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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

VIWMA Announces Easter Holiday Operation Hours

The V.I. Waste Management Authority advises the community of the Easter Holiday scheduled at the territory’s convenience center, landfills and…

 

MOVIES

Now Playing: “Transcendence,” “God’s Not Dead” and ”Haunted House 2”

Coming Thursday: “Transcendence,” “God’s Not Dead” and ”Haunted House 2”

LOCAL NEWS

High School Unity Choir Scores Gold in London

The 30 students from the choirs at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School and Charlotte Amalie High School took gold in the London's WorldStrides Heritage Festival Wednesday.

Net Metering Changes Move Forward in Senate

The Senate Rules Committee approved a bill Wednesday allowing household-sized solar and wind power producers to continue net-metering excess power to WAPA at retail price, but limiting larger producers.

WAPA Boosts Water System Line of Credit

WAPA voted to reinstate its water system capital projects’ line of credit, increasing it from its previous cap of $750,000 to a new limit of $2 million, at a special meeting of the…

Sewer Lines, Manholes Cleaned According to Government Update on CHS Odor

Government officials said sewer lines and manholes around St. Croix Central High are being cleaned and repaired, but no one would say when or if the school will reopen.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
What Would you Pay for Peace?

As we enter the new year there is a peace movement afoot. Everyone is invited to join.

SOURCE PICKS

TV Host's Accident Took Place on Tortola, Not in USVI

Television news broadcaster Lawrence O'Donnell Jr. was injured in a traffic accident Saturday on Tortola in the British Virgin…

Bowsky School Starts First Elementary Honors Chapter

Yvonne Milliner-Bowsky Elementary School is on the move. On Wednesday, the school inducted 19 of its students into the…

Federal Agents Charge Man with Transporting Firearms

Federal agents Monday arrested Manuel Benel Cuadrado at the Cyril E. King Airport, charging him with transporting firearms into…

DeJongh Meets with Feds on VINGN

Gov. John deJongh Jr. met with NOAA and national telecommunications officials on Friday after they completed a five-day site review…

St. Thomas Sweeps Sun Stroke All Star Hoop Classic

St. Thomas and St. Croix's top high school ballers went head to head Saturday at the 16th annual Sun…

Virtue of the Week: Trustworthiness

Trustworthiness is being worthy of trust. People can count on you to do your best, to keep your word,…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Faith Matters: Sisters of the Good Shepherd Serve Those in Need

Early every Thursday morning in Christiansted, Sister Digna Rivas and Sister Judy Mannix, with volunteers from Holy Cross Catholic Church, serve breakfast to about 35 people.

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ON ST. JOHN

Health Beat: DoYogaStJohn Lists Yoga Classes

When Nancy Stromp  moved to the island four years ago, she put together a website that provides a schedule of yoga classes and allows people to discuss health issues.

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