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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

GERS Announces Delay in Mailing Retirees Form 1099-R

Retirees are advised of a delay in mailing the form 1099-R due to a shipment delay of the specific paper…

Audio Galleries

Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 

MOVIES

Now Playing: “Project Almanac”

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

LOCAL NEWS

Person Killed at Coki Point Beach

One person was killed Saturday night in an incident that took place at Coki Point Beach, according to a source. It was the fourth homicide on St. Thomas since the first of the year, the…

Homeless Count Gives Faces to Territory's Less Fortunate

'Where are you sleeping tonight?' Most of us have the comfortable, ready answer. But there’s a population in the territory and elsewhere who can’t come up with that answer. The homeless can’t say…

Government Attempts to Foreclose on Hovensa Refinery

Making good on promises made during a press conference earlier this month to foreclose on the Hovensa property, Gov. Kenneth Mapp this week filed a six-page action in V.I. Superior Court to begin…

Former V.I. Resident Sentenced to 25 Years for Financial Fraud

Former St. Thomas financier Daniel Spitzer was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in federal prison for cheating 455 investors of $105 million.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Bearing One with Another in the New Year

I was trying to think of something hopeful or profound to say to welcome in the New Year when I came upon a quote from…

SOURCE PICKS

Plaskett Invites Public to Ceremonial Swearing-In, Service of Blessing

Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett invites the public to a ceremonial swearing-in and reception set to begin at 10 a.m.…

Source Manager's Journal: Climate Change and the Future

Will the Congress, now under reactionary control, fund something to address a problem that some key members say does not…

The Bookworm: 'Magician’s Lie' Leaves You Feeling Sawed in Two

I’m still reeling from the possibilities myself, because author Greer Macallister’s conjured up the kind of novel that pulls…

Crime Stoppers: Help Generate Information

Crime Stoppers is based on the principle that someone other than the criminal has information that can solve a crime.…

Quantum of the Seas Sets WICO Record on Inaugural Visit

Royal Caribbean International's 1,140-foot cruise liner Quantum of the Seas became the largest cruise ship ever to berth at…

Interior Confronts Climate Change in Territories

The Virgin Islands is about to get a push in addressing environmental and economic issues associated with climate change,…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Health Beat: Aziyza Shabazz

Aziyza Shabazz said her calling is to help people stay healthy and connect to nature's healing. 'My philosophy is to help people stay well, showing and teaching them the skills to maintain their health.'

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ON ST. JOHN

Park Planning Increase of Trunk Bay and Mooring Fees

A proposal to increase the fees to use Trunk Bay Beach didn’t seem to bother anyone at a V.I. National Park open house, but one boater said she worried she’d be priced out of using the  moorings.

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