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Four Convicted in Jewelry Store Robbery

Shaquim Fredericks, Warkim Gabriel, Alvin Thomas and Chefton Newton – all from St. Thomas – were convicted of the armed…

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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: “Planes: Fire & Rescue,” “Sex Tape” and “Hercules (3D)”

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

LOCAL NEWS

Federal Officials Reverse Passport Policy

Federal officials have reversed a rule change that would have required Virgin Islanders to travel to Puerto Rico to apply for or renew emergency passports.

Senate Approves Dredging Permit, VIPA Bond Changes

In special session, the V.I. Legislature approved a CZM permit to dredge off St. Thomas for cruise ships and other legislation letting the V.I. Port Authority refinance bonds to save interest and fund…

Public Services Commission, Housing Finance Authority Present Budgets

The last unit at St. John's Calabash Boom Town Homes is scheduled for closing later this week, the V.I. Housing Finance Authority executive director said during budget hearings Wednesday.

WAPA Takes Delivery of Propane Tanks

The first shipment of 18 empty gas tanks was unloaded Wednesday at the St. Croix Port Authority Container Port to continue the territory’s conversion to liquid propane and/or natural gas.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Retaliation as Lifestyle and Legacy is Futile and Deadly

Re-tal-i-ate: to do something bad to someone who has hurt you or treated you badly : to get revenge against someone. Merriam-Webster on-line edition

SOURCE PICKS

Four Convicted in Jewelry Store Robbery

Shaquim Fredericks, Warkim Gabriel, Alvin Thomas and Chefton Newton – all from St. Thomas – were convicted of the armed…

Source Manager’s Journal: Leadership and the News

We are increasingly a country in which everything goes down a memory hole very quickly, and where things are…

UVI Appoints Dean of Students on St. Croix Campus

The University of the Virgin Islands has appointed Stephan Moore to serve as dean of students on its St.…

Hadiya Hazel Named Junior Tourism Commissioner

Charlotte Amalie High School junior Hadiya Hazel was recently named the 2014 junior tourism commissioner, the Tourism Department announced…

V.I. Major Little League Team Clinches First Place in Pool A

The Virgin Islands Major Little League team finished pool play with a 15-12 victory over Bonaire on Wednesday in…

V.I. Next Generation Network CEO Clarifies Misconceptions

V.I. Next Generation Network CEO Lawrence Kupfer dispels public misconceptions about the company while talking to Rotary Sunrise members Tuesday.

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Faith Matters: Jehovah's Witnesses Plan Convention on St. Croix

About 1,000 Jehovah's Witnesses will flock to St. Croix this month for a weekend convention beginning July 8 at the Kingdom Hall in Estate Carlton.

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ON ST. JOHN

Not for Profit: Book Sales Will Benefit Animal Care on Islands

Former St. Thomas resident Lynne Hinkey plans good deeds with the sale of her new book, 'Ye Gods! A Tale of Dogs and Demons.' Proceeds from sales this summer will support animal care groups.

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