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Charlotte Amalie
Saturday, September 19, 2020


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.

DOH Disputes Claim that USVI COVID Deaths Could Top the World

The V.I. Department of Health reported Sunday that it is "significantly concerned" that researchers and news sources have reported that the mortality rate for COVID-19 in the U.S. Virgin Islands could top the world in per capita pandemic deaths.

St. Croix Native Creates Jewelry Brand

Udall Caribbean, a jewelry brand whose products connect consumers to Caribbean heroes and heroines of the past while celebrating the region’s rich culture and heritage, launched an eBoutique on Sept. 9.

Norman W. Frörup Sr. Dies at 87

Norman W. Frörup Sr. died on Aug. 11 in Tampa, Fla.

Beach Advisory for Sept. 7-11: Sargassum Impacts Two St. Croix Beaches

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 32 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Sept. 7 – 11.





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