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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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Beware of Fake WAPA Officials
People have been impersonating V.I. Water and Power officials to gain access to homes in the guise of installing shower fixtures or energy saving devices. "They are NOT WAPA Employees.”
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2016-09-28 22:46:13
Source Manager’s Journal: The Mental Health Crisis

There is a need for a "de-otherization" process, to embrace the notion that the affected groups are part of "our" community and deserving of our help and support, to reverse the erosion of empathy .

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2016-09-28 22:20:28
The Bookworm: Treat Yourself to African American History

While it’s true that familiar names are everywhere in this book, readers will also be absolutely treated to stories and mini-biographies from regular people throughout history.

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2016-09-28 21:49:59
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UVI STUDY OF EDUCATION DEPARTMENT EFFICIENCY

Legislation signed into law on Nov. 20, 2001, directed the University of the Virgin Islands to evaluate the administrative efficiency of the V.I. Education Department. Here, in its entirety, is the report on the study findings. The report is dated May 5, 2002.

Read entire articleMay 25 2002 - 6:38am
DEPARTING CHIEF GIVES STATE-OF-WAPA REPORT

The following report was presented by Joseph R. Thomas Jr., executive director of the Water and Power Authority, on May 2, 2002, in testimony before the Senate Government Operations Committee two days after he and the WAPA board agreed to an "amicable separation" at the end of his first year as chief executive of the utility.

Read entire articleMay 6 2002 - 2:00pm
LAWS ENCOURAGE REVITALIZATION, REHABILITATION

The territory has enacted two incentive programs, one to encourage investment in areas deemed to be "in need of economic and physical revitalization" on St. Croix and St. Thomas, the other to encourage rehabilitation of historic structures on St. Croix. Attorney Marjorie Roberts, a tax law specialist, says the programs are expected to be fully implemented in the next few months.

Read entire articleApr 28 2002 - 9:19pm
BOARDS AND COMMISSIONS

Who makes decisions affecting the West Indian Co. Ltd? A nine-member board of directors appointed by the Public Finance Authority. What about the Industrial Development Commission and other boards? Check here for our list-in-progress of members of V.I. boards and commissions.

Read entire articleFeb 20 2002 - 11:04am
SUMMARY OF CRIMES JAN. 14 - JAN. 20, 2002

As a service to the St. Thomas community the Source offers a list of type and location of robberies, burglaries and assaults on a weekly basis. The information is provided to the Source by the V.I. Police Department's Division of Planning, Research and Evaluation. The intention is to advise the public of areas where crimes have taken place in recent weeks.

Read entire articleFeb 4 2002 - 8:33pm
SUMMARY OF CRIMES JAN. 7 - JAN. 13, 2002

As a service to the St. Thomas community the Source offers a list of type and location of robberies, burglaries and assaults on a weekly basis. The information is provided to the Source by the V.I. Police Department's Division of Planning, Research and Evaluation. The intention is to advise the public of areas where crimes have taken place in recent weeks.

Read entire articleFeb 4 2002 - 8:16pm
SUMMARY OF CRIMES DEC. 31, 2001 - JAN. 6, 2002

As a service to the St. Thomas community the Source offers a list of type and location of robberies, burglaries and assaults on a weekly basis. The information is provided to the Source from the V.I. Police Department's Division of Planning, Research and Evaluation. The intention is to advise the public of areas where crimes have taken place in recent weeks.

Read entire articleFeb 4 2002 - 8:01pm
2002 SCHEDULE OF EDC PUBLIC HEARINGS

Here is the complete schedule of Economic Development Commission hearing dates for 2002, along with information on filing an application.

Read entire articleJan 28 2002 - 1:55pm
STATE OF THE TERRITORY ADDRESS 2002 -- PART I

Here is the first part of the entire text of Gov. Charles W. Turnbull's 2002 State of the Territory Address.

Read entire articleJan 14 2002 - 8:02pm
STATE OF THE TERRITORY ADDRESS 2002 – PART II

Here is the second half of the entire text of Gov. Charles W. Turnbull's 2002 State of the Territory Address.

Read entire articleJan 14 2002 - 8:02pm