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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — For years, the University of the Virgin Islands through its Coastal Cleanup initiatives has picked up glass beverage bottles and other trash that littered Virgin Islands beaches and shores.   Through UVI’s Glass Crusher Project, the local higher learning institution is once again gearing up to accept glass waste from the community to improve recycling efforts here.  UVI will host a glass collection effort starting on the last Saturday

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The other day, I got a text from a Crucian friend, Vivian St. Juste, now living in North Carolina. The text was in reference to me taking out her two friends who were visiting St. Croix for the first time. On the top of their list was to see the

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan. today named former Senator Allison DeGazon to take the position of Director of the Division of Economic Research effective Monday. The Division of Economic Research provides reliable and quality statistics to enhance the social and economic development of U.S. Virgin Islands through statistical analysis and reports

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March is Virgin Islands History Month. As a Virgin Islander, I find that we are ignorant to our rich history and culture that distinguishes us from any other people on Earth. We are nothing but a dot on the world map, yet we contribute to the world intellectually and culturally

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — There’s some good news for college basketball fans in St. Thomas — the Paradise Jam tournament will return to the territory this fall. Tournament organizers Basketball Travelers Inc. revealed that bit of news Friday, as well as the eight-team field for the 2021 Paradise Jam men’s tournament.

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KINGSHILL — Greedy burglars tied up an 80-year-old Castle Burke woman with duct tape so the pair of armed home invaders could search her house for more cash early Sunday morning. Tthe 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to Castle Burke in reference to a burglary at 3:05 a.m. Sunday,

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan took action on 29 bills from the December 11, 2020, session of the 33rd Legislature, signing 23 of the measures into law and vetoing six of them. Among the bills Bryan approved are a bill providing amnesty for property owners who have enclosed portions of their homes

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating a drowning incident that took place at a St. Thomas beach on Friday morning, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call saying that a man was floating face down in the water at Brewer’s Bay Beach at 8:41 a.m. Friday, the

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ATLANTA — A St. Thomas native will be sentenced by a federal judge today after his conviction on a racketeering charge in a case where authorities said the Georgia cop turned his true loyalties over to a vicious street gang. Vancito Gumbs, 28, of Charlotte Amalie, who moved to Stone

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Human Services (DHS) and the University of the Virgin Islands’ Caribbean Exploratory Research Center (UVI CERC) announced that they are winding down the federally funded, one-year project “Road to Success.” The early child care and education program will end with a series of virtual

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