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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

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.
 

 

CALENDARS

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MOVIES

Now Playing: “Tomorrowland,” “Poltergeist” and “Poltergeist (3D)”

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

LOCAL NEWS

James Says Government House Agreed to Salary Cap for Agency Heads

Senate President Neville James said Saturday that Government House has agreed to cap the annual salaries of agency heads to $105,000, and said he is looking for a day in the coming week…

D.C. Police Arrest Suspect in Savopoulos Murder

Detectives from the Washington D.C.'s Metropolitan Police Department on Thursday arrested a suspect in the May 14 murder of St. Croix property owner Savvas Savopoulos, his wife Amy, their 10-year-old son Phillip, …

Attorney General Showdown Over Cohen Plea Deal

One doesn’t expect badgering and bickering in court from a former U.S. attorney, the acting attorney general of the Virgin Islands and an assistant attorney general, but District Court Judge George Cannon found…

PSC Approves Internet Telephone Service

The V.I. Public Services Commission voted this week to approve the application of Momentum Telecom Inc. to provide telecommunications services – specifically telephone – through Internet providers in the territory.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Instant Karma Gonna Get ‘Cha

For several years I have routinely been turning to a little book called, “Instant Karma” by Barbara Ann Kiffer.
 

SOURCE PICKS

Beach Advisory for May 18-22

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water…

Scheduled Memorial Day Activities Will Honor Veterans

On Memorial Day, May 25, the Office of Veterans Affairs, American Legion, Survivor Outreach Services and the VA Vet Center…

Acting AG: Government Attorney Ignored Order to Withdraw Cohen Plea Deal

A government attorney ignored orders to withdraw a plea deal allowing St. Croix radio station owner Jonathan Cohen …

St. Thomas-St. John Board of Elections Unhappy with Closed Door Conference

During a meeting Thursday, the St. Thomas-St. John District Board of Elections passed a motion not to pay …

Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Melanie Moses

Those who are exemplify the phrase “actions speak louder than words” in their work – both professionally and personally…

The Bookworm: 'Corruption Officer'

Sometimes, you have to choose sides. Republican or Democrat? For something or against it? Grateful for what…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Child Found Wandering Mon Bijou Dumpsite

A mother and child were reunited Saturday morning after the three-year-old was found wandering before sunrise at the Mon Bijou trash transfer station, the V.I. Police Department reported.

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ON ST. JOHN

On Island Profile: Bill Fisk Shares History with Visitors to St. John

Bill Fisk has the gift of gab, an attribute that serves him in good stead as a docent for the Friends of V.I. National Park at Annaberg Plantation and a volunteer for the park on hikes down the…

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