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Friday, October 30, 2020

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Much of St. Thomas, St. John Blacked Out

Parts of St. Thomas and St. John were plunged into darkness Saturday night when the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority lost Unit 23, its workhorse generating unit. The utility restored power to some areas by late in the evening.

Man Charged with Attempted Burglary

V.I. Police officers arrested Lawrence King, 58, of Savan, Wednesday on a charge of attempted burglary.

Grand View Man Charged in Assault

Adani Queeley, 23, of Grand View, was arrested Wednesday and charged with aggravated assault and battery/ domestic violence in connection with an incident that occurred March 26, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Detectives Investigate Fatal Animal Cruelty Case

*Warning: Graphic Photo* Detectives were summoned Wednesday to Estate Anna’s Hope by veterinarians with the V.I. Department of Agriculture to investigate a badly beaten horse found near the Youth Rehabilitation Center, the V.I. Police Department reported Friday.

Liquor Banned on Good Friday; Beer and Wine Exempt

V.I. law forbids bars and restaurants from selling distilled liquor or mixed drinks from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Good Friday, but wine and beer are not mentioned in the law and are not affected.

Moody’s Upgrades WAPA Financial Rating

Moody’s Investors Service revised the V.I. Water and Power Authority's financial rating outlook from “negative” to “stable" this week, according to WAPA

Plans in Works to Study Health Impacts of Methyl Bromide Use

The Health Department has plans in progress to do an epidemiologic investigation on the March incident at St. John’s Sirenusa condominiums, where a pesticide containing methyl bromide used.

WICO Board Elects New Officers

The West Indian Company Lt., operator of the territory's largest cruise ship port, the WICO dock, elected new officers at its first meeting of...

Art Brightens Frenchtown Wall

A Frenchtown neighborhood looks a little brighter this week thanks to the work of 15 art students from Addelita Cancryn Junior High School and a handful of volunteers led by volunteer teacher’s assistant Cecille Arbour.

Gaming Conference Looks at New Options, Building ‘Trust’ in V.I. System

The International Masters of Gaming Law organization returned to the territory this week for a spring conference that brought representatives from more than 40 different countries to St. Thomas.

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