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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Woman Charged with Forgery, Check Crimes

Officers from the V.I. Police Department's Economic Crimes Unit Friday arrested Tasha Forbes, 41, of Anna’s Retreat, and charged…

Audio Galleries

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: “Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation”

The following movies will be playing at Market Square Theater on St. Thomas.

LOCAL NEWS

Attorney General: Another One Bites the Dust

Gov. Kenneth Mapp has gone through his third attorney general. On Thursday, Mapp removed acting-Attorney General James Carroll from the position he had appointed him to three months ago.

Sea View Agrees to Close Doors

Sea View Nursing Home in Bolongo has agreed to close its doors after being terminated from participation in Medicare when federal inspectors found a string of deficiencies.

Mapp Names Clifford Joseph Acting Fire Services Director

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp on Friday announced that he has named Captain/Fire Marshall Clifford Joseph acting director of the Virgin Islands Fire Service, effective immediately.

Young Scientists Share Latest Research at UVI

The territory’s young scientists gathered at the St. Thomas campus of the University of the Virgin Islands Friday for the 13th Annual Summer Science Research Symposium.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
We Will Rise Together or Fall Apart

With a serious drought upon us, it might be time to consider the precarious equilibrium of life on earth.

 

 

SOURCE PICKS

Beach Advisory for July 27-31

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water…

Wave Paver Top Boat, Davis Top Angler in July Open Billfish Tournament

The team aboard Wave Paver made the most of every bite to capture the Top Boat title in the…

WAPA: New Frederiksted Water Line to Address Discoloration Complaints

According to WAPA, the completion of a new water line to supply the Frederiksted dock will once again allow…

Ranchers Low on Water and Feed in Drought Conditions

To the dismay of farmers and ranchers whose livestock and crops are suffering and even dying, forecasters say the…

V.I. Special Olympians Strike Gold in Los Angeles

Halfway through the Special Olympics World Games, the team from the U.S. Virgin Islands has already captured 31 medals,…

Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Bryan K. Williams

There is an adage that says, “If you do what you love, you will never work a day in…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Christiansted Hotel Seeking Casino License

An as-yet-to-be-identified Christiansted hotel applied for a casino license this week under a new law passed over Gov. John deJongh's veto late last year, the V.I. Casino Control Commission announced Wednesday.

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ON ST. JOHN

Not for Profit: Gifft Hill School Goes Off the Grid

In keeping with its long-term sustainability focus, Gifft Hill School recently finished installing 126 solar-electric panels, as well as retrofitting to make the school more energy efficient.

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