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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — At least 250 residents of the Bovoni and Paul M. Pearson Garden Housing communities were presented with turkeys this week on St. Thomas. Alpine Securities USVI, one of the territory’s leading Economic Development Authority beneficiaries has been giving back to the community in various ways throughout the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Lawmakers from across the territory wished the people of the U.S. Virgin Islands a Happy Thanksgiving today. “Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on all of the blessings we have received throughout the year. Despite our challenges, we all have much to be grateful for,” St. Croix

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Marine Advisory Service (VIMAS) launched a Water Quality Education Program, with the Charlotte Amalie High School (CAHS) piloting the program. The program, which began Monday, is expected to expand to include other high schools and middle schools in St. Thomas and St. Croix, in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Small Business Administration approved 439 loans for $78.2 million to small businesses in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands during fiscal year 2019, a 35 and 28 percent increase, respectively, from the previous year. Of the total loans approved, 189 for $39 million were

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A former security guard pleaded for leniency but was still sentenced to 1.75 years in prison for stealing $70,000 from an ATM on St. John two days before Hurricane Irma devastated the island. Shackled and dressed in a tan jumpsuit, Bougouneau maintained his innocence Thursday despite being

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One Haitian national was charged with vehicular homicide when his accomplice Haitian passenger died as the two were attempting to steal an automobile when the car flipped on St. Thomas. Two other passengers escaped the accident with minor injuries. Gladimy Alaisse, 25, of Port-Au-Prince, was charged with

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man heard federal charges that he is a drug dealer. Keithley Parris, 32, of St. Croix, appeared in federal court for the first time after his arrest Thursday by Homeland Security Investigations special agents on the charges of conspiracy to possess cocaine with intent to

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MIAMI — A St. Croix hit man shot a female dentist six times in the back before an upcoming Florida trial, but she miraculously survived the shooting and is now clinging to life in a medically-induced coma. Ralph Benjamin, 39, of St. Croix and Hector Ledesma, 34, of St. Croix

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands will host the 2019 Paradise Jam Basketball Tournament beginning Friday in the Sports and Fitness Center on the St. Thomas Campus. The highly anticipated basketball tournament tips off at 2 p.m. with the men’s games when Valparaiso University goes up against

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FREDERIKSTED — Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands, Inc. (LSSVI) is pleased to announce that Plaza West Supermarket and the Hamed Family will host the 2nd Annual Christmas Tree Fundraising Sale to support Queen Louise Home for Children. Christmas trees will be on sale on November 30 and December

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