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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The family is deeply saddened to announce the sudden passing of our beloved daughter, mother, beloved partner, niece, cousins, goddaughter, godmother, and co-worker Kristi J. Peters on October 29, 2020. Peters was born on the island of St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, on January 25, 1979. She

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FREDERIKSTED — A newly re-elected St. Croix sophomore Senator sat down with the Virgin Islands Police Department to talk about ways to prevent crime and fundraising efforts for a police auxiliary group’s office. St. Croix Senator Javan E. James met Monday with Sergeant Samuel Gittens and Officer Roland Richardson “to

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FREDERIKSTED — Police need your help to find a boy who has been missing on St. Croix for the last 11 days. Shelton H. Charles, 16, was last seen at his home in Estate Diamond West at 7 a.m. on October 30, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Charles was

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Human Services (DHS) and the University of the Virgin Islands’ Caribbean Exploratory Research Center (UVI CERC) announced that they are winding down the federally funded, one-year project “Road to Success.” The early child care and education program will end with a series of virtual

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Eastern Cemetery roadway and parking construction project, which began in September, continues to make progress and should be completed soon. In an update from the Department of Public Works today, DPW spokeswoman Renee Exius said the project is 85 percent finished and “expected to be completed ahead

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department continues to make its presence known with motor patrols of the high crime areas in St. Thomas. On Sunday, VIPD officer Shahim Skeete was on Guttets Gade near the Weekes and Weekes Bakery in Savan. “Police Officer Shahim Skeete patrols Savan and

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CHRISTIANSTED — The VIPD’s Criminal Investigation Bureau needs your help to find a missing teenage girl on St. Croix, authorities said. Amisha Foy, 16, is being sought by the Virgin Islands Police Department, according to a tweet on Twitter last night. Foy, who is a student, was last seen at

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NEW YORK — Investors and financial executives breathed a sigh of relief on Saturday after major networks declared Democrat Joe Biden the winner of the presidential election, offering some certainty after days of conflicting reports about who might run the White House next term. Although current President Donald Trump said

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CHRISTIANSTED — It is with great sadness that our family shares that David “Greg” M. Hamilton Jr. passed away Sunday, November 1, 2020, from complications related to COVID-19. He was 65. Greg was born June 8, 1955, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, the son of David and Dorothy Hamilton, and he

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands Communication Department students have founded the University of the Virgin Islands Association of Black Journalists (UVIABJ) student chapter, becoming the first student and only NABJ affiliate chapter in the Caribbean.  At its annual October meeting, the executive board of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) made a unanimous decision to officially

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