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CHRISTIANSTED — During his weekly press briefing this afternoon, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. allowed a number of restrictions under the “Stay at Home” order to expire, effectively moving the territory up to “Safer at Home” status, meaning that nonessential businesses are allowed to reopen. Details were sketchy on the 18th

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WASHINGTON — AARP is joining forces with the Colorado-based charity Wish of a Lifetime to help older adults fulfill their lifelong dreams. Since its founding in 2008, Wish of a Lifetime has made over two thousand wishes come true for older residents of all 50 states and D.C. It has

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands has been listed by Travelzoo’s American members as the destination they would most like to visit in the Caribbean over the next two years. Travelzoo, a leading global travel company with 30 million members worldwide, reports the Caribbean should be prepared for a

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KINGSHILL — A St. Croix man was arrested on illegal gun and drugs charges over the Labor Day holiday weekend, authorities said. Ronald Lopez 36, of Castle Burke was arrested at 6:49 p.m. Saturday and charged with carrying a firearm openly or concealed and simple possession of a controlled substance,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man was arrested on domestic violence related charges after he allegedly tied up a woman and beat her, authorities said. Kwanza George, 32, of Paul M. Pearson Gardens was arrested at 5:30 p.m. on Friday and charged with third-degree assault-domestic violence, the Virgin Islands

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CHRISTIANSTED — In a time of coronavirus, there are only so many things you can do tucked away safely inside the confines of your home alone … or is there? Some folks in the U.S. Virgin Islands are getting creative when it comes to how they stave off boredom inside

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Legislature of the Virgin Islands voted to approve the debt consolidation package of $1.1 billion in matching fund bonds over some objections from the Senate on Friday. On a vote of eight to five, the Senate voted to support the so-called “securitization” bill that Governor Albert

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — COVID-19 deaths continue to rise in the territory with two deaths related to coronavirus in just the last two days, the Virgin Islands Department of Health confirmed. The Health Department confirmed today that a 93-year-old man on St. Thomas became the 17th confirmed COVID-19 related death in

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who was at a gas station with an illegal gun on his person in plain view was arrested by police, authorities said. Robert Mason, 44, of Little Princesse was arrested at 2:14 a.m. Tuesday and charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm, the Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Head Start Program said today that their 2020-2021 Head Start school year will begin virtually on September 14 until it is determined that in-person instruction can safely resume. To prepare for the launch of the virtual school year, Head Start staff will be contacting parents the

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