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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Judge Sentences Man to 33 Months on Ammo Charge

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Monday sentenced Rudy Bridges to 33 months in prison for possession of…

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: “Home” and “Home (3D)”

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

LOCAL NEWS

Feds Yank DPNR's Boating Infrastructure Grant for Summers End Marina

A Monday letter from DPNR to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service stated the decision to yank the bulk of $1.3 million grant to the planned Summers End Marina in Coral Bay was…

V.I. Answer Desk: Why is the V.I. Government About to Have a One-Week Paid Holiday?

A reader asked if the V.I. government was shutting down, with pay, for an entire week. "Most government offices are closed in observation of Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Monday." Tuesday is…

Seaborne Codeshares with American Airlines to Territory

Effective immediately, Seaborne Airlines codeshare partnership with American Airlines has been expanded to include both St. Thomas and St. Croix, the airline announced Monday.

Regatta's Final Day Sees Intense Racing, Close Finishes

On the final day of the 42nd St. Thomas International Regatta, the racing in the most highly competitive category came down to a tie-breaker.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

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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…

SOURCE PICKS

Virtue of the Week: Honesty

Honesty is being truthful and sincere. It is important because it builds trust. When people are honest,…

Antilles School Has Music Appreciation Week; Student Wins State Poetry Out Loud

Antilles School celebrated Music Appreciation Week with everyone from 2015 Territorial Poetry Out Loud winner Jonathon Qualls to Charlotte Amalie…

V.I. Lit Fest Draws Readers and Writers

At the first Virgin Islands Literacy Festival and Book Fair, internationally known authors and publishers talk passionately about…

First Caribbean Clean Energy Symposium Wraps Up

Some 40 participants of the first Caribbean Clean Energy Technology Symposium wrapped up the four-day conference Friday with visits…

Ferries Might Seek Rate Increase to Cover Higher Costs

The territory’s franchise ferry companies might ask PSC members to approve a rate increase to cover expenses associated with…

Chemical Poisoned Family Still in Stateside Hospitals

The four members of a vacationing Delaware family sickened by the apparent use of a pesticide containing methyl bromide…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

@ Work: Shawnda 'Shanni' Smith Bakes Up Treats in Frederiksted

At Sweet Bites Cake Shop Shawnda 'Shanni' Smith is deep frying crunchy, coconut-crumb-covered vanilla ice cream. She serves it with a dollop of her pale yellow butter cream icing, a piece of an Italian pizzelle wafer cookie, and…

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ON ST. JOHN

@ Work: Ilan Lyfe Boat Charters Aims to Please

While his 35-foot charter power boat named Tequila calls Cruz Bay home, Capt. Tony Hill and his Ilan Lyfe Boat Charters will pick you up anywhere in the area and take you where you want to go.

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