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FREDERIKSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. presented St. Croix teen Saeed Phillips with the Courageous Citizen Award for rescuing his friend from drowning after jumping off the Frederiksted Pier last month. Governor Bryan presented the award to Phillips on Tuesday during an assembly in the auditorium of the St. Croix

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U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS — As the start of the upcoming hurricane season is fast approaching, the thoughts of Irma and Maria of 2017 are still fresh on our minds as the recovery efforts are still ongoing in the territory. Many lessons that were learned in preparedness and recovery are still

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Fire Service issued a “temporary burn ban” for the island of St. Croix which goes into effect today. “The public is reminded that all previously issued permits are hereby revoked until further notice,” the VIFS said. The Fire Service, which operates under the aegis of

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police said an unnamed man was walking in Watergut area near the shanty early this morning when a fusillade of about 70 rounds were unloaded on him — but he somehow lived! Amazingly, the shooting victim escaped with a mere shot to the ankle, despite the fact that

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded nearly $1 million to the territory on Wednesday for the Spring Gut watershed project. This watershed, when working properly, drains and directs the hillside water in the Gallows Bay area to the Caribbean Sea. Improper drainage and flooding of the watershed has

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A sea turtle named after an Egyptian sun god flew cargo to Miami this week as local veterinarians and a volunteer worked to save its life. Coral World Ocean Park said it received a call that a sea turtle had stranded at the bottom of the Bolongo

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Florida man lost his life when he drove straight into a utility pole on the East End of St. Croix. William Littell, 49, of Ocala, Florida, was heading westbound in a black Jeep Sahara four-door (with the doors removed) when he hit the pole, the Virgin Islands

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Mid-Island, ST. CROIX – Litter, debris and brush have been removed from the La Reine Fish Market with the comprehensive cleanup being the first phase in the rehabilitation process, Senate President Kenneth Gittens said today. Senator Gittens thanked the Department of Planning and Natural Resources, Department of Public Works, Virgin

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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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FREDERIKSTED — St. Croix Senator Alicia Barnes expressed her dismay surrounding the recent sewage problems faced by the modular units at the Arthur Richards Junior High School that led to an early dismissal on Thursday. According to a release from the Department of Education on March 21, students attending Arthur

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