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INDIANAPOLIS — Travel demand for the U.S. Virgin Islands is strong and forecasts look positive. That’s the word from Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte after taking meetings at Routes Americas, a leading aviation event, at an Indiana airport last week. Boschulte, who said he held” bilateral conversations with about a dozen

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man taking tools out of his vehicle for work was held up at gunpoint in Savan early on Tuesday morning, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report that a first-degree robbery occurred in upper Savan before 6:33 a.m. Tuesday, the Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Public Works (DPW) said that traffic signals at the intersection by Bellows International are temporarily out of service. “The department is working to complete repairs and get traffic signals back online and functional as soon as possible,” DPW spokeswoman Renée Exius said. In

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WASHINGTON — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. will be among several governors of U.S. territories scheduled to testify before the U.S. House of Representative’s Committee on Natural Resources at noon today. Bryan will be testifying during a U.S. House of Representatives hearing on the Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Request for Department

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The 911 Emergency Call Center received a report of a two-car accident on Veterans Drive in the vicinity of Burger Max about 3 a.m. on Sunday, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. “Investigation into the accident found that a black Ford Escape with three occupants was traveling

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On February 7, 2020, Deputy Commissioner Celvin G. Walwyn and St. Croix District Police Chief Sidney Elskoe provided testimony to members of the Virgin Islands Legislature regarding crime strategies and accomplishments of the Virgin Islands Police Department. I appreciate our leaders standing tall and representing the Department. During the hearing,

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WASHINGTON — The Federal Communication Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau set up procedures for its investment of up to $691 million over the next 10 years to support the build out of advanced broadband and voice services in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The investment, which was announced on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Government House said it will increase transparency by releasing a series of packaged Internet-based broadcasts of top government officials discussing the salient issues of the territory. Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. has begun “The Press Box,” a podcast that features informal discussion with members of the Bryan/Roach Administration

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A dark-colored vehicle traveling west on Moravian Highway in the vicinity of the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency headquarters hit a pedestrian who was crossing the roadway heading north about 8:29 p.m. Friday. The pedestrian, identified by next of kin as 55-year-old Rodney George, was transported

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police on St. Thomas are investigating the shooting of a high-powered assault rifle in a heavily-populated housing project yesterday, authorities said. Jahcori Potter, 20 of the Bovoni Housing Community, was arrested by VIPD officers and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm about 7:57 p.m. Thursday, the

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