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CHRISTIANSTED — People of all ages experience a fall from time to time, but as we get older, the results of a fall pose a serious health risk to people. Falls are a leading cause of injury for older adults. The St. Croix Senior Collaborative is offering classes called “A Matter

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Department of Human Services Commissioner Kimberley Causey-Gomez is notifying all persons who receive Public Assistance also known as Cash Benefits – which Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Aid to Aged, Blind and Disabled (AABD), General Tutor (GT), General Assistance (GA) and General Disability (GD) – that

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department said it wanted to remind the community of the dangers of celebratory gunfire for New Year’s Eve. It is illegal, dangerous and the consequences and can be significant and serious, according to police. The discharge of a firearm into the air in celebration

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Dear Editor: In 2013, the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority announced to the public that it would switch from oil to propane for the generation of electricity in the territory. WAPA touted in the media that the project would lower the cost of power for consumers and businesses by

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We’ve all heard it: Merry Christmas! How politically incorrect Fool! It is Happy Holidays. The dividing lines are clearly drawn, it has taken decades, but it is so clear there are two near majority camps in the United States. Old fashioned Judea-Christians (“Merry Christmas”) and progressives (Democrats): “Happy Holidays”. No

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I do not support the Governor’s attempt to amend our law to allow, what in my opinion, becomes the non-medicinal use of marijuana. My opinion is based on my experiences as a mother, lifelong resident of our community, and a judge in the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands as

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CHRISTIANSTED — Thousands of people on St. Croix attended the 21st annual Boat Parade near the Christiansted Boardwalk on Saturday evening. Among those in attendance were: Governor Albert Bryan, Jr., Police Commissioner Trevor Velinor and Deputy Commissioner Celvin G. Walwyn who admired the large crowd gathered. One of the entries

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CHRISTIANSTED — In observance of National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, November 16 – 24, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. hosted an inaugural meeting re-establishing the Virgin Islands Interagency Council on Homelessness (VIICH) at Government House in St. Croix on Tuesday. The Council, led by Department of Human Services (DHS) Commissioner

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Friends of the National Park Service will be holding a discussion called: “Getting To Know Buck Island’s Sharks” this week. The group said that the informative talk takes place on Wednesday, November 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the Guinea Company Warehouse on Company Street in Christiansted. (Click for Map). Grace

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Croix teenager got a welcome home celebration worthy of any hero. But Lowell Thomas, 13, isn’t just any young person on the Big Island. He struggles with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy and survived a heart transplant in 2017. Thomas recently returned from a week-long Disney cruise to

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