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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police arrested four men on St. Thomas and four men on St. Croix for illegally discharging firearms on New Year’s Eve. Police Commissioner Trevor A. Velinor said the arrests came as a result of Operation Eagle Eye. “Officers aggressively pursued residents who shot guns into the air,

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CHRISTIANSTED — VIPD’s COVID-19 Task Force and Deputy Police Commissioner Celvin G. Walwyn was monitoring the crowds at the Kallalloo Man at Estate Richmond on Saturday afternoon. The Virgin Islands Police Department has been encouraging everyone to follow the governor’s coronavirus protocols mandate — whether they are indoors or outside.

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The U.S. Virgin Islands continues to rank among the Caribbean’s top tourist destinations, especially on Airbnb. But there’s more to the American islands than just fun in the sun, as first reported by Mental Floss. Many historic figures have visited or lived in the region (Alexander Hamilton, anyone?), which, over

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — For the third consecutive year, the U.S. Virgin Islands is the only jurisdiction in the United States to not meet its outstanding Unemployment Insurance (UI) loan obligation to the U.S. Department of Labor. Because the Virgin Islands Department of Labor failed to make a critical USDOL payment

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Boy Scouts motto is: “Be Prepared.” So when coronavirus happened in 2020, it didn’t prevent six St. Croix scouts from achieving the top rank of Eagle Scout. But instead of being recognized at an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony at the Howard M. Wall Boy Scout Camp

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CHRISTIANSTED — DLCA Commissioner Richard Evangelista said today the department’s territory-wide “More For Your Dollar” holiday food basket survey was completed on Monday. The market basket survey is designed to inform consumers of which stores have the best prices no matter the brand on staple grocery items, Commissioner Evangelista said.

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FREDERIKSTED — Virgin Islands Police Commissioner Trevor Velinor wants to share some important information with the community and media ahead of the New Year’s Eve celebrations: “The top priority for the Virgin Islands Police Department is always the safety and security of everyone in our community.” Even though New Year’s

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There are some folks going around this land Who have no fear of God or man Waving around a gun in their hand Steal, kill and destroy seems like the plan Trying to be men while they’re still boys Playing with guns as if they are toys Answering to no

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department is making it crystal clear that it expects gunfire-free New Year’s Eve celebrations in the territory. And if you decide not to let your conscience be your guide on Thursday night, you should know that the VIPD’s use of ShotSpotter technology will

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan said he welcomes the federal funding coming to the U.S. Virgin Islands from Congress’ $900 billion COVID-19 relief measure that President Trump signed into law on Sunday, and he said the much-needed federal assistance will bring some level of support to Virgin Islanders and local businesses

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