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CHRISTIANSTED — Buck Island Reef National Monument is seeking applicants for the position of “sea turtle research assistant” (intern) to conduct sea turtle research and monitoring. The deadline to apply is tomorrow. This will be the 33rd year of the Buck Island Sea Turtle Research Program, a long-term monitoring, research

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By Troy A. de Chabert-Schuster, State Director AARP in The Virgin Islands On December 12, 2019 the U.S. House of Representatives took a vital step to lower prescription drug costs and passed the Lower Drug Costs Now Act. This bipartisan bill offers real relief to the millions of Americans who

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department is advising the motoring public of two scheduled activities that will have pedestrians on the roadways tomorrow. The St. Croix 50K Marathon will take place from downtown Christiansted, head west on Northside Road, and head back into downtown Christiansted. The race is scheduled

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE – The Virgin Islands Police Department’s Training Academy has begun new law enforcement recruit classes on St. Thomas and St. Croix. The classes started on January 13. In the St. Thomas/St. John District, there are 17 recruits in the VIPD Training Academy. In that class there are 13

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CHRISTIANSTED — An assassination on St. Croix didn’t work out as gunmen planned. Despite being shot multiple times on Wednesday night, a Sion Farm man survived. But nearby Sion Farm homes and three vehicles in the neighborhood where at least 70 rounds of ammunition were fired, were part of the

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Human Services (DHS) said that the department will be holding interviews for qualified walk-in social worker applicants this Friday, January 24 and Monday, January 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Knud Hansen Complex on St. Thomas and the Anna’s Hope Head Start Administration

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan, Jr. has submitted legislation to the 33rd Legislature to overhaul and reform the territory’s mental health system with sweeping changes that address gaps in services to residents who suffer from behavioral health challenges, mental health disorders, developmental disabilities, alcoholism and drug addiction. The legislation,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police Commissioner Trevor A. Velinor announced the appointment of Lieutenant Mario M. Brooks as Assistant Police Commissioner on Tuesday. Assistant Commissioner Brooks has been with the Virgin Islands Police Department for 25 years, working in various sections of the department, to include the Special Operations and Criminal

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has received a $350,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) to fund critical health needs of children in the territory.  CFVI was invited to apply for funding following the successful stewardship of a $200,000 grant awarded from

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FREDERIKSTED — Following the tragic death of four-year-old Aaron Benjamin, Jr. in October 2019, Commissioner Causey-Gomez authorized the launch of an internal audit and investigation of the Department of Human Services (DHS) to determine how department practices and policies should be revisited to help prevent future tragedies involving children in

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