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CRUZ BAY — The first St. Thomas-St. John winner of the “Vax To Win USVI” lottery was actively involved informally in promoting the Virgin Islands Department of Health’s coronavirus educational awareness campaign on his home island of St. John, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Ronald “Ron” Mosholder, the

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands government said that it would announce the winners of the “Vax To Win USVI” lottery on July 9. Then in the weekly Government House press conference last week, the government put up a graphic on screen that said the lottery winners would be announced on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — People at the beach on St. Thomas this weekend had one burning question: “Why do I have to listen to your obnoxious music where I go for peace and relaxation?” That interrogative started as a thread in the private Facebook group “What’s Actually Going On St. Thomas?”

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands has reported its first cases of the highly contagious Delta variant in the territory, with health officials saying that the USVI was ripe for the entry because so many people refuse the COVID vaccine here. The Virgin Islands Department of Health said Saturday

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Political meandering needs to be called out for what it is. Today I listened to the Finance Committee’s budget hearing for the Department of Agriculture. For a moment I was pleased with the strides that Commissioner Positive Nelson reported to have made during the last year at the Department of

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CHRISTIANSTED — The 13th Annual Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge is well underway and challenges the territory’s students in grades K-6 to read five or more books during the summer months, now through September 3. The longstanding literacy initiative is sponsored by the Office of the Governor and the Virgin Islands

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police in the St. Thomas, St. John and Water Island districts have reduced homicides by 64 percent over the same period last year, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. There were 16 murders in STT, STJ and Water Island between January 1, 2020 and July 13, 2020.

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Thank you to Trevor Velinor for his dedicated service to the people of the Virgin Islands during his tenure as police commissioner. The courageous, professional and intelligent leadership that he demonstrated during his entire law enforcement career, as well as his efforts to bring progress and stability to the Department

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Police Department is pleased to announce the revitalization of the K9 Corps in the St. Thomas/St. John District, thanks to a generous donation by Southland Gaming. In April, executives from Southland Gaming presented a donation of $43,000 to the VIPD to increase the K9

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