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VIWMA Reminds Public of Proper Yard Waste Disposal Guidelines

The V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) reminds all residents of the following guidelines for the proper disposal of green or…

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Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Rod Harley

Some people try to distance themselves from their pasts, rather than face them, embrace them, but mental health and human services professional Rod Harley has turned tragedy into triumph.

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2015-08-27 22:36:40
Man Charged with Bulk Cash Smuggling

Kevin Greaves, 43, made his initial appearance Wednesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged in a complaint with bulk cash smuggling.

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2015-08-26 21:23:01
Two Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking

Hugo Ogando, 37, and Mario De Los Santos, 39, pleaded guilty Wednesday in District Court on St. Thomas to conspiracy to possess cocaine with the intent to distribute.

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2015-08-26 21:20:28
News — St. Thomas
Territory Spared Major Damage from Erika

The territory was spared major damage by Tropical Storm Erika, but the storm did cause some problems with St. Croix taking the brunt of the impact.

Read entire articleAug 28 2015 - 7:42pm
St. Croix Hardest Hit By Tropical Storm Erika

Tropical Storm Erika visited the Virgin Islands Thursday night with a few strong wind gusts and rain. St. Croix was hardest hit with winds up to 60 miles an hour, rain and downed power lines, poles and trees.

Read entire articleAug 28 2015 - 7:26pm
Curfew Lifted Throughout V.I.

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp lifted the curfew on St. Croix at 11 a.m. Friday, Government House announced. The curfew on St. Thomas and St. John had been lifted at 8 a.m.

Read entire articleAug 28 2015 - 8:42am
Elections System of the Virgin Islands 2014 Elections Calendar

This is the 2014 Primary and General Election calendar.

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Mapp Urges Virgin Islanders To Support Relief Efforts In Dominica

Gov. Kenneth Mapp is urging Virgin Islanders to support relief efforts now underway to assist victims in Dominica.

Read entire articleAug 28 2015 - 8:48pm
Man Arrested on Rape Charge

Andres Carmona Ortiz, 52, of Estate Bovoni, was arrested and charged with second-degree rape in connection with an incident involving a 13 year-old boy.

Read entire articleAug 28 2015 - 8:33pm
VIWMA Reminds Public of Proper Yard Waste Disposal Guidelines

The V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) reminds all residents of the following guidelines for the proper disposal of green or yard waste:

Read entire articleAug 28 2015 - 7:50pm
Postal Service Operations Returning After Erika Leaves

In the U.S. Virgin Islands, all postal operations have resumed at all post offices on St. Thomas and St. Croix following the suspension of curfews on those islands. The Cruz Bay Post Office on St. John remains closed until further notice.

Read entire articleAug 28 2015 - 1:58pm
Storm Closures and Service Updates

Latest listing of closures and service information in the wake of Tropical Storm Erika. Check back, as this list will be updated as often as new information comes in.

Read entire articleAug 28 2015 - 9:45am
Mapp Declares State of Emergency

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp late Thursday declared a state of emergency in the U.S. Virgin Islands, including a curfew from 11 p.m. Thursday until at least 5 p.m. Friday, ordered all police and peace officers to report for duty and called up the V.I. National Guard.

Read entire articleAug 28 2015 - 1:24am