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FREDERIKSTED — When the public and private sector work together, great things can happen. This was the sentiment expressed by Senator Kenneth Gittens after participating in today’s 9th Annual Celebration of Service alongside Home Depot and other community partners.  Senator Gittens said volunteers assisted in building picnic tables and benches on-site to be

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CHRISTIANSTED — Limetree Bay Terminals of Estate Hope has awarded scholarships to 20 recent 2019 graduates of Virgin Islands high schools to assist them in their pursuit of a degree at an accredited U.S. college or university. The scholarship recipients are:  Anthony Etienne who plans to attend Barry University

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NASSAU — Scientists have recovered the first genetic data from an extinct bird in the Caribbean, thanks to the remarkably preserved bones of a Creighton’s caracara from a flooded sinkhole on Great Abaco Island. Studies of ancient DNA from tropical birds have faced two formidable obstacles. Organic material quickly degrades when

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — United States Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced today that about 50 V.I. youths are attending Camp DEFY (Drug Education for Youth) this week in St. Thomas with plans for Camp DEFY next week on St. Croix. Camp DEFY is supported by the United States Attorney’s Office through

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan Jr, issued the following statement concerning school maintenance and other updates provided by the Department of Education during a press conference today. “Our administration shares the concerns families have for a safe and conducive school environment for their children and continues to make the

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FREDERIKSTED — The University of the Virgin Islands’ (UVI) Agriculture Experiment Station (AES) has been featured in the August 2019 issue of National Geographic, one of the leading magazines on science, geography, history, and world culture. AES, which features an aquaculture program, is spotlighted in the magazine’s Explore Decoder section with

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CHRISTIANSTED — During a ceremony at the Limetree Bay Refinery, LLC (LBR) Monday evening officials of Limetree presented certificates of completion for basic operator training to 35 residents of St. Croix as they train to become refinery process operators. The employees completed a rigorous six-week training program and were recognized

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) launched an Inclusive Childcare Laboratory and Diagnostic Center on the St. Thomas Campus today. The new facility is intended to enhance the educational experience of pre-service teachers who will be supervised by professors as part of their studies – while

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In the regular session of its quarterly meeting on Saturday in the Administration and Conference Center Building on the St. Thomas Campus, the Board of Trustees unanimously approved a new Master of Arts in Social Work (MSW) degree Program and a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree (BFA)

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Senator Marvin Blyden extended his heartfelt congratulations to the recipients of the 2019 Marvin A. Blyden Scholarship. Through distribution by the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands, the Senator awarded $10,000 in scholarships to high school seniors in the St. Thomas/St. John District who will attend a college,

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