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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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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources announces that the Regional Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (Regional) is hosting Outreach Services throughout the territory.  If you are someone who has a disability, someone who lives with or aids the disabled, and or persons who are

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department Crime Prevention Bureau is scheduled to have their annual “Shop with a Cop” activity. Shop with a Cop provides a fun-filled day for a number of children in need throughout the St. Thomas/St. John District, while creating positive relationships with law enforcement.

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SAN JUAN — Congress on Wednesday gave final passage to legislation that would shut down legal cockfights in U.S. territories including the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, ending an institution dating from the colonial era that generates millions of dollars each year. Opponents of the measure approved by the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The holidays came early this year for children in the territory as the USVI Hotel & Tourism Association and St. Croix Hotel & Tourism Association worked alongside the Puerto Rico branch of the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation to distribute toys to nearly 1,800 children in Virgin

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NEW FACULTY: Joanne Sylvia Luciano, Ph.D, in cognitive and neural systems, will teach in UVI’s College of Science and Mathematics. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands welcomes Joanne Sylvia Luciano to the University’s College of Science and Mathematics. She will work in the department of Computer and Computational

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By ROBERT WHITE Dear Editor: This is an open letter to Gov. Kenneth Mapp. Win or lose in politics there is still the “HOW WILL THEY REMEMBER ME?’ Remember you got a great number of votes from St. Croix. There are still weeks remaining of your rule. How will WE

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he joins American citizens throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands and across the globe today in honoring veterans of the United States Armed Forces – heroes who have sacrificed themselves to protect our freedom and way of life. “It takes remarkable men and

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CHRISTIANSTED — The first two top vote getters in the St. Croix Senate race will be two women who have never held elected office here before. According to John Boyd’s polling of 306 people between September 15 and October 15, Allison DeGazon was in first place with 164 votes, 54

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