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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Tourism’s Division of Festivals has pioneered the return of in-person Carnival events while prioritizing public health safety and the importance of getting the COVID-19 vaccine. The 2021 Carnival Virgin Islands “1 Night, 1 Fête” took place seaside on Friday at The

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Olivia and Liam are once again America’s most popular baby names in 2020. It appears parents chose to stick with the familiar during an unprecedented time, with the top three names for both girls — Olivia, Emma, and Ava — and boys — Liam, Noah, and Oliver — remaining the

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Social Security offices are currently open only for in-person appointments for limited, critical situations, depending upon local office conditions. However, you can continue to apply for a replacement Social Security card online and by mail. Before requesting a replacement card, please remember that you might not need the physical card.

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CHICAGO — Barb McVicker, a longtime local educator who has spent many years teaching in St. Croix, recently provided a gift to lift the spirits of residents at a nursing home in Illinois. During a recent trip to the Big Island, McVicker met with some of her former students, first

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland has appointed Mary Ida Townson as the U.S. Bankruptcy Trustee for Florida, Georgia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands (Region 21).   Townson will assume the position in June and will replace Nancy Gargula, who is the U.S. Bankruptcy Trustee in

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FREDERIKSTED — Early dismissals were announced for three St. Croix District schools today due to a gaseous odor affecting the air quality on the campuses, Education officials said. Schools impacted included Eulalie R. Rivera K-8, Arthur A. Richards K-8, and the St. Croix Career and Technical Education Center, the Virgin

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Albert Bryan announced today that the Virgin Islands Bureau of Revenue (BIR) and the Virgin Islands Department of Finance have mailed out almost $25 million in $1,400 Stimulus Checks to 10,000 residents. This week’s distribution of $24.9 million in federal funds from President Biden’s American Rescue Plan

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HOUSTON — The U.S. Virgin Islands Tourism Department kicked up a storm at the Katy Sip ‘N Stroll wine-sipping festival in Texas recently. The Tourism Department was a co-sponsor of Katy’s celebration of its original wine, beer, and food. People in attendance at the festival were offered free food samples

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SALT RIVER — Unsure how to sail, not knowing how to deploy their anchor, out of fuel and essentially lost just nine miles north of St. Croix, the new owners of a sailboat deployed the boat’s emergency beacon Tuesday morning and waited for rescue. Coast Guard watchstanders in Sector San

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CHRISTIANSTED — The Virgin Islands Police Department is warning the St. Croix motoring public that if you ignore posted no parking signs in town — there will be consequences. At least one driver of a red subcompact sedan who parked on King Street in front of Government House in Christiansted

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