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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands government has outlined a plan to reopen the territory as of June 1, but safe work environments won’t happen by chance.  To assist small businesses in the reopening process, the University of the Virgin Islands – Safety In Paradise (SIP) Program and the Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Coral World staff provided a 30-minute guided tour of the park to children with Autism Spectrum disorders and their families in Sheffield, England. Through videoconferencing, the children and their families were able to see and learn about turtles, sharks, and dolphins and discover ways in which they

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital & Medical Center administration said that it was grateful to the Government of Taiwan, Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Miami for their donation of 20,000 medical masks during National Hospital Week. “The JFL Team is thankful to TECO for this

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police Commissioner Trevor A. Velinor is announcing the resignation of Ludrick Thomas from the position of St. Thomas-St. John Chief of Police. Thomas, a 29-year veteran of the Department, turned in his resignation from the position on Monday, effective immediately.  Commissioner Velinor accepted Thomas’ resignation, thanked him

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — During a time when it has become more important than ever to have the ability to do things remotely and online, the Head Start Program today announced that they have implemented a unique, online parent portal. The online tool allows parents to create a profile and complete

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A confirmed COVID-19 patient was taken off of a cargo ship docked behind Hassel Island on Thursday and brought to St. Thomas for needed medical treatment, the Virgin Islands Free Press has learned. Despite the fact that the Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA), St. Thomas Rescue, Schneider

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FREDERIKSTED – The officers of the Virgin Islands Police Department, St. Croix District, were beneficiaries of 100 plates of food, donated by actress Naturi Naughton of “Power” fame. The food donation, organized by the Office of the Delegate to Congress, was presented to the officers on Sunday at the VIPD

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I hope this will help you when purchasing facial masks to comply with the recent order in our community. You will face so many options to choose from and you may be feeling rushed to do something, anything not knowing what to do. I see lot of focus on pricing.

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CHRISTIANSTED — St. Croix resident, transformation coach and yoga instructor Leanne “Lutterness” Morancie is on a quest to help the world de-stress from COVID-19 anxieties through virtual Yoga in Paradise sessions.   “Now more than ever I want to encourage everyone in my community, country and around the world to use the sacred

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Hospital Ground woman who was reported missing Tuesday by family members has been found safe and sound on St. Thomas, authorities said. Jamequa Kuntz, 22, came to the Richard Callwood Command in Charlotte Amalie about 9:40 p.m. Thursday “and told officers that she was okay,” the

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