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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands Department of Public Works said Thursday that construction work on the Mafolie Road Project has been suspended until September 30 due to “COVID-19 related issues.” Temporary signals and barricades will remain in place, DPW said. As usual, the department is urging motorists to use caution

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands will re-open its borders to international travelers beginning on Saturday, Tourism officials said on their website today. Territorial officials began allowing hotels and accommodation providers to accept new leisure travel reservations on September 12. The reopening comes nearly one month after the government closed the USVI’s

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CHRISTIANSTED — During the Government House weekly press briefing, Richard Motta Jr., Director of Communications for the Office of the Governor, said that the Pandemic Electronic Benefits (P-EBT) program continues to issue cards to eligible students and asked for the public’s patience as the Department of Education begins the 2020-2021

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The news that the territory suffered a 19th confirmed death from COVID-19 should have been significant. The Virgin Islands Department of Health said Thursday night that an 82-year-old man on St. Thomas was the 19th person to die of the coronavirus disease in the territory. But that

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CHRISTIANSTED — During his weekly press briefing this afternoon, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. allowed a number of restrictions under the “Stay at Home” order to expire, effectively moving the territory up to “Safer at Home” status, meaning that nonessential businesses are allowed to reopen. Details were sketchy on the 18th

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CHRISTIANSTED — In a time of coronavirus, there are only so many things you can do tucked away safely inside the confines of your home alone … or is there? Some folks in the U.S. Virgin Islands are getting creative when it comes to how they stave off boredom inside

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — COVID-19 deaths continue to rise in the territory with two deaths related to coronavirus in just the last two days, the Virgin Islands Department of Health confirmed. The Health Department confirmed today that a 93-year-old man on St. Thomas became the 17th confirmed COVID-19 related death in

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Health said that a 49-year-old man on St. Thomas became the 15th victim of COVID-19 in the territory. Governor Albert Bryan, Jr., as is his custom in the weekly coronavirus “updates” — played down the fact that a healthy U.S. Virgin Islander cut

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. has extended the local moratorium on tenant evictions, in place since March, but with conditions and limits. The moratorium was set to expire today, but Bryan announced the extension at a press conference last week. While hoping to help residents unable to pay their rent, Bryan

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr., announced this morning that he will sign an Executive Order extending the territory’s current Stay at Home order for one more week. The restrictions under the current Stay At Home Order are set to expire at 6 a.m. on August 31. Governor Bryan’s new

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