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Your Social Security Statement tells you how much you or your family can expect to receive in disability, survivors, and retirement benefits. It also provides a record of your earnings history and other valuable information. And now it’s even better! We’ve added new fact sheets to accompany the online Statement.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Education’s School Food Authorities have announced details of the 2021 Summer Feeding Program.  St. Croix District  Families with children attending public and non-public schools may pick up meals, now through July 15, Mon.-Fri., from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., or until supplies last:  Arthur

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KINGSHILL — Police need your help to find a St. Croix teenager who has been missing for nearly three weeks, authorities said. Makayla Khodra, 17, of Clifton Hill, was last seen leaving her home 18 days ago, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. Khodra is a Black female who stands

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FREDERIKSTED — Commissioner Jean-Pierre L. Oriol of the Department of Planning & Natural Resources invites the public to celebrate World Oceans Day with a Street to Reef Cleanup this Friday, June 11th from 9-11am at the Albert Edwards Fish Market in Frederiksted.   The welcome area will be next to

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FREDERIKSTED — It’s official. The U.S. Virgin Islands has a state fabric … although we’re officially still a territory. After years of development, the madras fabric design was finally unveiled at a ceremony at the Frederick Dorsch Cultural Center in Frederiksted on Saturday morning. It took a legislative act to

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KINGSHILL — The U.S. Virgin Islands men’s soccer team squares off against El Salvador at the Bethlehem Soccer Stadium tonight. The Group A CONCACAF soccer match will be played at the Bethlehem Soccer Stadium in Upper Bethlehem at 7 p.m. today. “We have been preparing, and hopefully the boys will perform,” USVI head coach Gilberto Damiano

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix survivalist is among the 10 contestants in Season 8 of the History Channel’s survival series “Alone,” which premiered last night. Matt Corradino, owner of Caribbean Earth Skills on St. Croix’s south shore, is back from filming the show in the Canadian wilderness on the shores of

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is on June 15. On this day, and throughout the month, communities, seniors, caregivers, governments, organizations, and the private sector unite to prevent the mistreatment of and violence against older people. Social Security imposter scams are widespread across the United States. Scammers use sophisticated tactics

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — University officials, government leaders and members of the Kean family assembled at the entrance to the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) campus on St. Thomas this afternoon to witness the unveiling of the newly installed sign marking the renaming of the campus to the Orville E. Kean Campus of the University of

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WASHINGTON — America’s diversity is and always has been the defining strength of our Nation — in every generation, our society, spirit, and shared ambitions have been refreshed by wave after wave of immigrants seeking out their American dream.  Throughout our history, Caribbean Americans have brought vibrant cultures, languages, traditions,

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