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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Homicides 2014

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2014, with statistics broken down by island, as…

Audio Galleries

Police Commissioner Rodney F. Querrard Sr. discusses the Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, homicide of Keithroy Caines at Oswald Harris Housing Court.

 

MOVIES

Now Playing: “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Armies,” “The Hobbit (3D)” and “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb"

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

LOCAL NEWS

Dog Walk Raises Cash for Humane Society

Forty happy dogs and 44 equally happy people took a walk down the waterfront Saturday morning, from Yacht Haven Grande to the Legislature engaging the public, which responded with horn honks, waves, and…

Cuba Normalization Could be 'Win-Win' for Territory

Plans to normalize relations between the U.S. and Cuba is a "win-win" opportunity for tourism in the U.S. Virgin Islands and across the region, according to Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty.

Senate Overrides Veto To Allow Casinos In Frederiksted, Christiansted

The V.I. Legislature overturned several of Gov. John deJongh Jr.'s vetos, including one that will establish a new type of casino license and allow casinos in the historic towns of Frederiksted and …

Coral Bay Celebrates the Season with Santa

Although several community groups stood up to sing, Santa Claus was the main event at Friday’s annual Coral Bay Christmas Tree Lighting and Carol Sing.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Gratitude is a Game Changer

What if we all woke up every morning, looked out at the rising sun and expressed gratitude in whatever way we chose for another day…

SOURCE PICKS

The Bookworm: 'The Lollipop Monster’s Christmas'

Every home, it seems, contains a Gimme Monster at some point or other during the holidays. When that happens,…

Travelers Get Free Wi-Fi at CEKA

Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas now offers free high-speed Wi-Fi to departing passengers. The service began last…

Source Manager’s Journal: News From the Mainland

Virgin Islanders focused on Christmas shopping, the changeover in government, algae on the beach and the potential Hovensa sale…

Crime Stoppers: Protect Your Identity

What can you do to be protected from cybercriminals? Educate yourself! After all, the scammers spend a great deal…

Playing Chicken with a Mack Truck is Usually Bad for the Chicken

We are very pleased with the Senate decision to move the Atlantic Basin Refinery deal on to the full session…

Refinery Purchase Moves Forward in Senate

Although many senators said they had concerns about its content, the Senate Finance Committee voted to send an agreement to…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Holiday Lights Revive Crucian Tradition

The Old Fashioned Holiday Lighting in Frederiksted Saturday night was the revival of a Crucian tradition organizers hope will be an annual event leading up to the Crucian Festival.

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ON ST. JOHN

Health Beat: Paramedic Wendy Davis

When Wendy Davis moved to St. John in 1999, she thought she’d be teaching in a local school. Her life took twists and turns and she’s now the island’s only St. John-based paramedic.

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