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Public Events, Free Rides Promote New Buses That Hit the Streets Oct. 3

The V. I. Department of Public Works, in conjunction with the V.I. Energy Office (VIEO), will introduce its new buses…

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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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Get Involved VI Hosts Gubernatorial Forum at CAHS

Get Involved VI will host a non-partisan gubernatorial forum. Members of the community are invited to attend a public gubernatorial forum at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5, in the Charlotte Amalie High School auditorium.

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2014-10-01 04:31:02
Senate Cuts Governor's Budget, Restricts All Executive Spending

The V.I. Legislature voted Tuesday to cut the budget of the Office of the Governor by three-quarters for Fiscal Year 2015 and to limit the spending of outgoing administrations in transition years.

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2014-10-01 02:07:32
The Bookworm: What Happens After We Die?

What allows me to recommend “Glimpsing Heaven” is that it doesn’t profess to have the definitive answer to “What happens after we die?”It leaves readers to draw their own informed conclusions.

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2014-10-01 00:40:25
News - Local news — St. Thomas
Elections Board Votes to Limit Chairman’s Power

The St. Croix Board of Elections met for almost two hours before the shouting began, when the board passed two motions to limit Chairman Adelbert “Bert” Bryan’s authority.

Read entire articleOct 2 2014 - 8:55am
Small, Enthusiastic Group Celebrates Fireburn

Cool evening breezed greeted the 50 or 60 men, women and children gathered in Frederiksted Wednesday celebrating the 136th anniversary of the 1878 Fireburn labor revolt.

Read entire articleOct 1 2014 - 11:32pm
St. John CZM OKs Summer’s End Marina Development

Despite an outcry from residents and others against Summer’s End plan to build a 145-slip marina in Coral Bay, the St. John Coastal Zone Management Committee approved the project Wednesday.

Read entire articleOct 1 2014 - 4:27pm
CZM OKs Coral Bay Marine by 2-0 Vote

The St. John Coastal Zone Management Committee on Wednesday approved a proposed 145-slip marina development to be built in Coral Bay.

Read entire articleOct 1 2014 - 1:47pm
Crime Stoppers: ‘Call Crime Stoppers’

Crime Stoppers asks that you report any information you may know about any crime that has occurred or may be in the planning stages.

Read entire articleOct 1 2014 - 12:00pm
V.I. Daily News Bought by Archie Nahigian

The Virgin Islands Daily News and its affiliated publications, websites and business operations have been purchased by Archie Nahigian, effective Tuesday.

Read entire articleOct 1 2014 - 11:59am
Senate Cuts Governor's Budget, Restricts All Executive Spending

The V.I. Legislature voted Tuesday to cut the budget of the Office of the Governor by three-quarters for Fiscal Year 2015 and to limit the spending of outgoing administrations in transition years.

Read entire articleOct 1 2014 - 2:07am
Government Health Insurance Renewed without Benefit Cuts

After diverting federal dollars to make up the funding deficit, the V.I. Legislature approved and Gov. John deJongh Jr. signed health insurance contracts for the upcoming year late Tuesday.

Read entire articleOct 1 2014 - 12:23am
Ricardo Richards, Pearl B. Larsen Schools Win National Blue Ribbons

Ricardo Richards Elementary and Pearl B. Larsen Elementary were recognized Tuesday as 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education.

Read entire articleSep 30 2014 - 11:44pm
Education Department Steps Up Tsunami Preparedness Efforts

September is National Preparedness Month and the local Education Department is working on finalizing tsunami evacuation plans for 10 territorial schools in low-lying areas.

Read entire articleSep 30 2014 - 11:42pm