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Park Service Makes Statement on January 10th Incident at Buck Island

The National Park Service makes a statement about Buck Island Reef National Monument incident when rangers responded to a brawl and gunfire.

K12 Climate Action Panel Highlights Education Systems Adapting to Impacts of Climate Change

One of the members of the climate change panel at the Aspen Institute was Michealrose Ravalier, a certified science educator teaching at the Ivanna Eudora Kean High School on St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.

World Central Kitchen Provides Latest Round of Support for Food Producers in V.I.

Food Producer Network grants are used to fund extraordinary capital investments, such as in tractors, ice machines, walk-in freezers, irrigation systems, engines and other similar equipment or infrastructure.

Federal Government Awards $6M in Grants to V.I. Department of Health

Delegate to Congress Stacey E. Plaskett released the following statement announcing that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded the Virgin Island a grant for health services.
Artist's conception of the COVID-19 virus. (Shutterstock image)

Disability Rights Center of VI to Host COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall

Governor’s ADA Office and Disability Rights Center to co-host Virtual Town Hall on COVID-19 vaccinations, Jan, 19.

Community Foundation Invites Nonprofits to be Considered for $1,000 Reimbursement Grants

To encourage the community to engage in volunteer service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service, the Community Foundation is inviting nonprofits to complete a form to be considered for reimbursement grants of $1,000 each to support service projects to take place on Jan. 18.
Jean-Pierre "JP" Oriol, commissioner-designee for the Department of Planning and Natural Resources. (Submitted photo)

DPNR Monies Now Available for Funding Public Water Systems

Monies are available for infrastructure improvements to public water systems through a Drinking Water State Revolving Fund grant.

Euan P. McFarlane Environmental Award Goes to Two Caribbean Women

The Euan P. McFarlane Award was established in 1987 to recognize individuals demonstrating initiative, resourcefulness and leadership in promoting conservation and enhancement of the environment in the insular Caribbean.

UVI Appoints Charlene Navarro as Director of Medical Simulation Center

Slated to open this summer, the UVI Medical Simulation Center will provide an immersive medical simulation experience to UVI students, as well as continuing education and certification courses for local and visiting healthcare professionals.

Solarize St. Thomas Selects Installer for Affordable Solar Power Community Campaign

Embedded in the requirements are local workforce development requirements – a key objective of partner organizations.

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