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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded grants totaling $1.26 million to support the Frederiksted Health Care Center on St. Croix and the East End Medical Center on St. Thomas. The Frederiksted clinic will receive $674,800 and the East End Medical Center has been

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two beaches in territory failed water quality testing 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 Coki Point beach on St. Thomas and Johnson’s Bay on St. John have high

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the Committee on Homeland Security, Justice and Public Safety, chaired by Sen. Brian Smith, held a meeting at the Capitol Building to receive testimony on preparedness for the 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season from officials of the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) and the

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GOVERNOR KENNETH MAPP REAPPOINTED LAUREL HEWITT SEWER TO THE VIPA BOARD CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he has nominated Lennox Joseph to the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority Board of Directors. The term of appointment is four years. Joseph will represent the St. Croix district and will replace Pablo

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he has approved contracts to oversee the reconstruction of Government House on St. Thomas and the Battery on St. John, which houses the Office of the Governor. Each structure was heavily damaged during Hurricanes Irma and Maria last year. Jaredian Design Group, local

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 31-year-old man died in a car crash on St. Thomas after flipping his vehicle on Krum Bay Road. The man, Christopher Blanchard, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash some time before 9:21 p.m. Tuesday when it was reported to 911. The Virgin Islands

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ACCUSED OF HOSPITAL GROUND MURDER: AUBREY FRETT, 29, OF ST. THOMAS CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police arrested a St. Thomas man today and charged him with the Saturday murder of Jerome Turnbull in Hospital Ground. Aubrey Frett, 29, was arrested at 10:45 a.m. today based on an arrest warrant issued by a Magistrate

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DIED SATURDAY: JEROME TURNBULL CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said they are investigating the shooting death of a St. Thomas man late Saturday afternoon. Jerome Turnbull, 44, was shot multiple times in Hospital Ground and died from the gunshots he sustained, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The 911 Emergency Call

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CHRISTIANSTED — Rising public and private sector salaries and the rebuild of a more resilient infrastructure are some of the many things Virgin Islanders have to celebrate this Labor Day, Governor Kenneth Mapp said this weekend. “More people are now earning a living wage, and we’re poised to dramatically improve the

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BUSY WORK: Senate President Myron Jackson and St. Croix Senator Kurt Vialet confer on a piece of legislation on Friday. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Members of the 32nd Legislature, chaired by Senate President Myron Jackson, convened in Legislative Session at the Capitol Building on Friday, to vote on items on the

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