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VIWMA Announces St. Thomas Carnival Hours of Operation

In recognition of the St. Thomas Carnival, the V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) will observe the following days as administrative…

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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

Playing Now: “The Other Woman” and “Brick Mansions”

The following movies are playing at Market Square East Theaters on St. Thomas.

LOCAL NEWS

Senate Approves 10 Zoning Changes

The Legislature approved the governor’s nominees to four important V.I. boards and commissions, as well as spot zoning amendments, variances and government leases during a busy legislative session Thursday.

Golden Grove Still 'Very Dangerous,' Monitor's Report Says

Monitor's report says prison remains "a very dangerous, violent, unhealthy, under-supervised, under-maintained and deleteriously understaffed correctional environment."

St. Croix Teachers Union Rejects Vacation Proposal

The St. Croix Federation of Teachers on Thursday rejected the Department of Education's proposed calendar, which would begin the 2014-15 school year two weeks earlier than usual.

Solvency Alarm Bells Continue to Ring at GERS

In a fairly standard monthly meeting, at least one board member of the GERS Board was alarmed by the treasurer’s report and the system’s future solvency.

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The V.I. Answer Desk

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Five (make that 6) More Die While We Wait for Money

February’s Peace Summit is behind us. More than 100 people gave a day of their lives to wrestle with our problems with violence. Now, we…

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Solvency Alarm Bells Continue to Ring at GERS

In a fairly standard monthly meeting, at least one board member of the GERS Board was alarmed by…

Sauter-Frett Pleads Not Guilty to Embezzlement and Corruption Charges

Fugitive realtor Rosemary Sauter-Frett held her ground in Magistrate Court on Thursday, pleading not guilty to all charges of…

Samuel Rogers to Take on Mora 'The Snake' in HBO Fight

The May 31 bout between the V.I.'s own Samuel "The Rock City Cobra" Rogers and Sergio "The Latin Snake"…

New St. Thomas Location Discussed in Active WAPA Board Meeting

The WAPA board discussed relocating the St. Thomas business office, approved several contracts, and received an update on the progress…

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Swings into USVI Happy Meals

“The Amazing Spider-Man 2” is teaming up with McDonald’s to bring the on-screen excitement to Happy Meals. The newest of…

The Bookworm: 'Postcards from Cookie'

“Postcards from Cookie” has a bit of a Peeping-Tom element: this is a very personal story of adoption and love.…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Not for Profit: Healing Paws Sanctuary

Animal lovers involved with the Healing Paws Sanctuary in Estate Pearl feel as though animal welfare on St. Croix is entering a golden era.

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ON ST. JOHN

Not for Profit: Community Foundation Wants to Know Your Priorities

Much needs doing on St. John and priorities need to be set. The St. John Community Foundation is conducting an online survey to let everyone have their say.

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