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DOA Problems Continue, New Phone System Required

The V.I. Department of Agriculture (VIDOA) St. Croix Office has been experiencing telephone problems for several weeks. However, the problem…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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The Bookworm: Who's Watching the House?

This book had me stuck to my sofa. It’s lively, informative, oh-so-fun to read, and a must-have for anyone with real estate. If that sounds like your kinda book, then “A Burglar’s Guide” will be a steal.

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2016-05-03 22:18:53
Forum to Show 3 Major Award-Winning Films

The Forum announces its 15th Film Festival to be held at 7 p.m. at Market Square East on Wednesday, May 18, May 25 and June 1.

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2016-05-03 16:13:31
Undercurrents: Sea View Nursing Home and Residents Get Another Reprieve

Attorneys for Sea View Nursing Home and for the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have asked the District Court to put a hold on a pending suit, saying they expect to resolve differences by May 18. 

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2016-05-03 01:35:53
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Weekly Update: Health Confirms Two Cases of Zika in Pregnant Women; St. John Sees First Case of Virus

The Department of Health confirmed five more cases of Zika in the territory this week. Two of cases were confirmed in pregnant women and there’s a first confirmation of Zika virus on St. John.

Read entire articleMay 3 2016 - 10:49pm
Rotary Club, CAPA Break Ground on Pedestrian Shelter Near Armory

On April 27, members of the Rotary Club of St. Thomas East End and the Community and Police Association broke ground on a new pedestrian shelter by the SFC Leonard B. Francis Armory.

Read entire articleMay 3 2016 - 10:08pm
Marrero Pleads Guilty to Immigrant Smuggling

Angel De Jesus Marrero, 31, of Puerto Rico pleaded guilty Tuesday in District Court on St. Thomas to encouraging and inducing aliens to illegally enter the United States.

Read entire articleMay 3 2016 - 10:07pm
CAPA, Smith Bay Neighborhood Call for Two-Week Ceasefire

Starting Tuesday, May 3, the Community and Police Association and the Smith Bay Neighborhood Association on St. Thomas are calling for a territorywide, two-week cease-fire to stem the tide of violence.

Read entire articleMay 3 2016 - 1:48am
Undercurrents: Sea View Nursing Home and Residents Get Another Reprieve

Attorneys for Sea View Nursing Home and for the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have asked the District Court to put a hold on a pending suit, saying they expect to resolve differences by May 18. 

Read entire articleMay 3 2016 - 1:35am
Spectrum Band Repeats as Carnival Road March Winner

With the 2016 Carnival festivities at an end, the V.I. Carnival Committee has announced winners in this year's festivities, including Spectrum Band, which repeated as Road March winner with the song 'I Don’t Care.' 

Read entire articleMay 2 2016 - 11:44pm
Feds Award $8.2 million for Water System Upgrades

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has allotted $8.2 million to the U.S. Virgin Islands to help finance improvements to water projects that are essential to protecting public health and the environment. 

Read entire articleMay 2 2016 - 10:39pm
Cadets Mark 100th Anniversary of JROTC With 5K Run

Across the nation, the Junior Reserve Officer Training Corp program is celebrating its 100th Anniversary in many ways, including hosting one of the largest runs in military history. In the territory, four school programs took part in the worldwide run. 

Read entire articleMay 2 2016 - 10:19pm
On Island Profile: Trotman Takes Transportation Up Another Tier

Perry Trotman was still a newcomer in the taxi and tour business when he received the highest local honor from the tourism industry, the Tommy Star Award, in 2011. Now, he's planning to expand his enterprise and branch into new territory. 

Read entire articleMay 1 2016 - 8:00pm
Adult Carnival Parade: Spirits Rise High as the Rain Falls

Rain slowed the start of the St. Thomas Carnival Adult Parade, but once things got rolling, it was hard to stop the energy that filled the air. 

Read entire articleMay 1 2016 - 6:59pm