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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Postal Service Operations Returning After Erika Leaves

In the U.S. Virgin Islands, all postal operations have resumed at all post offices on St. Thomas and St. Croix…

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.
 

 

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MOVIES

Now Playing: “Sinister 2” and “No Escape”

The following movies are now playing at Market Square Theater on St. Thomas.

LOCAL NEWS

Curfew Lifted Throughout V.I.

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp lifted the curfew on St. Croix at 11 a.m. Friday, Government House announced. The curfew on St. Thomas and St. John had been lifted at 8 a.m.

Storm Closures and Service Updates

Latest listing of closures and service information in the wake of Tropical Storm Erika. Check back, as this list will be updated as often as new information comes in.

Mapp Declares State of Emergency

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp late Thursday declared a state of emergency in the U.S. Virgin Islands, including a curfew from 11 p.m. Thursday until at least 5 p.m. Friday, ordered all police and…

Appellate Court: WICO is a Government Entity

A federal appellate court ruled Tuesday that WICO is a part of the V.I. government, overturning an earlier decision relied on to refuse access to records relating to WICO's paying the governor's rent.

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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

Cruise Ship Schedule for August 1-31 (Revised)

Ships calling on St. Thomas dock at the West Indian Co. Dock in Havensight, unless otherwise indicated by AMNS (Austin…

Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Rod Harley

Some people try to distance themselves from their pasts, rather than face them, embrace them, but mental health and…

Man Charged with Bulk Cash Smuggling

Kevin Greaves, 43, made his initial appearance Wednesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged in a…

Two Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking

Hugo Ogando, 37, and Mario De Los Santos, 39, pleaded guilty Wednesday in District Court on St. Thomas to…

Dr. Flood Departs; Hospital Promises Continued Cardiac Care

Schneider Regional Medical Center officials promised the community that cardiology service will continue to be offered at the…

The Bookworm: Exercise Your Rights to Read

Being a children’s picture story doesn’t at all diminish its power. Indeed, “Lillian’s Right to Vote” is 10…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Our Town Frederiksted/Plaskett Town Hall Draws Government Officials, Residents

Delegate Stacey Plaskett and several high-ranking government officials shared on Wednesday ideas and plans to revitalize Frederiksted at the American Legion hall in the west end town.

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ON ST. JOHN

Health Beat: 'Time is Brain' When it Comes to Strokes

If you or someone in your vicinity is having a stroke or even appears to be having a stroke, don’t delay, St. John Rescue training officer Bob Malacarne said. Get them to the hospital as quickly as possible.…

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