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VIWMA Announces Easter Holiday Operation Hours

The V.I. Waste Management Authority advises the community of the Easter Holiday scheduled at the territory’s convenience center, landfills and…

 
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TV Host's Accident Took Place on Tortola, Not in USVI

Television news broadcaster Lawrence O'Donnell Jr. was injured in a traffic accident Saturday on Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, not on St. Thomas as word on the street has been whispering all week.

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Bowsky School Starts First Elementary Honors Chapter

Yvonne Milliner-Bowsky Elementary School is on the move. On Wednesday, the school inducted 19 of its students into the district's first National Elementary Honor Society chapter.

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2014-04-16 23:33:46
Federal Agents Charge Man with Transporting Firearms

Federal agents Monday arrested Manuel Benel Cuadrado at the Cyril E. King Airport, charging him with transporting firearms into the U.S. Virgin Islands in violation of federal law.

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2014-04-16 01:23:01
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DELEGATE, TURNBULL WIND UP D.C. MEETINGS

Delegate to Congress Donna M. Christian-Christensen and Gov. Charles W. Turnbull wrapped up a week of meetings Thursday in Washington, D.C. Their attendance together at meetings and events all week presented a united front of Virgin Islands elected officials to key members of the House and Senate and Clinton administration officials, according to a release from Christensen's office.

Read entire articleFeb 26 1999 - 6:50am
V.I. WILL MISS 'AUNTIE EDNA' AND 'MISS ANNA'

The Virgin Islands has lost two of its oldest and most revered citizens this week with the deaths of Edna "Auntie Edna" Augusta Adams and Mary Serita "Miss Anna" Thomas.

Read entire articleFeb 25 1999 - 6:54pm
SIEFERT: V.I. AIRLINE WON'T WORK

If the Virgin Islands wants more air traffic into the territory, it will have to pay a major carrier for it. That's the opinion of Bob Siefert, who spent a year on a government contract trying to increase air service between the islands and the U.S. mainland.

Read entire articleFeb 25 1999 - 6:15pm
ROOFING PROGRAM NEEDS $7 MILLION TO FINISH

It would take about $7 million to complete the roof repairs to qualifying homeowners under the Home Protection Roofing Program, but the territory will have to be creative to come up with that money.

Read entire articleFeb 25 1999 - 6:10pm
WANT A NEW TRAVEL EXPERIENCE?

If you're looking for a new and fascinating place to visit, Henry Wheatley recommends Antarctica. He should know -- he just returned from a trip there. See his story and travel tips under Lifestyles/Etc.
And there's more interesting stuff inside too. Check out Catherine Mills' latest column -- this one on how we could help the homeless -- under Commentary/Op-ed. And the newest unemployment statistics compiled by Dr. Richard W. Moore under Community/Data. And more household hints from Carol Lotz under Lifestyles/Home-Garden. And suggestions on things to do under....Arts and Entertainment/Things to Do. Those are just a few of many must-read items inside the Source.

Read entire articleFeb 25 1999 - 10:46am
UNPAID LIAT WORKERS SAY THEY'LL STRIKE

LIAT Airlines has deferred salaries of all employees for two weeks, according to acting CEO Osmond Lake, and this could lead to a job action as early as Friday.

Read entire articleFeb 25 1999 - 7:15am
DELEGATE BACKS BILL TO HELP TROUBLED YOUTH

V.I. Delegate Donna M. Christian-Christensen pledged support Wednesday for increased funding for mental health and substance abuse programs, equity for mental health in health care and for bringing critically needed mental health and substance abuse treatment to incarcerated youth.

Read entire articleFeb 24 1999 - 4:49pm
RANDY KNIGHT IS ROTARY'S 'PERSON OF YEAR'

Randy Knight of Radio One-WVWI was named "Person of the Year" on Wednesday by the Rotary Club of St. Thomas II.

Read entire articleFeb 24 1999 - 2:25pm
6 OFFICERS MARCH IN SUPPORT OF IAN WILLIAMS

Five members of the Police Benevolent Association, led by PBA President Elroy Raymo, marched in front of the federal courthouse Wednesday morning to protest the detention without bail of Officer Ian Williams Jr.

Read entire articleFeb 24 1999 - 1:36pm
CUSTOMS SEEKING CIGARETTE BOAT SUSPECT

U.S. Customs agents in St. Thomas are looking for a Colombian man, Augusto Castaneda Ramirez, in connection with the seizure late Sunday night of 2,567 pounds of marijuana.

Read entire articleFeb 24 1999 - 12:52pm