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Remote Learning Comes With Challenges and Deep Concerns: Part One

With 22 active K-12 public schools and a dozen or so private schools in the Virgin Islands attempting to do a complete revamp of how students are taught, there are as many experiences as there are students, teachers and administrators.

Unresponsive Female Found at STX Residence

A 62-year-old woman was found Monday hanging in her yard, the V.I. Police Department reported. The woman had no vital signs.

St. John Ferry Changes Hours of Service

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the schedule has been modified as follows.
Jean-Pierre "JP" Oriol, commissioner-designee for the Department of Planning and Natural Resources. (Submitted photo)

USVI Anchoring Procedures Change Because of COVID-19 State of Emergency

All persons currently anchoring, or seeking to anchor, in the waters of the United States Virgin Islands are required to obtain a long-term anchoring permit.
VIPA board members approve contracts that will help bring the Cyril E. King Airport into compliance with federal standards (Source photo by James Gardner)

VIPA Updates Administrative Operations on St. Thomas

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) notifies the public of the following changes in its administrative operations on St. Thomas.
The Bovoni Landfill on St. Thomas. (Source file photo)

VIWMA Releases Easter Schedules for Landfills

VIWMA advises the community of the hours of operation for its landfills, transfer stations, convenience centers and administrative offices in observance of the Easter holidays.

DOL Shares Model Language for Employer Notification of Unemployment Compensation Availability

The following example is guidance on how the employer should transmit information to the individual(s) affected by downsizing.

Government Agencies Update Changes to Normal Operations in Response to COVID-19

As of Tuesday, March 23, departments and agencies are modifying their operations.
U.S. Capitol (Shutterstock image)

Trump Approves Major Disaster Declaration For USVI

President Donald Trump granted a major disaster declaration for the territory on Tuesday, triggering the release of federal funds to mitigate the health and economic devastation brought on by the COVID-19 outbreak, Government House reported Thursday.
Hurricane Isabel in 2003, as seen from the International Space Station. (Image by Mike Trenchard, Earth Sciences and Image Analysis Laboratory, NASA Johnson Space Center)

CSU Team Predicts Active 2020 Hurricane Season

Colorado State University hurricane researchers are predicting an above average Atlantic hurricane season in 2020, according to a report issued Thursday.

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