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Magens Bay Boat Rental Owner Found Drowned in Swimming Pool

A man was found unresponsive, face down in a swimming pool near Hull Bay on St. Thomas Tuesday, dead of an apparent drowning.
Blue tarps covering damaged roofs dot the landscape of Estate Tutu on St. Thomas in March 2018. Many V.I. homes like this were damaged in the hurricanes of 2017. Some of them are being repaired with the help of FEMA funding. (Bill Kossler photo)

FEMA Report Outlines Agency’s Successes, and Where It Could Do Better

In its post mortem “After Action Report” the Federal Emergency Management Agency makes it clear that the unprecedented scope of the 2017 disaster season is not the only reason that recovery was difficult.
The USVI senior women’s national team hits the hardwood Monday for a final shooting practice before this week’s CAC games.

USVI Women’s National Team Going for Gold at CAC Games

Wednesday, the U.S. Virgin Islands senior women’s national basketball team will board a plane to Barranquilla, Columbia, for the Central American and Caribbean Games, the first of two tournaments they will compete in this summer.

VIPD Assists Probe of Bus Stop Shooting

A top police official said Tuesday the Virgin Islands Police Department is assisting the investigation into a recent shooting incident outside a Charlotte Amalie hotel. But Assistant Police Commissioner Curtis Griffin said that incident does not reflect upon any actions taken by VIPD.

Body Found in Burned Car on STX’s Hamm’s Bluff

The body of an unidentified male was found Monday in a burned out vehicle in the Hamm's Bluff area of St. Croix, the V.I. Police Department reported.
Sen. Jean Forde pushes Education officials for information about personnel issues in the department during Monday's Finance Committee hearing.

Senators Grill Education Over Vague Positions, Teacher Raises

One hour into the Department of Education’s budget testimony to the Senate Finance Committee on Monday, sparks began to fly after Education officials declined to answer certain personnel questions without first looking at their records.

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