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Acting Deputy Chief of Police Operations David Cannonier testifies Monday on two traffic bills. (V.I. Legislature photo)

Senate Forwards Stay Left and Driving Under the Influence Bills

The U.S. Virgin Islands is known for its laid-back attitude toward the consumption of alcohol. However, senators and members of the V.I. Police Department are concerned that that attitude might be too costly to continue.

Public Forums to Discuss Bridge Phase of Street Addressing Initiative

An initiative to create an addressing system for the Virgin Islands will provide a clear, logical and navigable system of street addresses based on established national standards.
Metal debris cannot be brought to the Bovoni Landfill, and so a lot of it ends up on the side of the road. (Source photo by Judi Shimel)

No End in Sight to St. Thomas Landfill Metal Ban

St. Thomas residents and businesses waiting for the V.I. Waste Management Authority to lift scrap metal restrictions at the Bovoni Landfill will have to wait longer, according to a WMA spokeswoman.
Agriculture commissioner Positive T.A. Nelson introduces Deputy Commissioner Khadija Blyden, left, and Assistant Commissioner Dianna Callwood. (Source photo by Susan Ellis)

Ag Plans Community Events and Trainings, and Issues a Warning

On Monday Agriculture Commissioner Positive Nelson outlined a series of events planned by his department to support the farming community, but first he had a warning for Virgin Islands residents. Don't buy meat from anyone but a known livestock farmer.
Students unload from a school bus at St. Croix Central High School in a 2017 file photo. (Source file photo)

Central High School Closed Tuesday Due to the Return of the Odor

St. Croix Central High School will be closed Tuesday due to a recurrence of gaseous odors impacting the campus, the Department of Education reported.
The District Court building on St. Croix. (File photo)

Fifth STX Woman Pleads Guilty in Tax Fraud Scheme

Thema Liverpool, a 31-year-old St. Croix resident, pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy to defraud the United States, U.S. Attorney Gretchen Shappert announced.
Foam blocks wash up on south shore beaches during and after Tropical Storm Karen. (Photo by Toni Lance)

Refinery’s Foam Plastic Litters South Shore Months After September Storm

As Tropical Storm Karen passed south of St. Croix on Sept. 24, residents on the south shore noticed 110-pound polystyrene floats washing ashore. By the end of the day, more than 50 floats had accumulated on several beaches east and west of the Limetree Bay Terminal.

Motorcycle Collides With Vehicle near Antilles School

A male driving a motorcycle was treated for injures Monday night after his motorcycle collided with a black SUV in the Frenchman's Bay area near the entrance to Antilles School.
YAG Vice President Cassandra Dunn talks about the purpose of the organization during at the My Girlfriends's Closet/YAG Breast Cancer Event. (Source photo by Denise Lenhardt-Benoit)

My Girlfriend’s Closet and YAG Host Breast Cancer Event

My Girlfriend’s Closet and the Yvonne A. Galiber Foundation co-hosted a breast cancer survivor exhibit and celebration of eight years of "Girlfriendism," Saturday afternoon at the art and fashion boutique in downtown Christiansted.

More Income Tax Refunds On the Way

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. has authorized the Bureau of Internal Revenue to pay out an additional $11 million in income tax refunds to tax filers in the territory this week.

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