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Police Commissioner Rodney F. Querrard Sr. discusses the Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, homicide of Keithroy Caines at Oswald Harris Housing Court.

 
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Innovative Restores Service After DNS Failure

Innovative Wireless service has been restored to on-island Wireless customers who are not roaming, the company announced late Friday night.

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2014-09-12 23:52:05
Agriculture and Partners Host Annual Beekeepers’ Buzzaar

In celebration of National Honey Month, the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture (VIDOA) and local beekeepers invite the public to the fourth Annual Virgin Fresh Beekeepers’ Buzzaar set for Saturday, Sept. 13, at Tutu Park Mall on St. Thomas. It will also be held on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Sunshine Mall, St. Croix.

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2014-09-12 01:20:51
Two V.I. Women U.S. Coast Guard Academy Grads Complete Aviation Training

Virgin Islanders and Coast Guard Lieutenant Junior Grades Rebekah Seifer and Ronaqua Russell have recently completed aviation training at the U.S. Coast Guard Aviation Training Center in Mobile, Alabama.

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2014-09-11 00:17:20
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GOVERNOR READY TO GO TO COURT ON VETO

Gov. Charles W. Turnbull said Monday he will go to court to uphold his veto of legislation mandating him to reorganize the executive branch.

Read entire articleAug 23 1999 - 7:12pm
WEATHER CAUSES LEAGUE TO CANCEL LUNCHEON

The scheduled League of Women Voters luncheon meeting for Monday has been canceled due to the weather. John de Jongh Jr., chairman of the Governor's Fiscal Recovery Task Force, was scheduled to discuss the five-year economic plan that the task force is developing.

Read entire articleAug 23 1999 - 9:59am
CINDY LOSES STRENGTH, WAVE CAUSES WARNING

Tropical storm Cindy lost organization and was downgraded from its brief hurricane status on Sunday night. At the same time the National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleAug 23 1999 - 7:30am
V.I. RESIDENTS KEEP EYE ON HURRICANE CINDY

Residents are following the track of Hurricane Cindy, wary of this season's first possible threat to the area. At this point forecasters say it should pass to the north of us.

Read entire articleAug 21 1999 - 8:02pm
ECONOMIC POLICY BILL HELD IN SENATE COMMITTEE

Senators were told Friday that the executive branch already has committees working on recovery strategies.

Read entire articleAug 21 1999 - 12:59pm
TURNBULL EXPLAINS RECENT TRIPS, ANNOUNCES BOND SALE

At the second press conference of his administration, Gov. Charles Turnbull explains why he is supporting Beal Aerospace at Great Pond and brushes aside questions about hiring family members.

Read entire articleAug 20 1999 - 8:46pm
$100 MILLION BOND ISSUE WILL GIVE BREATHING ROOM

Part of a planned $100 million bond issue will go toward paying off a previous $35 million short-term loan from Banco Popular.

Read entire articleAug 20 1999 - 8:44pm
POLICE ARREST 2 BROTHERS IN LATEST MURDER

Police have identified the body found Thursday at Tropaco Point on Hull Bay and have arrested two brothers in connection with the murder of Merlin E. Wescott of 9th Street, Estate Thomas #20.

Read entire articleAug 20 1999 - 5:29pm
WATER UNSAFE AT SIBILLY, MONROE SCHOOLS

Drinking water supplies at two public elementary schools, Joseph Sibilly and James Monroe, contain unacceptably high levels of cancer-causing chemicals such as benzene, carbon tetrachloride and dichloromethane.

Read entire articleAug 20 1999 - 5:02pm
BODY OF MURDER VICTIM FOUND AT TROPACO POINT

The body of an unidentified man was found Thursday afternoon at the Hull Bay/Tropaco Point area of the island. According to Radio One news the man, who had suffered multiple stab wounds and whose throat was cut, may have been killed somewhere else and moved to the north side location.

Read entire articleAug 20 1999 - 7:14am