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DLCA: Three Gas Stations Tied For Lowest Price on St. Croix

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  Ziggy’s Island Market on the East End

CHRISTIANSTED – Three gas stations on St. Croix are tied for the distinction of having the cheapest price of gasoline on island, according to the latest survey of gas stations by the Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs.

Five Corners Service Station at 1-C Little Princesse, Ziggy’s Island Market LLC at 5088 Estate Solitude and the In & Out Service Station at #58 Estate Glynn each have regular gasoline priced at $3.059 per gallon, the DLCA survey completed October 8 said.

The Midway Service Station at 31A Lower Love was all alone in fourth place for cheapest with gas price at $3.069 per gallon, according to DLCA.

In all, DLCA surveyed 29 gas stations on St. Croix, most had their price pegged at $3.079 for regular, $3.459 for premium and $3.599 for diesel.

All prices indicated are for self-service gasoline. Only La Reine Service Station at mid-island and Welco Gas Station in Estate Welcome near Canegata Ballpark offer full-service gasoline.
The Virgin Islands Free Press will publish the weekly findings of the DLCA gas survey as a consumer service to its readers.
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John McCarthy

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John McCarthy is primarily known for his investigative reporting on the U.S. Virgin Islands. A series of reports beginning in the 1990's revealed that there was everything from coliform bacteria to Cryptosporidium in locally-bottled St. Croix drinking water, according to a then-unpublished University of the Virgin Islands sampling. Another report, following Hurricane Hugo in 1989, cited a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) confidential overview that said that over 40 percent of the U.S. Virgin Islands public lives below the poverty line. The Virgin Islands Free Press is the only Caribbean news source to regularly incorporate the findings of U.S. Freedom of Information Act requests. John's articles have appeared in the BVI Beacon, St. Croix Avis, San Juan Star and Virgin Islands Daily News. He is the former news director of WSVI-TV Channel 8 on St. Croix.

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