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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Office of Management and Budget Director Jenifer C. O’Neal informs the public of the upcoming Spring Revenue Estimating Conference to be held on June 2. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference will be held via Zoom from 9a.m.-5:00p.m. and streamed live online. Presentations will be

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EAST END, St. Croix — The Office of Disaster Recovery (ODR) announced the obligation of $1,599,393 to the Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation (DSPR) to refurbish recreational facilities at two St. Croix beaches. FEMA’s Public Assistance Program will fund the replacement of damaged beachfront facilities at the Fort Frederik Beach

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands National Guard assisted with drive-through screenings led by the Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs on St. Thomas and St. Croix. The Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs held drive-through COVID-19 screenings at the Barron Spot Village Mall in St. Croix on May 18 and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works (DPW) is reminding the community of the need to gain permit approval prior to installing any advertising device along public roadways. According to the Virgin Islands Code, anyone seeking to advertise on a publicly owned street, sidewalk, park or other real property, must

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FREDERIKSTED — In light of COVID-19 and the associated social distancing guidelines, The Virgin Islands Department of Human Services (DHS) has granted a 90-day extension for all expired Senior Identification (ID) cards effective March 15. The Department is requesting that businesses and banking institutions recognize this announcement (along with the

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department is reporting that one of the female victims of the shooting incident that took place in Estate Paradise in the vicinity of the Evelyn Williams Elementary School on May 15 has succumbed to her injuries. The victim has been identified as 19-year-old Selena

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested on marijuana possession charges related to being a drug dealer on Wednesday, authorities said. Jahsief Benjamin, 18, of Estate Altona, was arrested about 6:25 p.m. Wednesday and charged with possession of controlled substance with intent to distribute, the Virgin Islands Police

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CHRISTIANSTED — During his COVID-19 briefing today, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said he is easing restrictions on bars and restaurants and will allow restaurants to cater to dine-in patrons and permit bars to reopen on May 26 under certain conditions. Restaurants can offer dine-in service at 50 percent capacity or

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man was injured during an abduction in which the kidnapper took him to an automatic teller machine to withdraw money from his account, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received calls reporting an abduction of an adult male from downtown Frederiksted about 1:15 p.m.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation (DSPR) was awarded $1,412,908 to renovate a staple of the St. Thomas community. The funds to complete the repairs to the Emile Griffith Ballpark were obligated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through its Public Assistance Program (PA) and are

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