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LOADS AND LOADS OF PIPE: Gov. Kenneth Mapp says that the V.I. Department of Agriculture under his control has been working as fast as possible to get needed water to farmers at Community Gardens in St. Croix. FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture (VIDOA) said that it is

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One electrical supply distribution company is leading all others in the region — Electrical Conductors, LLC. Founded in 2005 and well-established by 2012, Electrical Conductors, LLC is one of the fastest growing electrical distributors serving the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Caribbean. Their team highly-qualified and expert

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CREATIVE CHEF: Nandi Furet of St. Thomas showed she had the right stuff when it comes to culinary creations. Furet, a senior at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School, got top honors at the 2017 Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s Taste of the Caribbean competition in Miami. MIAMI — Ivanna Eudora

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NOT WELCOME HERE! Three men associated with the vessel Singularis and guests of Yacht Haven Grande were asked to leave the marina this week after flying the Confederate flag on the dinghy tied to the larger yacht. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A dinghy that flew the Confederate flag next to the

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CAREER DAY: Ricardo Richards Elementary School students with the help of teachers and representatives of the Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) were able to dress up in the uniforms of the professions they might enter into as they get older. CHRISTIANSTED — Career day was held at the Ricardo Richards

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KAYAK FOR KIDS: The annual fundraiser for the Queen Louise Home for Children sponsored by Lutheran Social Services of the V.I. was a tremendous success again this year, according to organizers of the event. FREDERIKSTED – Every summer, the “Kayak for Kids” fundraiser for the Queen Louise Home for Children

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DISNEY VERSION: Of Señor Sapo, a child favorite and now an educational character brought to you and your children by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. SAN JUAN —  Señor Sapo is coming! Señor Sapo is coming! Just who is this Señor Sapo? Well, read on gentle reader … Sr. Sapo is a very

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HEALTHY, HAPPY BABIES: A child in Winston-Salem, North Carolina relishes playing with a toy stroller as part of the national Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) and Maternal Child Health & Children with Special Health Care Needs Program. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Eight people have graduated from the Department of Health’s (DOH) Virgin Islands Nurse-Family

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One electrical supply distribution company is leading all the rest in the region — Electrical Conductors, LLC. Founded in 2005 and well-established by 2012, Electrical Conductors, LLC is one of the fastest growing electrical distributors serving the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Caribbean. Their team highly-qualified and

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HIV/AIDS AWARENESS: The V.I. Department of Health is joining with other government health organizations around the region to increase awareness about HIV/AIDS and encourage more people to get tested. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The V.I. Department of Health recognizes Thursday, June 8th, 2017, as Caribbean/American HIV/AIDS Awareness Day! This is an

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