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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.






Now Playing: “Deepwater Horizon,” “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” and “Masterminds”

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


St. Croix Elections Board Ready for General Elections

The St. Croix Elections Board and the Elections supervisor told members of the Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee on Friday they are ready for the Nov. 8 general election.

Food Truck Fête Draws Hundreds to Charlotte Amalie

On Friday evening, food trucks serving local eats, ice cream and shaved iced lined Main Street in Charlotte Amalie for Downtown Revitalization Inc.’s third St. Thomas Eats: A Food Truck Fête.

Hurricane Matthew is Past Territory; No Cyclone Development Forecast

Hurricane Matthew, which by Friday afternoon had grown to a category 4 storm, is well past the U.S. Virgin Islands and taking aim at either Haiti or Cuba, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Man Drowns at Independence Boat Yard

A man whose identity was not released drowned Friday evening at the Independence Boat Yard in Frydenhoj, the V.I. Police Department reported.

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Delegate Stacey Plaskett on Clinton Email Investigation



The V.I. Answer Desk

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Elie Wiesel Had a Message for the Virgin Islands

Upon learning of the death of Holocaust survivor, Auschwitz witness and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, I felt compelled to pass along my experience…


Man Drowns at Independence Boat Yard

A man whose identity was not released drowned Friday evening at the Independence Boat Yard in Frydenhoj, the V.I. Police…

Fraud Experts Advise Seniors

Ponzi and pyramid schemes, Publishers Clearing House, mystery shopper and home repair scams have all been perpetrated on Virgin Islanders,…

Territories to Receive $126 Million-Plus for Zika fight

Congress budgeted $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus in legislation approved Wednesday to fund the government through December, with…

Homeschoolers Want Legislative Remedy

The U.S. Virgin Islands Homeschoolers (USVIH) are asking the public to help them by contacting the V.I. Legislature and telling…

Matthew Becomes Hurricane; NWS Warns of Rip Currents

Matthew became the fifth hurricane of the 2016 Atlantic hurricane season Thursday afternoon and though the storm has already passed…

R.City Receives USVI’s First ‘Key To The City’

The St. Thomas brothers who as R.City have gained fame as singers, songwriters and producers in the international music world,…



V.I. Waste Management Calibrating Scales for New Tipping Fees

The St. Croix Transfer Station will close early Friday to calibrate its scales for new tipping fees, according to the V.I. Waste Management Authority. The station will close at 12:30 p.m.

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Modernization at Cinnamon Bay Campground a Priority for New Concessioner

The concessions operator selected to take over management of commercial services at Cinnamon Bay and Trunk Bay on Oct. 1 plans to bring at Cinnamon Bay campground "into the 21st century.”

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