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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Bill No. 32-0173, a Resolution honoring the Family Resource Center (FRC), authored by Senator Janelle K. Sarauw, sponsored by Senators Myron Jackson, Marvin Blyden, Dwayne M. DeGraff, Jean A. Forde, and Alicia Chucky Hansen, was unanimously passed in Friday’s Legislative Session. Senator Sarauw authored the bill post

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BIG CHECK: (From left) Victoria Henry, Process Technology program director, David Hall, Fiona Jones, Vice President, Operations, Diageo USVI; and Erica J. Johnson, Director, Corporate and Community Relations, Diageo USVI. FREDERIKSTED — The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) announced Wednesday the receipt of a $250,000 gift from Captain Morgan’s parent

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Office of the Governor, in conjunction with the St. Thomas-Water Island Administrator’s Joint Task Force, will host a meeting for residents of Estate Nadir at 6 p.m. Wednesday, August 15 at the Estate Nadir Community Parking Lot on 2nd Street. This town hall meeting will provide residents

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CRUZ BAY — A man who went missing from St. Croix on Tuesday morning has been found safe and sound on the island of St. John. Police said 57-year-old Timothy Howard, who struggles with dementia, was spotted about 5 p.m. Saturday in St. John. The Virgin Island Police Department said

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VIRGIN GORDA — The British Virgin Islands sustained widespread damage as a result of hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017. The Adina Donovan Home for the Elderly and the Virgin Gorda Elderly Home—buildings that house the most vulnerable seniors and older persons in their communities—were badly damaged by the storms.

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OP-ED PIECE BY ATTORNEY ANDREW C. SIMPSON The Governor and Limetree Bay LLC are trying to hurry a refinery deal through our Legislature with undue speed. As the late Governor Farrelly used to say, “Hurry dog eat raw meat.” The proposed refinery operating agreement is a massive economic Christmas gift

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MISSING MAN: TIMOTHY HOWARD ON ST. CROIX SUFFERS FROM MEMORY PROBLEMS CHRISTIANSTED — Police said they need your help today to locate a missing man who suffers from dementia. Timothy Howard, 57, has been missing from his La Grande Princess home since about 8 a.m. on Tuesday, the Virgin Islands

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OBITUARY NOTICE: HILLARY HODGE SR. ON ST. THOMAS CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp has extended condolences to the family and friends of Hillary Hodge Sr., whom he called “one of the territory’s most notable photographers.” Hodge spent many years working as a photojournalist and was a much beloved community

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — St. Thomas Jurisdiction of Bethesda Church of God in Christ donated care packages and personal items to low-income seniors at Ebenezer Gardens, an independent living program by Lutheran Social Service of the Virgin Islands (LSSVI). On Wednesday, July 11, the New Jersey-based church brought 18 large boxes

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WASHINGTON — The Miss Black USA Organization crowned St. Thomas native Akira Pickering as Miss Black USA Talented Teen 2018 at TheARC Theater in Washington, D.C. The event, which took place on Sunday, July 1, featured young women across the U.S. and the Virgin Islands. Pickering is a 16-year-old high school

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