A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…
Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.
The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:READ ENTIRE ARTICLE
The V.I. Casino Control Commission on Friday extended for one year the license of Divi Carina Bay Casino and extended for six months VIGL Operations’ temporary operating certificate.READ ENTIRE ARTICLE
Major League baseball player Jabari Blash has come a long way from the days when he was picking mangoes and genips by the side of the road in Bordeaux on St. Thomas.READ ENTIRE ARTICLE
At 9 a.m. April 22, Coral World Ocean Park, Coki Beach Dive Club, The Young Professional Network and community volunteers will join in the Reef Alliance for Earth Day events and clean up Water Bay and Coki Beach. Volunteer divers and snorkelers will meet at Coki Beach Dive Club. Available equipment will be provided free of charge as well as bottles of water. Land volunteers will meet in the Coral World parking area. A barbecue lunch will be provided for the volunteers as well as free admission to Coral World Ocean Park for the remainder of the day. Anyone send an e-mail to Erica Palmer at firstname.lastname@example.org.