April 26, 2017 9:15 pm Last modified: 9:05 pm

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A St. Croix EMS crew practices with the new aambulance and patient cart. (Photos provided by the V.I. Department of Health)

Five New Ambulances Arrive in USVI

The Department of Health has five new ambulances going into service Friday, helping to fill a long-standing urgent shortage of emergency vehicles and bringing state-of-the-art equipment into use to respond quickly when Virgin Islanders need emergency medical assistance.
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Sorority to Hold ‘AKA Day at the Capitol’ at V.I. Legislature on St. Thomas, St. Croix

“AKA Day at the Capitol” is an initiative that allows the sorority members and lawmakers to participate in a dialogue about important platform issues.
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UVI-CELL Offering Report Writing Course for Law Enforcement, Security Professionals

Report writing has become an essential skill for many professions, especially those in law enforcement. The course is open to anyone interested in improving their report writing skills.
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VITEMA Begins Installation of Twenty New Outdoor Sirens

VITEMA continues to enhance the USVI Tsunami Readiness Program with upgrades and expansion.
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All Political Signs Must Be Removed

Effective Saturday, April 22, all political road signs are to be removed pursuant to the law.
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An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter from Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen medivaced a patient from Celebrity Reflection to a hospital in San Juan. (Coast Guard photo)

Coast Guard Medevacs Cruise Passenger to PR Hospital

The U.S. Coast Guard provided an emergency airlift Thursday morning to a 47-year-old man, a passenger on the cruise ship Celebrity Reflection, to a hospital in San Juan Puerto Rico.
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WAPA Board OKs Purchase of Smart Meters for St. Croix Water Distribution System

The governing board of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority on Wednesday approved the purchase of 3,000 new ultrasonic Badger meters for the district of St. Croix.
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Gov. Kenneth Mapp, center, flanked by IRB Director Marvin Pickering, left, and Attorney General Claude Walker at Wednesday's press conference (Photo provided by Government House)

Mapp Administration Going After Delinquent Taxpayers

Gov. Kenneth Mapp said Wednesday he is creating a task force to try to collect from delinquent taxpayers. Mapp has authorized the Bureau of Internal Revenue and the Department of Justice to take “robust action” to collect at least 15 percent of what is due.
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Innovative and Choice Come Together as Viya

Innovative and Choice Wireless unveiled a new corporate branding image Wednesday, as the two companies came together as Viya, a newly merged communications and entertainment company committed to quality service, officials said at a press conference.
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Garcia Takes First Step to Qualify for Tokyo Olympics Marathon

The V.I. Olympic Committee and the V.I. Track and Field Federation are putting their support behind V.I. National Track and Field Team member Eduardo Garcia to be the next V.I. Olympian to compete in the Olympic Marathon.
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