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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Education’s School Food Authorities have announced details of the 2021 Summer Feeding Program.  St. Croix District  Families with children attending public and non-public schools may pick up meals, now through July 15, Mon.-Fri., from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m., or until supplies last:  Arthur

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) President David Hall announced today that former Board of Trustees member Donald Sussman, a noted philanthropist, financier, and St. John homeowner, has made a $6 million, landmark donation to establish a medical school at the university.     This project will become only the fifth historically black

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FREDERIKSTED — Commissioner Jean-Pierre L. Oriol of the Department of Planning & Natural Resources invites the public to celebrate World Oceans Day with a Street to Reef Cleanup this Friday, June 11th from 9-11am at the Albert Edwards Fish Market in Frederiksted.   The welcome area will be next to

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix survivalist is among the 10 contestants in Season 8 of the History Channel’s survival series “Alone,” which premiered last night. Matt Corradino, owner of Caribbean Earth Skills on St. Croix’s south shore, is back from filming the show in the Canadian wilderness on the shores of

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is on June 15. On this day, and throughout the month, communities, seniors, caregivers, governments, organizations, and the private sector unite to prevent the mistreatment of and violence against older people. Social Security imposter scams are widespread across the United States. Scammers use sophisticated tactics

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — University officials, government leaders and members of the Kean family assembled at the entrance to the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) campus on St. Thomas this afternoon to witness the unveiling of the newly installed sign marking the renaming of the campus to the Orville E. Kean Campus of the University of

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Seven students from MBW Education will graduate with an accredited high school diploma (not a GED) from Penn Foster High School on Saturday June 19. The graduation will take place at 10:00AM at the St. Thomas Reformed Church. Senator Donna Frett-Gregory will address the graduates and attendees

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MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine president has rejected full public disclosure of details of his administration’s deadly anti-drug crackdown, citing national security. President Rodrigo Duterte said in televised remarks Monday night that divulging confidential information like intelligence about suspects used by law enforcers for drug raids could undermine his administration’s

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ORANJESTAD — An 18th century burial ground has been discovered at a former sugar plantation on the Dutch Caribbean island of St. Eustatius, officials said Monday, and archaeologists said it likely contains the remains of slaves and could provide a trove of information on the lives as enslaved people. Government

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FREDERIKSTED — In virtual meetings held for parents of Arthur A. Richards K-8 School and Claude O. Markoe Elementary School on Tuesday, St. Croix District Superintendent Carlos McGregor announced that Arthur A. Richards will merge with Eulalie R. Rivera K-8 and John H. Woodson Jr. High schools for the 2021-2022

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