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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
Local government — St. Thomas
No Vending or Tents Allowed in Roosevelt Veterans Memorial Park

The general public is reminded that no vending or erections of tents are allowed at the entrances or within the Franklin Delano Roosevelt Virgin Islands Veterans Memorial Park at any time, according to a press release issued Friday by the Department of Housing, Parks and Recreation.
 Commissioner St. Claire N. Williams noted that such practice would incur damages to the landscaping and underground irrigation system at this facility. “Every effort is being made to ensure that the preservation of this historical site is maintained, and we ask for the assistance and cooperation of everyone,” he said.

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