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CHARLOTTE AMALIE —  Education officials said that temporary modular units and school repairs will be completed by August 28. Education Commissioner Sharon McCollum and her underlings appeared before the Senate Finance Committee and provided their Fiscal Year 2019 budget. “It is all on target,” McCollum said. “Foundations are being poured

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FREDERIKSTED — Five members of the Slave Wrecks Project-St. Croix will give an update of the findings from their research about the slave trade and its history here. The presentation will take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday on the St. Croix campus of the University of the Virgin Islands at

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FREDERIKSTED – Governor Kenneth Mapp and Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter continued celebrating Virgin Islands graduates this week by congratulating the 348 students who received their high school diplomas on St. Croix. On Wednesday, Governor Mapp addressed 135 graduates and their supporters at St. Croix Central High School’s commencement ceremony. He recalled

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp and Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter said they commended 329 graduating seniors on St. Thomas who overcame “numerous difficulties during a challenging school year due to the impact of two Category 5 hurricanes.” At Ivanna Eudora Kean High School’s commencement ceremony, held in the Digna

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources announces its first territorial summer camp, “Adventure at Your Library.” The “Adventure at Your Library” Summer camp is designed to foster and promote a great appreciation for libraries in its participants, while offering them an unforgettable experience in nature and their

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Kenneth Mapp met with Federal Emergency Management Agency leadership on Tuesday to discuss advancing the rebuild and repair of Virgin Islands schools, hospitals and public housing and to share his concerns about protecting residents in the event of a major storm this season. Governor Mapp explained to

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  OBITUARY NOTICE: Anne-Marie Danet of St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp, on behalf of the Government and people of the United States Virgin Islands, extended profound condolences to the family and friends of Anne-Marie Danet, commonly known as the “Sunshine Lady.” She was 92 at the time

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FREDERIKSTED — The UVI Research and Technology Park (RTPark) of the U.S. Virgin Islands said Friday that it has value and contributes to the territory. The RT Park building on the University of the Virgin Islands St. Croix campus was largely destroyed by Hurricane Maria. The report, titled “The Value

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FREDERIKSTED — A St. Croix Senator is calling for the immediate resignation of Education Commissioner Sharon McCollum over her alleged “misuse of government equipment.” Sen. Novelle Francis Jr. (D-St. Croix) said that he wrote to Gov. Kenneth Mapp on Monday asking him to urge McCollum to resign over her “abuse

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QUALITY UNKNOWN: An area of beachfront St. Croix that used to be sampled, Princess Condo Row in Golden Rock. (PHOTO COURTESY: DPNR) CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) has been testing the water at “designated beaches” weekly on St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix since

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