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VIEDA and Subsidiaries Hold Governing Board Decision Meeting Oct. 24

The V.I. Economic Development Authority, along with its subsidiaries -- the Economic Development Commission and the Economic Development Bank, will…

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Police Commissioner Rodney F. Querrard Sr. discusses the Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, homicide of Keithroy Caines at Oswald Harris Housing Court.

 

MOVIES

Playing: “John Wick” and “Addicted”

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

LOCAL NEWS

Senatorial Candidates Grilled on Disability Issues

A special segment of the community grilled senatorial candidates Friday at the Voices That Count conference hosted by the V.I. University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.

STJ Marina Hearing Canceled After Senators Don't Show

Sen. Craig Barshinger announced around 4 p.m. that Friday’s meeting of the Legislature’s Energy and Environmental Protection Committee was in recess for 1.5 hours; by 4:30 p.m. Barshinger was the only senator left…

DLCA Asks Hovensa Why Fuel Prices are Not Decreasing in the V.I.

Commissioner Wayne Biggs of the V.I. Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs has requested all information regarding Hovensa's "pricing mechanism for the sale of fuel in the Virgin Islands."

Fashion Icon Oscar de la Renta Was a Son of the Caribbean

In more than five decades as an international fashion icon, Oscar de la Renta was a trendsetter, a famed creator of beautiful clothing and a son of the Caribbean, with a longstanding tie…

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Movie Hype Recalls Words of Wisdom

The hoopla for the latest 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' movie reminds a dad of some wise words for life imparted by a 10-year-old.

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WAPA Board OKs Funds for Propane Conversion

The board of the V.I. Water and Power Authority approved a $4.2 million contract for design and upgrade of…

Philanthropist Peter Gruber Dies

Peter Gruber, a businessman who donated generously to various entities in the Virgin Islands and around the world, died…

Ferry and Sailboat Collide Near Red Hook

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating the cause of a collision between Varlack Venture’s ferry, Capitol Venture, and the…

The Bookworm: Can the End of Life be Sweet?

I think if you’re a caretaker for an elderly relative or if you ever plan on growing old yourself…

VIPD Opens New Canine Facility on St. Croix

The V.I. Police Department cut the ribbon on a brand new, state-of-the-art K-9 police dog training facility and kennel…

Ports Must Continuously Reinvest

Having just returned from the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association conference in St. Maarten, WICO's president reports on the growth of the…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Seventh-day Adventists Help Out JFL Neonatal Unit

The Seventh-day Adventist Community Service Federation, a community outreach and service organization of the church, gave Gov. Juan F. Luis Memorial Hospital a $3,500 check for its neonatal care unit.

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ON ST. JOHN

St. John Marches Against Domestic Violence, Remembers Victims

Thursday, the Stop the Silence ceremony and march in Cruz Bay Park remembered 71 people known to have died as a result of domestic violence across the territory in the past 30 years. The list includes three babies…

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