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District Board Seeks Public Input on Reforming Election Law

The St. Croix District Board of Elections is seeking public input regarding reforming Title 18, chapters 1 to 29. This…

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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: “Hot Pursuit,” “San Andreas (3D)” and “San Andreas”

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

LOCAL NEWS

Mapp Will Not Take WICO Apartment After All

Gov. Kenneth Mapp announced in a press conference Thursday that he will not reside in a publicly financed apartment after all and will have no residence on St. Thomas for the time being.

Discussion Continues in Fungus Lawsuit against Diageo, Cruzan

Judge Robert Molloy is expected to rule soon on the merit of a lawsuit against Diageo USVI Inc. and Cruzan VIRIL Ltd. after hearing arguments in Superior Court from both sides of the…

Senate Seeking New Ways to Deregulate Taxis

V.I. law prohibiting taxi drivers from immediately leasing their permanent, lifetime "medallions" immediately after buying them may be changed to only apply to drivers who are not veterans.

Port Authority Tightening Up on Outstanding Rent Accounts

From a major airline with back rent of just one month to small businesses in Crown Bay that are up to 90 days delinquent, the V.I. Port Authority is moving to resolve some…

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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.
 

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Casino Commission Gets Involved in Racetrack Disagreement

Legal counsel for the Flamboyant Horsemen Association and TRAXCO argued for a delay, or dismissal, in a hearing regarding…

UVI to Host Accreditation Visit for Its School of Medicine

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) will host a preliminary accreditation survey visit by the Liaison Committee for Medical…

WAPA CEO Elected Chairman of CARILEC

Hugo V. Hodge, chief executive officer of the V.I. Water and Power Authority, was unanimously elected Tuesday to serve…

McCollum Sworn In as Education Commissioner

Government House on St. Thomas was packed with supporters and well wishers Wednesday as Sharon Ann McCollum was sworn…

Firearm Conviction Earns Man 22-Month Sentence

Jace R. Clendinen was sentenced Tuesday to 22 months in prison and three years of supervised release after being…

The Bookworm: Should You Want to Write a Book...

If you’ve been told that you “should write a book,” this is the place to start it. This book…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Child Found Wandering Mon Bijou Dumpsite

A mother and child were reunited Saturday morning after the three-year-old was found wandering before sunrise at the Mon Bijou trash transfer station, the V.I. Police Department reported.

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ON ST. JOHN

VIPD to Return to Community Policing Strategy with New Appointees

In an attempt to revive community policing strategies on St. John, V.I. Police Department officials have assigned a crime prevention officer specifically for the island.

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