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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Human Services (DHS) said that the department will be holding interviews for qualified walk-in social worker applicants this Friday, January 24 and Monday, January 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Knud Hansen Complex on St. Thomas and the Anna’s Hope Head Start Administration

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. has submitted legislation to the 33rd Legislature to overhaul and reform the territory’s mental health system with sweeping changes that address gaps in services to residents who suffer from behavioral health challenges, mental health disorders, developmental disabilities, alcoholism and drug addiction. The legislation,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police Commissioner Trevor A. Velinor announced the appointment of Lieutenant Mario M. Brooks as Assistant Police Commissioner on Tuesday. Assistant Commissioner Brooks has been with the Virgin Islands Police Department for 25 years, working in various sections of the department, to include the Special Operations and Criminal

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has received a $350,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to fund critical health needs of children in the territory.  CFVI was invited to apply for funding following the successful stewardship of a $200,000 grant awarded from

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FREDERIKSTED — Following the tragic death of four-year-old Aaron Benjamin, Jr. in October 2019, Commissioner Causey-Gomez authorized the launch of an internal audit and investigation of the Department of Human Services (DHS) to determine how department practices and policies should be revisited to help prevent future tragedies involving children in

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CHRISTIANSTED — People of all ages experience a fall from time to time, but as we get older, the results of a fall pose a serious health risk to people. Falls are a leading cause of injury for older adults. The St. Croix Senior Collaborative is offering classes called “A Matter

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Department of Human Services Commissioner Kimberley Causey-Gomez is notifying all persons who receive Public Assistance also known as Cash Benefits – which Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF), Aid to Aged, Blind and Disabled (AABD), General Tutor (GT), General Assistance (GA) and General Disability (GD) – that

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department said it wanted to remind the community of the dangers of celebratory gunfire for New Year’s Eve. It is illegal, dangerous and the consequences and can be significant and serious, according to police. The discharge of a firearm into the air in celebration

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Dear Editor: In 2013, the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority announced to the public that it would switch from oil to propane for the generation of electricity in the territory. WAPA touted in the media that the project would lower the cost of power for consumers and businesses by

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We’ve all heard it: Merry Christmas! How politically incorrect Fool! It is Happy Holidays. The dividing lines are clearly drawn, it has taken decades, but it is so clear there are two near majority camps in the United States. Old fashioned Judea-Christians (“Merry Christmas”) and progressives (Democrats): “Happy Holidays”. No

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