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CHRISTIANSTED — While public schools, Head Start, as well as various private schools and day care centers are closed, the Virgin Islands Public Broadcasting System said it wants to inform educators, parents, caregivers, and students of the programs and resources available through its television channels and online platforms. On television,

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FREDERIKSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department is advising the general public that there is a Social Security Administration scam being perpetuated on old people in the territory. Callers are claiming that they are law enforcement officers and they are requesting the person’s Social Security Number and demanding that you

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CHRISTIANSTED — Commissioner Richard Evangelista said today that his Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) is committed to the safety of the public in trying to prevent of the spread of the killer Chinese virus COVID-19. “Protection of our internal and external customers is DLCA’s upmost importance” Evangelista said.

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CHRISTIANSTED — In light of the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation (DSPR) has taken the below preventative measures in alignment with the Department of Health’s recommendations to help protect and continue to serve our community: • Augmented facility hours territory-wide are 8:00 a.m. –

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Human Services (VIDHS) Head Start program will temporarily close classrooms territory-wide beginning today, The department said the shutdown is needed :to follow precautionary federal guidelines from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — In light of the COVID-19 public health emergency, Director McIntosh and the staff of the Bureau of Motor Vehicles are implementing the following procedures to help limit the spread of the Coronavirus: • The bureau will be serving a limited number of customers daily, no more than

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) is notifying the public of the latest wholesale or “rack rate” price for fuel from Gulf Oil Pricing and Limetree Bay. Currently, only retailers on St. Croix purchase fuel from Limetree Bay.  The rack rate is the price used by

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CHRISTIANSTED — To help ensure the safety and well-being of the U.S. Virgin Islands community, its staff, clients and stakeholders, the U.S. Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority (USVIEDA) has adjusted its operations on both St. Thomas and St. Croix due to the Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. Staff will operate remotely

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FREDERIKSTED — While on a conference call with The Chief National Guard Bureau, Brigadier General Kodjo Knox-Limbacker led a staff walk-through of the 210th Regional Training Institute and the dining facility, at the Estate Bethlehem compound on Monday. The Virgin Islands Department of Health is the lead agency for the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority told its customers that bills issued this month will represent a sixty-day service period as the authority “works to rebuild and restore both its automated metering and billing systems.” Each system was “severely impacted by the 2017 hurricanes, and efforts

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