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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

VIWMA Holds Christmas Bulk Waste Clean-Up Dec. 20-21 Weekend

The Christmas Bulk Waste Clean-Up will be held this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 20 and 21. Additional 20-yard…

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 Hobbit: The Battle of the Armies,” “The Hobbit (3D)” and “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb"

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

LOCAL NEWS

V.I. Writer Wins Literary Award

Virgin Islander Tiphanie Yanique, an assistant professor of writing at the New School has won the 2014 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize for her 368-page debut novel, "Land of Love and Drowning."

Housing Board Approves deChabert Demolition Contract

V.I. Housing Authority board members voted Wednesday to move ahead with a contract not to exceed $4.6 million for the demolition of the former Ralph deChabert Housing Community in Christiansted, which has been…

Senate Panel OKs WAPA Pier Work, other CZM Permits

Pier work to help the V.I. Water and Power Authority load propane, roadwork to widen Veterans Drive and work on several piers across the territory inched forward when approved in committe Wednesday.

Hansen’s Candidacy Still in Question After Court Hearing

Even after being ordered off the Nov. 4 ballot by the V.I. Supreme Court twice and mounting a write-in campaign that garnered a couple of thousand votes, Sen. Alicia 'Chucky' Hansen is back…

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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

Travelers Get Free Wi-Fi at CEKA

Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas now offers free high-speed Wi-Fi to departing passengers. The service began last…

Source Manager’s Journal: News From the Mainland

Virgin Islanders focused on Christmas shopping, the changeover in government, algae on the beach and the potential Hovensa sale…

Crime Stoppers: Protect Your Identity

What can you do to be protected from cybercriminals? Educate yourself! After all, the scammers spend a great deal…

Playing Chicken with a Mack Truck is Usually Bad for the Chicken

We are very pleased with the Senate decision to move the Atlantic Basin Refinery deal on to the full session…

Refinery Purchase Moves Forward in Senate

Although many senators said they had concerns about its content, the Senate Finance Committee voted to send an agreement to…

Legislature Addresses Tibbar Energy and Water Island Hotel Leases

The Finance Committee approved leases for hundreds of acres of St. Croix farmland to grow King Grass for electricity production,…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Health Beat: Certified Nurse Midwife Shannon Calhoon

Shannan Calhoon, a certified nurse midwife – or CNM – is delivering more than babies, and delivering comprehensive care to women of all ages at Primary Care GYN, PLLC , in LaGrande Princesse.

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ON ST. JOHN

Health Beat: Paramedic Wendy Davis

When Wendy Davis moved to St. John in 1999, she thought she’d be teaching in a local school. Her life took twists and turns and she’s now the island’s only St. John-based paramedic.

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