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FREDERIKSTED — Effective today, the meal distribution site at the William’s Delight Villas Community Center will be closed, the Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDE) said on Facebook. “Residents living in or near the William’s Delight neighborhood may pick up meals at any of the other distribution sites, which remain

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Education says it has launched an internal investigation into rumors that an employee continued showing up for work despite testing positive for COVID-19. The department “has been made aware of messages circulating via text and on some social media platforms alleging that

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CHRISTIANSTED — A St. Croix man who was pulled over during a routine traffic stop by Special Operations Bureau officers was arrested for illegal gun possession on Saturday night, authorities said. D’Andre Gumbs, 21, of Strawberry Hill, was arrested at 8:21 p.m. Saturday and charged with unauthorized possession of a

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Ruth E. Thomas, a former principal of Charlotte Amalie High School, who was known for being stern but fair, died after a lengthy illness on St. Thomas. She was 94. Governor Albert Bryan issued the following statement remembering esteemed St. Thomas educator Ruth Thomas, who passed away

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CHRISTIANSTED — The “No V.I. Child Goes Hungry” feeding initiative has been suspended for the Thanksgiving holiday, the Department of Education said. Feeding will resume on November 30. Thanksgiving meals will be distributed starting today through Wednesday. The “No V.I. Child Goes Hungry” feeding initiative will not operate in the

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It’s no secret that our public-school student test scores have shown little to no improvement over the past few years. To make matters worse, the children of the U.S. Virgin Islands have experienced additional academic setbacks after surviving both Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017, and most recently, the current

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — RED RIBBON WEEK, which is celebrated annually October 23-31, is the nation’s oldest and largest drug prevention awareness program.  Red Ribbon Week was started after the death of U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Special Agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena, who in 1985 was brutally tortured and murdered by drug traffickers he was

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands Department of Education has announced the top five teachers in each school district for 2021. One teacher from each of the two school districts will be named “Teacher of the Year” at a virtual recognition ceremony streamed live on the department’s Facebook page. The

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A minor is in stable condition after a shooting on the Moravian Highway in St. Thomas on Sunday night, authorities said. The 911 Emergency Call Center dispatched officers to the Moravian Highway after a report of shots fired came in about midnight, the Virgin Islands Police Department

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE— In recognition of the challenges faced by many families with children enrolled in schools with distance learning requirements, the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is pleased to offer grants to support virtual learning for school-based academic programs. The purpose of the CFVI’s Virtual Learning Support Grants

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