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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] MIAMI — A Florida federal grand jury indicted an unruly St. Croix passenger accused of interfering with a flight attendant while aboard an American Airlines flight last month, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. In a two-count indictment, Jason Felix, 35, is charged with

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SENATOR CLAIRE MCCASKILL [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A United States Senate Committee has approved the Disaster Recovery Reform Act of 2018 (S. 3041), which provides an additional 26 weeks of disaster-related unemployment assistance for the U.S. Virgin Islands, for a total of 52 weeks of assistance

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — The “comprehensive upgrade” of the territory’s roads, hardening of the electrical system, dredging Virgin Islands harbors to accommodate increasingly large cruise ships and developing and repairing housing were among the important projects addressed at a Tuesday meeting with U.S. Housing and Urban Development

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[wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] ANN ARBOR — Pizza juggernaut Domino’s wants to fill potholes in the road like it fills your empty stomach. “Paving for Pizza” is a new initiative run by the chain to help cities and local governments repair aging and deteriorated roads. “Dear Mr McCarthy,” Domino’s Pizza wrote

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] FREDERIKSTED — The UVI Research and Technology Park (RTPark) of the U.S. Virgin Islands said Friday that it has value and contributes to the territory. The RT Park building on the University of the Virgin Islands St. Croix campus was largely destroyed by Hurricane Maria.

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OBITUARY NOTICE: Oliver McCoy Webster [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp, on behalf of the government and people of the Virgin Islands, has issued a statement of condolence to the family, loved ones and friends of hotelier and business executive Oliver McCoy Webster, who passed

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said that the Division of Environmental Enforcement will begin vessel and mooring registrations for the 2018-2019 year on Monday, June 11th. All existing mooring holders are now required GPS location in the format provided

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ST. THOMAS ENTREPRENEUR MAX SCHANFARBER [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — St. Thomas entrepreneur Max Schanfarber, who was certified by Supervisor of Elections Caroline Fawkes to fill a St. Thomas—St. John vacancy on the Board of Elections, is calling for an end to the controversy in hopes of

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix resident apparently drowned in a hotel pool on Protestant Cay late Saturday afternoon. Carlos Wesley, 71, was pulled from the pool “unresponsive” at Hotel on the Cay about 5:01 p.m. on Saturday, police said. Police described Wesley as “an elderly

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Gov. Kenneth Mapp said this week that he was taking steps in his proposed budget to prop up the faltering Government Employees’ Retirement System (GERS). Mapp presented his proposed fiscal year 2019 budget to Virgin Islands Senate President Myron Jackson on Wednesday.

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