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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – VITRAN bus service will expand to Saturdays beginning this weekend, according to the Department of Public Works. VITRAN will offer “abbreviated fixed route service for all three islands” starting on Saturday, DPW Commissioner Gustav James said in a prepared statement. Passengers can enjoy free rides on November

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NEW YORK – Platinum-selling and chart-topping duo R. City, with special guest and coach Adam Levine, are set to perform their hit single “Locked Away” on the live Tuesday, November 17 telecast of NBC’s Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice.” R. City is the dynamic duo featuring St. Thomas-born

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Scott Fagan’s obscure 1968 album South Atlantic Blues finally sees its reissue 47 years after the fact. As Chris Campion at St. Cecilia Knows, the label reissuing the album, explains: “By rights, we should already be celebrating Scott Fagan as one of the icons of his era, alongside Donovan, Tim

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Kevin Greaves in handcuffs in BVI CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment on November 5 charging Kevin Greaves, 43, of St. Thomas, with bulk cash smuggling, according to U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe. Greaves was arrested on August 22 and was released on home confinement with

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A federal grand jury returned a one-count indictment on November 5 charging Kevin Henley, 21, of Tortola, British Virgin Islands, with Bulk Cash Smuggling, according to U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe. Henley was arrested on October 7, 2015, and was released on home confinement with electronic monitoring after

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U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe CHARLOTTE AMALIE – A 57-year-old St. Thomas man pleased guilty in federal court to marijuana distribution charges, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Alva Nicholas pleaded guilty today in U.S. District Court on St. Thomas to one count of possession with intent to distribute marijuana, United

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands Police Department reported four people on St. Thomas were arrested on charges ranging from drunk driving to assault over the weekend. Robert Johnson, 40, of Mountain Top was arrested at 5:51 p.m. Saturday at the Traffic Bureau and charged with driving under the influence

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By PHOEBE WARREN, Special To The V.I. Free Press This is the first post in a series called “Insight on the Issues” in which I will examine one specific issue in American politics and give each candidate’s stance. I will periodically do these posts but with no particular schedule so

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Want some good news this morning? How about that tourism numbers are up 10 percent compared to last year. And that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report no flu activity in the Virgin Islands. According to this week’s FluView report from the CDC, overall seasonal influenza activity

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U.S. Attorney Ronald Sharpe CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A 50-year-old St. Thomas man pleaded guilty in federal court Friday to charges related to official abuse of territorial power, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office. George W. Lewis, Jr. who worked as VITEMA’s emergency planner, admitted in U.S. District Court to one

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