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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Four 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 Bluebeard’s, Hull Bay, Secret Harbor and Water Bay beaches

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Office of STEAM Education and the Office of Naval Research, Science and Technology said the annual Seaperch Robotics Competition will take place at the Beeston Hill Sports and Fitness Center Pool on St. Croix at 10 a.m. on March 30. Anybody interested in volunteering to be a

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CHRISTIANSTED – Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. today named Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) Veteran, Col. Daryl Jaschen as Director of the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA). Col. Jaschen, who is a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, NY, and the U.S. Army War College, is

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CHRISTIANSTED — Members of the VIPD’s Criminal Investigation Bureau and Special Operations Bureau paid a visit to Harbor View Apartments in Golden Rock on Thursday. Pernell A. Towers, Jr., 32, of Christiansted was arrested and charged with illegal possession of ammunition, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. On March 21,

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FREDERIKSTED — St. Croix Senator Alicia Barnes expressed her dismay surrounding the recent sewage problems faced by the modular units at the Arthur Richards Junior High School that led to an early dismissal on Thursday. According to a release from the Department of Education on March 21, students attending Arthur

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Committee on Housing, Transportation, Infrastructure and Telecommunications met to hear testimony on the status and future of telecommunications services in the territory today. Committee Chair, Senator Marvin Blyden, underscored the importance of telecommunications in connecting the territory within its borders and to the rest of the

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man was shot dead at the Harmony Grocery Store near the Watergut Shanty when an argument escalated past the point of words late last night. Police said 59-year-old Kelvin “Gerbble” Woodson died before 10:19 p.m. Wednesday when the first calls came into 911 of a

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CHRISTIANSTED — The V.I. Department of Health is recruiting for free workshops, known as the “Take Charge of Your Health with Chronic Disease Control Program.” This program consists of six workshops that are specifically designed to address issues arising from chronic diseases. If you or someone you love experiences a

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CRUZ BAY— Members of the 33rd Legislature have begun the process of revamping local insurance regulations in order “to better protect Virgin Islands property owners.” After hearing testimony from insurance companies and Virgin Islands officials on Wednesday, Senators were largely in support of Bills No. 33-0015 and No. 33-0016. The

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FREDERIKSTED —  A public meeting will be held on St. Croix tomorrow to discuss the effects of stony coral tissue loss disease in the territory, the Department of Planning and Natural Resources said in a press release Tuesday. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Fort Frederik

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