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St. Thomas Taxi Medallion Public Auction Set

The Virgin Islands Taxicab Commission will conduct a public auction of a St. Thomas Taxi Medallion on Thursday, Nov. 6.

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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.

 
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WAPA Board OKs Funds for Propane Conversion

The board of the V.I. Water and Power Authority approved a $4.2 million contract for design and upgrade of the fire protection systems needed for the conversion to propane gas.

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2014-10-23 20:55:56
Philanthropist Peter Gruber Dies

Peter Gruber, a businessman who donated generously to various entities in the Virgin Islands and around the world, died Saturday after a long illness, with his wife Patricia at his side

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2014-10-22 23:17:02
Ferry and Sailboat Collide Near Red Hook

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating the cause of a collision between Varlack Venture’s ferry, Capitol Venture, and the 65-foot sailboat New Horizons. The collision occurred Wednesday, according to the Coast Guard.

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2014-10-22 22:25:56
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ALEXANDRA LLEWELLYN WEDS TOM CLANCY

Alexandra Llewellyn, an award-winning freelance TV reporter, married best-selling author Tom Clancy in New York on June 26.
Alexandra's father J. Bruce Llewellyn is CEO of Coca Cola Bottling Co. of Philadelphia. He is a frequent visitor to St. Thomas, where he owns a Pineapple Village Condominium.
Llewellyn's company was No. 1 on this year's Black Enterprise Magazine list of the top 100 African American-owned companies, with sales last year of $354 million.
Two years ago, under the auspices of the Everett B. Birch Forum, Llewellyn led an informal workshop on St. Thomas with aspiring young Virgin Islands entrepreneurs.

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