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WAPA Gives Update on Frenchman’s Bay Distribution System

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority and Bryan Electrical Contracting Corp. will continue working on the Frenchman’s Bay distribution…

 
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The Bookworm: You'll Want this 'Wanted Woman'

Eric Jerome Dickey excels at making his thriller heroines over-the-top resourceful and steel-tough, and MX-401 is no exception. It’s a miracle that I didn’t rip its pages because I was turning them so fast.

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2014-04-18 01:40:43
Innovative Takes Measures Against Heartbleed Bug

Innovative Companies are taking steps to protect customers from the Heartbleed bug, which causes vulnerability for internet users. Fortunately, there have been no incidents involving Innovative customers. The Innovative Information Technology team is undergoing daily preventative measures to prevent Innovative customers from being affected.

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2014-04-17 22:43:26
High School Unity Choir Scores Gold in London

The 30 students from the choirs at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School and Charlotte Amalie High School took gold in London's WorldStrides Heritage Festival on Wednesday.

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2014-04-17 11:22:22
News — St. Thomas
UVI Trustees Approve Development Phase for Medical School

A unanimous board voted Saturday to move forward with development of a medical school, one that would have some distinct competitive advantages, UVI President David Hall said. A gift from Chirinjeev Kathuriais funding the effort.

Read entire articleApr 20 2014 - 9:53am
WAPA Bringing Feeders Back One at a Time

A power surge on St. Thomas Saturday afternoon knocked out some of the Water and Power Authority feeders, leaving swaths of the island in the dark as the day ended, but WAPA expected to have the system back up and running shortly.

Read entire articleApr 19 2014 - 7:38pm
Police Officer Wounded in Shootout

A Virgin Islands Police officer was wounded by gunshot early Saturday morning and a man was killed in the shootout. Five suspects have been arrested and charged with assault. They were identified as Elijah Felix, Eugene Roberts, Derick Liburd, Lester Roberts and Larry Williams.

Read entire articleApr 19 2014 - 12:57pm
Eighteen V.I. National Guardsmen Training to Perform Military Funeral Honors

The V.I. National Guard is training 18 soldiers to perform military funeral honors, educating them on the history, policies and procedures needed to conduct the honorable ceremony to military standards.

Read entire articleApr 19 2014 - 12:05am
Public Waste Bin Consolidation Postponed

The V.I. Waste Management Authority has postponed plans to consolidate the Bournefield and Black Point Hill public waste disposal sites this weekend, according to the VIWMA.

Read entire articleApr 19 2014 - 12:01am
WAPA Gives Update on Frenchman’s Bay Distribution System

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority and Bryan Electrical Contracting Corp. will continue working on the Frenchman’s Bay distribution system during the afternoon and overnight hours on Sunday, April 20. Beginning at noon on Sunday, crews will install electrical devices in the area from Port-of-Sale to the Havensight Mall entrance, with minor disruptions to vehicular and pedestrian traffic.

Read entire articleApr 18 2014 - 8:04pm
Roberto Tapia, Angelo Hill Sentenced for Drug Conspiracy

Former DPNR Chief Environmental Enforcement Officer Roberto Tapia was sentenced Thursday to 70 months in prison for drug trafficking. Former Police Sgt. Angelo Hill was also  sentenced Thursday.

Read entire articleApr 18 2014 - 1:29am
V.I. Swimmers Leave for CARIFTA Championships in Aruba

Nine of the St. Croix Dolphins’ top swimmers have qualified for the CARIFTA Championships in Savaneta, Aruba. The swimmers will travel and compete for the V.I. National Team from April 22-26. CARIFTA will officially begin with a cultural opening ceremony for the 22 Caribbean nations.

Read entire articleApr 18 2014 - 1:18am
Isa Noel Sentenced to 151 Months in Jail

A St. Thomas resident and airport employee convicted of drug possession was sentenced in V.I. District Court on Thursday to 151 months in prison and five years of supervised release.

Read entire articleApr 18 2014 - 1:14am
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Kanasha S. Herbert

Endurance, commitment and likeability are the very things that have helped Kanasha Herbert, 1995 valedictorian of Charlotte Amalie High School, make her mark as an attorney and engineer.

Read entire articleApr 18 2014 - 12:59am