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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

VIWMA Sets Holiday Hours for Landfills, Transfer Stations

The VI Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises residents that the territory’s landfills will be observing holiday hours of operation on…

Audio Galleries

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

Hovensa Preparing to Close Fuel Rack

A letter from the manager of Hovensa's St. Croix fuel rack on Monday repeated the company's warning that it is preparing to shut down the facility.

PSC Suspends Portion of LEAC Pegged for WAPA Consultant

Fireworks erupted at Monday night’s PSC meeting, as WAPA officials found themselves faced with the possible elimination of the entire rate financing mechanism (RFM) used to cover the cost of maintenance.

Coast Guard Rescues Six Boaters Off St. John

Coast Guard helicopter rescue crews hoisted six boaters to safety Monday from their 48-foot sailing vessel, the Aurora, which ran aground on the rocks just off Coral Bay, St. John.

Crucian Christmas Starts this Week!

Launching the Christmas season on the big island, St. Croix's storied carnival troupes will strut their stuff at noon Thanksgiving Day for a "Carnival Meets the Runway Troupe Launching."

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Gratitude is a Game Changer

What if we all woke up every morning, looked out at the rising sun and expressed gratitude in whatever way we chose for another day…

SOURCE PICKS

Crowley Offers Holiday Shipping Tips for Caribbean Residents, Businesses

For residents and businesses in the Caribbean, shopping for the holidays can present the challenge of getting purchases home in…

PSC Suspends Portion of LEAC Pegged for WAPA Consultant

Fireworks erupted at Monday night’s PSC meeting, as WAPA officials found themselves faced with the possible elimination of…

Crucian Christmas Starts this Week!

Launching the Christmas season on the big island, St. Croix's storied carnival troupes will strut their stuff at noon…

Undercurrents: Audio Library Offers Bestsellers

For nearly 50 years, the territory has been providing talking books to residents who are visually impaired, but outside…

Virtue of the Week: Respect

R-E-S-P-E-C-T, find out what it means to you in Virtue of the Week.

Gerards Shooting for Gold

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

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Police Investigate Kidnap-Homicide

Detectives are investigating a charred body discovered Sunday in a vehicle in the Annaley Bay area of St. Croix. Police believe the deceased is connected to a kidnap for ransom case they were investigating.

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ON ST. JOHN

@ Work: Eco Serendib Goes for the Green

Harith Wickrema put into play what he spent years teaching when he developed his Eco Serendib villa and spa. For his efforts, he garnered the first ever five-star rating from the Island Green Living Association’s Green Villa program.

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