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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — VITRAN will temporarily discontinue its 9 and 11 a.m. fixed route service in St. Thomas on Thursday, the Department of Public Works said today. The suspension will “allow employees to attend a funeral service following the sudden loss of a VITRAN team member,” according to DPW. Services

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FREDERIKSTED — Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a construction worker while he was working to repair Carlton Road this morning, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to Carlton Road on a report of shots fired and a man down at 10:44 a.m. today, the Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — People are up in arms about the maintenance of a trash bin site on St. Thomas. Residents say the dumpster site — maintained by the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority — is unsightly, unhealthy and dangerous to navigate in its current condition. People on social media begged

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works (DPW) says its guard rail installation project isn’t expect to affect through-traffic greatly in the Nazareth area of St. Thomas. The project scope includes the installation of 1,000 linear feet of guardrail on the eastern side of Benner Hill Road, according to

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FREDERIKSTED — People who held a party at Rainbow Beach yesterday in contravention to COVID-19 protocols — and then left their garbage there — have drawn the wrath and disgust of concerned citizens on social media this morning. “Did you leave your trash at our Beautiful Rainbow Beach yesterday after

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It is with deep sadness that the family of Emile Alfredo Lewis announces his passing on December 25, 2020, at his residence, surrounded by family. The funeral service will be January 8, 2021, at Blyden’s Memorial Chapel (formerly the Apostolic Faith Church) which is across from Western Cemetery. The viewing

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — VITRAN’s ADA paratransit clients on St. Thomas and St. John can now join those on St. Croix, in using Routematch, the department’s new trip management technology platform. Routematch launched in the St. Thomas/St. John district earlier this month and on St. Croix in June of this year. As usual,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works is advising the public that while VITRAN’s Fixed Route service remains suspended residents will see buses on roadways starting Monday. The buses will be used for Mass Transit Bus Operator training purposes only and will continue until Friday September 4, according to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works (DPW) continues with the enforcement of roadside advertisement regulations, which has resulted in the removal of unauthorized signs along the public roadways in each district. Signs in violation have been removed territory-wide in accordance with Virgin Islands regulatory code. Advertisers must file a

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Office of Disaster Recovery (ODR) and the Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority (VIHFA), in collaboration with WTJX-TV Channel 12 (WTJX) broadcast the June episode of Recovery in Focus last night. Guests for this month’s episode were Daryl Griffith, VIHFA Executive Director, Nelson Petty Jr., Commissioner of the Department

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