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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – Governor Kenneth Mapp said that he invites and encourages St. John residents to share their ideas, concerns and hear from local officials in regard to recovery efforts and other matters affecting the island at a Town Hall meeting set for 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Governor Mapp said he will

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Coast Guard Tall Ship Eagle will kick off its 2018 summer patrol of cadet training and community outreach by making its first port stop at St. Thomas. Called ‘America’s Tall Ship,’ this three-masted barque is the largest tall ship flying the American flag and the only active

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CHRISTIANSTED — The V.I. Department of Health said that the Charles Harwood Complex in Estate Richmond is closed today Charles Harwood will reopen tomorrow, Wednesday, May 9, 2018, according to the Health Department. All Department of Health (DOH) staff that work at the Charles Harwood Complex must report to work

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MISSING MAN: MITCHEL MICHAEL,80, OF ST. LUCIA FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department is asking  for the community’s help as police continue to search for a missing person Mitchel Michael, 80, a native of St.Lucia. Michael is a black man with brown  eyes, a dark complexion and a bald

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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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