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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

NOAA Announces Seasonal Prohibition on Fishing for Grouper

The public is reminded that there is a seasonal prohibition on fishing for or possession of red, black, tiger, yellowfin…

Audio Galleries

Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 

MOVIES

Now Playing: “Project Almanac”

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

LOCAL NEWS

Schneider Governing Board Declares State of Exigency

The board of the Schneider Regional Medical Center declared the hospital to be in a 'state of exigency' because of its still-ailing finances, which makes it unable to fulfill some financial obligations.

Schneider Plans to Become Territory's Top Healthcare Choice

Schneider Regional Medical Center would become the first choice for healthcare for Virgin Islanders under an an ambitious strategic plan presented Wednesday to the hospital's governing board.

Downtown Group Aims to Revitalize Nightlife

Businesses in the downtown area will offer deals and special entertainment events Valentine's Day weekend to reinvigorate Charlotte Amalie's slumping nightlife.

Contractor Challenge Won’t Delay deChabert Demolition

V.I. Superior Court Judge Douglas Brady has allowed the V.I. Housing Authority to move forward with the demolition of the former Ralph deChabert Housing Community despite a challenge filed by a losing …

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Bearing One with Another in the New Year

I was trying to think of something hopeful or profound to say to welcome in the New Year when I came upon a quote from…

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Crime Stoppers: Help Generate Information

Crime Stoppers is based on the principle that someone other than the criminal has information that can solve a crime.…

Quantum of the Seas Sets WICO Record on Inaugural Visit

Royal Caribbean International's 1,140-foot cruise liner Quantum of the Seas became the largest cruise ship ever to berth at…

Interior Confronts Climate Change in Territories

The Virgin Islands is about to get a push in addressing environmental and economic issues associated with climate change,…

Senators Upbeat on Mapp's State of the Territory Address

Senators gave Gov. Kenneth Mapp high marks for laying out a clear picture of the territory's financial woes and…

Budget Woes Prominent in Mapp's First State of the Territory Address

Gov. Kenneth Mapp struck an optimistic tone for the future while nonetheless painting a bleak picture of the territory's…

Undercurrents: Better Mental Health – So Near, Yet So Far

The private-public sector Mental Health Care Commission finally agreed on the way to overhaul mental health care in the…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Health Beat: Aziyza Shabazz

Aziyza Shabazz said her calling is to help people stay healthy and connect to nature's healing. 'My philosophy is to help people stay well, showing and teaching them the skills to maintain their health.'

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ON ST. JOHN

Park Planning Increase of Trunk Bay and Mooring Fees

A proposal to increase the fees to use Trunk Bay Beach didn’t seem to bother anyone at a V.I. National Park open house, but one boater said she worried she’d be priced out of using the  moorings.

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