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FEMA Helps Organizations, Government to Sow Seeds of Resilience

Long-term recovery groups, nonprofit groups and the U.S. Virgin Islands government have collaborated with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to build a path to resiliency.

World Central Kitchen Offers Funding Up to $20,000 for Farmers, Fishers and Food Businesses

The nonprofit organization World Central Kitchen (WCK) has announced a second round of its Plow to Plate program in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Carole Irene Scott Dies at 74

Carole Irene Scott of Estate Flamboyant Welcome in Christiansted died in Douglasville, Ga., on Aug. 30.

Israel Veira Dies at 63

Israel Veira of Estate Sion Farm died on Aug. 14. He was 63 years old.

Department of Education Gives Parents School Email Addresses

Parents of public-school students may contact their children's schools by using the email addresses shown below.

The Use of Drugs, Alcohol Can Make COVID-19 Worse

It is important to understand that what may seem to be an effective way to cope may in fact be putting people at risk.
Government House spokesman Richard Motta gives updates at Monday’s Government House press briefing. (Source photo by James Gardner)

Administration Reminds Families About P-EBT, Shares Data on Pandemic Cases, Unemployment

The Department of Human Services continues to issue P-EBT cards to families of students who are eligible. To date, the Virgin Islands Department of Labor has issued 36,291 unemployment insurance checks.
Members of the Board of Education answer senators' questions during Tuesday's hearing. (Photo by Barry Leerdam for the V.I. Legislature)

V.I. Board of Education Welcomes Teachers and Students to Opening of School Year

The VIBE publicly affirms its commitment to its statutory responsibility for overseeing and ensuring the proper management, maintenance and operation of schools.

MBW Cafe and Bakery Launches ‘Pay it Forward’ Program to Help Those in Need

With the new "Pay it Forward" program, MBW supporters will be able to purchase meal vouchers that are valid for one meal from MBW Cafe and Bakery.

VINGA Awards $1,000 Scholarship CHS Student

The Virgin Islands National Guard Association (VINGA) presented a $1,000 scholarship award to Trey Francis in July at Estate Bethlehem, St. Croix.

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