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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

VIEDA, EDC Schedule Governing Board Decision Meeting for Nov. 24

The V.I. Economic Development Authority (VIEDA), along with its subsidiary the Economic Development Commission (EDC), will hold a Governing Board…

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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

Now Playing: “The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay – Part 1” and “Beyond the Lights”

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

LOCAL NEWS

@Work: Realtor Offers More than Location

After 26 years in the business, Suzanne Mabe has no trouble recalling her first real estate sale. The office was so new, saw horses served asfurniture. Since then, Mabe has become one of St.…

Governor Signs Stadium Contract

Gov. John deJongh Jr. signed a $20 million contract with General Engineering Corporation for the the demolition of St. Croix's Paul E. Joseph Stadium and the design and construction of a new sports complex.

Ag and Food Fair Draws Hundreds to Enjoy Bounty

Hundreds of folks bounded out Saturday to the 31st Annual St. Thomas-St. John Agriculture and Food Fair on the rolling green hills of the Reichhold Center for the Arts at UVI.

Police Shoot Two Armed Robbery Suspects, Apprehend Two Others

A day of shopping was interrupted by a hail of gunfire Saturday as two suspects were shot by police and two others arrested following an armed robbery at the Sunny Isles Shopping Center…

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Gratitude is a Game Changer

What if we all woke up every morning, looked out at the rising sun and expressed gratitude in whatever way we chose for another day…

SOURCE PICKS

Virtue of the Week: Respect

R-E-S-P-E-C-T, find out what it means to you in Virtue of the Week.

Gerards Shooting for Gold

Ned and Karen Gerard have targeted gold in the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games underway in Veracruz, Mexico.

The Bookworm: “H2O” is Not All Wet

While this is an excellent book for teens ages 14 and up, I think adults will enjoy it too.…

Scotiabank and FirstBank Report Security Breaches

Both Scotia Bank and FirstBank have asked their customers to be on the alert because the banks experienced security breaches.

GERS Board Raises Contribution Rates for Employees and Employers

GERS trustees voted Thursday to increase contribution rates for employees and employers at a board meeting focusing on reducing…

Former IRB Director Willis Found Guilty of Bribery, Extortion

Just two days after hearing opening arguments, jurors in the District Court trial of Louis “Lolo” Willis, former director…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

@ Work: Nicole Brown at True Blue Art Studio

Pieces of iridescent dichroic glass dazzle people as they enter the True Blue Art Studio. Nicole Brown opened the studio in May in Christiansted, directly across the street from Government House.

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ON ST. JOHN

@ Work: Eco Serendib Goes for the Green

Harith Wickrema put into play what he spent years teaching when he developed his Eco Serendib villa and spa. For his efforts, he garnered the first ever five-star rating from the Island Green Living Association’s Green Villa program.

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