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FREDERIKSTED – Grove Place Weed & Seed cordially invites the residents of St. Croix to its upcoming, Community Town Hall Meeting, scheduled to take place on Thursday, January 28, 2016. The Town Hall Meeting will be conducted at the Eulalie Rivera Elementary School located in Estate Grove Place at 5:30

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  CHRISTIANSTED – A 67-year-old California woman died after scuba diving near the Columbus Landing Site in St. Croix on Monday morning, according to police. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call at 11:29 a.m. on Monday asking that an ambulance be sent for an unresponsive woman who had

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CHRISTIANSTED – A 48-year-old St. Croix man pleaded guilty today in federal court to manufacturing marijuana, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Raymond Mathurin of Estate Stoney Ground pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court in Golden Rock to one count of manufacturing a controlled substance, specifically, marijuana, U.S. Attorney

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         FOUND DEAD: Shem Sankitts FREDERIKSTED – A 28-year-old man with a history of mental problems was found hanged to death from a tree in Estate Two Williams this afternoon, according to police. Police said an active search for Shem Sankitts had been underway since Friday when

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The U.S. Virgin Islands made the top ten list of preferred destinations among the ranks of America’s richest travelers. Surprisingly, Mexico with its risk of kidnappings of wealthy Americans, came in first among those for whom money is no object and the world is at their well-heeled, designer-clad feet. That’s

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              WAPA CEO Hugo Hodge Jr.  CHRISTIANSTED – Hugo Hodge Jr. will be forced to quit the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority after eight years on the job after a vote to renew his contract deadlocked in a 4-4 tie. Half of the

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   Limetree Bay Boss: Jerry Ashcroft CHRISTIANSTED – Limetree Bay Terminals on St. Croix is poised to make a fast turnaround by April because its tanks have been “well-maintained” since it was closed in January 2012, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Limetree Bay Terminals acquired the facility with

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    Health’s Dr. Esther Ellis CHRISTIANSTED – The V.I. Department of Health said this morning that it has confirmed a case of the Zika virus in a 42-year-old St. Croix woman. The Department issued a media alert at 10:25 a.m. today stating that its chief epidemiologist Dr. Esther Ellis

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SHOT DEAD: Ti-Shawn Samuel FREDERIKSTED – A 24-year-old St. Croix man died in a hail of gunfire in Estate Campo Rico last night. Police identified the dead man as Ti-Shawn Samuel formerly of Estate Mon Bijou. Samuel is a resident of the Walter I.M. Hodge Pavilion. The 911 Emergency Call

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By Wesley Small/V.I. Free Press Columnist I have worked in the news business for nearly 30 years during my broadcasting career. I started at WABC-TV (Eyewitness News) in New York city. Besides murder, domestic violence cases always sickened me. I can’t believe that I am still reporting on this issue

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