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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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Free College Tuition Proposal Supported by Two Gubernatorial Candidates is Ill-timed Given V.I. Government’s Huge Outstanding Debt and Our Crumbling Infrastructure COMMENTARY BY: SORAYA DIASE COFFELT Two gubernatorial candidates have expressed publicly their support for legislation to give free tuition to every high school graduate in the U.S. Virgin Islands

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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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FREDERIKSTED — Robert Godfrey, Director of the Agricultural Experiment Station and Professor of Animal Science, received the Fritz E. Lawaetz Award at the 2018 Senepol Cattle Breeders Association meeting held on August 8-11, 2018 on St Croix. The International Senepol Symposium held at the Buccaneer Hotel commemorated the 100th anniversary of

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NEW YORK — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said Thursday that the University of the Virgin Islands has been selected to receive funding to support career development in marine and coastal science among students in the U.S. Virgin Islands. EPA anticipates that it will award the University of the

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MARIETTA, Georgia — Police records from Cobb County indicate that St. Croix Senatorial candidate Allison DeGazon was arrested for an alleged instance of domestic violence nearly 16 years ago. Allison DeGazon was 28 years old when she was arrested on Dallas Road in Powder Springs, Georgia on suspicion of assault

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BIG CHECK: (From left) Victoria Henry, Process Technology program director, David Hall, Fiona Jones, Vice President, Operations, Diageo USVI; and Erica J. Johnson, Director, Corporate and Community Relations, Diageo USVI. FREDERIKSTED — The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) announced Wednesday the receipt of a $250,000 gift from Captain Morgan’s parent

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MAKING FRIENDS: Marla Matthew, Principal of St. Joseph High School on St. Croix, congratulates the school’s English teacher, Wayne James, upon his election as a Senator in the Virgin Islands Legislature in November 2008. FREDERISTED — On March 10, 2008, Wayne James, 57, was deposed in a Superior Court Civil

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SENATORIAL CANDIDATE ALLISON DEGAZON SAYS HER GEORGIA BUSINESS WAS CLOSED BECAUSE OF ACTIONS HER HUSBAND DID NOT COMPLETE FOR HER BUSINESS. FREDERIKSTED —  Democratic senatorial candidate Allison DeGazon admitted that her mortgage business was closed down by the Georgia Secretary of State because her former husband failed to submit paperwork

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The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) is releasing data-collecting drones into the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. FREDERIKSTED — The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) through an agreement with Ocean and Coastal Observing – Virgin Islands (OCOVI), has lent its support to housing data-collecting underwater drones that will

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