One hundred and twenty-one National Guard personnel are working full time assisting Virgin Islands residents in their fight against COVID 19. The men and women who have gone from part-time duty to full-time are helping with screenings at airports and harbors. They are assisting at testing sites and vaccination areas.
DPNR performed water quality analysis at 28 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Jan. 17 – Jan. 21, 2022. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are considered safe for swimming and fishing.
A vehicle pulled up outside Manuel Bar in Contant late Thursday night. Someone got out with a handgun and started shooting into the building, striking four people inside. An off-duty police officer at the bar drew his service weapon and returned fire. When the chaos ended, a man outside lay dead, police said.
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