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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas woman who allegedly struck her male significant other with a rock to the head was arrested by police on Friday, authorities said. Amose Saint Villien, 40, of Contant, was arrested at 3:53 p.m. Friday and charged with third-degree assault—domestic violence, the Virgin Islands Police

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A driver who was trapped inside his burning vehicle after he lost control and crashed into a utility pole in St. Thomas has died from the injuries he sustained, authorities said. Joseph Santana, 19, of Sugar Estate, was identified by next of kin as the accident victim,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works said today that Main Street will be closed between Hublot and the Grand Hotel tomorrow from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. The road closures will allow “the contractor to pressure wash and clean the newly installed Eurocobble pavers,” DPW spokeswoman Renee Exius

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Human Services (DHS), today confirmed that it closed the Knud Hansen Complex on Thursday after two employees tested positive for COVID-19. While the building is not unsafe, DHS is closing the building to ensure staff can maintain social distancing while testing and other enhanced

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CHRISTIANSTED — During his weekly press briefing on Thursday, Governor Albert Bryan said the victories of two Democratic Senators in Georgia could lead to larger stimulus checks for territorial residents. “With the new composition of the U.S. Senate, there is a likelihood that the $2,000 stimulus proposal that was passed by

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. John man was given two years in federal prison for transporting an illegal resident via ferry to St. Thomas, authorities said. Courtney Matthias was sentenced today on his conviction for transporting an illegal alien, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. U.S. District Court Judge Robert

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Attorney’s Office encourages everyone to observe Law Enforcement Appreciation Day by saluting our law enforcement officers this Saturday. “Local and federal law enforcement officers are our first responders whenever our communities are threatened by criminal activity, natural disasters, or other public safety emergencies,” U.S. Attorney

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works is asking St. Thomas residents to refrain from using Mafolie Road tomorrow and Monday. “The road will be closed for 30-minute intervals throughout the workday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to allow the contractor to install 24-inch storm drain pipes,” DPW

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Social Security benefits are part of the retirement plan of almost every American worker. If you are among the many people covered under Social Security, you should know what your future benefit may be. These monthly payments may be a vital part of your retirement income. We base your benefit

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SAN JUAN — With the holiday season ending, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) operations in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands are reiterating  their consumer alert for counterfeit and pirated goods with regard to online shopping.   The San Juan Field Office, which is responsible for multiple ports of entry in Puerto Rico

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