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CHRISTIANSTED — APR Energy, a global leader in fast-track power solutions, said this week that it has signed a 12-month contract with the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) to provide 25 megawatts of power generation using liquid petroleum gas (LPG). The project features a retrofitted GE TM2500+ mobile

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BUSTED! Sherifa Petersen of St. Croix FREDERIKSTED — A 28-year-old St. Croix woman was taken into custody by Virgin Islands authorities for allegedly trying to smuggle marijuana into the Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility — a prison that has been plagued by illegal contraband issues under four locally-elected territorial governors

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NOT SAFE: Coki Point beach in St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Three beaches in St. Thomas failed to pass a water quality test done by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) this week and are not considered safe to swim or fish in. DPNR said Friday that Bolongo Bay,

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L.A. LADY: TOURISM COMMISSIONER BEVERLY NICHOLSON-DOTY LOS ANGELES — Tourism says that it “made a strong foray into the California market last week,” but a local marketing expert says the people who made the decision are misguided to make such a push. Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty stated that the U.S.

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FREDERIKSTED — On Monday December 5, 2016, about 12:04 a.m., police were dispatched to investigate a report of a break-in that occurred at the Concordia Manor Apartments on the West End of St. Croix. A woman told police that on Sunday December 4, 2016 at about 11:50 p.m. she was

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FREDERIKSTED — On Saturday December 3, 2016 Traffic Division were dispatched by the 911 Emergency Call center to an Auto Accident located on the Queen Mary Highway between Estate Mt. Pleasant vicinity of Plaza West. The driver was traveling eastbound when he lost control of his vehicle and collided into

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World Aids Day dusk walk in St. Croix CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The World Aids Day Candlelight Vigil, held on Thursday, December 1st, a success in both districts. The Department of Health held simultaneous events on St. Croix and St. Thomas. On St. Thomas the Candlelight Vigil and reception was held

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MAPP’S BODYGUARD: Neal Chesterfield CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A “dignity” bodyguard for Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp based on St. Thomas has admitted in federal court to trying to deliver nearly 50 pounds of high-grade cocaine to the U.S. mainland, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. On Thursday, Neal A. Chesterfield,

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DPNR SAYS NOT SAFE: Chenay Bay in St. Croix CHRISTIANSTED – In its weekly beach advisory the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said one beach on St.  Croix is not considered safe for swimming or fishing. DPNR said that Chenay Bay Beach on the East End of St. Croix

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MAPP: Has $ for limos, but NOT to pay income tax refunds CHRISTIANSTED — In a letter submitted to Senate President Neville James today, Governor Kenneth Mapp has again requested that the Legislature act on his capital projects plan and increase the line item for hospital repairs from ten million dollars

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