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Saturday, December 9, 2023

Updated: VIPD Takes Two into Custody after Car Chase, Shootout, Manhunt

After a car chase, shoot out and manhunt, V.I. Police were battling rumors Thursday night along with the two suspects they took into custody around 7 p.m.

Rules Committee Approves Three Nominees for Government House Cabinet Posts

Three of Gov. Albert Bryan’s picks to fill cabinet posts appeared before the Senate Committee on Rules and the Judiciary Thursday. All three won approval votes, but not all were unanimous.

Man’s Death Marks St. Thomas’ 20th Homicide for 2023

A man died Thursday after succumbing to gunshot injuries, the V.I. Police Department reported. 

Senators Hold Bill to Confiscate Guns of Extreme-Risk Individuals

A bill that would give the V.I. Police Department the flexibility to suspend the licenses of registered gun holders if they’re a threat to themselves or others got an airing before the Senate Wednesday but was ultimately held because of concerns from senators and other testifiers.

Questions Swirl In Apparent Tourism Budget Spat

An inter-departmental kerfuffle about the Tourism Department’s budget became a public pistarkle Wednesday, with even government insiders scratching their heads.

From Long Island to the Virgin Islands: Photographer Reflects On Love, Loss and Life on St. John

St. John-based photographer Nancy Borowick's essay commemorates the 10th anniversary of her father's passing and the deeply personal project that shaped her photo career.

Committee Moves Bills for Medical Technicians at Schools and Safe Havens for Newborns

On Wednesday, the Committee on Health, Hospitals and Human Services forwarded two bills to the Rules and Judiciary Committee. One bill would protect newborn babies, and the second would give school-age children an essential link to some medical care.

“Hope for the Future” Exhibit at Studio Walsh: Closing Saturday

Watercolorist and local organic farmer Luca Gasperi was joined by his wife Christina and daughter Marina with their artwork in the “Hope for the Future” exhibit, which opened at Studio Walsh Dec. 1.

Five Events on Dec. 9 Kick Off STJ’s Holiday Season

It’s been a long time since St. John was a sleepy little island, but there’s probably never been a day so chocked-full of holiday events as this coming Saturday.

DOP Updates Installment of Retroactive Wage Payouts Regarding Survivor Claims

In anticipation of the commencement of the end-of-year retroactive wage payments, Director of the Division f Personnel Cindy L. Richardson announces a 14 percent (14%) application towards the remaining retroactive wage compensation balances owed, less taxes and social security.

Owner of Unlicensed Construction Company Extradited to St. Thomas to Face Theft Charges

A man who started an unlicensed construction company on St. Thomas and stole $11,000 from clients was apprehended in Texas and extradited to the territory Thursday, the V.I. Police Department reported. 

DOP Updates Installment of Retroactive Wage Payouts Regarding Survivor Claims

In anticipation of the commencement of the end-of-year retroactive wage payments, Director of the Division f Personnel Cindy L. Richardson announces a 14 percent (14%) application towards the remaining retroactive wage compensation balances owed, less taxes and social security.

American Airlines to Add Seats to STT Reflecting Successful Department of Tourism Efforts

Rising the ranks as one of the most popular Caribbean destinations, the U.S. Virgin Islands has experienced a steady surge in tourism visitation since summer 2020,

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Howard University College of Pharmacy Advances Partnership With USVI, Launches Major Collaborations

The Howard University College of Pharmacy (HUCOP) and U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.’s Office of Health Information Technology (OHIT) have collaborated to create two new initiatives  Public Health Informatics and Technology for the USVI

DOP Updates Installment of Retroactive Wage Payouts Regarding Survivor Claims

In anticipation of the commencement of the end-of-year retroactive wage payments, Director of the Division f Personnel Cindy L. Richardson announces a 14 percent (14%) application towards the remaining retroactive wage compensation balances owed, less taxes and social security.

Owner of Unlicensed Construction Company Extradited to St. Thomas to Face Theft Charges

A man who started an unlicensed construction company on St. Thomas and stole $11,000 from clients was apprehended in Texas and extradited to the territory Thursday, the V.I. Police Department reported. 

Op-Ed: Let’s Revive the Inkberry Christmas Tree Tradition in the Virgin Islands

We have become so Americanized that we’ve lost the tradition of using the Inkberry as a Christmas tree. Many of us don’t realize that the Inkberry tree was also a story-telling tree during the Christmas season. I am talking native story-telling about our culture and the history of these islands.

Fish With A Vet Tournament Returns to Give Back to Those Who Served

A total of 28 retired and active veterans braved windy conditions to fish the deep sea to try and catch the biggest fish on Saturday as the Golden Hook Fishing Club hosted the fifth annual Fish With A Vet Tournament.

Churches, Pan Dragons, Join Sing St. John’s Choirs for Holiday Celebration in the Park on Dec. 16

Sing St. John will hold its sixth annual Holiday Celebration in Cruz Bay’s Frank Powell Park on Dec. 16 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Howard University College of Pharmacy Advances Partnership With USVI, Launches Major Collaborations

The Howard University College of Pharmacy (HUCOP) and U.S. Virgin Islands Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.’s Office of Health Information Technology (OHIT) have collaborated to create two new initiatives  Public Health Informatics and Technology for the USVI

Charleen Beck Dies at Age 89

What a life! I love you momma. With a profound sense of loss, I write your obituary. I’ve come to realize only those that really matter already know; you know who they are!

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