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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands legislature appears to be near to voting to increase Public Service Commission control over the financially troubled Water and Power Authority (WAPA). As of December 31, WAPA had $190 million of electrical system revenue bonds and unamortized bond premiums and a total of $1.143

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan will hold the second annual Territorial Day of Prayer service for protection against COVID-19 and for the well-being of all Virgin Islanders as the territory continues to be impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The Day of Prayer service is scheduled for 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan shared a letter with the Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines offering support and assistance to the Islands’ people after a volcano eruption Friday forced more than 16,000 people to evacuate the island of St. Vincent. “On behalf of the people of the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A bipartisan team of governors from five states and Puerto Rico have signed-on to a letter that Governor Albert Bryan sent to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle Walensky and Dr. Marcella Nunez-Smith, the chairwoman of President Biden’s COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force, asking the CDC

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. will testify virtually before the U.S. House Committee on Natural Resources at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 24. Governor Bryan, as well as the Governors of all the U.S. territories, will appear via Zoom to discuss President Biden’s “Build Back Better” plan and how

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department worked with the local government to ensure that street lights are working in a St. Thomas east end neighborhood. The VIPD joined with St. Thomas-Water Island Administrator Avery Lewis to put the lights on in Smith Bay this week. Police are betting

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CHRISTIANSTED — If a Virgin Islander took a shot today — it was probably a Cruzan Rum shot — not the COVID-19 vaccine. That’s because the USVI has the third-lowest rate of coronavirus inoculations among the eight overseas American territories and freely-associated states. According to the latest statistics from the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — You know what they say — when it comes to getting ahead in life — it is not what you know …. but who you know — especially in the U.S. Virgin Islands. A government contract between the Attorney General’s daughter and the Tourism Department has raised

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CHRISTIANSTED — The failure of the Bryan-Roach Administration to properly maintain St. Croix’s roads and public spaces has reached pandemic levels — citizens complained on social media this weekend. As these pictures of the Virgin Islands Department of Finance—Bureau of Internal Revenue property in Estate Diamond-Ruby—adjacent to the Sunny Isle

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Boy Scouts motto is: “Be Prepared.” So when coronavirus happened in 2020, it didn’t prevent six St. Croix scouts from achieving the top rank of Eagle Scout. But instead of being recognized at an Eagle Court of Honor ceremony at the Howard M. Wall Boy Scout Camp

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