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Friday, June 9, 2023


New York Woman Convicted of Stealing Cell Phones; Receives Probation

A New York Woman was sentenced to four years probation after being convicted of transporting stolen goods, United States Attorney Delia L. Smith announced Friday. 

DPNR Informs Public of Pre-Registration Meetings for All Commercial Fishers

The Pre-Registration meeting will cover updates and changes to compliance, catch reporting, rules and regulations, as well as educational opportunities for commercial fishers.

Labor Investigating Kmart Closure, Will Ensure Employee Rights, Molloy Says

Some 75 people stand to lose their jobs with the closing of the Kmart store at the Sunshine Mall on St. Croix, according to the V.I. Labor Department. Commissioner Gary Molloy said he has launched an investigation to ensure that the rights of all affected employees are fully protected.

Amber Alert: Kyjauni Joseph Missing

The V.I. Police Department has issued an Amber Alert for 16-year-old Kyjauni Joseph, who was last seen on Thursday at 3 p.m. at 37 Mount Pleasant in Frederiksted.

Two Dominican Nationals and One Venezuelan National Charged with Illegal Entry to US

Three men, two from the Dominican Republic and one from Venezuela were charged with illegal entry to the US, United States Attorney Delia L. Smith announced Friday. 

Puerto Man Sentenced to 120 Months on Drug Possession Charges

A Puerto Rican man was sentenced to 10 years imprisonment on drug possession charges, United States Attorney Delia L. Smith announced Friday.

Puerto Rican Man Sentenced to 87 Months on Drug Conspiracy Charges

A Puerto Rican man was sentenced to a little over seven years imprisonment on drug conspiracy charges, United States Attorney Delia L. Smith announced Friday.

Dominican National Illegally Reenters US; Sentenced to Prison Time

A Dominican National was sentenced to 8 months in prison for illegally reentering the United States, United States Attorney Delia L. Smith announced Friday.

WAPA Meets with FEMA, Local Stakeholders to Discuss Master Plan for Water Distribution System

Much of St. Croix’s water distribution network consists of outdated pipes that result in frequent water disruptions to many of the island’s communities.

EPA Updates Residents on Chemical Removal and Mysterious Odors

The Environmental Protection Agency administrator for Region 2, Lisa Garcia, with a cadre of environmental experts, told an audience of around 100 people that potentially harmful chemicals are being removed from the St. Croix refinery. She also spoke about reports of foul odors in the area at the town hall Thursday evening at the American Legion Hall in Frederiksted.

V.I. Tourism Officials in NYC to Promote and Learn

Delegations from the U.S. Virgin Islands and British Virgin Islands joined other top-level Caribbean tourism officials in New York this week to court influencers, tout accomplishments, and learn from each other. Being open to feedback from visitors and industry insiders was key, Tourism Commissioner Joseph Boschulte said Thursday morning.

JFL Announces Exciting News in Women’s Health for Removing Fibroids

The Juan F. Luis Hospital on St. Croix announced exciting news for women’s health as they introduced a new procedure for removing fibroids at a town hall held at the hospital on Wednesday. Panelists included Hologic Representative Keith Weeks, Obstetrics and Gynecology for St. Croix Dr. Olivine Treasure, and Dr. Michele Berkley. They presented to a crowd of about 30 attendees.

Hospital Board Updates JFL Emergency Operations Plan

After beginning with an executive session, the V.I. Government Hospital and Health Facilities Corporation Territorial Board convened their regular monthly meeting Wednesday evening and approved updates to Juan F. Luis Hospital's hospital-wide emergency operations plan for 2023.

Downtown Tours, Basket Weaving and More Offered at the St. Thomas Historical Trust

The St. Thomas Historical Trust has opened its doors and is providing locals and visitors opportunities to learn more about museums, exhibits, and the culture of the territory through its tours and events.

Kiwanis Club of St. Croix to Host Golf Scramble to Benefit Claude O. Markoe Elementary School Playground Project

On June 17, the Kiwanis Club will host a golf scramble and silent auction at the Reef Golf Course on St. Croix. The goal is to raise money for a playground at Claude O. Markoe Elementary School in Frederiksted. The pre-k through sixth-grade students at the school do not have a playground.

Supervisor of Elections Informs Public of List of Voters Placed Inactive

Supervisor of Elections is providing public notice regarding the voters’ registration of the following persons who reside and/or resided in the St. Croix District but who were made inactive by her.

Office of Veterans Affairs Plans Luncheon for Women Veterans Recognition Day

The Office of Veterans Affairs will be joining the nation in celebration of “Women Veterans Recognition Day” on Monday, June 12. The Virgin Islands joined many other states when Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. issued a proclamation in recognition of this day for the very first time just last year.

Crime Stoppers: Submit Tips and Solve Crimes

Crime Stoppers USVI needs help and tips from the community to solve crimes. All tips are anonymous.

Woman Found Unresponsive on St. John

A St. John woman was found unresponsive in her residence Tuesday, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Women’s Coalition of St. Croix Releases Results of Women Race

The following are the results of the 39th Women Race (2 Miles) that took place on June 4, 2023, in Frederiksted, St. Croix, Virgin Islands.


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