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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) will host a Virtual Open House on Wednesday, June 3 to present an overview of its programs, answer questions from the public and encourage students to enroll this fall. High school seniors, parents, and anyone interested in learning about undergraduate and graduate programs

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Office of Disaster Recovery (ODR) and the Virgin Islands Housing Finance Authority (VIHFA), in collaboration with WTJX-TV Channel 12 (WTJX) announces the broadcast of the next episode of Recovery in Focus airing tonight at 8 p.m. on WTJX, and Facebook Live at facebook.com/wtjx. The third episode will highlight the

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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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FREDERIKSTED — The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the Public Assistance Program officially approved the replacement of the Arthur A. Richards Junior High School due to the extent of damages caused by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.  This approval allows the Virgin Islands Department of Education to begin negotiating costs

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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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FREDERIKSTED — As part of our continued Crime Prevention and Community Policing initiative, the VIPD Crime Prevention Bureau presents the following suggestions that when followed, reduces burglaries and robberies within our community. To avoid robberies: If possible, do not walk alone during late-night hours. Walk in groups whenever you can

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has extended a philanthropic hand by producing 3-D respiratory masks. Personal protective gear is a scarce commodity, as the rapidly spreading Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) continues to wreak havoc the world over.  To date, the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Human Services said that Head Start “program classrooms” remain closed territory-wide until further notice. Human Services said the distribution of meals to Head Start children began at various locations in St. Thomas and St. Croix on March 23, Human Services spokeswoman Michelle

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Health said on its website today that 38 people have been confirmed to have the novel coronavirus COVID-19 — and of that group, 29 have recovered so far. Those confirmed to have the virus were found by VIDOH to get it in

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