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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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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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