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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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Approaching Tropical Wave Expected to Pass South of the V.I.

A strong tropical wave approaching the Caribbean neared tropical storm strength Tuesday and is likely to continue organizing, the National Hurricane Center predicted in its 8 p.m. update.

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2016-09-27 23:20:24
WAPA Looking for New St. Thomas Generators

WAPA has begun the process of buying new generating units for the Randolph E. Harley Power Plant on St. Thomas, with the aim of making power production more efficient and reliable.

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2016-09-27 23:18:21
VIPD Seeks Missing Teen
The V.I. Police Department is looking for a minor missing since Saturday. According to the VIPD, Angelo Reinoso, 16, was last seen in the Altona area.
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2016-09-27 22:42:46
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Hovensa Awards Scholarships to V.I. High School Graduates

 Hovensa has awarded scholarships to 18 recent graduates of Virgin Islands high schools to assist them in their pursuit of a degree at an accredited U.S. college or university. The scholarship recipients are:

Read entire articleSep 10 2013 - 1:55pm
Lifeline Pharmaceuticals Donates Flu Vaccine to V.I. Health Department

 Lifeline Pharmaceuticals LLC, a Miami-based company, and its sister company Lifeline Pharmaceuticals Caribbean LLC, a Virgin Islands-based company, have donated 600 doses of flu vaccine to the V.I. Department of Health, Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center, and the Roy Lester Schneider Hospital on Sept. 4-5.

Read entire articleSep 10 2013 - 1:35am
Innovative Continues Upgrade, Develops Field Operations In Specific Areas

 Innovative, the leading telecommunications provider in the U.S. Virgin Islands, has announced more updates regarding the modernization plan that was unveiled to the community 21 months ago.

Read entire articleAug 28 2013 - 11:43pm
Cruise Ship Schedule for September 1-30

 This is the West Indian Company cruise ship schedule for September 2013.

Read entire articleAug 28 2013 - 1:45pm
WSVI TV Addressing Technical Issues Beyond Its Control

 Viewers who watch WSVI-TV Channel 8 on Innovative Cable TV on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John since Thursday night, Aug. 22, are apparently experiencing no sound when watching Channel 8.

Read entire articleAug 23 2013 - 1:31pm
McDonald’s Gives Quarter Pounders a Flavorful New Twist

 McDonald’s Restaurants of USVI invites burger lovers to experience a brand new line for the iconic Quarter Pounder. Made with 100 percent beef, the burgers feature a variety of new toppings such as habanero ranch sauce, bacon and colorful veggies, all on a bakery-style bun.

Read entire articleAug 19 2013 - 3:33pm
Innovative Awards Scholarships to Six UVI Students

 Innovative, a telecommunications provider in the U.S. Virgin Islands, has awarded $12,000 to six new and returning University of the Virgin Islands students attending school in fall 2013. Innovative announced the scholarship awards on July 29.

Read entire articleAug 13 2013 - 11:26pm
Charles Irons Joins Yacht Haven Grande as New Director of Operations

 IGY Marinas has announced the recent hiring of Charlie Irons as the director of operations for its flagship destination, Yacht Haven Grande St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. Charlie comes to IGY with key international, luxury destination management experience spanning from New York to Mexico.

Read entire articleAug 6 2013 - 10:51pm
Innovative Service Disruption Due to Accident on St. Thomas

 Innovative Telephone and Innovative Cable TV is experiencing an outage due to damages to the company’s outside plant.

Read entire articleAug 1 2013 - 10:57pm
Innovative Service Disruption Due to Cable Theft on St. Croix

 Innovative Telephone is experiencing a telephone outage due to cable wire theft that occurred on the island of St. Croix. The theft has affected telephone service for a total of approximately 122 residents and businesses located within and surrounding those areas.

Read entire articleJul 23 2013 - 2:01am