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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) recently completed the first phase of the Gallows Bay Port Transformation Project, which converts the port from mixed-use passenger and cargo facility to an upscale mini-cruise and yacht seaport. All cargo activities will be relocated from Gallows Bay in Christiansted to the

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SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico’s governor declared a state of emergency effective Monday as a worsening drought creeps across the U.S. territory amid a coronavirus pandemic. Starting July 2, nearly 140,000 clients, including some in the capital of San Juan, will be without water for 24 hours every other day as

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FREDERIKSTED — Police Commissioner Trevor A. Velinor and the Virgin Islands Office of Highway Safety (VIOHS) announced the launch their high-visibility enforcement campaign beginning July 1 to September 30. High-visibility enforcement is designed to deter people from driving after consuming alcoholic beverages, controlled substances, and prescription medication. The Virgin Islands

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Census 2020 U.S. Virgin Islands began a massive data collection push this weekend in neighborhoods on St. Thomas and St. Croix, according to Patrice Johnson, spokesperson for Census 2020 USVI. Johnson, in a released statement, said that as part of its census data collection process, Census 2020

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FREDERIKSTED — Department of Human Services (DHS) has released its statutory, licensing requirements, rules, and regulations regarding the re-opening of child care programs and summer camps. “It is critical, especially as we continue to evaluate the safety of group activities and settings during this COVID-19 pandemic, that anyone or any

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Office of Disaster Recovery (ODR) and the Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority (VIHFA), in collaboration with WTJX-TV Channel 12 (WTJX) broadcast the June episode of Recovery in Focus last night. Guests for this month’s episode were Daryl Griffith, VIHFA Executive Director, Nelson Petty Jr., Commissioner of the Department

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CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix attorney Andrew Simpson has been elected as a member of the American Academy of Appellate Lawyers at the Academy’s recent meeting in April 2020. He is the first person from the U.S. Virgin Islands to be a member of the Academy. The American Academy of Appellate

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FREDERIKSTED — A 19-year-old St. Croix college student died in a head-on collision on the Melvin Evans Highway on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to an auto accident on the Melvin Evans Highway near the Home Depot about 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, the Virgin Islands

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CRUZ BAY — Police need your help to find a St. John man wanted for an alleged assault at the beginning of the month, authorities said. Joseph Nathaniel Allen III, 27, is wanted in connection with a first-degree assault that occurred on June 2 in Cruz Bay, the Virgin Islands

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CHRISTIANSTED — Police need your help today to find a missing St. Croix man. Jonathan Moolenaar, 27, has been reported missing by family members, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Moolenaar was described by the VIPD as being a black male who stands about 5-feet,11 inches tall and weighs about

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