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The most convenient way to change your direct deposit information with us is by creating a my Social Security account online at www.ssa.gov/myaccount. Once you create your account, you can update your bank information from anywhere. We are committed to protecting your personal information, so we take steps to verify

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A guide to the Virgin Islands and island hopping A mere three hours by plane from Miami lies the U.S. Virgin Islands, where rest, relaxation, fun and exploration are all part of the experience. With all that’s been going on in the last year, you can completely be forgiven for

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands government said that it would announce the winners of the “Vax To Win USVI” lottery on July 9. Then in the weekly Government House press conference last week, the government put up a graphic on screen that said the lottery winners would be announced on

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — People at the beach on St. Thomas this weekend had one burning question: “Why do I have to listen to your obnoxious music where I go for peace and relaxation?” That interrogative started as a thread in the private Facebook group “What’s Actually Going On St. Thomas?”

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A St. Thomas man surrendered to authorities without incident this weekend after learning that he was wanted for “several” instances of the sexual assault of a child, police said. Jefferson Faustin, 31, of Estate Lovenlund, was arrested at 9:48 p.m. Saturday and charged with aggravated rape, child

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands has reported its first cases of the highly contagious Delta variant in the territory, with health officials saying that the USVI was ripe for the entry because so many people refuse the COVID vaccine here. The Virgin Islands Department of Health said Saturday

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A homeless woman who was arrested last month and charged with littering in downtown St. Thomas has finally been identified by name and photo, authorities said. Lisa Bergren, of no fixed address, was arrested June 15 on littering and resisting arrest charges, the Virgin Islands Police Department

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Police are investigating how an industrial truck accident claimed the life of a forklift operator at a St. Thomas resort early Saturday morning. The 911 Emergency Call Center received a call of an overturned work vehicle at the Frenchman’s Reef & Morning Star Marriott Beach Resort, also

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — At a press conference at the Public Finance Authority on St. Thomas today, Governor Albert Bryan issued new protocols for travel between the British Virgin Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands regarding proof of a negative COVID-19 test for entry into the USVI. Because of the ongoing aggressive increase of

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MIAMI — A current U.S. Virgin Islands teacher has been charged with two counts of felonious sexual assault on a child in Colorado, according to the Hayden Police Department. James Dingle, 63, was located and arrested by federal officials in the U.S. Virgin Islands on a warrant issued out of

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