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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.
 

 

MOVIES

Now Playing: “Pixels,” “Pixels 3D,” “Southpaw” “and Paper Towns”

The following movies will be playing at Market Square Theater on St. Thomas.

LOCAL NEWS

NFP: WTJX Has Served V.I. More than Four Decades, Now Looks to Future

WTJX has never had modest ambitions, which may be a clue to the evolution of the territory’s public television station to world class programming. It stemmed from an idea presented in 1968, fulfilled…

Jazz in the Park Brings Arts-Focused Nightlife to Downtown

Sections of Norre Gade and Hospital Gade became a bustling village of art, craft and food vendors Saturday as music fans gathered around Roosevelt Park to hear local and visiting musicians play at…

Harrigan, VIBE Discuss Proposal to Change School Swimming Requirements

Sen. Justin Harrigan Sr. is drafting legislation that would relieve V.I. public schools of their mandate to provide swimming and water safety instruction, he told the V.I. Board of Education Wednesday.

Griffith Says Juan Luis Hospital Is Ready for CMS

Dr. Kendall Griffith, chief executive officer of the Gov. Juan Luis Hospital, said Friday the hospital is ready the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid visit to determine whether the St. Croix hospital…

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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

Summer Camps and Programs for St. Thomas and St. John Youth

Here is a list of summer camps and organized activities available for children or young people. Please send information on…

Virtue of the Week: Moderation

Moderation is creating a healthy balance in your life between work and play, rest and exercise. You don’t overdo…

Kids Fish for Fun and Prizes at Tournament

The catch that drew the most excitement at the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club’s Kid’s Fishing Tournament wasn’t a…

V.I. Health Care Execs Attend Yale Forum

The University of the Virgins Islands partnered with Yale University to bring a five member U.S. Virgin Islands delegation…

Mapp Taps Board, Commission Nominees

Gov. Kenneth Mapp sent the names of eight residents for positions on several boards and commissions to the Legislature Friday,…

WTJX Fun Day Kart Kingdom Event

The goal Friday's WTJX Event at Magens Bay was for the kids to have fun and learn, organizers said.

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Not for Profit: Clean Sweep Frederiksted Hosts Book/Film Festival

Virginia Clairmont is founder of Clean Sweep Frederiksted, a coalition of community stakeholders to revitalize Frederiksted. She wants youngsters to have the nice memories of town as she has of growing up there.

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ON ST. JOHN

Not for Profit: Gifft Hill School Goes Off the Grid

In keeping with its long-term sustainability focus, Gifft Hill School recently finished installing 126 solar-electric panels, as well as retrofitting to make the school more energy efficient.

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