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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Temporary Office Closures of VI SHIP/Medicare Scheduled

There will be a temporary office closure of the VI SHIP/Medicare St. Croix and St. Thomas offices from July 6…

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: “Magic Mike XXL,” “Terminator Genisys: 3D” and “Terminator Genisys”

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

LOCAL NEWS

@School: Summer Sessions Stretch Mathematical Skills

The livin’ may be easy in the summertime, but the learning doesn’t stop - not for students and teachers working with Antilles School math teacher Nils Hahnfeld.

Police Investigate Two Shootings

Two separate shooting incidents occurred on St. Thomas over the weekend, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Community Groups Join to Fight Crime, Restore Savan

Two local community groups will host a town hall meeting Monday night to look at fighting crime and setting up a neighborhood watch program within the Savan area on St. Thomas.

Water Island Marks Fourth with 'Famous Fifteen Minute Parade'

Water Island marked the Fourth of July with its "Famous Fifteen Minute Parade," sponsored by the Water Island Search and Rescue.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Instant Karma Gonna Get ‘Cha

For several years I have routinely been turning to a little book called, “Instant Karma” by Barbara Ann Kiffer.
 

SOURCE PICKS

Nine USVI Sailors Compete in 2015 Optimist North America Championship in Antigua

 School may be out but the work is just starting for young sailors from the US Virgin Islands…

Virtue of the Week: Humility

Being humble is when you consider others as important as yourself. You are thoughtful of their needs and willing…

Summer Camps and Programs for St. Thomas and St. John Youth

Here is a list of summer camps and organized activities available for children or young people. Please send information on…

U.S. Marshals Put St. Croix Man on Most Wanted List

The U.S. Marshals Service has J’Wa Charlery, 19, of St. Croix to its "15 Most Wanted Fugitives" list as…

The Bookworm: 'Twisted' Gets Pretty Tangled

Students of culture and people-watching readers will enjoy this book, I think, as will anyone who’s pondered a change…

Are We Really Invested In Tourism?

Our wavering commitment to tourism has exposed us to risks and vulnerabilities, especially put in perspective of the Great…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

@ School: Scholarship Winner Natasha Sinanan

Natasha Sinanan, a senior at St. Croix Educational Complex, will have the financial means to get her private pilot certificate by October, through the generosity of Bohlke International Airways.

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ON ST. JOHN

@ School: Sprauve Spelling Champ Liv Peltier

Liv Peltier, 11, won Julius E. Sprauve’s grades four through eight spelling bee by correctly spelling the word counterfeit. 'I practiced a lot,' she said of her success.

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