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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Labor to Provide Rapid Response Services to Sugar Bay Resort & Spa Laid Off Workers

Labor Commissioner Catherine Hendry Esq. invites all recently laid-off employees of Sugar Bay Resort & Spa to a Rapid Response…

Audio Galleries

Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 

MOVIES

Coming Thursday: “Deadpool” and “Zoolander 2”

The following movies are now playing at Market Square Theater on St. Thomas.

LOCAL NEWS

Health Distributing Mosquito Nets To Fight Zika

The V.I. Department of Health will be distributing mosquito nets Wednesday and Thursday on St. Thomas and will be doing outreach during the V.I. Agrifest on St. Croix this weekend, according to the agency.

Rules OKs Cigarette Tax Increase and Cigar Factory Smoking Exemption

The Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee OK'd a proposed increase in the V.I. cigarette tax along with measures to allow smoking in 'cigar factories' and require job discrimination complaints be filed within 180 days of…

Two PSC Nominees Move On For Final Approval

Raymond Williams and David Hughes got the nod for a spot on the V.I. Public Services Commission Tuesday during a hearing of the Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee. 

Change Order Will Get deChabert Demolition Completed by June

V.I. Housing Authority officials said Tuesday that the approval of a nearly $1 million change order will allow demolition of the former Ralph deChabert housing community to be finished by June 5. 

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

Demand answers. Question authority. Agitate for change. Go ahead, you're entitled.

 
 
Gratitude as a Verb

Thirty years ago when I first heard the adage “gratitude is an action word,” I was bewildered.

SOURCE PICKS

UVI Joins AgDiscovery Network of Summer Programs

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has been selected to join the AgDiscovery network of educational institutions that offer…

UVI Student Gets Name for V.I. Cove Approved

The body of water just south of the Cyril E. King International Airport has a new name: Hawksbill Cove. In…

Virtue of the Week: Idealism

When you have ideals, you really care about what is right and meaningful in life. You follow your beliefs.…

DPNR Advises Residents on Zika Virus

The V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) urges the community to employ sound pest management practices that will…

Conference Participants Bring Back Classroom Technology Innovations

For Antilles’ tech-savvy social studies teacher Kim Murtha, walking into this year’s Future of Education Technology Conference (FETC) was like…

Sheila Rose Trunk Dies in Massachusetts

Sheila Rose Trunk of Brookline, Mass., and St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 2, at her…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Health Beat: Counselor Catherine Giraud

Local Counselor, sailor and artist Catherine G`iraud set sail from Europe in 1986 with plans to sail the Caribbean for a year. In 1987 she landed on St. Croix, found the island to be serene and quiet and the people…

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ON ST. JOHN

Health Beat: Rachel McKinley Keeps Her Eyes on Trunk Bay Visitors

When Rachel McKinley graduated college, someone told her to try everything. With that goal in mind, she signed on as a V.I. National Park lifeguard in July 2015, spending her days making sure Trunk Bay visitors stay safe. 

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