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Encarnacion Urges Residents to Get Flu Shot, Avoid Non-Essential Travel

With flu season around the corner, the Department of Health has published its influenza vaccine schedule, which Commissioner Justa Encarnacion said Monday could also help residents better fight other viruses.

Chromebooks Arrive – and Survive

A recent burglary at the Juanita Gardine K-8 School did not result in the loss of any of the 1,000 new Chromebooks delivered on Oct. 1 for students’ use this school year.

STJ Poetry Club Celebrates One Year Anniversary

For the last year, a group of poets belonging to the group Rhyme & Lime have come together to share their passion during events at Bajo El Sol Art Gallery in Cruz Bay, St. John. Oct. 31 will mark the group's one-year anniversary.

Sabrina Diaz Begins Six-Month Assignment at V.I. National Park

Sabrina Diaz began a six-month assignment as deputy superintendent of Virgin Islands National Park and Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument beginning Oct. 11, the park announced Monday.

No Travel Restrictions for Birds Entering the Virgin Islands

While I was in New York City in September, there were a few nights when thousands of birds were expected to fly over on their way south – many of them heading towards the Caribbean. More birds than people it seems, as a number of islands are still not welcoming visitors.

*Update* Missing St. John Man Found, Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges

The Virgin Islands Police Department has asked for the community’s help in locating 33-year-old Lubens Besse, who was reported missing since Oct. 11 by his girlfriend.

UVI School of Agriculture Observes World Food Day

The University of the Virgin Islands School of Agriculture observed World Food Day on Sunday both on the grounds of the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture and virtually.

She’s Royal – Raven Phillips Wins Title of Miss UVI 2020

Campus life at the University of the Virgin Islands, which has been mostly flay and humdrum during the pandemic, enjoyed a moment of luster on Wednesday when Raven Phillips was crowned Miss UVI 2020.

Health Commissioner Urges V.I. to Avoid Non-Essential Travel

Health Commissioner Justa Encarnacion urged Virgin Islanders to avoid non-essential travel amid concerns of an increase in COVID-19 cases in the U.S. mainland.

VICA Hosts Events to Celebrate National Arts and Humanities Month

Virgin Islands Council on the Arts brings arts and humanities awareness to the territory throughout the month of October to enrich the cultural life of its citizens.