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Red Hook Commuter Parking Lot to Close; Temporary Lot Opens Nov. 14

The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) will temporarily close the commuter parking lot at the Urman V. Fredericks Marine Terminal…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.



Now Playing: “Boo! A Medea Halloween,” “Jack Reacher: Never Go Back” and “Keeping Up With the Joneses”

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


Undercurrents: Are Virgin Islanders Crossing the Digital Divide?

In the era of instant information access, technological disability has arguably become a serious disadvantage. It has the potential to marginalize vast numbers of people left on the wrong side of the digital divide. 

V.I. Inspector General Renominated For 5th Term

Four-term V.I. Inspector General Steven van Beverhoudt got a thumbs-up for a fifth term term from the Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee Monday. The panel also OK'd the renomination of Noreen Michael and George Blackhall…

Town Hall Will Review Prisons and Justice Department

The V.I. Bureau of Corrections will host two town halls this week, one on St. Thomas and one on St. Croix, to talk about the V.I. Bureau of Corrections and the local justice system.  

Government House Mum on Knight Letter of Resignation

Neither Government House nor Randolph "Randy" Knight responded Sunday night to inquires about reports that Knight has resigned as Gov. Kenneth Mapp's chief of staff. 

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Delegate Stacey Plaskett on Clinton Email Investigation



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Elie Wiesel Had a Message for the Virgin Islands

Upon learning of the death of Holocaust survivor, Auschwitz witness and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, I felt compelled to pass along my experience…


Three Arrested for Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine

Three St. Thomas men have been arrested in two separate cases and charged with possession of cocaine with intent to…

Beach Advisory for October 17-21

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

CCC Extends Licenses, Grants Work Permits

The V.I. Casino Control Commission on Friday extended for one year the license of Divi Carina Bay Casino and extended…

Off-Island Profile: Jabari Blash on St. Thomas after MLB Season

Major League baseball player Jabari Blash has come a long way from the days when he was picking mangoes and…

Firefighters Visit Antilles Kids and Bring Fire Engines

Toddlers, ELC (Pre-K through K) students and first grade classes from the Antilles School celebrated Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 9-14,…

Zika Update: 65 New Cases Reported; 5 Babies with Virus Born Healthy

On Tuesday, the V.I. Department of Health confirmed 65 new cases of Zika and announced that five babies born with…



Man Stabbed While Walking in Mount Pleasant

A man walking on the sidewalk in the Mount Pleasant area near Plaza Extra West Saturday was stabbed and left lying on the sidewalk by an unknown male individual, the V.I. Police Department reported Monday. 

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@ School: Youth in Action Teaches Teens to Advocate for the Environment

A dozen juniors and seniors from the Environmental Science class at the Gifft Hill School visited the site Friday as part of a field trip. They were participating in a program known as Youth in Action on St. John Part…

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