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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — At a time when V.I. residents are struggling to stay housed, a survey invites property owners with subsidized rental units to comment on a program that enables them to do so. About 100 landlords have responded to the Housing Choice Voucher Program (HCVP) Landlords Survey, and more

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Planning and Natural Resources has deployed three new fish-aggregating devices, DPNR Commissioner Jean-Pierre Oriol said. The devices consist of a yellow surface buoy with a radar reflector and flashing light to help vessels navigate around it. Mooring vessels to the devices is

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department, on its Twitter feed, confirmed that an attempted bank robbery took place at Oriental Bank in Estate Diamond this morning. Police went as far as Annaly Bay in Frederiksted in searching for the suspect, whose image was circulated by the VIPD on Twitter

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Bishop Herbert Bevard of St. Thomas today and named Washington Archbishop Wilton Gregory as apostolic administrator, according to Wikipedia. St. Thomas is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Washington. Bishop Bevard, 74, had been hospitalized after falling ill “several weeks

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A second person has been charged in the brutal kidnapping and hours-long torture of St. Thomas man on Monday, authorities said. Louvina Pringle is accused with Troy Harrigan of presiding over the merciless kidnapping and torture of an unnamed St. Thomas man, Superior Court documents indicate. Harrigan,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert for the District of the Virgin Islands announced that The Office of Justice Programs’ Office for Victims of Crime (OVC) has received multiple reports that individuals claiming to represent the Department of Justice are contacting members of the public as part

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that effective Sunday, green waste and seaweed will only be accepted at the Anguilla Landfill Monday through Saturday. “There will be no green waste or seaweed disposal on Sundays,” VIWMA spokeswoman Melody Rames said. Residents are urged to practice backyard

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands will re-open its borders to international travelers beginning on Saturday, Tourism officials said on their website today. Territorial officials began allowing hotels and accommodation providers to accept new leisure travel reservations on September 12. The reopening comes nearly one month after the government closed the USVI’s

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Bill No. 33-0346, written to establish an oversight management committee for the Water and Power Authority (WAPA), will be heard in the Committee on Rules and the Judiciary today. This legislation is the brainchild of Senators Sarauw, Frett-Gregory and Vialet who have been working on this legislation

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CHRISTIANSTED — During the Government House weekly press briefing, Richard Motta Jr., Director of Communications for the Office of the Governor, said that the Pandemic Electronic Benefits (P-EBT) program continues to issue cards to eligible students and asked for the public’s patience as the Department of Education begins the 2020-2021

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