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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Division of Banking and Insurance Is Resource for Consumers

The Division of Banking and Insurance is a valuable resource for consumers who may have disputes or complaints with local…

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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: “As Above, So Below” and “Dolphin Tale 2”

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

LOCAL NEWS

Crime Stoppers: Receive a Cash Reward

If your tip leads to an arrest or the recovery of stolen property, illegal drugs or weapons, in addition to having made your home a safer place, you will receive a cash reward.

Aviation Experts Say Partnership is Key to Growing Industry

Aviation experts said forming fair private/public partnerships is the only way to promote passenger growth and both governments and airlines need to be willing to sit down and agree on solutions.

Officials Mourn Passing of Local Activist Leola Hermon

Longtime community activist Leola V. Hermon of St. Thomas died Saturday at 75. Hermon was involved in many community projects and programs, according to officials who expressed their sympathies.

Health: Fogging Not Effective for St. Thomas Chikungunya Outbreak

The territory is taking a multipronged approach in response to a growing chikungunya epidemic, but Health Department officials said fogging the streets will not help.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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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

Live Broadcast of Debate on “Danish Apology and Reparations” Set for Sept. 18

The University of the Virgin Islands, Roskilde University of Denmark and the African-Caribbean Reparations and Resettlement Alliance (ACRRA) will hold…

Undercurrents: It Can’t Get More Basic than Literacy

Years ago the territory offered remedial programs aimed at correcting illiteracy. Today the emphasis is on prevention.

Coastweeks Kicks off Saturday

Businesses, school groups and other organizations or clubs are encouraged to get involved in the Coastweeks effort to clean…

DPNR Says Net Metering Has Met Limit

The Net Metering Program in the St. Thomas/St. John District has reached its 10-megawatt aggregate capacity, and as a…

Hovensa Reaches Agreement to Sell Refinery

The owners of Hovensa have reached an agreement in principle to sell the St. Croix refinery to an as…

Innovative Restores Service After DNS Failure

Innovative Wireless service has been restored to on-island Wireless customers who are not roaming, the company announced late Friday…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

@ School: CTEC Makes Mechanics

High school automotive students on St. Croix are racing toward an electric future. This school year students will restore, re-engineer and convert a 1989 Mitsubishi into an electric race car.

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ON ST. JOHN

@ School: Lila Uzzell Puts Environmental Interests to Good Use

Growing up on St. John helped develop Lila Uzzell’s interest in environmental studies, and a summer internship at the Friends of V.I. National Park gave her an inside look at the industry.

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