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DOL Plans Workforce Development Expo

The Department of Labor will host a Workforce Development Expo. In recognition of the number of persons who continue to…

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Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 
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Source Manager's Journal: Climate Change and the Future

Will the Congress, now under reactionary control, fund something to address a problem that some key members say does not exist?

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2015-01-30 08:33:50
The Bookworm: 'Magician’s Lie' Leaves You Feeling Sawed in Two

I’m still reeling from the possibilities myself, because author Greer Macallister’s conjured up the kind of novel that pulls readers in, shakes us up and leaves us feeling sawed in two.

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2015-01-29 23:50:38
Crime Stoppers: Help Generate Information

Crime Stoppers is based on the principle that someone other than the criminal has information that can solve a crime. Crime Stoppers was created to help law enforcement generate that information.

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2015-01-28 11:06:36
News - Local news — St. Thomas
Government Attempts to Foreclose on Hovensa Refinery

Making good on promises made during a press conference earlier this month to foreclose on the Hovensa property, Gov. Kenneth Mapp this week filed a six-page action in V.I. Superior Court to begin the process, which includes the appointment of a receiver that the refinery would have to pay for.

Read entire articleJan 30 2015 - 10:33pm
Former V.I. Resident Sentenced to 25 Years for Financial Fraud

Former St. Thomas financier Daniel Spitzer was sentenced Thursday to 25 years in federal prison for cheating 455 investors of $105 million.

Read entire articleJan 30 2015 - 10:08pm
V.I. Gas Prices Stay High While Everywhere Else Falls

V.I. retail gasoline prices continue to hold steady at double the U.S. average and $1.50 more per gallon than neighboring Puerto Rico, despite months of declining prices around the world, according to the latest survey from the V.I. Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs.

Read entire articleJan 30 2015 - 8:28pm
Survey to Determine What Visitors Know About Chikungunya

While most Virgin Islands residents know a lot about chikungunya, the V.I. National Park in conjunction with the Health Department and the Centers for Disease Control want to learn more about what visitors to the park and St. John know about it.

Read entire articleJan 30 2015 - 7:28pm
DLCA: Stores Must Honor Sticker Prices

The V.I. Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs is warning businesses they must honor posted sale prices after the agency received formal complaints that some retailers are leaving sale price stickers on, but telling customers the sale is over, according to DLCA.

Read entire articleJan 30 2015 - 4:37pm
Volunteers Still Needed for Saturday’s Point in Time Homeless Count

While most of the official training sessions are over, organizers on St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John said volunteers are still needed Saturday to help count the territory’s homeless population. 

Read entire articleJan 30 2015 - 10:41am
Fed Appeals Court Reinstates 'Bad Faith' Sanctions Against Former Innovative Owner

A three-judge panel of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated roughly $137,000 in sanctions against Jeffrey Prosser for filing bogus bribery allegations in bad faith.

Read entire articleJan 30 2015 - 12:57am
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Randolph Bennett

Randolph Bennett has seen and done a lot in his life, but if you ask him where his heart is, he'll say it is right here in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleJan 30 2015 - 12:12am
Four Sent to Federal Prison for Jewelry Store Robbery

Four men were sentenced Thursday to federal prison for their parts in last March's daylight armed robbery of the Imperial Jewelry Store on Main Street in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas.

Read entire articleJan 29 2015 - 11:59pm
Schneider Governing Board Declares State of Exigency

The board of the Schneider Regional Medical Center declared the hospital to be in a 'state of exigency' because of its still-ailing finances, which makes it unable to fulfill some financial obligations.

Read entire articleJan 29 2015 - 1:11am