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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) Commissioner Richard Evangelista urged consumers to practice social distancing when shopping.  On Wednesday, DLCA and Commissioner Trevor Velinor of the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) invited major grocery retailers across the Territory to meet via teleconference to discuss and share

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) is notifying the public that the rack rate issued by Limetree Bay effective March 30-April 5, 2020 is lower for Regular and Premium by 25.35 percent and 30.77 percent respectively from the prior week’s rate. The new price for Regular

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Human Services (DHS) Medical Assistance Program provides its members access to healthcare services such as inpatient hospital services, outpatient services, clinic services, laboratory and X-ray services, physician services, dental services, prescription drugs, eyeglasses, diagnostic, screening, preventive, and rehabilitative services. Human Services said it “acts

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man wanted for allegedly choking his girlfriend during a fight voluntarily surrendered to police, authorities said. Dylan Steven, 25 of Estate Hope was arrested at 4:18 p.m. Thursday and charged with second-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Investigation revealed that Steven strangled

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CHRISTIANSTED — A man wanted for a stabbing that happened at a mid-island gas station eight months ago was charged with attempted murder on Wednesday, St. Croix Police Chief Sidney Elskoe said. Shamal Riviere, 30 of Sion Farm was arrested and charged with attempted murder, first-degree assault, and carrying a

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department is pleading with the local community to live and let live … and resist the impulse to domestic violence now that families are forced to be together. The VIPD said it “has noticed an increase in the number of calls for service for

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CHRISTIANSTED — In a press conference to update residents about the territory’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. called for a Territorial Day of Prayer to take place on Monday. “As we continue to do everything within our power as a government to mitigate the spread of

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. has proposed legislation requesting that the Virgin Islands Legislature approve the use of $60 million to supplement government operations in anticipation of a COVID-19 related economic downturn. The 33rd Legislature is scheduled to take Bryan’s proposed legislation up during a legislative session tomorrow. The

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix man who allegedly fired a gun from inside his vehicle near a heavily-populated housing community was arrested by police on illegal gun charges, authorities said. Larry Cuencas, Jr., 34 of Prince Street, Frederiksted was arrested about 9:57 p.m. Tuesday and charged with unauthorized possession of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Education said late Tuesday that it is distributing breakfast and lunch to students attending territorial public, private and parochial schools in its “No V.I. Child Goes Hungry” feeding initiative beginning tomorrow. The action comes amid efforts being taken by the Bryan administration,

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