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VIEDA Holds Public Hearing, Governing Board Decision Meeting

The V.I. Economic Development Authority will hold a hearing for the Economic Development Commission (EDC) at 9 a.m. on Friday,…

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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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Now Playing: “The Purge: Anarchy”

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

LOCAL NEWS

Undercurrents: Board of Education Gets Tough, Gets Results

Collections efforts by the Board of Education are improving big time. More college loan recipients are actually repaying the loans and scholarship recipients are being reminded of commitments to work in the…

Tourism Seeks Candidates for Fall New York Internship

The V.I. Tourism Department wants applicants for its fall 2014 internship in New York City. The internship provides one young Virgin Islander the opportunity to develop skills in marketing communications.

Hurricane Season Heats Up with Tropical Depression 2

Tropical Depression 2 got a number at the 5 p.m. update Monday, but meteorologist Odalys Martinez at the National Weather Service in San Juan had good news.

@Work: Couple Promotes Eco-Tourism on Water Island

For Paul and Deborah Quade, the “road less traveled” has meandered around the Caribbean, circled St. Thomas and led to lush Water Island where they created the award-winning Virgin Islands Campgrounds.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Retaliation as Lifestyle and Legacy is Futile and Deadly

Re-tal-i-ate: to do something bad to someone who has hurt you or treated you badly : to get revenge against someone. Merriam-Webster on-line edition

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St. Croix Man Shot, Killed While Driving

 St. Croix resident Eddie Harriett Jr., age 19, died from shots fired while driving a vehicle on the Queen Mary…

V.I. Little League Team Defeats Cayman Islands and Puerto Rico in the Bahamas

The Virgin Islands Major Little League team defeated Cayman Islands on Saturday and Puerto Rico on Sunday in the 2014…

UVI Names Nanyamka Farrelly Public Relations Director

The University of the Virgin Islands has appointed Nanyamka A. Farrelly as its new director of public relations. Farrelly, who…

Tourism Presents Budget

The Department of Tourism came before the Senate Finance Committee on Friday to defend its 2015 General Fund budget…

Updated: Governor Calls Another Special Session, Senate Asks Him to Call It Off

 

Gov. John deJongh Jr. has called a special session of the Legislature for Wednesday to approve a Coastal Zone Management…

CZM Decision Coming Soon on Harbor Landfill to Widen Veterans Drive

Time is running out for public comment on Public Works’ plans to fill a portion the Charlotte Amalie Harbor…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Faith Matters: Jehovah's Witnesses Plan Convention on St. Croix

About 1,000 Jehovah's Witnesses will flock to St. Croix this month for a weekend convention beginning July 8 at the Kingdom Hall in Estate Carlton.

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ON ST. JOHN

Not for Profit: Book Sales Will Benefit Animal Care on Islands

Former St. Thomas resident Lynne Hinkey plans good deeds with the sale of her new book, 'Ye Gods! A Tale of Dogs and Demons.' Proceeds from sales this summer will support animal care groups.

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