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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

WAPA Gives Update on Frenchman’s Bay Distribution System

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority and Bryan Electrical Contracting Corp. will continue working on the Frenchman’s Bay distribution…

 

MOVIES

Now Playing: “Transcendence,” “God’s Not Dead” and ”Haunted House 2”

Coming Thursday: “Transcendence,” “God’s Not Dead” and ”Haunted House 2”

LOCAL NEWS

Eighteen V.I. National Guardsmen Training to Perform Military Funeral Honors

The V.I. National Guard is training 18 soldiers to perform military funeral honors, educating them on the history, policies and procedures needed to conduct the honorable ceremony to military standards.

Public Waste Bin Consolidation Postponed

The V.I. Waste Management Authority has postponed plans to consolidate the Bournefield and Black Point Hill public waste disposal sites this weekend, according to the VIWMA.

Roberto Tapia, Angelo Hill Sentenced for Drug Conspiracy

Former DPNR Chief Environmental Enforcement Officer Roberto Tapia was sentenced Thursday to 70 months in prison for drug trafficking. Former Police Sgt. Angelo Hill was also  sentenced Thursday.

Isa Noel Sentenced to 151 Months in Jail

A St. Thomas resident and airport employee convicted of drug possession was sentenced in V.I. District Court on Thursday to 151 months in prison and five years of supervised release.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

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Five More Die While We Wait for Money

February’s Peace Summit is behind us. More than 100 people gave a day of their lives to wrestle with our problems with violence. Now, we…

SOURCE PICKS

The Bookworm: You'll Want this 'Wanted Woman'

Eric Jerome Dickey excels at making his thriller heroines over-the-top resourceful and steel-tough, and MX-401 is no exception. It’s…

Innovative Takes Measures Against Heartbleed Bug

Innovative Companies are taking steps to protect customers from the Heartbleed bug, which causes vulnerability for internet users. Fortunately, there…

High School Unity Choir Scores Gold in London

The 30 students from the choirs at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School and Charlotte Amalie High School took gold in…

TV Host's Accident Took Place on Tortola, Not in USVI

Television news broadcaster Lawrence O'Donnell Jr. was injured in a traffic accident Saturday on Tortola in the British Virgin…

Bowsky School Starts First Elementary Honors Chapter

Yvonne Milliner-Bowsky Elementary School is on the move. On Wednesday, the school inducted 19 of its students into the…

Federal Agents Charge Man with Transporting Firearms

Federal agents Monday arrested Manuel Benel Cuadrado at the Cyril E. King Airport, charging him with transporting firearms into…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Faith Matters: Sisters of the Good Shepherd Serve Those in Need

Early every Thursday morning in Christiansted, Sister Digna Rivas and Sister Judy Mannix, with volunteers from Holy Cross Catholic Church, serve breakfast to about 35 people.

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ON ST. JOHN

Health Beat: DoYogaStJohn Lists Yoga Classes

When Nancy Stromp  moved to the island four years ago, she put together a website that provides a schedule of yoga classes and allows people to discuss health issues.

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