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The Office of Management and Budget on St. Thomas is currently experiencing technical difficulties with its telephone system.

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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: “Planes: Fire & Rescue,” “Sex Tape” and “Hercules (3D)”

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

LOCAL NEWS

On Island Profile: Volunteer ‘Hires Out’ for Myriad Causes

It’s a good thing Halroy 'Skip' Williams took early retirement from the U.S. Air Force. It gives him more time to follow his passion – helping out wherever and in whatever way he…

Man Fatally Shot in Kirwan Terrace

A 21-year-old man was shot and killed in Kirwan Terrace housing community Saturday evening, according to the V.I. Police Department. The victim was identified as Shaquille Pierce.

Courts May Bring Same-Sex Marriage to USVI, Law Expert Says

Federal courts are likely to bring same-sex marriage to the territory soon, regardless of whether the V.I. passes legislation to make it legal, attorney Tom Bolt told the Finance Committee Friday.

DPNR Receives $841,000 NOAA Grant

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources an $841,000 grant for managing the territory's Coastal Zone program.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Retaliation as Lifestyle and Legacy is Futile and Deadly

Re-tal-i-ate: to do something bad to someone who has hurt you or treated you badly : to get revenge against someone. Merriam-Webster on-line edition

SOURCE PICKS

World's Top Anglers Expected for 42nd Blue Marlin Tournament

The best sports fishermen in the world, plus hundreds of blue marlin aficionados, are headed to St. Thomas this…

Virtue of the Week: Moderation

Moderation is creating a healthy balance in your life between work and play, rest and exercise. You use your…

V.I. Falls to Puerto Rico in Finals

The V.I. Major Little League team lost to Puerto Rico, 14-3, in the championship game of the 2014 Latin…

Julius Jackson Prepares for Birthday Bout in Argentina

340 Boxing officials announced Friday that Julius Jackson will return to Argentina Monday for a birthday bout to defend…

Kids Count: Island Youth Still at Risk

Trends affecting children and families in the territory have improved over the past 10 years, according to the most…

Senate Panel OKs Medical Marijuana Referendum

Voters will get a change to voice their opinion on legalizing and regulating medical marijuana in November if a…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

On Island Profile: Sue Lakos

Sue Lakos can sing like an angel and bake heavenly confections. But Lakos can get down and dirty with the toughest of farmers. Lakos is director of livestock for the Agriculture and Food Fair and head donkey wrangler for the…

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ON ST. JOHN

On Island Profile: Kate Norfleet

When she’s not at her computer designing advertisements and more, Kate Norfleet is likely to be found out on her St. John property feeding the chickens and tending to the garden.

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