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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Senator Marvin Blyden said he joins the Virgin Islands community in celebrating the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, urging all Virgin Islanders to live by the principles Dr. King embodied. “At a time when so many people, from young men on our streets to officials

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CHRISTIANSTED — Stachill Parker of St. Croix is the winner of $50,000 in Caribbean Lottery’s Instant Scratch game. Parker said he purchased his ticket at the Bi-Rite Supermarket in Estate Richmond. He said that he is very happy for this win and plans on saving the money. Parker said that

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Do you have questions about types of emotional support animals? If you’ve got an emotional or mental health illness or condition that affects your life, you may be considering an ESA as part of your treatment plan. Which pets make the best ESAs comes down to the type of animal

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police say they are still searching for a 16-year-old girl on St. Thomas who went missing four days ago. On January 5, a minor was reported missing from the St. Thomas Behavioral Health Care on St. Thomas at the Seaview Adolescent Unit, the Virgin Islands Police Department said.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police say they need your help to find a missing 16-year-old girl on St. Thomas. On January 5, 2019 a minor was reported missing from the St. Thomas Behavioral Health Care on St. Thomas at the Seaview Adolescent Unit, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The missing minor

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Juan F. Luis Hospital delivered St. Croix’s first baby of the year in Estate Diamond on Wednesday. Mathias Hector Wheelock arrived at about 7:55 a.m., weighing seven pounds, 3.2 ounces and measuring 52 centimeters in length (20.5 inches). Mother Aida Marrero, and baby are doing well. We

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Well-known sports radio announcer and cultural icon Irvin “Brownie” Brown died early Friday morning. He was 83. Word of the passing of musician, radio celebrity and Carnival fixture Brown began circulating via social media about 1 p.m. on Friday. The news rippled through the 32nd Legislature, where

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) said that it has moved to a temporary office in Gallows Bay (in the old Patalidis building). The office houses VIWMA’s Compliance Management and Environmental Enforcement, Engineering, Finance, Information Technology and Payroll divisions. Office hours are Monday thru Friday from 8:00

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) said it is pleased to announce two recipients of the 2018 Judith A. Towle Environmental Studies Fund Award. Established at CFVI in 2003, the Judith A. Towle Environmental Studies Fund supports studies and activities that address environmental concerns that

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CRUZ BAY – The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) said it is pleased to announce that Carla Sewer, a resident of St. John who is currently pursuing a Masters degree in Library Science at Texas Woman’s University, has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 Librarian Legacy

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