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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Early Childhood Conference Focuses on “It Takes a Village”

The focus of the 16th annual Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference will be on preparing children for kindergarten through community…

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

 

MOVIES

Now Playing: “Nightcrawler” and “Dracula Untold”

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

LOCAL NEWS

DeJongh, Atlantic Basin Official, Sign Operating Agreement for Refinery

Gov. John deJongh Jr. and principals of Atlantic Basin Refining VI signed an operating agreement Wednesday that, once approved by the Legislature, will begin the process of restarting the oil refinery on…

GERS to Stop Seeking Out Retroactive Pay Claims

With the Government Employees’ Retirement Systems continuing to lose money and projected to be out of funds entirely by 2023, Board of Trustees members voted Wednesday night to save the system a few…

Muller, CAHS Students Hold Mock Vote

Students at Ulla F. Muller Elementary School and Charlotte Amalie High School learned about the way government works when they held mock elections Wednesday.

St. Croix Junior High School Students Talk About Drugs at Red Ribbon Event

UVI welcomed upwards of 600 St. Croix junior high school students for a day of fun, singing, poetry, dancing, and a strong drug-free message Wednesday as part of Red Ribbon Week.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Movie Hype Recalls Words of Wisdom

The hoopla for the latest 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' movie reminds a dad of some wise words for life imparted by a 10-year-old.

SOURCE PICKS

V.I. Agencies Prepping For Ebola But Risk Is Slight, Officials Tell Senate

V.I. Health, hospital and emergency management officials are coordinating, training and preparing for the nightmare scenario of an …

Source Manager’s Journal: Building a Better Future

In the view of this outsider, there are two problem areas in which a focused, long-term effort can make…

Griffith Presents $10M Plan of Correction

Juan Luis Hospital CEO Kendall Griffith presented a $10.3 million plan of correction Monday to the Territorial Board, a…

Undercurrents: These Bats are Not Halloween Props

If ever a creature was misunderstood, it is the poor, little, universally maligned bat, but UVI professor Renata Platenberg isn’t…

Atlantic Basin Refining Buys Hovensa

The V.I. government announced it has negotiated a new operating agreement with Atlantic Basin Refining Inc., a company formed…

CZM Did Engage the Public in Decision Making

David A. Bornn differs with an article that appeared in the VI Source about the Veterans Drive widening and the…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

St. Croix Resident Receives FAA’s 'Master Pilot' Award

Surrounded by his peers, Nicholas Castruccio, 88, received the Federal Aviation Administration's highest award Wednesday evening at a ceremony at the Henry B. Rohlsen Airport.

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ON ST. JOHN

@ School: Shakira Smith Tops St. John Reading Challenge

When they counted up the numbers for the annual Governor’s Reading Challenge on St. John, Shakira Smith topped the list with 35 books. 'I like to read,' the 12-year-old said. 'You learn new words and my imagination gets bigger.'

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