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St. Thomas Man Pleads Guilty to Bribery
Miguel Rodriguez Ramirez, 45, of St. Thomas pleaded guilty Friday in District Court to a charge that he bribed a…

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: “Deadpool” and “Zoolander 2”

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

LOCAL NEWS

45th Agrifest Celebrates Farm Community

Three young men with motivation but relatively few years experience were honored along with icons of the island farming community when they were named Farmers of the Year at the opening ceremony of the 45th…

Public Works Commissioner Facing Foreclosure, Tax Liens

The highly influential Public Works Commissioner Gustav A. James is heavily in debt, including to local and federal tax collectors.  The local tax liens are nine and 10 years old.

V.I. Looking at Legalizing Stun Guns

V.I. residents will be able to own Tasers and other electric stun guns, after taking a safety course through the V.I. Police Department, if a bill approved in committee is enacted into law.

Third Time Is a Charm for Spelling Bee Winner Viren Punjabi

Antilles School eighth-grader Viren Punjabi won the St. Thomas-St. John District Intermediate Spelling Bee and advances to the territorial competition in hopes of earning a ticket to nationals.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Gratitude as a Verb

Thirty years ago when I first heard the adage “gratitude is an action word,” I was bewildered.

SOURCE PICKS

St. Thomas Man Pleads Guilty to Bribery
Miguel Rodriguez Ramirez, 45, of St. Thomas pleaded guilty Friday in District Court to a charge that he bribed a…
Philanthropist Neil Weiss Dies at 92

Businessman and philanthropist Neil Weiss died Wednesday at age 92 on St. Thomas. Following a 10 a.m. service Sunday at…

Beach Advisory for February 8-12

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

Mapp Nominates Usie Richards to Casino Control Commission

Gov. Kenneth Mapp on Thursday nominated former V.I. Sen. Usie R. Richards to serve as a member of the Virgin…

Schneider Regional Medical Center Unveils Heart and Lung Center

February is National Heart Month and Schneider Regional Medical Center is celebrating with the unveiling of a new heart and…

EDC Hears Reapplications from Two Businesses Denied Benefits by Mapp

Two St. Croix businesses that were turned down for Economic Development Commission benefits by Gov. Kenneth Mapp last summer reappeared…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Khaien Donawa Wins St. Croix District Spelling Bee for the Second Time

Khaien Donawa has proven he has command of the English language winning first place in the St. Croix District Spelling Bee on Friday for the second year in a row.

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ON ST. JOHN

DPNR Hears Rezoning Request

Although numerous businesses operated on Alfred S. Richards Sr.’s nearly three acres at Susannaberg, his parcel was never correctly zoned to allow that activity.

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