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Memorial Day Activities Scheduled for May 30 on All Islands

Memorial Day is Monday, May 30, and the Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs, the American Legion, the Survivor Outreach…

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Antilles Sailing Team Ties for Fourth in Nationals

The Antilles High School sailing team placed fourth in the Interscholastic Sailing Association’s Baker National Championship, which took place Saturday and Sunday in Anacortes, Washington. 

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2016-05-30 01:12:09
Virtue of the Week: Helpfulness

Helpfulness is being of service to others, doing thoughtful things that make a difference in their lives. Offer your help without waiting to be asked. Ask for help when you need it. 

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2016-05-29 21:50:04
Two Injured in Shooting at Winston Raymo Basketball Court

Two people, a young adult and a teen, received minor injuries late Saturday when shots were fired at the Winston Raymo Basketball Court, the V.I. Police Department reported. 

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2016-05-29 18:32:45
News — St. Thomas
Gunshots Break Out on Bovoni Road

A drive through the Bovoni area turned frightening Monday afternoon when a fusillade of gunshots broke out, the V.I. Police Department reported. No one was injured, police said. 

Read entire articleMay 16 2016 - 6:18pm
Antilles Repeats as Winner of Dancing Classrooms

After a two-hour dance off between eight St. Thomas-St. John schools, the red team from Antilles emerged Saturday as the winner of this year’s Dancing Classrooms Virgin Islands’ Colors of the Rainbow. 

Read entire articleMay 14 2016 - 11:50pm
Dutch Warship Calls on St. Thomas

Half covered by fog and rain when it pulled into port Friday, the Dutch warship de Zeven Provincien, with everything from an on-board helicopter to a guided missile system, cut an impressive figure across the Charlotte Amalie horizon. 

Read entire articleMay 14 2016 - 11:43pm
14-Year-Old Hurt in Bovoni Drive By

A 14-year-old boy was injured slightly by a gunshot in a drive-by shooting in Bovoni Saturday morning, according to the V.I. Police Department. 

Read entire articleMay 14 2016 - 9:11pm
Robbery Reported In Estate Thomas

A woman walking in Estate Thomas Friday afternoon was robbed at gunpoint by a man in a green SUV, the V.I. Police said. 

Read entire articleMay 14 2016 - 2:00am
Not Guilty: Jury Clears Francis, Castor, Woods of All Charges

A jury delivered verdicts of not guilty on all 13 counts in a federal court case against former Public Finance Authority Director Julito Francis, Balbo Construction Co. owner Gerard Castor and John Woods, co-principal of architecture firm Jaredian Design Group. 

Read entire articleMay 14 2016 - 1:21am
Senate Rules Panel OKs Davis for Health

Michelle Davis, regional health administrator for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Region 2, was approved by the V.I. Senate Rules and Judiciary committee as Health commissioner Friday. 

Read entire articleMay 14 2016 - 1:14am
Sea View, CMS Extend Deadline to July 30

Lawyers representing the Sea View Nursing Home and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services agreed Wednesday to extend until July 30 the deadline for sale or lease of the St. Thomas facility. 

Read entire articleMay 14 2016 - 12:44am
DHS Receives Federal Grant Award for SNAP Employment and Training

The V.I. Department of Human Services (DHS) recently received notice from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDOA) – Food and Nutrition Service that the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as Food Stamps, is the recipient of an additional grant award in the amount of $425,000.

Read entire articleMay 13 2016 - 11:50pm
WAPA Lineman Burned After Contacting Energized Line

A lineman from the V.I. Water and Power Authority was injured Friday when he came into contact with a live wire, interim Executive Director Julio A. Rhymer Sr. reported.
 

Read entire articleMay 13 2016 - 7:17pm