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FREDERIKSTED — Good Hope Country Day School seventh-grader Michael Atwell spelled the word “torotoro” correctly in round 15, making him the winner of the 46th Annual St. Croix District Intermediate Spelling Bee at the John H. Woodson Junior High School. The St. Croix District Champion Michael Atwell was excited, but humbled

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department has responded to the WhatsApp voice message circulating in the territory falsely claiming that there will be a threat to the USVI in the coming months. “The FBI has revealed no evidence to substantiate that threat or to support any other terrorist threats

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said Monday that former Virgin Islands Police Lieutenant and U.S. Army veteran William “Billy” Harvey is the new St. Croix District Chief of Police for the Virgin Islands Police Department. Harvey, a highly-respected Virgin Islands Police Lieutenant, served 23 years with the Virgin Islands

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SAN JUAN — Seaborne Airlines began nonstop flights between Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic on February 15. The new flights operate three days per week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and will increase to daily service on May 23. Seaborne started the weekly service between San Juan (SJU) and Santiago de los

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TOPEKA, Kansas — Payless ShoeSource locations in the territory will be spared closures affecting stores on the United States mainland and Puerto Rico. The discount shoe retail chain has ceased taking orders through its online store, and plans to close all 2,100 United States and Puerto Rico locations. Various news

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CHRISTIANSTED  — The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) announces the launch of a new information-collection campaign: Leveraging USVI Facts & Figures to Build Forward.  The purpose of this initiative is to establish a shared knowledge source, adding to the informational assets of the USVI by compiling needs assessments, research reports, and strategic plans

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FREDERIKSTED — The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands and Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands invite children and families to visit their Play & Learn Tent at the 48th Annual Agricultural and Food Fair today and Monday at the Fairgrounds in Lower Love. The Play & Learn Tent is designed to encourage children

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. said that Colonel Ivan Udell will be the Acting Adjutant General of the Virgin Islands National Guard and retired Lieutenant Colonel Elwyn Browne his Chief of Staff.  Col. Udell currently serves as the deputy chief of staff for operations and plans at the VING

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CRUZ BAY — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said that the public library on St. John will only be open three days a week. The change first went into effect this week. The Elaine Ione Sprauve Library and Museum of Cultural Arts located on St. John’s west end

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In a special session on January 23, the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Board of Trustees approved policies to help implement Act No. 8155, the Virgin Islands Higher Education Scholarship Program. The Act requires that financial aid be granted to residents of the Virgin Islands for

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