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USVI Vaccine Rollout Emphasizes Government Employees

More and more Virgin Islanders are getting the COVID-19 vaccine, but the USVI's vaccination plan appears to diverge somewhat from the Centers for Disease Control guidelines.

Governor: No Travel into USVI Without Negative COVID Test

To keep COVID numbers down over the holiday season, Gov. Albert Bryan, Jr. said Thursday that as an extra precaution, no traveler is allowed into the territory without a negative COVID-19 test effective Monday, Jan. 18.
Public Works Commissioner Nelson Petty Jr. testifies during Tuesday’s Committee on Finance hearing. (Photo by Barry Leerdam, V.I. Legislature)

Public Works Commissioner Nelson Petty Jr. Resigns

Public Works Commissioner Nelson Petty Jr. is leaving his post at the end of December to work as a division manager for a private company.

Community Resiliency Project Gives Free Counseling to V.I. Residents

Stressful situations experienced by adults and children can be addressed through confidential services offered by a crisis counselor over the phone or via Zoom at The Community Resiliency Project.

Gov. Shuts Nightclubs, Bars as COVID-19 Spikes and First Vaccines Arrive

As the first shipment of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine arrived in the territory on Monday, Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. reminded residents to continue wearing masks and maintain social distancing.

U.S. Virgin Islander Gets Prestigious British Scholarship

For the first time in the history of the program, a U.S. Virgin Islands student won the U.K. Government’s prestigious Marshall Scholarship.

Family Gathering of 35 Bumps Up COVID Numbers for USVI

A holiday family gathering of 35 that went against pandemic guidelines laid down by the U.S. Virgin Islands and the Centers for Disease Control contributed to an uptick in the territory's positive COVID-19 count.

Governor Dispels ‘Myths’ Surrounding Refinancing Proposal

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. spent half of his news conference on Monday dispelling myths surrounding a bill for securitizing the territory’s matching fund debt that would bring upward of $200 million into the territory over the next three years.

VICA Kicks Off ‘Christmas at the Dorsch’ With ‘Sip & Paint Edition’

Local artist Eliana Schuster-Brown will lead the “Sip & Paint Edition” adult party at the Dorsch Center on Strand Street in downtown Frederiksted on Saturday, Dec. 12, from 7 p.m. until.

V.I. Will Take Part in National Drill to Prep for COVID-19 Vaccine

A national drill to test the delivery, receipt and redistribution of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine started on Monday, officials announced.

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