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Temporary Office Closures of VI SHIP/Medicare Scheduled

There will be a temporary office closure of the VI SHIP/Medicare St. Croix and St. Thomas offices from July 6…

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Summer Camps and Programs for St. Thomas and St. John Youth

Here is a list of summer camps and organized activities available for children or young people. Please send information on your camps and activities to offer parents a variety of choices. Please e-mail information to visource@gmail.com

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2015-07-04 15:26:00
U.S. Marshals Put St. Croix Man on Most Wanted List

The U.S. Marshals Service has J’Wa Charlery, 19, of St. Croix to its "15 Most Wanted Fugitives" list as a suspect in a murder that took place in November in Richmond, Va.

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2015-07-03 00:30:04
The Bookworm: 'Twisted' Gets Pretty Tangled

Students of culture and people-watching readers will enjoy this book, I think, as will anyone who’s pondered a change of pace. Be aware, though, that it may take perseverance.

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2015-07-02 00:01:52
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Annual Love City Triathlon, Aquathon and SUPathon Set for September 6

Grab your bike, lace up those running shoes and start training for the 16th Annual Love City Triathlon at 7 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 6.

Read entire articleJun 18 2015 - 8:33pm
Mapp Names Malone Climate Coordinator; Addresses Trips, EB-5 Program

Gov. Kenneth Mapp named Shawn Michael Malone the territory’s climate change coordinator, discussed recent trips and said he is unaware of a Hovensa sale at a press conference Wednesday.

Read entire articleJun 17 2015 - 11:18pm
American Cancer Society's Relay for Life Ahead this Weekend

The American Cancer Society will hold its 14th annual Relay for Life fundraising event at the Charlotte Amalie High School field this weekend beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday and ending at 10 a.m. Sunday.

Read entire articleJun 17 2015 - 10:27pm
VI Next Generation Network Seeks Volunteers for Technical Revolution

The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) has established 33 Public Computer Centers (PCCs) throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands: 14 on St. Croix, 17 on St. Thomas, and two on St. John, which have created the opportunity for community members to get involved and give back.

Read entire articleJun 17 2015 - 2:57pm
Crime Stoppers: We Keep You Anonymous

Make your neighborhoods safer by reporting information while remaining totally anonymous. We understand that some people are still skeptical as to how we keep you anonymous.

Read entire articleJun 17 2015 - 11:59am
Personnel Presents Budget to Finance Committee

The V.I. Division of Personnel presented its proposed budget for the 2016 fiscal year to the Senate Finance Committee, noting the division oversees health insurance for more than 30,000 people.

Read entire articleJun 17 2015 - 12:53am
Coast Guard Returns Migrants to Haiti

The U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday returned 54 Haitian migrants to Cap Haitian, Haiti, a week after intercepting the ship on which they were traveling and arresting its two crewmen.

Read entire articleJun 17 2015 - 12:29am
Number of Passengers Expected to Increase Despite Drop in Cruise Ships

Although fewer cruise ships will be calling on St. Thomas during the 2015-16 season, those ships will be bringing more passengers than visited last year because several of those cruiseliners will be mega-ships.

Read entire articleJun 17 2015 - 12:23am
Petrus Adopts Griffith Park, Launches SPRAT Initiative

Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter announced Tuesday the formation of SPRAT, a private-public initiative that will start with the adoption of Emile Griffith ballpark by former Sen. Allison Petrus.

Read entire articleJun 17 2015 - 12:15am
VIWMA Dedicates Red Point Facility in Honor of Pedrito Francois

The VIWMA's Red Point Wastewater Treatment Facility was officially dedicated Tuesday in honor of the man that officials called the godfather of public health, Pedrito Francois.

Read entire articleJun 17 2015 - 12:07am