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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Teachers, Paraprofessionals Invited to Enroll in Free Course at UVI

Virgin Islands public school teachers and paraprofessionals may begin enrolling for a three credit course at the University of the…

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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

Elections Coordinator Resigns; U.S. Attorney Appoints Complaints Overseer

Five days before the general election, Election Systems Coordinator Tonjia Coverdale resigned shortly after the Thursday Joint Elections Board emergency meeting in which she came under fire by some board members.

Joint Election Board Tackles Machines Issues Behind Closed Doors

A packed meeting of the Joint Board of Elections halted abruptly Thursday when members of the public refused to leave for an executive session some of them considered illegal.

Senate May Expand Preferred Contractor Benefits for Local Contractors

Preferential status for local contractors on government contracts will be expanded by further reducing preferential bonding requirements, if a bill approved in committee Thursday becomes law.

UVI Election Poll Results Vary Weekly

If the general election had been held last Sunday, the Legislature’s top vote getters would be newcomers, according to a poll conducted by the UVI, and Stacy Plaskett would be the new …

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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

Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference Brings Change

The 16th annual Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference on St. Thomas showcased a new program style, two keynote speakers,…

Jewels of the Virgin Isles – One Year Later

When I decided to bring this column to life on Nov. 1, 2013, it was to raise awareness about…

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…

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…

 
 

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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