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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A ruptured water main on Monday night disrupted potable water service throughout the Subbase area potentially extending to downtown St. Thomas. The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority announced the disruption on Monday evening just after 6 p.m. WAPA Water Operations crews depressurized the water system to

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Marina at Yacht Haven Grande said today that it will serve as the official venue for the 2017 U.S.V.I. Charter Yacht Show in St. Thomas. Hosted by the Virgin Islands Professional Charter Association (VIPCA) from November 11 – 14, the show will feature at least 50

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Texas woman who followed a man from Puerto Rico to his home in St. Thomas reported to police that she was raped. On Sunday, March 26, 2017 about 1:14 pm, officers were dispatched by the 911 Emergency Call Center to Bolongo Bay in regards to a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A shaken motorist told police that he had been the victim of a gunpoint carjacking near Red Hook on Monday night. The man said that he was walking in the area of Red Hook in the vicinity of the Fruit Stand when a masked man came running

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ARRESTED: Oscar Eduardo Illescas-Gomez CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department successfully arrested 40 year-old Oscar Eduardo Illescas-Gomez of Hull Bay on Thursday, January 19, 2016, at approximately 1:00 pm. Officers from the Economic Crime Unit (ECU) arrested Illescas-Gomez after he was positively identified as the person that assaulted

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CHRISTIANSTED — Curacao finished its domination of the seven-team Caribbean regional tournament Saturday with a 5-0 win over St. Thomas at Canegata Ballpark to earn a berth in the Little League World Series. The Pariba League team from Willemstad outscored its opponents 61-1 in six tournament games. It defeated St.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Fort Lauderdale woman is believed to be dead after a holiday to St. Thomas ended in disaster when she and her boyfriend were swept into the sea by waves this weekend. Savannah Rae Finn, 22, a student at Florida International University, was on rocks by Peterborg

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The retailer’s websites resemble those of many other discounters, offering deals on a broad range of products such as televisions, tablets, blenders and sports equipment. But San Diego-based PriceSmart Inc. is distinctive in other ways. Each of its three dozen warehouse membership clubs are south of the

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By JOHN McCARTHY/Virgin Islands Free Press CHARLOTTE AMALIE – For the second time in four days, a minor earthquake has registered on the ocean floor off the coast of St. Thomas, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake was 2.7 in magnitude and occurred

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Several articles have been written about how clean energy helps island communities gain freedom from the high price and carbon pollution caused by using fossil fuels to power their economy. You can read those stories including Richard Branson to Power Necker Island with Renewables, here, here, and here. The following

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