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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

VIEDA, EDC Schedule Governing Board Decision Meeting for Nov. 24

The V.I. Economic Development Authority (VIEDA), along with its subsidiary the Economic Development Commission (EDC), will hold a Governing Board…

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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: “The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay – Part 1” and “Beyond the Lights”

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

LOCAL NEWS

Ag and Food Fair Draws Hundreds to Enjoy Bounty

Hundreds of folks bounded out Saturday to the 31st Annual St. Thomas-St. John Agriculture and Food Fair on the rolling green hills of the Reichhold Center for the Arts at UVI.

Police Shoot Two Armed Robbery Suspects, Apprehend Two Others

A day of shopping was interrupted by a hail of gunfire Saturday as two suspects were shot by police and two others arrested following an armed robbery at the Sunny Isles Shopping Center…

Marine Council Discusses Moorings, Other Issues

The governor's Marine Economic Development Council discussed ongoing efforts to create public-private partnerships to keep mooring spots available to the public.

Riley Oram Wins Antilles Spelling Bee

Sixth grader Riley Oram was able to power through two days of grueling competition this week to become 2014 Spelling Bee champion at Antilles School, the school announced.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Vote

Having the right to vote was a hard-won battle.

SOURCE PICKS

Virtue of the Week: Respect

R-E-S-P-E-C-T, find out what it means and how it can improve your life and the life of hte community, in…

Gerards Shooting for Gold

Ned and Karen Gerard have targeted gold in the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games underway in Veracruz, Mexico.

The Bookworm: “H2O” is Not All Wet

While this is an excellent book for teens ages 14 and up, I think adults will enjoy it too.…

Scotiabank and FirstBank Report Security Breaches

Both Scotia Bank and FirstBank have asked their customers to be on the alert because the banks experienced security breaches.

GERS Board Raises Contribution Rates for Employees and Employers

GERS trustees voted Thursday to increase contribution rates for employees and employers at a board meeting focusing on reducing…

Former IRB Director Willis Found Guilty of Bribery, Extortion

Just two days after hearing opening arguments, jurors in the District Court trial of Louis “Lolo” Willis, former director…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Fixxers Celebrate Thanksgiving with Luncheon for Homeless

Amid heavy rain and windy weather Saturday, the homeless population of St. Croix received clothing, toiletries and food as part of a pre-Thanksgiving luncheon put together by Fixxers VI.

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ON ST. JOHN

Not for Profit: St. John Non-Profits Need Angels

With the holiday season fast approaching, the St. John Community Foundation hopes generous residents and visitors will become angels for the island’s non-profit agencies that have specific needs.

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