adrian Wade Taylor today took steps to mitigate road conditions inside the Anguilla landfill that were hazardous for solid waste haulers. Ongoing inclement weather caused a three-day temporary closure at the facility which adversely affected the St. Croix public.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism has announced the addition of a third American Airlines’ daily flight between Miami and St. Thomas in time for the winter season. Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte reported that from December 18, the third daily flight will operate as a same

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CHRISTIANSTED —  St. Croix Senator Kenneth Gittens will introduce a measure to restructure the Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission, to include eliminating salaried positions for commissioners.  Gittens’ legislation calls for V.I. Casino Control commissioners to be paid a stipend for their attendance at meetings as opposed to holding full-time salaried

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — After the first human case of leptospirosis was reported in the territory following Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the U.S. Virgin Islands arbovirus surveillance system (VIASS) was created to include leptospirosis surveillance and two more cases were identified, according to a study published in Open Forum Infectious Diseases. Contaminated cistern water

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CHRISTIANSTED — AARP announced the awardees for its 2019 AARP Community Challenge grant program, including a recipient right here in the U.S. Virgin Islands. A total of nearly $1.6 million will be distributed to fund 159 “quick action” projects across the country, helping communities make immediate improvements and jump-start long-term

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CRUZ BAY — The general public is being advised that the Government Complex on St. John will be closed until Wednesday because of an “overspill of raw sewage that affected the offices in the building.” “For us to clean and sanitize the building, we must close the building to the

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HAVANA — One of the Russian navy’s most advanced warships entered Havana’s harbor Monday and docked at the port used until this month by U.S. cruise lines. Meanwhile, the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham was operating roughly 50 miles north of Havana as of Tuesday morning, USNI News

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department under the leadership of Deputy Commissioner of Operations Celwin Walwyn is bringing M.A.G.I.C. to the territory.  The M.A.G.I.C. program stands for Mentoring, Advising, Guiding, Instructing and Children.  This 10-week program is aimed towards 5th grade students. The program is designed to provide

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