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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works said work on a collapsed sewer line along Veteran’s Drive will start tonight.. The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority will begin work today from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. nightly, DPW said. “During work hours, traffic will be reduced to a single-lane

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CHRISTIANSTED — DLCA Commissioner Richard Evangelista said people buying gasoline in the territory should pay attention to prices.  “In the last couple of weeks, there is clearly a price war at the pump,” Evangelista said.  DLCA conducted a territory-wide fuel price survey on Tuesday, April 6, 2021 on St. Croix,

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — The British Virgin Islands Ports Authority (BVIPA) would like to inform the public that Royal Caribbean International’s Grandeur of the Seas will be departing the British Virgin Islands on Saturday and the Vision of the Seas will leave on Sunday. The cruise ships will not be returning to the British Virgin Islands,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — United States Attorney, Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that members of the Virgin Islands Police Department Crime Prevention Bureau, the U.S. Virgin Islands Project Safe Neighborhood initiative, and Community leaders, together with representatives from the neighborhood, will be meeting at Bred Gade and Garden Street on Friday,

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who showed up to a sex trafficking sting with condoms and cash has been given two years in prison by a federal judge, authorities said. Rashead Gerard, 24, of St. Croix, was given a prison term of 24 months after his conviction for attempted

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Concerned citizens are warning residents on St. Thomas to be careful when parking your car in the assigned spaces of a popular waterfront hotel. One person even posted surveillance images of a “suspect” on social media saying that the person in the photo damaged her white SUV

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FREDERIKSTED — There was a time when visitors to the St. Croix airport were greeted with a warm smile, a Cruzan Rum punch and a map of the island. But one traveler arriving to Henry E. Rohlsen Airport from Florida was given the COVID-19 “treatment” upon landing — he was

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CHRISTIANSTED — The animal cruelty Investigator from the Virgin Islands Police Department wants the public’s assistance in locating the person or persons responsible for killing a horse over the Easter holiday weekend. Police say on Monday, they responded to a report concerning the horse. They say they then located the

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INDIANAPOLIS — Jerome Tang, the associate head coach of Baylor’s men’s basketball team, is no stranger to guiding teams in the NCAA Tournament. But Tang is calling the Bears’ appearance in this season’s tournament — his ninth in “the Big Dance” — “definitely different.” “There’s a different feel — the bubble, the lag

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A bipartisan team of governors from five states and Puerto Rico have signed-on to a letter that Governor Albert Bryan sent to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky and Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, the chairwoman of President Biden’s COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force, asking the CDC

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