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St. Thomas Taxi Medallion Public Auction Set

The Virgin Islands Taxicab Commission will conduct a public auction of a St. Thomas Taxi Medallion on Thursday, Nov. 6.

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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

Playing: “John Wick” and “Addicted”

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

LOCAL NEWS

V.I. Supreme Court Orders Chucky Off The Ballot

The V.I. Supreme Court once again knocked Sen. Alicia "Chucky" Hansen off the ballot for the St. Croix Senate race, in an opinion issued Friday evening, even though early voting began on Tuesday.

Project Homeless Connect Provides Access to Critical Services

It was around 9 a.m. when the first wave of people hit the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center on St. Thomas for the Department of Human Services' annual Project…

Committee Approves Hot Water Bill In First Teleconferenced Committee Hearing

Builders will be allowed to use heat-pump water heaters to meet the V.I. requirement that new construction use "energy efficient solar systems" for at least 70 percent of water heating in new construction,…

UVI Achieves Highest Alumni Contribution Rate among HBCUs

The University of the Virgin Islands has achieved an alumni giving rate of 52.49 percent for fiscal year 2014 — which is the highest alumni contribution rate of any Historically Black College and…

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
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.

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V.I. Supreme Court Orders Chucky Off The Ballot

The V.I. Supreme Court once again knocked Sen. Alicia "Chucky" Hansen off the ballot for the St. Croix Senate…

WAPA Board OKs Funds for Propane Conversion

The board of the V.I. Water and Power Authority approved a $4.2 million contract for design and upgrade of…

Philanthropist Peter Gruber Dies

Peter Gruber, a businessman who donated generously to various entities in the Virgin Islands and around the world, died…

Ferry and Sailboat Collide Near Red Hook

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating the cause of a collision between Varlack Venture’s ferry, Capitol Venture, and the…

The Bookworm: Can the End of Life be Sweet?

I think if you’re a caretaker for an elderly relative or if you ever plan on growing old yourself…

VIPD Opens New Canine Facility on St. Croix

The V.I. Police Department cut the ribbon on a brand new, state-of-the-art K-9 police dog training facility and kennel…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Seventh-day Adventists Help Out JFL Neonatal Unit

The Seventh-day Adventist Community Service Federation, a community outreach and service organization of the church, gave Gov. Juan F. Luis Memorial Hospital a $3,500 check for its neonatal care unit.

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ON ST. JOHN

St. John Marches Against Domestic Violence, Remembers Victims

Thursday, the Stop the Silence ceremony and march in Cruz Bay Park remembered 71 people known to have died as a result of domestic violence across the territory in the past 30 years. The list includes three babies…

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