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DLCA to Host Forums for Consumer Awareness for Hurricane Season

The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) will partner with various agencies such as the Department of Health (DOH)…

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V.I.’s Julius Jackson Loses to Opponent Odom in Third Round

After dominating for two rounds Friday against opponent Jerry Odom, 340 Boxing champ Julius Jackson (19-2, 15 KOs) got caught with a right to the head that left him unable to continue, allowing Odom to win the bout by technical knockout 1:54 into the third round. 

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2016-07-23 00:46:43
Beach Advisory for July 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 by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2016-07-22 23:08:05
Christensen: Hacker Trying to Feed On Gender-Biases

With the events of the last few days Virgin Islands politics has reached a new low, but, sadly, it is only a reflection of the deterioration of societal values generally in our territory. Nothing is sacred, not even the privacy of a married couple in their own home. 

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2016-07-22 03:27:50
News — St. Thomas
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
V.I.’s Julius Jackson Loses to Opponent Odom in Third Round

After dominating for two rounds Friday against opponent Jerry Odom, 340 Boxing champ Julius Jackson (19-2, 15 KOs) got caught with a right to the head that left him unable to continue, allowing Odom to win the bout by technical knockout 1:54 into the third round. 

Read entire articleJul 23 2016 - 12:46am
Centennial Event Focuses on Pre-Columbian Virgin Islands

 St. John community members interested in learning more about how the upcoming 2017 transfer centennial is opening up new inquiry into Virgin Island history gathered at the St. John School of the Arts Thursday evening for a discussion of the territory’s pre-Columbian past.

 
Read entire articleJul 22 2016 - 10:45pm
WAPA: Propane Conversion to be Completed in October

The territory's long-awaited conversion to propane electrical generation will be completed in October, WAPA's interim Executive Director Julio Rhymer told the utility's governing board Thursday at its monthly meeting. 

Read entire articleJul 22 2016 - 7:12pm
DLCA to Host Forums for Consumer Awareness for Hurricane Season

The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) will partner with various agencies such as the Department of Health (DOH) and Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Authority (VITEMA) in addition to retail organizations to promote “All Hazards Awareness” in order to prepare the public this hurricane season.

Read entire articleJul 22 2016 - 2:45pm
Without Millions In New Funding, Wastewater, Landfill Operations Could Stop

The V.I. Waste Management Authority owes contractors upwards of $10 million for baling at St. Croix's Anguilla Landfill and for wastewater and, without more funding, operations at both may slow or stop. 

Read entire articleJul 22 2016 - 3:47am
Hacker Invades Delegate Stacey Plaskett's Privacy

Someone hacked into Delegate Stacey Plaskett's (D-VI) personal computer, stealing highly personal photos and videos and illegally posting them online. The postings, which were taken down, were reported in several outlets, including the political news magazine Politico. 

Read entire articleJul 22 2016 - 3:36am
Staff Shortage Feeds High Overtime At Bureau of Corrections

The Bureau of Corrections still has a serious shortage of corrections officers, which affects safety by reducing the ratio of inmates to guards and boosts overtime expenses, BOC Director Rick Mullgrav told senators Thursday. 

Read entire articleJul 22 2016 - 3:31am
Early Voting for Primary Election 2016 Set for July 26-31

The Election System of the U.S. Virgin Islands informs all registered voters that early voting will be available for Primary Election 2016. Voting will be conducted at the system's offices in each district.

Read entire articleJul 22 2016 - 3:00am
Board of Elections Seeks Ballot Counters for August 6-16

The St. Thomas-St. John District Board of Elections is seeking high school graduates and college students to assist with the counting of ballots from Aug. 6 through Aug. 16.

Read entire articleJul 22 2016 - 2:50am