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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 – 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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NEW YORK — Two mysterious parties, labeling themselves Jane Doe and John Doe, have filed separate legal briefs in an attempt to limit the public release of personal information that could connect them to an underage sex trafficking operation allegedly run by New York financier Jeffrey Epstein and his partner,

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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 — 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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas moving company employee ambushed a co-worker in its Estate Thomas break room and shot him dead this morning, authorities said. Russell Moolenaar, 36, of Charlotte Amalie, was arrested by police and charged with first-degree murder, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. An employee of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An elementary school was put on lock down this morning so police could capture a suspect near it and the St. Thomas hospital. “A situation occurred in the vicinity of the Schneider Regional Medical Center on St. Thomas,” the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency said. “For

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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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — This stunning private jet made a quick visit to the Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas today. The bright red jet flew in and left Charlotte Amalie West shortly after it arrived, according to the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA). The photo was posted to VIPA’s

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