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FREDERIKSTED —- The Virgin Islands Department of Human Services (DHS), confirmed that it is closing the Mars Hill SNAP and Medicaid Offices in St. Croix as a staff member has tested positive for COVID-19. The building will be closed on both Monday, July 19 and Tuesday, July 20, 2021, while

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Limetree Bay refinery, which landed in U.S. bankruptcy court on Monday, needs at least $1 billion to finish a massive overhaul to continue as a viable operation, according to bankers, lawyers and restructuring specialists involved in the case, stacking the odds against the St. Croix facility resuming

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — At a press conference at the Public Finance Authority on St. Thomas today, Governor Albert Bryan issued new protocols for travel between the British Virgin Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands regarding proof of a negative COVID-19 test for entry into the USVI. Because of the ongoing aggressive increase of

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MIAMI — A current U.S. Virgin Islands teacher has been charged with two counts of felonious sexual assault on a child in Colorado, according to the Hayden Police Department. James Dingle, 63, was located and arrested by federal officials in the U.S. Virgin Islands on a warrant issued out of

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SALT RIVER — A St. Croix man was arrested and charged with attempted murder after threatening to kill a woman and then setting her apartment on fire, authorities said. Jose Miguel Crispin, 53, of Old Fredensborg, was arrested at 6:26 a.m. today and charged with first-degree arson; attempted murder; destruction

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Political meandering needs to be called out for what it is. Today I listened to the Finance Committee’s budget hearing for the Department of Agriculture. For a moment I was pleased with the strides that Commissioner Positive Nelson reported to have made during the last year at the Department of

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CHRISTIANSTED — The 13th Annual Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge is well underway and challenges the territory’s students in grades K-6 to read five or more books during the summer months, now through September 3. The longstanding literacy initiative is sponsored by the Office of the Governor and the Virgin Islands

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CHRISTIANSTED — The U.S. Department of Justice, on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), filed a complaint in federal court on Monday against Limetree Bay saying that the St. Croix petroleum refinery presents “an imminent and substantial danger to public health and the environment.” In a stipulation filed

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan issued the following statement this evening after Limetree Bay Refinery’s announced that it is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. “The news of Limetree Bay Refinery filing for bankruptcy is disheartening for the residents and families who rely on the income and employment from the

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