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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr., announced this morning that he will sign an Executive Order extending the territory’s current Stay at Home order for one more week. The restrictions under the current Stay At Home Order are set to expire at 6 a.m. on August 31. Governor Bryan’s new

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. commended the Virgin Islands Police Department for removing three guns from the street on St. Croix during Phase 2 of the department’s Virgin Islands Crime Initiative, which Police Commissioner Trevor Velinor put into place during the last quarter of 2019. Last week, the VIPD made

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works is advising the public that while VITRAN’s Fixed Route service remains suspended residents will see buses on roadways starting Monday. The buses will be used for Mass Transit Bus Operator training purposes only and will continue until Friday September 4, according to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — At least seven park benches were temporarily removed from Market Square this afternoon by the COVID-19 Task Force as a way to enforce social distancing and promote better health on St. Thomas, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. “The benches were removed by the COVID-19 Task

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Human Services (DHS) confirmed today the fourth death of one of its residents in the span of a little more than a week. Eight days ago, the Department reported the death of a 101-year-old resident, and today shared the news that three other residents

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Health on Tuesday confirmed two additional deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the territory’s virus death toll to 14. The dead were identified only as a 95-year-old female and a 72-year-old male, each on St. Thomas. Nine of the deaths have occurred on

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CHRISTIANSTED — During his weekly press briefing on Monday, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. stressed the need for residents to refrain from moving about the islands as the territory enters the critical second week of its “Stay at Home” phase. While he announced some adjustments in easing some of the current

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE —  During his weekly press briefing today, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. stressed the need for residents to refrain from moving about the islands as the territory enters the critical second week of its “Stay at Home” phase. An 11th resident of the U.S. Virgin Islands has died of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority announced that it received notice that Moody’s Investor Service has upgraded the tobacco settlement revenue non-liquid bonds of the Virgin Islands Tobacco Settlement Financing Corporation. The Series 2001 Bonds were upgraded from A3 to A1. The upgrade action isprimarily driven by

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The number of people who test positive for COVID-19 continues to rise, especially in St. Thomas, despite the lockdown imposed by Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. on Monday. Even though Virgin Islanders have been told to stay at home, the number of positive coronavirus cases jumped to 61

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