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CHRISTIANSTED — During a ceremony at the Limetree Bay Refinery, LLC (LBR) Monday evening officials of Limetree presented certificates of completion for basic operator training to 35 residents of St. Croix as they train to become refinery process operators. The employees completed a rigorous six-week training program and were recognized

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) launched an Inclusive Childcare Laboratory and Diagnostic Center on the St. Thomas Campus today. The new facility is intended to enhance the educational experience of pre-service teachers who will be supervised by professors as part of their studies – while

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In the regular session of its quarterly meeting on Saturday in the Administration and Conference Center Building on the St. Thomas Campus, the Board of Trustees unanimously approved a new Master of Arts in Social Work (MSW) degree Program and a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (BFA)

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Senator Marvin Blyden extended his heartfelt congratulations to the recipients of the 2019 Marvin A. Blyden Scholarship. Through distribution by the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands, the Senator awarded $10,000 in scholarships to high school seniors in the St. Thomas/St. John District who will attend a college,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands District Office will conduct a Federal Contracting Opportunities Boot Camp on St. Thomas on June 27 as part of the SBA’s 7(j) Management and Technical Assistance program, to support socially and economically disadvantaged small businesses in

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CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix native Tim Duncan returned home to help launch a new children’s education initiative called “Yes! Our Kids Can.” Duncan and his wife Vanessa will be donating $500,000 via The Tim Duncan Foundation to help kick start the program, which is designed to help create higher education opportunities

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Small Business Administration Acting Administrator Chris Pilkerton has announced the launch of the Makerspace Training, Collaboration and Hiring (MaTCH) Pilot Competition. The competition seeks to address the job skills and placement gaps faced by U.S. businesses by providing funding to create or expand programs with

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FREDERIKSTED — After learning of multiple acts of vandalism on various campuses over the long Memorial Day weekend, St. Croix Senator Kenneth Gittens is calling on the community to aid law enforcement in protecting schools and other public buildings. Gittens is also requesting that the Virgin Islands Department of Education

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CHRISTIANSTED — Dayna Clendinen, Director designee of the Division of Personnel, reminds the public that the online application for the Virgin Islands Certified Public Manager® (CPM) Program’s 2019-2020 Colleague Group is open through May 31, 2019 on Division of Personnel’s website: www.dopusvi.org/employee-development To be considered for participation in the V.I. CPM 2019-2020

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CHRISTIANSTED – Students at Lew Muckle Elementary School in Sion Farm were sent home early when administrators discovered “non-structural spalling of concrete in Building J.” The Office of the Insular Superintendent issued a statement on Facebook at 9:30 a.m. on Monday saying parents should come to pick up their children

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