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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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911 in USVI Still Lacking Spanish Speakers

Although the U.S. Virgin Islands has a substantial Spanish-speaking population and a significant minority who speak Spanish only, those who call 911 for emergency assistance may have difficulty communicating, because there is still a shortage of bilingual operators. 

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2016-06-24 01:06:57
Dunston Sues Governor Over Demotion

V.I. Superior Court Judge Michael Dunston is suing Gov. Kenneth Mapp to reverse Mapp's removal of Dunston as presiding judge, arguing V.I. law does not allow the governor to change his tenure in office nor to reduce his pay. 

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2016-06-23 17:27:48
Wanted Man Turns Himself In

Nathaniel Thomas Jr., 27 of Frederiksted, turned himself in to the V.I. Police Department at 5:20 a.m. Wednesday. On Sunday, the VIPD issued a wanted poster for Thomas.

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2016-06-22 22:56:43
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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 articleApr 15 2016 - 1:30pm
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
Last Call for the Women's 3K and the Men's 5K Set for June 25

It's not too late. Anyone who has never run a 5K or 3K on a track will be amazed at how much more efficiently their feet will fly under the more controlled environment.

Read entire articleJun 24 2016 - 4:20pm
Farmers’ Market Construction to Begin, Animal Feed Available for Sale

Beginning Monday, June 26, Grade All Construction Company will begin work on the construction of a retaining wall to facilitate the expansion of the Bordeaux Farmers’ Market.Also, livestock feed is now available for sale.

 

Read entire articleJun 24 2016 - 4:11pm
DPNR Deploys Fish Aggregating Devices Around St. Thomas

The Division of Fish and Wildlife deployed two fish aggregating devices (FADs) around St. Thomas on Wednesday, June 15. This is in addition to the two previously deployed submerged FADs, which are located south of St. Croix.

Read entire articleJun 24 2016 - 11:00am
Campaign Disclosure Reports for Candidates, Political Committees Due June 30

Supervisor of Elections Caroline F. Fawkes reminds candidates and political committees that the June 30th campaign disclosure report deadline is fast approaching.

Read entire articleJun 24 2016 - 10:56am
Nomination Petitions Available for Democratic Party Offices June 24

Supervisor of Elections Caroline F. Fawkes informs the Democratic Party that anyone vying as a candidate for a party office, the Nomination Packages will be available on June 24, as directed by Memorandum Opinion and Judgement Order Re: Democratic Party of the V.I.

Read entire articleJun 24 2016 - 10:51am
Mapp's Million-Dollar Hotel-Project Request Contains Few Specifics

Senators got few specific details from the administration when discussing Gov. Kenneth Mapp's request for $1 million for an array of unspecified expenses it may undertake to get several name-brand hotels onto St. Croix. 

Read entire articleJun 24 2016 - 1:33am
Joint Board to Comply with Judge’s Order for Election of Democratic Officers

Compelled by a judge’s ruling to include the election of Democratic Party officers in the upcoming August primary, Joint Elections Board members voted Thursday to make petitions for candidates available from Friday to 5 p.m. July 1. 

Read entire articleJun 24 2016 - 1:30am
WAPA Board OKs Emergency Services Contract

The Board of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority on Thursday approved a contract for restoration services in case of a hurricane or other natural disaster, and approved delaying the implementation of a drug testing policy. 

Read entire articleJun 24 2016 - 1:22am