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CHRISTIQNSTED — A 9-year-old child is among the 21 COVID-19 patients currently being treated at territory hospitals, and with public schools in the territory set to reopen in just two weeks, Governor Albert Bryan says he is considering delaying a return to in-person learning if the numbers don’t improve. “Virgin

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CHRISTIANSTED — The ringleader of a mother-and-daughter tax fraud scheme was given two more months in prison than her daughter by a federal judge. Patricia Henry, 52, was sentenced Friday to ten months in prison by U.S. District Court Judge Wilma Lewis on one count of conspiracy to defraud the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Police Commissioner Nominee Ray A. Martinez announced the appointment of Police Lieutenant Clayton Brown as Deputy Chief of Police for the island of St. John, and Vivianne P. Newton as Director of the Internal Affairs and Applicant Screening Bureau, effective July 21. Brown, a resident of St.

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CHRISTIANSTED — Due to the rise in COVID-positive cases in the territory, the Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation has suspended the rental of facilities until further notice. To minimize exposure to the COVID-19 virus, DSPR has also suspended all sports and recreation activities for two weeks. Following the two week

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Back in 2019, millions of people were planning or dreaming of trips overseas or in their own country for the following year. Then the pandemic struck and travel plans were shelved. Very few people realized that it would be at least 2021 before they could think about going on vacation

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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Virgin Islands is doing twice as good as the rest of the Caribbean in terms of the number of vaccinations given, but still lags far behind the United States among those fully vaccinated — making herd immunity even harder to reach here — if not

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CHRISTIANSTED — The St. Croix Foundation for Community Development is soliciting proposals from qualified and licensed firms for Architectural and Engineering Services for the Alexander Theater Safe Room/Building Retrofit Project A pre-proposal conference and site visit will take place on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. AST and proposals

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Health confirms that the Delta variant of COVID-19 has been identified in the territory as health officials continue to push to get more Virgin Islanders vaccinated. The Department of Health’s Division of Epidemiology has been working with Yale University to test samples from positive

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TOKYO — Swimmers Natalia Kuipers and Adriel Sanes carried the flag high for the U.S. Virgin Islands during the cold opening of the Tokyo Olympics on Friday. They were joined by archer Nicholas D’Amour, who ranks 23rd with 660 points after the men’s recurve qualifying round on Friday. He will now

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CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix residents living in Golden Rock say their complaints about loud music have fallen upon the deaf ears of local police. Monica Shaw said in the private Facebook group “St. Croix Sync Tank” that she called 911 dispatchers based in Kingshill to report loud music blaring from

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