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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands National Guard assisted with drive-through screenings led by the Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs on St. Thomas and St. Croix. The Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs held drive-through COVID-19 screenings at the Barron Spot Village Mall in St. Croix on May 18 and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Public Works (DPW) is reminding the community of the need to gain permit approval prior to installing any advertising device along public roadways. According to the Virgin Islands Code, anyone seeking to advertise on a publicly owned street, sidewalk, park or other real property, must

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FREDERIKSTED — In light of COVID-19 and the associated social distancing guidelines, The Virgin Islands Department of Human Services (DHS) has granted a 90-day extension for all expired Senior Identification (ID) cards effective March 15. The Department is requesting that businesses and banking institutions recognize this announcement (along with the

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CHRISTIANSTED  — Was it a Freudian slip by embattled Virgin Islands Republican Party chairman John Canegata? Or was he misquoted by a St. Croix tabloid newspaper? Canegata, who remains under a temporary restraining order issued by Superior Court Judge Kathleen Mackay, confirmed everything opponents have been saying about his eight

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation (DSPR) was awarded $1,412,908 to renovate a staple of the St. Thomas community. The funds to complete the repairs to the Emile Griffith Ballpark were obligated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through its Public Assistance Program (PA) and are

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CRUZ BAY —  Work has begun to repair the George Simmons Terrace Senior Center on St. John. The facility, built in 1985, was damaged after severe wind, and wind-driven rain from Hurricane Maria lifted the corrugated metal roofing, causing damages to the electrical and mechanical systems as well as the interior

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KINGSHILL — A temporary restraining order was issued late Friday by Superior Court Judge Kathleen Mackay at the behest of Gordon Ackley and other local Republicans after John Canegata sought to remain in office as territorial Republican chairman by canceling the Republican primary election. The order bars Canegata and Robert

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BALTIMORE — The Social Security Administration issued an update Thursday about COVID-19 Economic Impact Payments (EIP) to certain groups of Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) beneficiaries. Beneficiaries who have their regular monthly payments managed for them by another person, called a representative payee, will begin receiving their EIPs

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CHRISTIANSTED — The VIPD Traffic Investigation Bureau is advising the motoring public that on Tuesday May 19 and Wednesday May 20, V.I. Paving will be doing road work at the Sion Farm Intersection. The roadwork is slated to begin at 10 p.m. each night. “The VIPD is asking the motoring

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department wishes to advise the motoring public that parking will no longer be allowed on the eastern side of Hess Road, across from the employee parking area for Limetree Terminals. Hess Road is the road that travels south from the Sunny Isle stoplights, past

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