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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. today announced Kimberley Causey-Gomez as Commissioner of the Virgin Islands Department of Human Services (DHS). Causey-Gomez, who is a former 12-year employee with DHS, served as Assistant Commissioner and Administrator for the Division of Children, Youth and Families with the department before her departure

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — An ongoing multi-billion dollar downtown St. Thomas waterfront project could pose “a serious safety hazard” if the construction site is not better secured prior to the opening of the Carnival Village, Senate President Kenneth Gittens said today. Much of the active construction is occurring immediately adjacent to

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WASHINGTON — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. addressed a host of issues related to the ongoing hurricane recovery efforts in the territory during a recent meeting with Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson in the nation’s capitol. During the meeting with Secretary Carson, Bryan highlighted several key

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CRUZ BAY — The countdown is on to an exciting, free benefit concert for the U.S. Virgin Islands on May 18 in St. John. The “Music Is Life” benefit is being presented by Intellectual Global Concepts, (IGC), in collaboration with The Coral Bay Caribbean Oasis, The RTPark, The University of The

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said that potable water service to several areas on St. Croix will be turned off for at least six hours today. Water Distribution crews need to make repairs to a leaking 12-inch water main at D. Hamilton Jackson Terrace in Estate

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CHRISTIANSTED — Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation (DSPR) Commissioner nominee Calvert White announced today a partnership with the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network, Inc. (viNGN) to provide free WiFi access to St. Croix residents at Cramer’s Park beach. The partnership with viNGN will provide internet connectivity at Cramer’s Park

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority said it is looking in to what caused 2,064 on St. Croix to be without electricity. WAPA said a Line Department crew was patroling St. Croix’s Feeder 10A “to identify the origin of an electrical service interruption.” The feeder affects people

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MIAMI — The Virgin Islands Port Authority presented its renewed vision for the Crown Bay and Subbase District on St. Thomas to members of the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association. The presentation took place Wednesday at the Seatrade Cruise Global convention held in Miami Beach, Florida. VIPA’s Acting Executive Director Damian Cartwright

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. announced St. Thomas native and former professional basketball player and mainstay on the Virgin Islands National Team Calvert White as Commissioner of the Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation on Friday. White, 43, currently serves as Acting Commissioner of DSPR and has served

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) invites the public to an “Afternoon of Play” for the unveiling of the revitalized playground and basketball court at Emile Griffith Park in St. Thomas. The community event will be held at the park on Tuesday afternoon, April 16th,

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