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Four Convicted in Jewelry Store Robbery

Shaquim Fredericks, Warkim Gabriel, Alvin Thomas and Chefton Newton – all from St. Thomas – were convicted of the armed…

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Four Convicted in Jewelry Store Robbery

Shaquim Fredericks, Warkim Gabriel, Alvin Thomas and Chefton Newton – all from St. Thomas – were convicted of the armed robbery of Imperial Jewelry Store on Main Street.

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2014-07-24 02:01:40
Source Manager’s Journal: Leadership and the News

We are increasingly a country in which everything goes down a memory hole very quickly, and where things are so polarized that the “two sides” are able to make up historic facts and get away with it.

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2014-07-24 01:55:42
UVI Appoints Dean of Students on St. Croix Campus

The University of the Virgin Islands has appointed Stephan Moore to serve as dean of students on its St. Croix campus, the school announced Wednesday.

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2014-07-24 01:52:51
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Senate Approves Dredging Permit, VIPA Bond Changes

In special session, the V.I. Legislature approved a CZM permit to dredge off St. Thomas for cruise ships and other legislation letting the V.I. Port Authority refinance bonds to save interest and fund port improvements.

Read entire articleJul 24 2014 - 2:43am
Public Services Commission, Housing Finance Authority Present Budgets

The last unit at St. John's Calabash Boom Town Homes is scheduled for closing later this week, the V.I. Housing Finance Authority executive director said during budget hearings Wednesday.

Read entire articleJul 24 2014 - 2:34am
WAPA Takes Delivery of Propane Tanks

The first shipment of 18 empty gas tanks was unloaded Wednesday at the St. Croix Port Authority Container Port to continue the territory’s conversion to liquid propane and/or natural gas.

Read entire articleJul 24 2014 - 2:16am
Students March Against Early Close to Summer Programs

More than 200 students turned out for a march through downtown St. Thomas to protest the early end of summer camps offered by the Department of Education.

Read entire articleJul 24 2014 - 2:08am
UVI Appoints Dean of Students on St. Croix Campus

The University of the Virgin Islands has appointed Stephan Moore to serve as dean of students on its St. Croix campus, the school announced Wednesday.

Read entire articleJul 24 2014 - 1:52am
Hadiya Hazel Named Junior Tourism Commissioner

Charlotte Amalie High School junior Hadiya Hazel was recently named the 2014 junior tourism commissioner, the Tourism Department announced Wednesday in a press release.

Read entire articleJul 24 2014 - 1:33am
St. Thomas 12-Year-Old Injured by Gunfire

Police on St. Thomas are investigating a nonfatal shooting that injured a 12-year-old boy in Bergs Home about 9:30 p.m. Monday. The victim was shot in his left lower leg while walking his dog.

Read entire articleJul 23 2014 - 12:52pm
Crime Stoppers: Help Take a Bite Out of Crime

Continue to help make our community a safer place to live by submitting information on these or any other crimes at Crime Stoppers.

Read entire articleJul 23 2014 - 12:00pm
DeJongh Says Dredging Too Critical to Risk Delay

In advance of a special legislative session Wednesday, Gov. John deJongh Jr. asserted any holdup on dredging East Gregerie Channel puts more than a dozen cruise ship calls and millions of dollars at risk.

Read entire articleJul 23 2014 - 12:40am
Growing Numbers of Business Licenses Being Filed

Licensing and Consumer Affairs' online licensing process is speeding up business license approval and renewals, according to Commissioner Wayne Biggs during budget hearings Tuesday.

Read entire articleJul 23 2014 - 12:35am