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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Attorney General Denise George announced the Department of Justice’s arrest of a man who misrepresented himself as a licensed contractor to perform work repairs to the homes of five St. Thomas families. Henry Peters was arrested on Monday for operating an illegal enterprise in the V.I. and

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FREDERIKSTED — When buying oxtail in supermarkets on the U.S. mainland and locally be sure you are not getting kangaroo tail masquerading as beef, one concerned reader said today. “Don’t let me stop you from eating kangaroos tails,” Artie Cuban warned on Facebook. “You been eating it for years and

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CHRISTIANSTED — DLCA Commissioner Richard Evangelista said today the department’s territory-wide “More For Your Dollar” holiday food basket survey was completed on Monday. The market basket survey is designed to inform consumers of which stores have the best prices no matter the brand on staple grocery items, Commissioner Evangelista said.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — At least seven park benches were temporarily removed from Market Square this afternoon by the COVID-19 Task Force as a way to enforce social distancing and promote better health on St. Thomas, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. “The benches were removed by the COVID-19 Task

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FARIBAULT, Minnesota — Normally when a product recall is announced due to undeclared ingredients, it’s something simple, like the company forgetting to put onions or garlic on its ingredients label. A new recall from Faribault Foods, Inc., which produces the popular Progresso line of soups, is a little bit different.

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) Division of Consumer Affairs, notifies the public that on, July 30, 2020, Albek de Mexico S.A. de C.V issued a voluntarily nationwide recall of specific lots and brands of hand sanitizer currently in United States distribution to the consumer level. The

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix-based software company poised to receive a $1 million, no-bid contract to do contact tracing in the territory is the concept of Governor Albert Bryan, Jr.’s daughter — and she is not currently licensed to do business in the Virgin Islands. Avera Tech, which was co-founded

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) is notifying the public of the latest wholesale or “rack rate” price for fuel from Gulf Oil Pricing and Limetree Bay. Currently, only retailers on St. Croix purchase fuel from Limetree Bay.  The rack rate is the price used by

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CHRISTIANSTED — Commissioner Richard Evangelista revealed the findings of the latest territory-wide market basket survey. The market basket survey, completed on February 14, is designed to inform consumers of which stores have the best prices no matter the brand on staple grocery items. The number of items compared on each

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) is notifying the public that the DLCA office located at Property & Procurement Building, 8201 Sub Base, Suite 1 closed at 3:00 p.m. today due to a lack of water in the building. Normal business hours shall resume tomorrow

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