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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that service to the Cancryn Pump Station has been restored and remains in operation. “Residents and businesses are reminded to refrain from pouring liquid grease and various personal products down the drain,” VIWMA said. “These items can and do

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Senator Marvin Blyden said he joins the Virgin Islands community in celebrating the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, urging all Virgin Islanders to live by the principles Dr. King embodied. “At a time when so many people, from young men on our streets to officials

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — After returning to the territory from meetings with cruise industry executives, Governor Albert Bryan Jr, signed into law today several bills including one that would make medicinal cannabis accessible to qualified patients here. Governor Bryan signed into law The Virgin Islands Medicinal Cannabis Patient Care Act, which

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested after police said he took a woman’s cell phone and pitched it into the road. Ruben George, 33, of Charlotte Amalie was arrested Friday and charged with destruction of property-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The woman told police

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Paul “Bogus” Girard and ten members of his criminal organization on St. Croix were indicted Thursday under the provisions of the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organization (RICO) Act by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) by a federal grand jury sitting in St. Thomas. A third superseding

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KINGSTON — The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is warning countries in the region to brace for a severe outbreak of the dengue virus this year. According to the agency, the current outbreak of dengue in Jamaica has raised the level of concern in other Caribbean islands. Local health authorities

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that the Cancryn Pump Station is temporarily offline due to mechanical failure. VIWMA’s contract partners and staff are working to repair and place the pump station back online since Friday. Updates on changes that may affect public health and

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department said that it is “aware of information being shared on social media in which an individual reported being followed by a white sedan which  tried to stop her with WHITE  strobe lights on and she felt her life was in danger.” “The VIPD is

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One beach 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 Vessup Bay beach on St. Thomas had a high bacteria

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CHRISTIANSTED – In his first scheduled meetings out of the territory, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. will be heading to Miami to attend two days of “introductory” meetings with key cruise industry officials. He will be accompanied by his Commissioner of Tourism nominee, Joseph Boschulte. Among the valued and critical industry

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