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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Now we know why they call it “Hidden Valley.” Because family members of Kylon Forbes didn’t have to go far to retrieve their missing family member — he was sleeping in the backyard the whole time! Kylon was reported missing by family members in Hidden Valley after

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp has issued proclamations recognizing National Nurses, Hospitals and Tourism Weeks. The week May 6-12, 2018 has been declared National Nurses Week with the theme “Nurses Inspire, Innovate, Influence”. The American Nurses Association, Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center and the Schneider Regional Medical Center will

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police said they are looking for missing 11-year-old Kylon Wilson Forbes in the Hidden Valley , Annas Retreat area , St.Thomas. Forbes was last seen about 7:00 to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday May 6, 2018. He was last seen wearing purple t-shirt, blue shorts and blue slippers.

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CHRISTIANSTED — Virgin Islands Behavioral Services (VIBS) – a behavioral health facility in Anna’s Hope serving the Virgin Islands since 1995 – will close its doors this summer, the V.I. Free Press has learned. VIBS is a short term residential evaluation unit with 30 beds on St. Croix designed to respond

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CRUZ BAY — Gubernatorial candidate Soraya Diase Coffelt said that she has been following media reports closely concerning Delegate Stacey Plaskett’s Bill H. R. 4731 that proposes to extend the agreement between CBI Acquisitions, the current operator of Caneel Bay Resort, for an additional 60 years and under “very special terms.”

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CRUZ BAY – At least 100 St. Johnians came out last week for the third community meeting of Governor Kenneth Mapp’s Hurricane Recovery and Resilience Task Force. During the meeting at the Julius E. Sprauve school, Mapp’s Chief of Staff Eugene Farrell pledged more communication between the St. John community and the Administration. “This

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The “indomitable spirit of the people of the territory was unmistakable” as Virgin Islanders and visitors filled the downtown streets of St. Thomas on Friday for the 2018 Carnival Children’s Parade and on Saturday for this year’s Carnival Adult’s Parade. Despite the challenges of recovering from back-to-back

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Join us as we celebrate the fortitude and buoyancy of the University of the Virgin Islands. UVI celebrates its tenacity in our troupe presentation called “The Beauty of Resilience.” Our presentation salutes the herculean efforts and contributions the University of the Virgin Islands has exhibited in the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp addressed the League of Women Voters of the Virgin Islands during their annual meeting at E’s Garden Teahouse on Saturday. Governor Mapp touched on hurricane recovery, long-term resiliency efforts, tourism, education and many other issues during his remarks and a lengthy question and answer

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CHRISTIANSTED – The Hurricane Recovery and Resilience Task Force has held its first three community meetings on St. Croix as part of Governor Kenneth Mapp’s promise to ensure public input in plans for the long-term rebuilding of the territory. At least 50 participants came to each of the St. Croix meetings

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