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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: “Los Paracaidistas” and “Unfriended”

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

LOCAL NEWS

Agencies Battle to Prove Fitness

Power was out all over St. Croix Saturday, but there was plenty of power on display at D.C. Canegata Park where the first Battle of the Agencies Fitness Challenge took place.

Arrest Made in Malfetti Homicide

Mekel Blash, a 27-year-old Nadir man, was arrested Friday and charged with murder in the January 2014 death of James Malfetti on St. John, the V.I. Police Department reported Friday night.

viNGN Board Approves New President

Following the recent resignation of Lawrence “Larry” Kupfer, Virgin Islands Next Generation Network board members voted Thursday to appoint Tonjia Coverdale as the company’s new president and chief executive officer.

St. Thomas Schools Celebrate ‘Week of the Young Child’ with Parade, Activities

Hundreds of St. Thomas students marched from the Emile Griffith Ballpark to the Addelita Cancryn Junior High School field on Friday in celebration of "Week of the Young Child," a national campaign that…

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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

Dancing Classrooms Helps Antilles School Celebrate Family Friday Campaign

Antilles School celebrated the Week of the Young Child and the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s “Family…

Source Manager’s Journal: Searching for Excellence

If someone wants to find a model for building an excellent organization and a true team – of any…

The Bookworm: 'Body of Truth'

In the new book “Body of Truth” by Harriet Brown, you’ll see that everything you thought you knew about…

Man Arrested in Frenchtown Assault

Police on St. Thomas on Wednesday arrested Craig Abbott, 34 of Estate Hull Bay, and charged him he was…

Undercurrents: Ethics Commission Would Draw the Lines for Public Officials

Prohibitions and restrictions on government officials are detailed in scores of ethics statutes across the nation. Former Sen. Shawn-Michael Malone…

Cuba Diary: Health, Education and Happiness

It is impossible to provide a fully developed picture of life in Cuba after spending only a week on…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Lights Back on Across St. Croix

Power was restored to St. Croix's final two feeders at 10 p.m. Saturday evening after a daylong power outage that, among other things, darkened the Juan F. Luis Memorial Hospital.

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ON ST. JOHN

St. John’s Carmen Samuel-Hodge gets UNC Award – Off-Island Profile

St. John's Carmen Samuel-Hodge, a nutrition professor at UNC-Chapel Hill, recently won a university award for elevating the status of women on campus in sustainable ways.

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