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Committee Moves to Increase Fines for Price Gouging

A V.I. Senate committee on Friday unanimously forwarded a bill that would make raising prices on goods or services during a state of emergency a misdemeanor that could result in a fine between $1,000 and $5,000 per infraction.

Storm is on Track to Impact Territory by Thursday

Invest 92-L is on track toward becoming the ninth named storm of the season and could impact the territory as early as Thursday, according to V.I. emergency response officials.
Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett, upper left, is joined by Carlos Escobar, Dr. Miguel LaPuz, Patrick Farrell and Mark Takano joined for a virtual veteran’s town hall meeting. (Screen capture)

VA Primary Care Improves During COVID-19 Outbreak

The Department of Veterans Affairs has been improving the primary care of island veterans through rapid testing, securing emergency transportation with air ambulances, and activating the Heritage Health Solutions Contract.
Dr. Joseph DeJames

A Cynical Clinical Minute: What is a Medical Emergency?

A few words about how to approach medical emergencies on our Island. First of all, let’s agree on what constitutes an emergency: “A serious, sudden unexpected situation that requires immediate action; failure to act may result in serious harm or loss of life.”

Condition of Crew Member Transported from Maersk Vessel Critical

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. confirmed Saturday morning that a crew member transported from a Maersk cargo vessel Thursday evening tested positive for Covid-19 and is in critical condition at Schneider Regional Medical Center.

Condition of Crew Member Transported from Maersk Vessel Critical

Little is known about the status of a crew member aboard a Maersk vessel who was reportedly gravely ill with Covid-19 and transported to the Schneider Regional Medical Center early Friday morning.
Sen. Dwayne DeGraff wears a during Friday’s session. (Image from V.I. Legislature video stream)

Senate Passes Measures to Keep Territory Economy Stable

In an emergency legislative session Friday, widely spaced senators unanimously approved five items which the senators hoped would keep the U.S. Virgin Islands financially stable through the economic instability caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sen Alicia Barnes (V.I. Legislature photo)

Residents Are Urged to Pay Bills, But There May Be Relief

“If you can pay your bills, pay them,” is the message coming from Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. and Sen. Alicia Barnes. However, they also called for protection against drastic actions, like being evicted from your home or having your power disconnected.
MASA Assist staff gets ready to cut the ribbon for the emergency assistance service's new location in Charlotte Amalie. From left, Janelle Ennis, Juan Gonzalez, Tara Crossley and Janet Bryant. (Source photo by Bethaney Lee)

MASA Assist Opens New Location on STT

MASA Assist, an international emergency assistance company, unveiled its new St. Thomas location in Havensight during a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday.

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