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CHRISTIANSTED — Police need your help tonight to find a St. Croix man wanted for allegedly stealing a vehicle. Syel Williams, 32, is wanted for second-degree burglary and unauthorized use of a vehicle, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Williams is a Black male who stands 5-feet, 11-inches tall and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — All in-person Kindergarten classes at the Joseph Gomez Elementary School will be dismissed at 11 a.m. today, due to an electrical service interruption affecting classrooms, the Virgin Islands Department of Education said. Parents are asked to pick up their children from the school campus, according to the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The territorial hospital board chairman confirmed Thursday that both Luis and Schneider hospitals will be getting new chief executive officers. “The Territorial Hospital Board is involved in a search process for permanent CEOs for both hospitals. Dr. Luis Amaro and Dyma Williams were not chosen for the

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CHRISITIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. released the following statement on the passing of former St. Croix Senator Edgar Iles: “We have lost a dedicated community leader with a long and storied legacy of service to the people of the Virgin Islands. As a St. Croix senator, a labor advocate,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Senate President Donna Frett-Gregory on Monday announced that the Virgin Islands Legislature will establish a Committee on Ethical Conduct by week’s end to probe reports that Senator Marvin Blyden, a frequent top vote-getter on St. Thomas, flouted protocol after twice testing positive for COVID-19. It is the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — According to the Virgin Islands Department of Health, anyone who knowingly exposes others to COVID-19 could face punishment of fines or imprisonment, elected officials should be of no exception! And rather further underscores the importance of holding them accountable! Senator Marvin Blyden tested positive for COVID-19 twice

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TEAGUE BAY — Police need your help to identify three armed home invaders who were captured on a Ring home security system. “The VIPD Criminal Investigation Bureau is asking the St. Croix community’s assistance in identifying the individuals in this video,” VIPD spokesman Toby Derima said. Two of the suspects

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SUNNY ISLE — In celebration of NICU Awareness Month in September, JFL has set a new standard for neonatal nutritional care for critically ill premature babies, the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center (JFL) is the first hospital in the U.S. Virgin Islands to adopt Prolacta’s exclusive human

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FREDERIKSTED — A Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority blackout sent some west end elementary school students back to learning from home. The Virgin Islands Department of Education, St. Croix District, announced the early dismissal of Claude O. Markoe Elementary School’s in-person classes on September 13, “effective immediately, due to

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CHRISTIANSTED — Virgin Islanders are mourning former Senator Holland Redfield II, who died Saturday in a Florida hospital after a long illness. Affectionately known by the nickname “Dyke,” Redfield, 78, served six terms as a St. Croix senator before becoming a talk radio icon who helped guide the territory through

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