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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

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Sewage Runoff Causes Magens Bay to Close

Visible sewage in the water at Magens Bay Beach caused the operators to post an advisory on Tuesday, Magens manager Hubert Brumant said Thursday.

Frequent Service Interruption on St. Croix Feeder

V.I. Water and Power Authority crews are trying to resolve frequent service interruptions affecting part of St. Croix, according to the utility.

Check Out All the Crucian Christmas Events This Month!

St. Croix's month-long Christmas Carnival festivities started Saturday, Nov. 28 with a "mini-carnival" at the Herbert Grigg Home for the Aged featuring a parade, food, fashion, soca, steel-pan, marching bands, Santa Claus and more.

VITEMA to Conduct Full-Scale Maritime Exercise Next Week

VITEMA will conduct a full-scale maritime exercise in the St. Thomas-St. John district next week, testing the ability of first responders to deal with a simulated emergency at sea.

JFL Reports Fourth Month of Positive Cash Flow

The new leadership at the Gov. Juan Luis Hospital launched fiscal year 2016 on a positive financial note and reported to the board Tuesday night improved operations in anticipation of a review by the U.S. Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

$800 Million from Hovensa Sale Isn’t Solution to Territory’s Financial Woes, Mapp Says

Gov. Kenneth Mapp announced Tuesday the details of an operating agreement between the government and ArcLight Capital Partners’ Limetree Bay Holdings for the sale of Hovensa.

World AIDS Day Vigil Honors Victims, Survivors

Tuesday evening’s rain let up just long enough for attendees of the 2015 World AIDS Day Candlelight Vigil to release balloons into the Charlotte Amalie sky as a sign of hope and remembrance.

Copper Wire Stolen from Street Lights

A string of streetlights along the western lane of St. Croix’s Melvin Evans Highway between Williams Delight and Carlton were vandalized and more than 600 feet of copper wire was stolen.

Mapp Moves to Dismiss Whistleblower Complaint

Gov. Kenneth Mapp has filed to dismiss a wrongful termination lawsuit by a former special assistant attorney general, arguing that she is not a "whistleblower" as defined in the law.

WAPA Approves Base Rate Petitions to Fund Generator Lease Payments, Unit Overhaul

A petition for an electric base rate increase approved by the WAPA board Monday would cover six more months of lease payments for one generator, along with an overhaul to a unit, for $8.3 million.

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