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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Labor Offers OSHA Safety Training for Temporary Workers

The Division of Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA), in collaboration with the University of Puerto Rico – Medical Science Campus,…

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: “Mission Impossible – Rogue Nation”

The following movies will be playing at Market Square Theater on St. Thomas.

LOCAL NEWS

Wildlife Feeling the Heat of Drought

With drought conditions as bad as the territory has seen in decades, wildlife is feeling the stress, including bees, which are moving in on some of the 'watering holes' usually favored by humans.

Sports Commissioner: Stadium Renovations Will Start Soon

Demolition and preliminary work on the long-delayed Paul E. Joseph stadium reconstruction on St. Croix should start in August, acting Sports, Parks and Recreation Commissioner Pedro Cruz told the Senate Finance Committee.

Embattled P&P Nominee Bennett Shows Master's Degree to Senate

Acting Property and Procurement Commissioner Randolph Bennett, who came under fire from senators for claiming to have a master's from Liberty University although the diploma had not been delivered, sent the Senate…

V.I. Disability Rights Center Getting $100,000

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the V.I. Disability Rights Center a $104,000 federal grant, Delegate Stacey Plaskett announced Wednesday.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

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We Will Rise Together or Fall Apart

With a serious drought upon us, it might be time to consider the precarious equilibrium of life on earth.

 

 

SOURCE PICKS

Wave Paver Takes Second-Day Lead in Billfish Tourney

Wave Paver jumped into the lead on the second day of the 52nd July Open Billfish Tournament, hosted by…

Summer Camps and Programs for St. Thomas and St. John Youth

Here is a list of summer camps and organized activities available for children or young people. Please send information on…

Sports Spotlight: Coach Sherman Thomas Gets Back on the Sports Airwaves

After months spent recovering from a hit and run accident in November 2014, Arawaks football coach and local sports…

Mistress Leads Day 1 of July Open Billfish Tournament

Florida- and California-based team aboard Mistress, an 82-foot Viking fishing in the Virgin Islands for the first time, released…

Virtue of the Week: Moderation

Moderation is creating a healthy balance in your life between work and play, rest and exercise. You don’t overdo…

Kids Fish for Fun and Prizes at Tournament

The catch that drew the most excitement at the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club’s Kid’s Fishing Tournament wasn’t a…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Christiansted Hotel Seeking Casino License

An as-yet-to-be-identified Christiansted hotel applied for a casino license this week under a new law passed over Gov. John deJongh's veto late last year, the V.I. Casino Control Commission announced Wednesday.

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ON ST. JOHN

Not for Profit: Gifft Hill School Goes Off the Grid

In keeping with its long-term sustainability focus, Gifft Hill School recently finished installing 126 solar-electric panels, as well as retrofitting to make the school more energy efficient.

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