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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent in Charge, A.J. Collazo and U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said that an upcoming prescription take-back event is scheduled for October 27th on St. Croix and St. Thomas. The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day addresses a crucial public safety and

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BLUEBEARD’S BEACH NEAR THE RITZ-CARLTON HOTEL FAILED WATER QUALITY TESTING DPNR SAID     CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One beach 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

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    CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Effective immediately, due to a high gas vapor reading detected in the area of Krum Bay area of St. Thomas Wednesday, October 3, 2018, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “To protect the safety of the public, the main road in the Krum Bay is

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SAMPLE POINT: THE PLACE WHERE THE DEPARTMENT OF PLANNING AND NATURAL RESOURCES SAMPLES THE WATER AT LIMETREE BEACH IN ST. THOMAS WHICH FAILED IN WATER QUALITY TESTING (GOOGLE VIEW SUPPLIED BY DPNR TODAY TO THE V.I. FREEP) CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two beaches in territory failed water quality testing for bacteria and

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he participated in the 10th annual observance of National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims on Tuesday. Sharing some personal experiences on the sobering topic, Mapp recalled a childhood friend being murdered by her former spouse. “Murder is a crime that not only

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 9:53 a.m., the LBJ Pump Station went off-line due to mechanical and electrical failure. The VIWMA contract partners and staff “are working to place a spare pump into service,” the Authority said. The

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that an active fire was reported at the Anguilla Landfill at 3:30 a.m. today. The Virgin Islands Fire Service and VIWMA contractors have worked to bring the fire under control and will continue to monitor the situation. The VIWMA said

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CRUZ BAY — The former branch manager of Terminix International USVI, LLC pleaded guilty on Monday to four counts of illegally applying fumigants containing methyl bromide in multiple residential locations in the U.S. Virgin Islands, including the condominium resort complex in St. John where a family of four fell seriously ill

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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 Lindbergh Bay beach on St. Thomas and Oppenheimer beach on St. John have high

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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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