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St. Thomas Man Pleads Guilty to Bribery
Miguel Rodriguez Ramirez, 45, of St. Thomas pleaded guilty Friday in District Court to a charge that he bribed a…

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Philanthropist Neil Weiss Dies at 92

Businessman and philanthropist Neil Weiss died Wednesday at age 92 on St. Thomas. Following a 10 a.m. service Sunday at Turnbull’s Funeral Home, he will be buried at the Jewish Cemetery.

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2016-02-12 22:29:22
Beach Advisory for February 8-12

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for Enterococci Bacteria and Turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2016-02-12 13:53:40
Mapp Nominates Usie Richards to Casino Control Commission

Gov. Kenneth Mapp on Thursday nominated former V.I. Sen. Usie R. Richards to serve as a member of the Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission, Government House announced.

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2016-02-11 22:49:48
Local government — St. Thomas
No Vending or Tents Allowed in Roosevelt Veterans Memorial Park

The general public is reminded that no vending or erections of tents are allowed at the entrances or within the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Virgin Islands Veterans Memorial Park at any time, according to a press release issued Friday by the Department of Housing, Parks and Recreation.
 Commissioner St. Claire N. Williams noted that such practice would incur damages to the landscaping and underground irrigation system at this facility. “Every effort is being made to ensure that the preservation of this historical site is maintained, and we ask for the assistance and cooperation of everyone,” he said.

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