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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The newly-named Committee on Housing, Transportation, Infrastructure and Telecommunications will meet on St. Thomas Tuesday morning. Senator Marvin A. Blyden, chairman of the committee, will conduct a hearing in the Earle B. Ottley Legislative Chambers at 9 a.m. on Tuesday. “I have one of the most robust

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CHRISTIANSTED — The V.I. Department of Health said the public is invited to attend the first Dialysis Support Group meeting of the year. The meeting will be held in the cafeteria of the Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital on Sunday, February, beginning at 3 p.m. This support group meeting is

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said St. Thomas Attorney Joss Springette will be his Chief Negotiator for the Office of Collective Bargaining. Attorney Springette, who currently serves as General Counsel to the Virgin Islands Public Services Commission is a graduate of the University of the Virgin Islands and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three beaches in the territory failed to meet established water quality standards for bacteria and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Coki Point, Lindbergh Bay and Secret Harbor beaches on St.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Port Authority is soliciting proposals for the marking and re-striping of the runway at the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas. The invitation to bid is posted on VIPA’s website: https://bit.ly/2BIk9Ez For more information or to obtain a bid package, call our Engineering

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Education, St. Croix District held its annual District MATHCOUNTS competition at the UVI Great Hall in St. Croix. Four Good Hope Country Day School students displayed their strong mathematical abilities allowing the school to remain the district champions following its 2017 win. Church

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Four remaining dolphins at an Arizona facility where four other dolphins have died have moved into a new home in St. Thomas. Coral World Ocean Park in Water Bay announced the arrival of the four Atlantic bottlenose dolphins late Wednesday. In a statement , the park said

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Brazil became the fifth team in the Americas to qualify to the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 after defeating the Virgin Islands, 104-80, at the UVI Sports and Fitness Center in St. Thomas on Thursday. Brazil join Argentina, Canada, USA and Venezuela as the teams that have

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By RITA DE FERRARY The multiples of repetition of “sea sanctuary” by multiple news media outlets doesn’t make it so, and is simply an untruth concocted to sway public opinion. Sanctuaries are typically habitat or living areas, that exclude human and commercial activities and or are associated with rehabilitation and

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Written By: GARY POKORNY On January 28, 2019 Governor Albert Bryan Jr. gave his first State of the Territory Address. I would encourage every citizen of the Virgin Islands to read this speech. Governor Bryan was clear: The General Fund has virtually no cash on hand, and $600 million in short

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