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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture is looking for 13 farmers, six in each district and one in St. John for the Farm to Hospital (FTH) Program. The program will provide selected applicants with technical assistance and training on best planting practices, crop variety selection, irrigation, and post-harvest-techniques,

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Union-Mount Washington man was arrested and charged with animal abuse on Tuesday morning. Alfred John, 59, was arrested about 6 a.m. Tuesday and charged with second-degree animal abuse, first-degree animal neglect and second-degree animal neglect, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The VIPD’s animal cruelty investigator said

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In a special session on January 23, the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Board of Trustees approved policies to help implement Act No. 8155, the Virgin Islands Higher Education Scholarship Program. The Act requires that financial aid be granted to residents of the Virgin Islands for

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FREDERIKSTED — The Public Works Department has scheduled a road closure for tomorrow morning at the East Airport Road intersection. DPW will be closing the road to westbound traffic to complete some additional paving at the Paradise traffic light intersection.  Traffic will also be blocked at the Patrick Sweeney Drive

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FREDERIKSTED — Police said they captured wanted man Asheem Gregory “Kartel” Charles at an undisclosed relative’s home last night. Charles, 34, is accused of stabbing a man in Christiansted town on December 9, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Members of the Criminal Investigation Bureau took Charles into custody about

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Port Authority is celebrating 50 years of connecting the territory to the world by air and sea today. To engage the community in the celebration of our golden anniversary, today’s mystery question on WSTA 1340-AM Radio was about VIPA and the history of our

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Joel Lee, director nominee of the Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue (the Bureau), reminds all bona fide residents of the territory that they are required to file their individual income tax returns in the Virgin Islands with the Bureau. “Bona fide residents of the Virgin Islands

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police said they need your help today to find a St. Croix man wanted for questioning about an assault incident. The Virgin Islands Police Department cautions you not to approach 34-year-old Asheem Gregory “Kartel” Charles as he could be “armed with a weapon.” Charles was described by the

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man who was arrested in a gunpoint robbery and for allegedly bringing drugs on an airline last year — has been arrested again this year. A concerned citizen told police that he was robbed and assaulted by several men who entered his home without permission

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix teenager is in official custody after police said he sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl last month. Ryheim Moncherry, 19, of Frederiksted, was arrested Friday and charged with first-degree aggravated rate, first-degree rape and first-degree unlawful sexual contact-domestic violence. Police said the incident was first reported

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