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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

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: “Barbershop: The Next Cut,” “Mother’s Day” and “Ratchet and Clank”

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

LOCAL NEWS

Flash Flood Watch Issued for V.I.

 A flash flood watch has been issued for U.S. Virgin Islands until 8 p.m. Saturday as heavy rain continues across the territory and Puerto Rico.

Sparse Crowds, High Energy at 2016 Children’s Carnival Parade

Leading this year’s Children’s Carnival Parade on Friday was Princess Laila Eveyln and her 2016 court, followed by a fast-paced lineup of prince, princesses, majorettes and steel pan orchestras.

Rotary West Donates Insect Repellent to Fight Zika

In an effort to prevent the spread of the Zika virus on St. Croix, the Rotary Club of St. Croix West donated 100 bottles of insect repellent to the Frederiksted Health Center on Tuesday.

New Troupes Take J’ouvert Back to ‘the Good Old Days’

While the first set of band trucks came down Veterans Drive on St. Thomas a little after the sun came up, this year’s J’ouvert party actually started hours before with an epic Roas-A-Time.

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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

Early Registration for Beach-to-Beach Power Swim Ends Friday, May 6

The 13th annual Beach-to-Beach Power Swim will be held on Sunday, May 29, in the beautiful, protected waters of Virgin…

Beach Advisory for April 25-29

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water…

PSC Forces Innovative to Accept Payment at Business Offices

The PSC ruled this month to require Innovative to reinstate customer payment at its business offices. Innovative announced this week…

The Bookworm: Have Your 'Cake' and Read it Too

In "Cake," readers will be entertained by tales of adventure and spices, the advent of the “domestic goddess,” and how…

You Are Welcome at Our Table

Rabbi Michael E. Harvey gives a brief history of the Hebrew Congregation on St. Thomas and welcomes all to visit…

Seniors Take to the Streets of Charlotte Amalie for Annual Quelbe Tramp
The streets of Charlotte Amalie were alive with song Tuesday night as trampers danced from Rothschild Francis Market Square to…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Flooding on St. Croix; Motorists Urged to Proceed with Caution

Flooding has been reported on St. Croix at the Sunny Isles intersection on Melvin Evans Highway, the vicinity of Ricardo Richards Elementary School, and the vicinity of Hovensa/Home Depot on Melvin Evans Highway. 

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ON ST. JOHN

On Island Profile: Photographer Cooper Penn Comes Home

When photographer Cooper Penn returned to his home of St. John this spring, he and his wife Nita, who is also his business manager, knew they wanted to become part of a network of young Virgin Islanders absorbed in the…

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