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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two lucky people won $200,000 in the first ever General Vaccine Lottery on Friday — but Government House, the program itself and lottery officials — all won’t say who won. Governor Albert Bryan announced in late June that under his promotional campaign “Vax To Win USVI” one

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Department of Education officials announced in a series of radio and online interviews this week that all public schools in the territory will resume in-person operations for the 2021-2022 school year, beginning August 9. The announcement came following walkthroughs of campuses in the two districts

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ATLANTA — The U.S. Virgin Islands Division of Personnel has announced the launch of a national campaign to raise awareness of the wide range of public service jobs available in the territory with an aggressive focus on attracting Virgin Islanders living abroad. An interactive Career Mixer will be held on

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KINGSHILL – Police say a woman died after she crashed her sedan into a tree in Estate Glynn early this morning. Amaris Chew, 34, of Estate Calquohoun, died at the scene from the injuries she sustained in the crash, the Virgin Islands Police Department said. The 911 Emergency Call Center

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KINGSHILL — The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture said that its office is closed through Tuesday, July 13, 2021. The office will reopen on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 8:00 a.m., according to according to VIDA Commissioner Terrence Nelson. “We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause; and urge the

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KINGSHILL — The 20th Anniversary Committee has announced that the 2021 American Cancer Society/St. Croix Relay for Life will be held at the St. Croix Educational Complex at 4 p.m., Saturday, July 10, and ending at noon, Sunday, July 11. The theme is “Conquering Cancer One Color at a Time.” St.

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Due to ongoing air conditioning issues at Police Headquarters, the Virgin Islands Police Department said that the Records Bureau offices on St. Thomas will be closed today, July 9. The VIPD said it expects to reopen the offices at the Alexander A. Farrelly Criminal Justice Complex on

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Crucian and a Texan will represent the U.S. Virgin Islands in the pool at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Natalia Kuipers of St. Croix will compete in the 400 free. Her personal best in the 400 free is a time of 4:39.69. This will be the third time

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department would like to express gratitude to community stakeholders and its employees for input and the spirit of engagement during the development of its 2021 — 2014 Strategic Plan. The process to develop and sustain a holistic strategic plan required time and effort. The

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We provide benefits to about one-fifth of the American population and help protect workers, children, people with disabilities, and the elderly.  For example, as of March 2021, Social Security paid monthly retirement, disability, dependent or survivor’s benefits to 22,973 persons of different ages and socioeconomic backgrounds in the United States

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