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Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plan Enrollment Is Open Until Dec. 7

Medicare beneficiaries and persons newly eligible for Medicare are advised that the open enrollment period for Medicare Part D began…

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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: “Inferno” and “Trolls”

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


Health Care Providers, Policymakers Discuss Public Health and Climate Change

Local health care personal and policymakers are learning about climate change’s impacts on human health and to identify knowledge gaps that affect the territory’s ability to address such issues.

Mapp Announces $30 Million Investment Deal for Local Horse Racing Industry

Gov. Kenneth Mapp has called the Legislature into special session on Nov. 28 to approve a set of bills that would allow for the revitalization of the local horse racing industry.

Long-Awaited WAPA Projects Coming Online

WAPA has been producing power for three weeks on St. Croix by burning propane, WAPA's board members learned Thursday. Propane conversion on St. Thomas should be completed by February.

Mapp Names New BIT Director

Gov. Kenneth Mapp has appointed Angelo Riddick to head the Bureau of Information Technology.

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Delegate Stacey Plaskett on Clinton Email Investigation



The V.I. Answer Desk

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

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…


Beach Advisory for October 24-28

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

St. Croix, St. Thomas Team Up to Rescue 300-Pound Green Sea Turtle

The Nature Conservancy, U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials and volunteers all worked together over the last month or so to…

The Bookworm: Following Our Dogs' Noses

Follow your dog into the world of smells. "Being a Dog” is one great book to sniff out.

UVI Board Approves New B.S. Degree in Physics, Reelects Trustees

The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees approved a bachelor of science degree program in physics with a…

VIWMA Asks Residents to Report Illegal Wastewater Discharges

The V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) reports that its wastewater treatment plants are being impacted by the illegal dumping of…

Epidemic Outbreak of Keratoconjuctivitis Confirmed on St. Thomas

The V.I. Department of Health confirmed an epidemic outbreak of a viral eye infection known as Keratoconjuctivitis on St. Thomas.



Unsorted Garbage Piling Up on St. Croix

Speaking at the gate of the closed transfer station on Airport Road, the president of Sanitas Partners said the work stoppage was precipitated when his company could not make its employees' payroll.

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@ School: Youth in Action Teaches Teens to Advocate for the Environment

A dozen juniors and seniors from the Environmental Science class at the Gifft Hill School visited the site Friday as part of a field trip. They were participating in a program known as Youth in Action on St. John Part…

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