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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Public Works says it “has spearheaded several key initiatives with the goal of improving the quality of life for all Virgin Islanders.” One of these projects is a Landscaping Pilot Program which officially mobilized in December, according to DPW. The contractor for

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CHRISTIANSTED — Hundreds of U.S. Virgin Islands renters face the prospect of eviction in January unless federal officials extend protections put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. On September 4, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a sweeping order that temporarily halted all United States evictions through December 31,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan has asked the 33rd Legislature to take up his request during their Special Session on Tuesday, December 8, to extend the State of Emergency until February 6, 2021.  The current State of Emergency expires on December 8.  “Given that the USVI is a major travel destination,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The administration’s Office of Management and Budget held its fall Revenue Estimating Conference on Wednesday where 18 of the government’s revenue-generating agencies provided a revenue outlook for Fiscal Year 2021.  Governor Albert Bryan, OMB Director Jenifer O’Neal, and members of the governor’s cabinet shared the FY 21 revenue forecast with attendees at the virtual conference, which included members of the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas boat captain who lives on his vessel said he bought $105 worth of pizza and drinks at sea — and then was given a whopping $1,000 ticket from a health inspector for not wearing a face mask. Charlie Knape, who lives aboard his vessel

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. has called the 33rd Legislature into a Special Session to take action on his proposal to reauthorize the Matching Fund Securitization, as well as to address two other legislative matters.   Bryan set the date for the session as December 3.   The

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan welcomed a six-person delegation from Indonesia to Government House on St. Croix recently. Dr. Nana Yuliana, consul general of the Republic of Indonesia, and her five-person delegation made their inaugural trip to the U.S. Virgin Islands from their home base in Texas. Dr. Yuliana was

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Hindus are seeking a public holiday in the U.S. Virgin Islands on Diwali, the most popular of their festivals; starting 2022. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada today, said that it was not fair with USVI Hindu community as they had to be

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FREDERIKSTED — Virgin Islands Police Department officers donned their new uniforms in what was dubbed a “reveal” on social media. The actual display of the uniforms took place behind the modular offices of the Bureau of Motor Vehicles in Estate Golden Grove on Thursday afternoon. Police top brass and rank

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE— JetBlue Airways began new twice-weekly nonstop service from New York JFK to St. Thomas this weekend. Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. and First Lady Yolanda Bryan were there to greet passengers as they arrived on the tarmac at Cyril E. King Airport on Saturday afternoon. “Coronavirus has transformed airline

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