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Homicides 2014

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2014, with statistics broken down by island, as…

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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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The Bookworm: 'The Lollipop Monster’s Christmas'

Every home, it seems, contains a Gimme Monster at some point or other during the holidays. When that happens, you need “The Lollipop Monster’s Christmas.”

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2014-12-18 21:50:26
Travelers Get Free Wi-Fi at CEKA

Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas now offers free high-speed Wi-Fi to departing passengers. The service began last weekend, the Department of Tourism said Wednesday. Rohsen will be next.

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2014-12-17 19:23:05
Source Manager’s Journal: News From the Mainland

Virgin Islanders focused on Christmas shopping, the changeover in government, algae on the beach and the potential Hovensa sale may have missed some of the news from the mainland.

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2014-12-17 17:09:53
News - Local news — St. Thomas
$50 MILLION DISBURSED FROM BOND ISSUE

The Finance Department has disbursed the first $50 million from the recent $300 million bond issue, Government House announced Thursday night. Vendor payments totaled slightly more than $23 million, income tax refunds just over $15 million. Almost $12 million went to meet government payroll.

Read entire articleDec 3 1999 - 6:00am
RICHARDS: ADVERTISE TERRITORY IMMEDIATELY

Senate President Vargrave Richards came out of a meeting with the Tourism Department and the St. Thomas-St. John Hotel and Tourism Association this week saying the governor needs to free up money for advertising the territory before it's too late.

Read entire articleDec 3 1999 - 4:58am
NO SCHOOL FRIDAY AT EUDORA KEAN

Students at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School will not have classes Friday.

Read entire articleDec 3 1999 - 4:18am
HANDFUL ATTEND CANDLELIGHT VIGIL ON WORLD AIDS DAY

Candles were lighted Wednesday night in Emancipation Garden as World AIDS Day was observed.

Read entire articleDec 2 1999 - 7:39am
TERRITORY TO GET $5.4 MILLION FOR CAPITAL PROJECTS

President Clinton signed legislation Wednesday that will release $5.4 million to the Virgin Island to fund infrastructure improvements in the territory.

Read entire articleDec 2 1999 - 7:33am
SIBILLY PARENTS SUFFERING FROM ANXIETY

Distrust and anxiety were the only serious and immediate effects of the water contamination at the Joseph E. Sibilly Elementary School that could be readily identified at a meeting between parents and local and federal officials Wednesday night.

Read entire articleDec 1 1999 - 10:05pm
ULLA MULLER SCHOOL 'HIT' AGAIN

Burglars struck for a second time in a month at the Ulla Muller Elementary School in St. Thomas on Tuesday night, vandalizing the library, the school’s administrative office and a pair of classrooms.

Read entire articleDec 1 1999 - 3:53pm
FIRST FEMA AID CHECKS TO GO OUT THURSDAY

The first FEMA checks for temporary housing assistance and emergency home repairs for victims of Hurricane Lenny will be in the mail on Thursday, Dec. 2, a FEMA spokeswoman says. Meantime, FEMA has opened a Disaster Recovery Center at St. Croix's Sion Farm Commercial Center, and the Small Business Administration has set up shop on all three islands.

Read entire articleDec 1 1999 - 9:20am
THIRD SOURCE NEWSPAPER ON LINE

As of Wednesday, the Virgin Islands has three on-line daily newspapers: St. Thomas Source, launched last Jan. 15; St. Croix Source, which made its debut on July 15; and now St. John Source, which has Dec. 1 as its official start-up date.

Read entire articleDec 1 1999 - 8:49am
1000-PLUS ST. THOMAS-ST. JOHN PHONE LINES OUT

At least 1,000 and maybe as many as 2,000 telephone lines are down or malfunctioning in the St. Thomas-St. John district.

Read entire articleDec 1 1999 - 6:20am