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On St. Croix, Earth Day marchers celebrate the annual even with a parade through Frederiksted. (Susan Ellis photo)

V.I. Commemorates Earth Day

Earth Day activities were held on St. Croix and St. Thomas Saturday, commemorating the remembrance and advocating for action to counteract the damage being done to the planet and its vulnerable inhabitants.
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18-Year-Old Killed in Sub Base Shooting

One young man was killed and another injured when shooting broke out during a fight early Sunday in Sub Base, the V.I. Police Department reported. The victim was identified by family members as 18-year-old Akil Grieg Jr.
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WAPA Releases Schedule of Customer Service Hours for Carnival Week

The following is the schedule of operating hours for the customer services offices of WAPA on April 26, April 27, April 28 and May 1.
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Gov. Kenneth Mapp, Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter, Village honoree Juan Harrigan and members of this year’s Carnival court officially open the Carnival Village Friday night.

St. Thomas Carnival Village Honors Juan Harrigan

The V.I. Carnival Committee honored long time committee member and band conductor of the Calypso International Tent Juan Harrigan by naming the Carnival Village after him and at Friday night's opening every booth was decorated in his honor.
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Labor Begins 2017 Summer Youth Employment and Training Program

Young people are strongly encouraged to submit their applications for summer experiences by June 16.
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Island Vibes Summer Camp for Sports and Adventure Seeking Donations

Island Vibes Summer Camp is an overnight sports and adventure camp that will be held at the University of the Virgin Islands from June 25-July 8.
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Homicides 2017

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2017 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases are broken down by island. The Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing.
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Senators Seek Legal Counsel’s Opinion On Special Election

Three minority senators out of the St. Thomas-St John District on Thursday requested a legislative legal opinion to determine what action the Legislature should take if the Board of Elections does not certify the results of the 2017 Special Election.
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A St. Croix EMS crew practices with the new aambulance and patient cart. (Photos provided by the V.I. Department of Health)

Five New Ambulances Arrive in USVI

The Department of Health has five new ambulances going into service Friday, helping to fill a long-standing urgent shortage of emergency vehicles and bringing state-of-the-art equipment into use to respond quickly when Virgin Islanders need emergency medical assistance.
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Sorority to Hold ‘AKA Day at the Capitol’ at V.I. Legislature on St. Thomas, St. Croix

“AKA Day at the Capitol” is an initiative that allows the sorority members and lawmakers to participate in a dialogue about important platform issues.
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