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CHRISTIANSTED — In a press conference to update residents about the territory’s response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. called for a Territorial Day of Prayer to take place on Monday. “As we continue to do everything within our power as a government to mitigate the spread of

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“Everything seems to be one gigantic mistake. We console ourselves by saying that everything has happened as it should not have happened. But it is we who are mistaken, not history. We must learn to look reality in the face; if necessary, we must invent new words and new ideas

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the USVI Department of Human Services’ (DHS) Division of Family Assistance announced that their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP – formerly known as Food Stamps), cash, and energy assistance programs are ready to serve existing and new clients through conducting interviews via

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CHRISTIANSTED — In a time of coronavirus, there was a celebrity spotting on St. Croix’s beautifully-scenic North Shore. Longtime St. Croix resident Michael Belcheff said he struck up a conversation with Canadian-born American funnyman Dan Aykroyd at Leatherback Landing Bar & Restaurant (formerly Eat At Cane Bay) about 4 p.m.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Human Services (DHS), the Bureau of Motor Vehicles and the Virgin Islands Elections System, according to ACT NO. 805, hereby notifies the public that all persons who 60 years and older and persons with disabilities who live alone, are invited to enter their names

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CHRISTIANSTED — Commissioner Richard Evangelista said today that his Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) is committed to the safety of the public in trying to prevent of the spread of the killer Chinese virus COVID-19. “Protection of our internal and external customers is DLCA’s upmost importance” Evangelista said.

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CHRISTIANSTED — In light of the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation (DSPR) has taken the below preventative measures in alignment with the Department of Health’s recommendations to help protect and continue to serve our community: • Augmented facility hours territory-wide are 8:00 a.m. –

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CHRISTIANSTED — Following the State of Emergency Declaration by Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. on Friday, the Caribbean Centers for Boys & Girls V.I. said it is canceling after-school programs due to COVID-19. “In keeping with all safety advice and precautions as recommended by the U.S. Department of Health and Human

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In the regular session of its quarterly meeting today, on the St. Thomas Campus, the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees unanimously approved a Fiscal Year 2021 appropriations request of $40.2 million to cover the local university’s operations and programs.  “Our appropriation remains in line with FY

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas woman missing for four days was found by police safe and sound at a local shopping mall on Friday afternoon, authorities said. Detectives were notified that Kamifa Lawrence was seen in the area of Kmart Lockhart Gardens about 4:50 p.m. Friday, the Virgin Islands

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