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V.I. Legislature to Celebrate African Liberation Day on May 26

Red, black and green will fly from the grounds of the Legislature’s Capitol Building on St. Thomas during a ceremony…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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Memorial Day: Brooklyn Woman Seeks Family of Fallen V.I. Soldier

It's been more than a decade since St. Croix native son Pfc. Jason N. Lynch died in combat in Iraq – June 18, 2004. But his sacrifice has continued to be felt, and not just on the tropical island where he grew up.

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2015-05-24 23:05:38
Beach Advisory for May 18-22

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory, advises the public that these beaches do not meet the water quality standards for swimming or fishing.
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Lindbergh Bay
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2015-05-23 04:10:37
Acting AG: Government Attorney Ignored Order to Withdraw Cohen Plea Deal

A government attorney ignored orders to withdraw a plea deal allowing St. Croix radio station owner Jonathan Cohen to skirt 20 out of the 21 pending charges of tax evasion, according to the attorney general.

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2015-05-22 01:05:24
Community - Deaths — St. Thomas
Gloria P. Soto Dies

Gloria P. Soto died on Feb. 9.

Read entire articleFeb 21 2015 - 4:57am
Louisa Monica Hilaire Dies at 102

Louisa Monica Hilaire died on Saturday, Feb. 7, at the age of 102 years 7 months. Known as “Mama” or “Granny,” she was born on Dominica on June 26, 1912.

Read entire articleFeb 18 2015 - 12:10pm
Mercedes Dickerson Dies at 90

Mercedes Dickerson died on Feb. 10 at her residence in Anna’s Fancy. She was 90 years old.

Read entire articleFeb 18 2015 - 12:06pm
Elizabeth A. Vessup Stagger Dies at 92

Elizabeth A. Vessup Stagger died on Jan. 17 at Schneider Regional Medical Center. She was 92 years old.

Read entire articleFeb 17 2015 - 5:27pm
Wilton Lanny Huyghue Sr. Dies at 71

Wilton Lanny Huyghue Sr., also known as “Wilo,” died on Feb. 9 at Schneider Regional Medical Center. He was 71 years old.

Read entire articleFeb 17 2015 - 5:23pm
Alda Chinnery Dies

Alda Chinnery of St. Thomas died on Saturday, Feb. 7, at Schneider Regional Medical Center.

Read entire articleFeb 17 2015 - 5:18pm
Editha P. Prentis Dies at 82

Editha P. Prentis died on Feb. 5 at her residence. She was 82 years old.

Read entire articleFeb 13 2015 - 10:53pm
Frenchtown Fisherman David Turbe Dies at 49

David Turbe, 49, an avid fisherman who lived on St. Thomas, died Jan. 18.

Read entire articleFeb 12 2015 - 10:23am
Celebration of Barbara Baker’s Life Planned for January 18

A celebration of the life of Barbara Baker, who died Nov.15, will be held at the Hook, Line & Sinker restaurant in Frenchtown from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 18.

Read entire articleJan 3 2015 - 4:14pm
Francis Joseph Campana Dies in Florida

Francis Joseph “Joe” Campana, 52, of St. Augustine, Fla., departed this world on Dec. 15 in St. Augustine Beach from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident.

Read entire articleDec 29 2014 - 3:03pm