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CHRISTIANSTED — During the weekly Government House briefing today, Government House Communications Director Richard Motta expressed thoughts and prayers on behalf of Governor Albert Bryan Jr. and Lt. Governor Tregenza A. Roach to residents of the British Virgin Islands as they struggle through a surge of COVID-19 cases that are increasing

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two lucky people won $200,000 in the first ever General Vaccine Lottery on Friday — but Government House, the program itself and lottery officials — all won’t say who won. Governor Albert Bryan announced in late June that under his promotional campaign “Vax To Win USVI” one

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NASHVILLE — Virgin Islands Department of Education Commissioner Racquel Berry-Benjamin led a delegation of school administrators, content-area coordinators, and state and district leaders at the 29th Annual Model Schools Conference in Tennessee recently. The VIDE’s attendance at this year’s conference also comes as the official launch of its involvement in

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Virgin Islands Department of Education officials announced in a series of radio and online interviews this week that all public schools in the territory will resume in-person operations for the 2021-2022 school year, beginning August 9. The announcement came following walkthroughs of campuses in the two districts

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ATLANTA — The U.S. Virgin Islands Division of Personnel has announced the launch of a national campaign to raise awareness of the wide range of public service jobs available in the territory with an aggressive focus on attracting Virgin Islanders living abroad. An interactive Career Mixer will be held on

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CRUZ BAY — Virgin Islands police have admitted to “losing track” of the boyfriend of a missing British woman who is the only person of interest in her disappearance. Meanwhile, detectives have issued a fresh appeal for Ryan Bane, a St. John skipper, to explain what happened on the night

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CHRISTIANSTED — A Crucian and a Texan will represent the U.S. Virgin Islands in the pool at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Natalia Kuipers of St. Croix will compete in the 400 free. Her personal best in the 400 free is a time of 4:39.69. This will be the third time

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has appointed Kristen Hodge to serve as the Director for U.S. Virgin Islands Joint Recovery Office. Hodge officially began June 20, 2021, and will focus on the Territory’s priorities to repair and rebuild its infrastructure with a focus on equity for a recovery

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Since older Americans are particularly vulnerable to coronavirus (COVID-19), we want to remind Medicare beneficiaries to be vigilant and take precautions to avoid falling victim to healthcare fraud during this pandemic. We’re warning Medicare beneficiaries that scammers may try to use this pandemic to steal their Medicare number, banking information,

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department would like to express gratitude to community stakeholders and its employees for input and the spirit of engagement during the development of its 2021 — 2014 Strategic Plan. The process to develop and sustain a holistic strategic plan required time and effort. The

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