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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Man Drowns at Independence Boat Yard

A man whose identity was not released drowned Friday evening at the Independence Boat Yard in Frydenhoj, the V.I. Police Department reported.

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2016-09-30 23:20:00
Fraud Experts Advise Seniors

Ponzi and pyramid schemes, Publishers Clearing House, mystery shopper and home repair scams have all been perpetrated on Virgin Islanders, and were the subjects of a fraud watch forum Thursday.

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2016-09-29 23:29:20
Territories to Receive $126 Million-Plus for Zika fight

Congress budgeted $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus in legislation approved Wednesday to fund the government through December, with more than $126 million allocated to the territories.

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2016-09-29 23:27:21
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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases are broken down by island. The Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing. 

Read entire articleJul 31 2016 - 11:00pm
Elections System of the Virgin Islands 2016 Elections Calendar

Office of the Supervisor of Elections Caroline F. Fawkes
Elections System of the Virgin Islands 2016 Elections Calendar
2016 Primary and General Elections
 

Read entire articleFeb 25 2016 - 9:33am
St. Croix White Hair Sheep Semen Sent to National Sperm Bank

Special St. Croix white hair sheep rams from the UVI Agriculture Experiment Station have been chosen to have their semen banked in the National Animal Germplasma Program in Colorado.

Read entire articleOct 1 2016 - 9:14am
New President/CEO Conducts First viNGN Board Meeting

The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) held its first board meeting under the new leadership of recently announced President and CEO H. Mark McGibbon, Ph.D., on Thursday.

Read entire articleOct 1 2016 - 12:26am
VIWMA Delays Implementation of Tipping Fees

The VI Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises solid-waste haulers and other direct customers of the St. Croix Transfer Station, Bovoni Landfill and Susannaberg Transfer Station that it is delaying the Oct. 1st implementation of its new tipping fees.

Read entire articleOct 1 2016 - 12:24am
St. Croix Elections Board Ready for General Elections

The St. Croix Elections Board and the Elections supervisor told members of the Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee on Friday they are ready for the Nov. 8 general election.

Read entire articleOct 1 2016 - 12:10am
Food Truck Fête Draws Hundreds to Charlotte Amalie

On Friday evening, food trucks serving local eats, ice cream and shaved iced lined Main Street in Charlotte Amalie for Downtown Revitalization Inc.’s third St. Thomas Eats: A Food Truck Fête.

Read entire articleOct 1 2016 - 12:10am
Hurricane Matthew is Past Territory; No Cyclone Development Forecast

Hurricane Matthew, which by Friday afternoon had grown to a category 4 storm, is well past the U.S. Virgin Islands and taking aim at either Haiti or Cuba, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Read entire articleOct 1 2016 - 12:08am
Man Drowns at Independence Boat Yard

A man whose identity was not released drowned Friday evening at the Independence Boat Yard in Frydenhoj, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Read entire articleSep 30 2016 - 11:20pm
WAPA Looks to Boost Generating Fleet

WAPA board members approved several measures that would boost the authority’s generation fleet.

Read entire articleSep 30 2016 - 12:18pm