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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan has submitted to the 34th Legislature the first ever two-year Executive Budget and said revenue projections continue to increase during the next two years, providing an optimistic outlook for Fiscal Years 2022 and 2023. Also included in the balanced budgets for both years are a number

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Virgin Islands Port Authority Director Carlton Dowe, USVI Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte and other officials broke ground to commemorate the start of Phase One of the Cyril E. King Airport Terminal Expansion and Modernization Project. Phase One includes the Parking and Transportation Center that

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CRUZ BAY – The fully reconstructed U.S. Customs and Border Protection terminal at the Victor Sewer Marine Facility in St. John is now open for business, just in time for the resumption of ferry service between the U.S. Virgin Islands and the British Virgin Islands, set for April 15. The former

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FREDERIKSTED — There was a time when visitors to the St. Croix airport were greeted with a warm smile, a Cruzan Rum punch and a map of the island. But one traveler arriving to Henry E. Rohlsen Airport from Florida was given the COVID-19 “treatment” upon landing — he was

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Lieutenant Governor Tregenza Roach announced that his office “is investigating a possible breach in its computer systems that has affected service delivery by its Recorder of Deeds and Cadastral Divisions,” according to a news release. “Our team is actively working on a resolution of this issue,” Roach

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A former VIPA peace officer was found shot to death near the trash dumpsters by Crown Mountain Road early this morning, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call of a man down in Estate Dorothea in the vicinity of the dumpsters at 4:51 a.m.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The bodies of the four people who died in a helicopter crash at the Preserve at Botany Bay on St. Thomas on Monday have been recovered by the Department of Justice’s Office of the MedicalExaminer and secured in the morgue, V.I. Attorney General, Denise N. George announced.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Authorities in St. Thomas were investigating what caused a helicopter crash that killed at least four people at Botany Bay on Monday afternoon. The fatal crash occurred at the western end of St. Thomas in a wooded area of Botany Bay, said Erik Ackerson, emergency management spokesman.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. John man was given two years in federal prison for transporting an illegal resident via ferry to St. Thomas, authorities said. Courtney Matthias was sentenced today on his conviction for transporting an illegal alien, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said. U.S. District Court Judge Robert

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The family of Robert A. O’Connor, Jr. is saddened to announce his passing at his home on December 16, 2020. Robert was born on the beautiful island of St. John on March 24, 1946, to Robert A. O’Connor Sr. and Alice Rhymer O’Connor, both of whom are deceased. Robert was,

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