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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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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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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
St. Thomas-St. John Board of Elections Unhappy with Closed Door Conference

During a meeting Thursday, the St. Thomas-St. John District Board of Elections passed a motion not to pay for expenses to attend a two-day conference on election reform called by Sen. Kenneth Gittens.

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2015-05-22 01:01:07
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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
Bar Association Recognizes Former Judge Coffelt for Creating Moot Court Competition

 On May 2, the Virgin Islands Bar Association presented former Territorial Court Judge Soraya Diase Coffelt with an award for creating the Moot Court Competition for high school students, which just celebrated its 19th year.

Read entire articleMay 8 2013 - 5:27pm
Military News of Virgin Islanders for May

 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 articleMay 1 2013 - 5:36pm
Adjutant General Appoints New State Command Sergeant Major

 The Virgin Islands Adjutant General, Maj. Gen. Renaldo Rivera, appointed Command Sgt. Maj. Delores English-Edwards as Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) State Command Sergeant Major (SCSM) on Friday, April 19.

Read entire articleApr 24 2013 - 1:51pm
Medical Center Welcomes Bernard A. Wheatley as New CEO

 The St. Thomas-St. John District Governing Board will formally welcome and introduce Bernard A. Wheatley, Ph.D., as the new CEO of the Schneider Regional Medical Center at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 8.

Read entire articleApr 5 2013 - 3:03pm
Military News of Virgin Islanders for April

 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 articleApr 3 2013 - 6:37pm
AARP Virgin Islands Appoints Archie Jennings New State President

 Denyce Singleton, state director of AARP Virgin Islands, has announced that Archie Jennings, an accomplished lawyer, has been selected to lead the local AARP volunteer team.

Read entire articleApr 1 2013 - 6:51pm
Marriott’s Frenchman’s Reef Beach Resort Promotes Dore Griffin

 Dore Griffin, a graduate of Eudora Kean High School, received her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of Texas. She has been a member of the Marriott’s Frenchman's Reef Beach Resort family since May 23, 1995.

Read entire articleMar 20 2013 - 5:44am
Matthew Berry Makes Dean’s List at Maine Maritime Academy

 Maine Maritime Academy recently named students to their dean’s list for outstanding academic achievement in the first semester of the 2012-2013 academic year. Students named to the dean’s list earn a grade point average of 3.3 or above on a 4.0 scale.

Read entire articleMar 7 2013 - 6:16pm