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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

DOP Announces Civil Entrance Exams for Police and Correction Officers

The Division of Personnel (DOP) has scheduled the entrance police and correction officer examinations territory-wide for the week of Dec.…

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Police Commissioner Rodney F. Querrard Sr. discusses the Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, homicide of Keithroy Caines at Oswald Harris Housing Court.

 

MOVIES

Now Playing: “The Book of Life (3D)” and “The Book of Life”

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

LOCAL NEWS

USVI Greets BVI for Friendship Celebration

Gov. John deJongh Jr. welcomed a delegation from the BVI on Saturday, celebrating the annual holiday commemorating the close ties between close neighbors flying different flags.

Government Files Suit for Bad Financial Advice

The V.I. Government filed a $13.6 million lawsuit Monday against its law firm and its financial advisor for bad tax advice the territory relied on, only to be penalized for millions by the IRS.

Supreme Court Reverses Petric Murder Convictions Due to Mental Illness

The V.I. Supreme Court overturned Alvin Petric's murder convictions in the grisly killings of his family in 2006 in La Vallee on St. Croix, ruling that Petric should have been found not guilty…

VING Unit Deploys to Afghanistan

Moving farewell ceremonies were held this week to honor the 661st Military Police Detachment of the Virgin Islands National Guard, departing Tuesday to eventually serve in Afghanistan.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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Movie Hype Recalls Words of Wisdom

The hoopla for the latest 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' movie reminds a dad of some wise words for life imparted by a 10-year-old.

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Undercurrents: CZM Quietly Approves Harbor Landfill to Widen Veterans Drive

After decades of controversy, the Veterans Drive widening project, which requires major landfill of the Charlotte Amalie Harbor on St.…

Is Chikungunya Another Sign of Climate Change in the V.I.?

Don Buchanan asks us to observe the environmental patterns we see around us and ask ourselves if they connect to…

VING Deploying 24 Soldiers to Afghanistan for Law and Order Mission

The Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) will deploy a detachment of military police next week. Yellow Ribbon Farewell Ceremonies are…

Smalls Hopes New Ferries to Run by October’s End

Paperwork held up putting the Cruz Bay I and the Red Hook I ferries into permanent service, Public Works…

WAPA Crew Helping Island of Anguilla with Electrical Restoration

WAPA crews have responded to a request for help from the Anguilla Electric Company Ltd. to help restore electrical…

Mapp, Hansen Win Elementary School Vote

Alexander Henderson Elementary School students in third to sixth grades voted for their favorite candidates in a mock election…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Armed Pair Rob Bank at Peters Rest

Two men, one of the brandishing a weapon, entered the Bank of St. Croix in Estate Peters Rest Tuesday morning and took an undetermined amount of cash and fled the bank, according to the V.I. Police Department.

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ON ST. JOHN

Profile: Dean Doeling Focuses on Just Play Day

Just Play Day organizer Dean Doeling played sports as a youth, and when he saw that St. John students didn’t have good sports balls to play with, an idea was born.

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