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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Second Produce Giveaway for Government Retirees 65-plus Set for Feb. 19

Government retirees will be treated to a 2nd fruit and vegetable produce giveaway from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on…

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: “Deadpool” and “Zoolander 2”

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

LOCAL NEWS

Territory May Impose Penalties on Crimes While Wearing Body Armor

It may become a felony to wear body armor while committing a crime if a bill sent on for a final vote Thursday is enacted into law. The Rules and Judiciary Committee approved the measure…

Mapp Announces St. Croix Capital Investment Projects to Chamber of Commerce

Gov. Kenneth Mapp captured attention Thursday with promises to build a four star hotel, a mid-island sports complex and racetrack, a Frederiksted stadium, to repair roads and more.

Architects Licensure Board Lacks Quorum
The Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee on Thursday heard testimony from nominees to the PSC and the…
Dry Conditions Across Territory

While it rained in the fall, the territory didn’t really recover from last year’s drought, National Weather Service meteorologist Felix Castro said. Residents from three islands give their opinions.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Gratitude as a Verb

Thirty years ago when I first heard the adage “gratitude is an action word,” I was bewildered.

SOURCE PICKS

Mapp Nominates Usie Richards to Casino Control Commission

Gov. Kenneth Mapp on Thursday nominated former V.I. Sen. Usie R. Richards to serve as a member of the Virgin…

Schneider Regional Medical Center Unveils Heart and Lung Center

February is National Heart Month and Schneider Regional Medical Center is celebrating with the unveiling of a new heart and…

CEO Says viNGN’s Current Business Model is ‘Limiting’

Access to high-speed fiber-optic broadband Internet isn’t coming quickly enough to the homes of Virgin Islanders, thanks in part to…

The Bookworm: 'The Golden Lad'

About halfway through, this book turns the story somewhat away from the “old lion” and toward that of his beloved…

UVI Joins AgDiscovery Network of Summer Programs

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has been selected to join the AgDiscovery network of educational institutions that offer…

UVI Student Gets Name for V.I. Cove Approved

The body of water just south of the Cyril E. King International Airport has a new name: Hawksbill Cove. In…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

EDC Hears Reapplications from Two Businesses Denied Benefits by Mapp

Two St. Croix businesses that were turned down for Economic Development Commission benefits by Gov. Kenneth Mapp last summer reappeared before the EDC on Thursday.

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ON ST. JOHN

DPNR Hears Rezoning Request

Although numerous businesses operated on Alfred S. Richards Sr.’s nearly three acres at Susannaberg, his parcel was never correctly zoned to allow that activity.

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