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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan issued the following statement to mark Labor Day, on September 6, 2021: “On Labor Day, we proudly celebrate and pay tribute to the working Virgin Islanders whose immeasurable contributions shape our workforce and serve as the backbone of our economy. “Our storied history tells of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police today announced an arrest in the fatal shooting of a woman in the parking lot of Home Depot in St. Thomas on Saturday afternoon. Justin A. Matthews, 23, of Contant, was arrested on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. and charged with first-degree murder, the Virgin Islands Police

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Health Department confirmed the territory’s 61st COVID-releated death on Sunday. The deceased, a 30-year-old man on St. Croix, is one of the territory’s youngest victims of the virus. While the virus has mostly impacted seniors, in July, Virgin Islands officials announced that a 9-year-old had

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Relatives and friends are advised of the passing of Venetia Natashia Fredericks on August 11, 2021, at the age of 45 on St. Croix. Venetia Natashia Fredericks is survived by her mother, J. Patricia Jackson; father, Atmore “Flakes” Fredericks Sr.; children, T’Keyah, T’Quan, and T’Quani Registe and T’Keyjah Austrie; grandchildren,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The takeover of AT&T cellular assets in the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico by Liberty Communications was supposed to be seamless to customers. However, now some Virgin Islanders are finding out it was so seamless, they never made the switch. In recent days, AT&T has begun

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man is facing assault charges following a bottle-throwing incident early this week near the Salvation Army building in Market Square. Demare Anthony Encarnacion, 28, faces charges of third-degree assault, simple assault and disturbance of the peace, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. According to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Education’s “No V.I. Child Goes Hungry” Feeding Initiative will operate in both districts beginning September 7, following the suspension of the program in the St. Thomas-St. John District on August 23, due to the rise in COVID-19 cases among the district’s food

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A woman hoping to do some shopping at Home Depot in St. Thomas was shot to death in the parking lot in Estate Donoe on Saturday afternoon, authorities said. Keoner Barron, 20, was positively identified by family members as the shooting victim, the Virgin Islands Police Department

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KINGSHILL — The Virgin Islands Department of Education, St. Croix District, is slated to resume school bus service on September13 for general education students in grades PreK-3rd and CTE students enrolled in specific career pathways. Parents of these students are asked to transport their children to and from campuses when

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Community Action NOW! Executive Director Iffat Walker said discussions he’s had with government officials will soon benefit the youth of the Savan community.  “Due to the rising numbers in COVID-19 cases, we made the decision to cancel the onsite meeting originally scheduled for August 26th at the Romeo Malone Community

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