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FREDERIKSTED — As we go into another hurricane season, homeowners especially are asked to seek help before evicting an unusual type of refugee from last season’s storms — bats. The twin hurricanes not only displaced humans, but colonies of Pallas’ Mastiff Bats that occupy roof spaces in the Virgin Islands,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE –U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said that she and other federal law enforcement and members of the District’s Project Safe Neighborhoods Task Force will participate in a community meeting at the Contant Knolls Community Center on Thursday, June 21st at 6:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is

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  OBITUARY NOTICE: Anne-Marie Danet of St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp, on behalf of the Government and people of the United States Virgin Islands, extended profound condolences to the family and friends of Anne-Marie Danet, commonly known as the “Sunshine Lady.” She was 92 at the time

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Coffee with A Cop first started in Hawthorne, California in 2011 after a brainstorming session. Members of the Hawthorne Police Department were looking for ways to interact more successfully with the people they served each day. The Hawthorne Police Department hit upon a simple plan to break

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FREDERIKSTED – The Virgin Islands Police Department Grove Place Weed and Seed Program will be hosting a panel seminar for the candidates in quest to serve in the Senate today June 5, 2018 at the UVI Great Hall, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Questions will be directed towards the following topics,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Janelle K. Sarauw, 32, is the youngest female senator in the U.S. Virgin Islands and is thought to be the legislating body’s only openly LGBTQ lawmaker. After a successful campaign focused on government accountability and transparency, the St. Thomas native was elected in an April 2017 special

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – U.S. Virgin Islands Governor Kenneth Mapp has congratulated Barbados’ new Prime Minister Mia Mottley on her election victory last week. Governor Mapp congratulated the new Prime Minister on the strong mandate she received at the polls, and shared the Territory’s commitment to continue working with Barbados and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE ― “The territory has lost a dedicated public servant and twirling pioneer with the passing of Helen Sebastien Gabriel,” Governor Kenneth Mapp said Tuesday. “On behalf of the government and people of the Virgin Islands, I convey profound condolences to the family, friends, loved ones and associates of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp encouraged the people of the Virgin Islands to remember the service men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice to this great nation by attending events commemorating Memorial Day. Parades followed by brief ceremonies are planned for 9:30 a.m. Monday on St. Thomas

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he recognizes May 25, 2018 as a day to honor and respect people of African ancestry with international cultural heritage observances celebrating freedom movements by recognizing Virgin Islands African Heritage Week and African Liberation Day in May. Enacted through Act 5473 of 1989 pursuant to Title 1,

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