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Members of the V.I. National Guard parade through Christiansted.

Veterans Day: V.I. Honors Those Who Served

Virgin Islanders took to the streets Sunday to mark Veterans Day, honoring the citizen soldiers who have served their country in the military, with observances scheduled on all three islands.
Swimmers at Buck Island hit the water for the start of the 23rd Annual Coral Reef Swim. (Image by Steve Simonsen Photography)

Coral Reef Swim Draws Top Athletes

Swimmers from the Virgin Islands, the United States, the U.K., Trinidad and beyond – 93 in all – dove into sea at Buck Island early Sunday for the 23rd Annual Coral Reef Swim.
Foodies flock to a tasting table at the 2015 Taste of St. Croix.

Taste of St. Croix: New Date, New Location, Great Food

With the traditional venue closed by hurricane damage, A Taste of St. Croix will take to the streets of Christiansted Thursday with some of the best food on the island.

System Likely to Bring More Rain by Tuesday

An area of disturbed weather east of the Lesser Antilles has has become better organized with a circulation beginning to form, which may lead to formation of a tropical or sub-tropical system passing through the region in the next week.
Attorney General Claude Walker in an April photo, testifying at a V.I. Senate hearing.. (Photo by Barry Leerdam, provided by the V.I. Legislature)

AG Says No to Registering Voters Before Runoff

If you were not registered for the general election you should not be allowed to vote in the runoff election for governor that will be held Nov. 20, according to V.I Attorney General Claude Walker.

Police ID Victim of Thursday’s Fatal Shooting

The V.I. Police Department on Saturday identified the victim of a Little La Grange shooting as 67-years-old Joseph Mark Graffis of Little La Grange, Frederiksted, whose body was found Thursday.
McIntosh family photo

Sunday Event at CMCA Offers Restrospective of ‘Blinky’ McIntosh

Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts on Strand Street in Frederiksted will host a retrospective on the life and times of St. Croix’s musical icon Sylvester “Blinky” McIntosh at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Bryan’s Lead Over Mapp Grows Slightly With Absentee Ballots

Democrat challenger Albert Bryan's lead over independent incumbent Ken Mapp increased a little as the Board of Elections counted a portion of absentee and provisional ballots Thursday.

Torrential Rain Causes Flooding, Blackouts on St. Thomas

Relentless early morning rain caused flooding and blackouts on St. Thomas Thursday, with morning commuters driving through up to eight inches of floodwater and thousands of households across the island experiencing power outages.

Opinion: Is Flash Flooding Triggering Irmaria Flashbacks?

St. Thomas clinical psychologist Nour Suid weighs in on the psychological impact of heavy rains a year after two devastating hurricanes threw Virgin Islanders' lives into chaos.





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