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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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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.

 
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2016-09-25 11:26:18
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Suspect Arrest, Charged in 2013 Jewelry Theft

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2016-09-24 22:11:15
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VOTER REGISTRATION ON ST. THOMAS ,WATER ISLAND

In order to accommodate the public, the St. Thomas Elections Board has arranged special hours and locations on St. Thomas and Water Island, where residents can register to vote.
Here they are:
ON WATER ISLAND:
Sun., June 30, 2 to 4 p.m. – Water Island, in the area immediately adjacent to the dock.
ON ST. THOMAS:
Sun., July 7, 4 to 6 p.m. – Hull Bay Hideaway
Sat., July 13, 1 to 3 p.m. – American Yacht Harbor
(in conjunction with Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.)
Sun, July 14, 2 to 4 p.m.– Tutu Park Mall
(in conjunction with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
And prospective St. Thomas and Water Island voters can register at the St. Thomas Election Office:
Daily, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – No. 22 Crystal Gade (around the corner from the Dutch Reformed Church)
In order to register you must bring:
U.S. Birth Certificate (original), or
U.S. Passport, or
U.S. Naturalization Certificate, AND
Social Security Card
For more information call 774-3107.
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