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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — With a nod to the effects of coronavirus on people’s purchasing habits, the world’s largest submarine sandwich chain will close one of its four locations on St. Thomas starting tomorrow. Subway at Tutu Park Mall is open today, but the restaurant said it will be “permanently” shuttered

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FREDERIKSTED — Three horses are missing from a farm in Estate Carlton and are believed stolen, the owners said on social media today. Jennifer Olah, in a post to the St. Croix Sync Tank, a private Facebook group associated with the Virgin Islands Free Press, said the horses, “Moonshine,” “Sparrow”

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Antilles School remembered a fallen classmate with a drive-by memorial service Thursday evening at the St. Thomas private school. The memorial was for senior Tyler Yannone, who was killed in a helicopter crash February 15 in Botany Bay in St. Thomas along with his parents, Daniel Yannone

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Relatives and friends are advised of the passing of Egbert Emanuel “Tata” Tonge on February 14, 2021, at the age of 76. Egbert was born in Antigua and lived most of his life in St. Croix, U. S. Virgin Islands. He was preceded in death by his mother, Frances Erskine;

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A fresh coat of paint makes any real estate property look better — and that applies to government buildings as well. So now that a police station located near the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas got the DIY treatment — it is bound to have

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Navassa Island is a small, uninhabited island located between Haiti, Jamaica, and Cuba.  Originally acquired for its guano resources, today, Navassa is of no apparent use to the United States.  A review of the island’s history and geography suggests several possibilities for Navassa’s future and America’s own interests in this

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FREDERIKSTED — The VIPD St. Croix District announced today that it is offering a $3.200 reward for information leading to the whereabouts of an octogenarian St. Lucian native. Michael “Dodor” Emmanuel, 80, a resident of Mars Hill in Frederiksted, was first reported missing on February 19. Emmanuel is a Black

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CRUZ BAY — When a St. John resident posted an image of two women walking through town wearing only their bathing suits — it immediately touched off a firestorm of commentary on social media. Heather Weeks, in the Facebook group “Voices of St. John V.I.” said she noticed three people

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KINGSHILL — Governor Albert Bryan was joined by a host of other dignitaries and representatives of the USVI fishing industry at the ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially reopen the newly renovated La Reine Fish Market, which had been closed since 2007 for health and safety reasons. Governor Bryan was joined by Senator

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works (DPW) said today that it has resumed road striping efforts on St. Thomas. “The contractor, Precise Builders, is currently installing road striping and directional markings along Airport Road; addressing a high-traffic area that affects residents and visitors alike,” DPW spokeswoman Renee Exius

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