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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

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: “Tomorrowland,” “Poltergeist” and “Poltergeist (3D)”

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

LOCAL NEWS

Memorial Day Commemorated on St. Croix

The Memorial Day commemoration on St. Croix began with veterans, military men and women, and R.O.T.C. cadets solemnly marching from the Frederiksted Post Office to the cemetery.

American Legion Honors Fallen Veterans at Memorial Day Ceremonies across St. John

Members of American Legion Viggo E. Sewer Post No. 131, American Legionnaires and Junior ROTC from Ivanna Eudora Kean High School marked Memorial Day with ceremonies across St. John.

Undercurrents: Olympic Committee Expands Events to Embrace ‘Everybody’

The Virgin Islands Olympic Committee has decided to expand on Olympic Day, which is recognized internationally as June 23, and has declared all of June as Olympic Month in the territory.

@ School: Next Generation Scholars Program Clears the Path to College

The Next Generation Scholars program started as a way to provide extra guidance to high school students trying to get into college, especially those who would be the first in their families to…

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Instant Karma Gonna Get ‘Cha

For several years I have routinely been turning to a little book called, “Instant Karma” by Barbara Ann Kiffer.
 

SOURCE PICKS

Memorial Day: Brooklyn Woman Seeks Family of Fallen V.I. Soldier

It's been more than a decade since St. Croix native son Pfc. Jason N. Lynch died in combat in…

Beach Advisory for May 18-22

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

Scheduled Memorial Day Activities Will Honor Veterans

On Memorial Day, May 25, the Office of Veterans Affairs, American Legion, Survivor Outreach Services and the VA Vet Center…

Acting AG: Government Attorney Ignored Order to Withdraw Cohen Plea Deal

A government attorney ignored orders to withdraw a plea deal allowing St. Croix radio station owner Jonathan Cohen …

St. Thomas-St. John Board of Elections Unhappy with Closed Door Conference

During a meeting Thursday, the St. Thomas-St. John District Board of Elections passed a motion not to pay …

Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Melanie Moses

Those who are exemplify the phrase “actions speak louder than words” in their work – both professionally and personally…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Child Found Wandering Mon Bijou Dumpsite

A mother and child were reunited Saturday morning after the three-year-old was found wandering before sunrise at the Mon Bijou trash transfer station, the V.I. Police Department reported.

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ON ST. JOHN

@ School: Negesti Dennis is Sprauve’s Grades 1 to 3 Spelling Champ

Negesti Dennis, 9, got to go off to the St. Thomas/St. John District Spelling Bee and shines as Julius E. Sprauve School’s grades one through three spelling bee champion.

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