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FREDERIKSTED — The Department of Public Works said that repair work to the westbound lanes on the Melvin Evans Highway begins today. The MEH highway from the West Airport Intersection to the Williams Delight Intersection will remain closed from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. from today to April 21st, according

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KINGSTOWN — Officials in St. Vincent said today that they were extremely worried about a COVID-19 outbreak given the lack of water and more positive cases being reported as thousands of evacuees fleeing the erupting volcano crowd into shelters and private homes. About a dozen cases have been reported in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Texas woman is in official custody after she was flagged at the St. Thomas airport Wednesday as being wanted on an outstanding warrant, authorities said. Breanna K. Ward, 34, of Kingwood,Texas, was arrested at 12:35 p.m. Wednesday and charged with being a fugitive from justice, the

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KINGSHILL — Three homicides — one that happened last month and a double murder from two decades ago — are some of Crime Stoppers crimes that still need to be solved. The anonymous tip service is offering a $5,000 cash reward for information leading to the arrest of suspects responsible

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KINGSHILL — A convicted sex offender allegedly broke a hole through the wall of a Frederiksted bar in order to steal $400 cash from the register inside, authorities said. Daniel Eric Cove, 38, was arrested and charged with first-degree burglary, petit larceny, and destruction of property, the Virgin Islands Police

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas food service worker has been arrested for allegedly punching and stabbing her live-in lover as he slept in their bed, authorities said. Irish Adam, 28, of Bayonne, New Jersey was arrested about 3 a.m. Monday and charged with third-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands

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KINGSTOWN — The U.S. Embassy is coordinating with Royal Caribbean Cruises for a transit opportunity for U.S. citizens who wish to depart St. Vincent on Friday, 16 April to Dutch Sint Maarten. Boarding on the Celebrity Reflection will begin at 7:00 A.M. and will depart Kingstown Port, St. Vincent at

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Federal agents on routine patrol disrupted a smuggling operation at Stumpy Beach on St. Thomas Wednesday and recovered $1.2 million in cash in duffel bags, authorities said. Four men have been arrested and charged in the case, including Alcibiades Flis Batista, Geraldo Alverio Morales, and Jesus Javier Lebron

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Real-Time Energy Monitoring Pilot Program (REM Program) provides residents and small business owners with a home energy monitor. With this program the V.I. Energy Office hopes to give people more transparency into their energy profile, i.e., how much electricity they use and when. The Energy Office

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Trinidadian national who had been deported previously was arrested Thursday at King Airport on St. Thomas and charged with trying to illegally re-enter the United States. Allan Browne, of Port of Spain, made his initial appearance Friday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller. His detention and

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