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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The University of the Virgin Islands Student Government Association invites the public to the 41st annual Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition on Saturday, April 24, at 6 p.m.  Themed “The Great Gatsby of the 21st Century,” the ambassadorial competition will be streamed online.  Tickets to the online event are $10 for the early bird special and $15 for regular admission. “This competition is a tribute to young women striving

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FREDERIKSTED — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for Enterococci, Bacteria and Turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:   

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Health Department confirmed Thursday that an 81-year-old St. Thomas man is the territory’s 27th death related to COVID-19. “The department continues to work to slow the spread of COVID-19,” VIDOH said. “Please continue to follow these precautionary measures: stay at home, practice social distancing,

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Accurate earnings records are vital to the Social Security Administration and to every worker in the United States. If Social Security cannot match the name and Social Security number (SSN) reported on a W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, to its records, the agency cannot credit the earnings to that worker’s

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Real-Time Energy Monitoring Pilot Program (REM Program) provides residents and small business owners with a home energy monitor. With this program the V.I. Energy Office hopes to give people more transparency into their energy profile, i.e., how much electricity they use and when. The Energy Office

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CHRISTIANSTED — A fourth person in the USVI has been charged with uploading a fake COVID-19 test to the territory’s online portal, authorities said. Shania Shervington,, 35, of Estate Whim was arrested at 8:15 p.m. and charged with fraudulent claims upon the government, access to a computer for fraudulent purposes,

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CHRISTIANSTED — A 28-megawatt microgrid project for the territory was awarded $4.4 million by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) for the project’s initial phase, according to Microgrid Knowledge. The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) will use the funding to design and engineer the project, Noel Hodge, the

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KINGSHILL — Dispatchers, telecommunicators and communications operators are being recognized this week for their ability to act fast and manage high-stress situations. These unseen public safety heroes are being recognized during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week from Sunday, April 11 through Saturday, April 17. “Today we kick off National Public

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Liberty Mobile USVI gave an update Monday on fiber optic line installation and expansion of its mobile network and infrastructure in the United States Virgin Islands (USVI). Up to now, the company, formerly known as AT&T USVI, has deployed 5G mobile speeds throughout more than half of the

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan will hold the second annual Territorial Day of Prayer service for protection against COVID-19 and for the well-being of all Virgin Islanders as the territory continues to be impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The Day of Prayer service is scheduled for 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on

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