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Two St. Thomas Men Sentenced for Firearm Violations

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced 21-year-old Desi Henry, Jr. to 40 months in prison for possession of…

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Two St. Thomas Men Sentenced for Firearm Violations

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez sentenced 21-year-old Desi Henry, Jr. to 40 months in prison for possession of a firearm with an obliterated serial number and 22-year-old Jibri Roberts to five months in prison for possession of a firearm within a school zone,

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2015-03-04 21:40:16
Process of Port of Call Selection for Cruises

In February, the Cruise Line Industry Association released its 2015 State of the Cruise Industry Report, citing that once again the Caribbean reigns supreme for cruise itineraries worldwide.

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2015-03-04 11:09:29
Labor Department Offers Services for Hovensa Layoffs

The final shutdown of the Hovensa facility will affect about 170 employees for the company and its contractors, and the Department of Labor is working to provide services to them.

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2015-03-03 23:39:54
Community - People — St. Thomas
Lorine Williams Named Realtor of the Year

 On June 18, the Virgin Islands Territorial Association of Realtors (VITAR) named Lorine Williams its Realtor of the Year.

Read entire articleJun 21 2013 - 6:07pm
Military News of Virgin Islanders for June

 Editor's note: The Source newspapers publish available information about Virgin Islanders who are serving their country in the military. For earlier notices, see previous months' files in this section.

Read entire articleJun 7 2013 - 11:48am
Former UVI Provost Receives Honorary Doctorate

 Former University of the Virgin Islands Provost Gwen-Marie Moolenaar, Ph. D., was awarded an honorary doctorate at the College of St. Elizabeth’s May 18 Commencement Ceremony.

Read entire articleMay 30 2013 - 6:17pm
Lisa Opie Crowned Miss Virgin Islands United States

 Lisa Opie, 22, has been crowned Miss Virgin Islands United States 2013. She is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, where she earned her B.A. in Political Science with a minor in history.

Read entire articleMay 29 2013 - 4:54am
Antilles School Congratulates Jordan Ladd, 2013 National Merit Scholar

 The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) has announced that Jordan Ladd, Antilles Class of 2013, is a member of a select group of high school seniors recognized for academic promise and distinguished performance.

Read entire articleMay 20 2013 - 6:48pm
Former UVI Provost Receives Honorary Doctorate Degree

 Gwen-Marie Moolenaar, Ph.D., was the keynote speaker at the 111th commencement exercises of her alma mater, College of St. Elizabeth, in New Jersey and was awarded the Doctor of Laws Honoris Causis in recognition of her outstanding achievements over a long career in higher education.

Read entire articleMay 20 2013 - 6:44pm
Ellen Magras Becomes Distinguished Member of the Quartermaster Regiment

 The 2013 Quartermaster Regimental Honors Panel selected CW5 Ellen M. Magras as a Distinguished Member of the Quartermaster Regiment.

Read entire articleMay 18 2013 - 12:44am
Division of Banking and Insurance Employee Attains National Certification

  The Division of Banking and Insurance, Office of the Lieutenant Governor, continues to work toward its goal of strengthening the territory’s regulatory environment through employee training.

Read entire articleMay 14 2013 - 12:22pm
From Savan to Maryland: V.I. Hoop Star Bazil Gets Full College Scholarship

 On Friday, May 3, Virgin Islands basketball player Alex Ackhel Bazil signed a four-year full scholarship to Washington Adventist University (WAU) in Maryland, making good on a promise he made to his mother years earlier.

Read entire articleMay 10 2013 - 7:13am
Isis Collier Wins Sphinx Summer Performance Academy, Tillet’s Foundation AT&T Music Scholarships

 Isis Collier, a fifteen-year-old 10th grade honor student at the Virgin Islands Montessori School and Peter Gruber International Academy (VIMSPGIA), has once again been accepted to the prestigious Sphinx Performance Academy (SPA) Summer String Program at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Ohio.

Read entire articleMay 9 2013 - 1:57pm