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Basic Facts Disputed in PSC-Mandated WAPA Audit

Basic facts are in dispute in an audit performed by Vantage Energy Consulting at the insistence of the Public Services Commission, according to officials testifying to a Senate committee Monday.

Port Authority Training on State of the Art Fire Equipment

According to the VIPA, the authority’s aircraft rescue and fire trucks are replaced in intervals, and the Global Striker will take over for another in the fleet that will be coming out of rotation.

Azekah Jennings Dies in Connecticut

Azekah Jennings, who was born in the Virgin Islands, made a name for himself first as an assistant U.S. attorney, died Sunday in Connecticut after a short illness. He was 57.

Early Morning Homicide in Frederiksted

A man was shot to death early Saturday in Estate Prince's Quarters – the Mt. Pleasant-West subdivision – below the St. Joseph Catholic High School, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Man Injured by Gunshot in Frederiksted

A 21-year-old man was injured by a gunshot Saturday morning in Frederiksted, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Central High Teachers Play Hooky

Enough St. Croix Central High School teachers staged a sickout on Thursday so that classes were canceled, according to a faculty member who did not want to be identified.

Monarch Energy Still Interested in Hovensa, Despite Obstacles

Last week Monarch Energy Partners Inc. reaffirmed its interest in purchasing the shuttered Hovensa oil refinery on St. Croix in hopes of operating the facility at full capacity and returning jobs to the territory.

Fish Kill in Coral Bay

Fish started dying Thursday in Coral Bay, and it’s raising a lot of questions. So far, no one has any answers.

Knight Asked WICO To Pay Mapp Rent After Property And Procurement Said No

WICO chair and Mapp Chief of Staff Randy Knight told senators he asked WICO to pay the governor's rent after the Department of Property and Procurement rejected the proposed lease as too extravagant.

ATN to Acquire Innovative Group of Companies

ATN announced on Thursday it has entered an agreement to acquire control of the Innovative Group, which operates cable television, Internet and landline phone services in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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