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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The news that the territory suffered a 19th confirmed death from COVID-19 should have been significant. The Virgin Islands Department of Health said Thursday night that an 82-year-old man on St. Thomas was the 19th person to die of the coronavirus disease in the territory. But that

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Public Works (DPW) has implemented safety measures due to several damaged bridges on St. Croix. Recent inspections conducted by the EFLHD (Eastern Federal Lands Highway Division) of Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) revealed that six of 28 bridges on St. Croix are structurally deficient. Effective

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SAN JUAN — Coast Guard air and surface crews along with Puerto Rico Police and Ramey Station Border Patrol units are searching by air, land and sea Tuesday for possibly two persons from a capsized sunken boat near Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. The identity and nationality of the occupants of the vessel

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Fire Service responded to a residential fire that left a family of six homeless last week. After seeing the family’s request for assistance on social media, the agency is once again coming to their aid. This time the Fire Service will be joining others

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Office of Senator Janelle Sarauw held a forum to bring awareness to the ongoing issues that are plaguing our student athletes due to the restrictions and limitations on resources as a direct result of the impact of COVID-19, the coronavirus pandemic, on the territory. The forum

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — The BVI Governor’s Office has confirmed that a $1.4 million shipment of medical supplies from the United Kingdom arrived in the BVI the week of September 4. The 40-foot container had 55,000 items including personal protective equipment (PPE) such as face masks, gowns and gloves, which

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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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