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DPW Holds Public Meetings on Transportation Master Plan

The Department of Public Works (DPW) has announced three public meetings to present its Comprehensive Transportation Master Plan (CTMP) 2040.…

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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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Friends of V.I. National Park Announce Seminar Series

With the first of the Friends of V.I. National Park seminars slated for Jan. 2, now is the time to sign up. “It’s your connection to the community and you’re connection to the park,” program manager Karen Jarvis said.

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2014-11-25 20:27:13
Crowley Offers Holiday Shipping Tips for Caribbean Residents, Businesses

For residents and businesses in the Caribbean, shopping for the holidays can present the challenge of getting purchases home in time for the festivities. Crowley Maritime Corp.’s shipping and logistics services pick up where retailers leave off.

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2014-11-25 16:43:11
PSC Suspends Portion of LEAC Pegged for WAPA Consultant

Fireworks erupted at Monday night’s PSC meeting, as WAPA officials found themselves faced with the possible elimination of the entire rate financing mechanism (RFM) used to cover the cost of maintenance.

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2014-11-24 22:58:42
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Crime Stoppers: Speak Up if You Know Something

Everyone needs to speak up. If you know something, say something.

Read entire articleNov 12 2014 - 12:00pm
Sources Say Several Prisoners Beaten at Golden Grove

According to several sources inside the Golden Grove prison on St. Croix, a number of prisoners were taken out of their cells Monday morning, cuffed, placed in a holding cell and beaten.

Read entire articleNov 12 2014 - 1:34am
Veterans Day Events Honor Vietnam Veterans

Veterans were honored across the territory Tuesday with parades and recognition for Veterans Day, with Vietnam vets being singled out for special thanks and mention.

Read entire articleNov 12 2014 - 12:32am
New Governor, 31st Legislature to Inherit GERS’s $1.8 Billion in Unfunded Liability

Whoever takes the helm of the U.S. Virgin Islands this January will inherit at least one lingering problem unaddressed by the 30th Legislature, GERS’s $1.8 billion unfunded liability.

Read entire articleNov 12 2014 - 12:20am
St. Thomas-St. John Ballot Count Should Wrap Up by Friday

St. Thomas-St. John District Board of Elections officials said they should be finished counting by the end of the week, but an emergency meeting of the joint boards Thursday would be necessary for completion.

Read entire articleNov 12 2014 - 12:17am
Hit Makers & Rum Chasers Show May Be Biggest Yet

The Hit Makers & Rum Chasers concert marks the series' one-year anniversary Friday at the Reichhold Center with an award-winning lineup of country singer/songwriters benefitting Make-A-Wish.

Read entire articleNov 12 2014 - 12:13am
Undercurrents: Ideas Flow at Water Resources Research Institute

In the Virgin Islands, scarcity obviously encourages water conservation in those who rely on rainwater, while officials suggested that cost is the incentive for those who buy it from WAPA.

Read entire articleNov 12 2014 - 12:05am
Senators Skeptical of ABR Refinery Agreement

Senators and St. Croix residents showed skepticism Monday towards a plan to sell and reopen the Hovensa refinery, expressing concerns not to rush into putting responsibility onto a "thinly capitalized" company.

Read entire articleNov 11 2014 - 2:35am
Montessori School Honors Peter Gruber at Ribbon-Cutting

More than 150 people celebrated the life of philanthropist Peter Gruber on Monday during the ribbon-cutting ceremony of his namesake school’s newest facilities.

Read entire articleNov 11 2014 - 12:01am
Ballot Count Winds Down on St. Thomas-St. John

With approximately 1,100 ballots – including absentee votes – remaining to be tabulated, the general election count is finally winding down on St. Thomas-St. John.

Read entire articleNov 10 2014 - 11:31pm