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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water & Power Authority (WAPA) has provided copies of the leases requested by Senator Kenneth Gittens, but he said that “they do little to alleviate concerns about the utility’s spending and management practices.”  “I do appreciate that WAPA’s CEO eventually provided additional information on

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FREDERIKSTED — Limetree Bay Refining is inviting the public to attend a “community outreach and open house event” this week at the University of the Virgin Islands. The event will provide residents with the opportunity to learn more about the benefits and/or impact the facility may have on our community.

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department wishes to advise the motoring public that parking restrictions will be in effect for the soccer match between D.C. United and the Bermuda Men’s National Team at the Bethlehem Soccer Complex. PARKING RESTRICTIONS Effective Friday November 15 from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.,

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CHRISTIANSTED — Acting Juan Luis Hospital Chief Executive Officer Dyma Williams today announced the graduation of hospital-based law enforcement officers Dequan Bondieumaitre and Claudelle Abraham from the Virgin Islands Police Academy on November 4. Officers Dequan Bondieumaitre and Claudelle Abraham are the first hospital-based peace officers in the territory, Williams said.

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ATLANTA — The CDC says it’s making progress in the investigation into vaping lung injuries and deaths. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced this weekend that vitamin E acetate, in combination with THC may be to blame for the national outbreak of e-cigarette lung injuries. THC is the

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police have arrested a Trinidad native who left St. Croix after a series of sexual assault-robberies four months ago once he was interviewed by police. Terrance “Josh” Vidale, 34, a resident of Estate Glynn was extradited from Washington, D.C. and arrested about 2:39 p.m. on October 30 on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands took another in a series of strategic moves designed to encourage economic development under the aegis of Governor Albert Bryan, Jr.  The expanded Hotel Development Bill, No 33-0104, signed into law on October 7 allows hotel developers to channel a percentage of room revenue to finance renovating existing

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police are investigating an armed robbery of a discount store that happened in La Grande Princesse on Saturday afternoon. A woman told St. Croix police that “a tall black male with a mask over his head” came in to Super Dollar Store at Five Corners and put a

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WASHINGTON — Interior Assistant Secretary for Insular and International Affairs Doug Domenech and Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) Director Nik Pula will be in the U.S. Virgin Islands next week from November 12 – 14, the U.S. Interior Department said. Domenech and Pula will be on St. Croix and St.

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FREDERIKSTED — A road repair project has reduced traffic to a single lane near the Cruzan Rum Distillery in Estate Diamond west. Striping work on Federal Route 64/Cruzan Rum Road, across from West Airport Road, continues from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Tuesday. The St. Croix project is estimated

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