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The Department of Education will begin meal distribution to V.I. students on Thursday. (Shutterstock image)

Changes Announced for ‘No V.I. Child Goes Hungry’ Feeding Initiative on St. Croix

Breakfast and lunch distribution will be permanently discontinued at community centers; updated St. Croix District Meal Distribution Sites will be open at 9 a.m. until supplies last for families who are picking up.

Women’s Coalition of St. Croix Marks 40th Year of Service

A volunteer victim advocate program was the first training and service WCSC established in 1981, and it continues to be a linchpin of the crisis intervention the organization provides 365 days a year.

Ivan Francis Dies at 96

Ivan “Pappie” Francis, born in Tortola, BVI, died peacefully at home on Feb. 17, surrounded by family and his beloved Olive.

Renardo Christopher Dies

Renardo Christopher, affectionately known as "Renaldo" or "the lonely one," died on Feb. 10 in the comfort of his home.

Walter L. Challenger Dies

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Walter L. Challenger on Feb. 12 at Schneider Regional Medical Center.

Jerilyn M. Sylvester Dies in Washington, D.C.

Jerilyn M. Sylvester died in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 28.

Alden Wilmot George Jr. Dies in Florida

Alden Wilmot George Jr. (Junie) died on Jan. 26 in Orlando, Fla.

Beach Advisory for Feb. 22-26

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 35 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Feb. 22–26.

Caribbean Genealogy Library to Present Three March Virtual Events

All three events are virtual on Zoom, and they require registration. Read about them here and use the links provided to register. They are scheduled for March 6. 13 and 27.

VI SBDC Reminds Small Businesses of the PPP Deadline

The Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center (VI SBDC) encourages small businesses affected by COVID-19 to apply for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) federal disaster assistance before the March 31 deadline.

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