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FREDERIKSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said on Friday he would start an Inmate Work Program to assist in the clean up of towns and roadsides and other beautification efforts in the territory. The Inmate Work Program is a joint initiative between Government House, the Bureau of Corrections (BOC) and

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CHRISTIANSTED — 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 Chenay Bay, Cramer Park, Halfpenny and Protestant Cay beaches on

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CHRISTIANSTED — A vehicle assigned to Government House’s Executive Security Unit was involved in an auto collision in St. Croix this morning. The accident occurred after 7 a.m. on Queen Mary Highway in the vicinity of Gateway Service Station, Government House spokesman Richard Motta said. Emergency medical personnel responded to

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MIAMI — Visitors are increasingly seeking interactive travel experiences that allow them to make human connections, as well as use their mobile devices to explore new destinations. This was just one of the many takeaways from the 2019 Seatrade Cruise Global Conference, Senate President Kenneth Gittens said Thursday. He said

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FREDERIKSTED —  A shooting by someone wearing a mask left one man injured on St. Croix on Thursday afternoon. At 3:15 p.m., 911 dispatchers received reports of shots fired in Campo Rico, Frederiksted. Responding officers went to the Campo Rico area and learned that “a black male individual was transported

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police conducting routine traffic stops near the Limetree Bay Refinery found one man in possession of an illegal gun and drugs in St. Croix on Wednesday. “The Motor Carrier Safety Assistance Program Unit police officers conducting a safety inspection of commercial motor vehicles in the Estate Mannings Bay Road

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — First Lady of the Virgin Islands Yolanda Bryan said she “is pleased to invite children of the Virgin Islands to enjoy Easter Jamboree” events throughout the territory. Bryan’s team of volunteers have planned activities including Easter egg hunts, storytelling, face painting, games, entertainment and photo opportunities for

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MIAMI — Demand for culturally relevant and eco-tourism attractions continues to grow and the territory must do more to support their development, Senate President Kenneth Gittens said on Tuesday. During the second full day of the 2019 Seatrade Cruise Global Conference, key industry players spoke to international tourism’s new dynamics

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Agriculture will announce collection and shipment dates for livestock farmers and others in the St. Thomas/St. John district, who may require slaughtering. You are required to pay the slaughter bill before shipping animals. The Department will also be distributing bagged mulch donated by Arthur

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CHRISTIANSTED — No injuries were reported after a garbage truck driver apparently lost control of its brakes and smashed into a St. Croix bar and restaurant this morning. Rossie’s Bar & Restaurant in Estate Richmond near the U.S Post Office said the truck careened out of control and took out

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