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Donating Locally for Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a global generosity movement that, since its inception in 2012, takes place on the first Tuesday after the American holiday of Thanksgiving.

One Dead, One Injured in STX Shooting

One man was killed and another injured early Monday when shots were fired near Estate Whim on St. Croix, the V.I. Police Department reported.

V.I. Native Carmen Samuel-Hodge Wins Award for Work in Health Care

Carmen Samuel-Hodge was recently announced as the winner of the inaugural Faculty Award for Excellence in Health Equity Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Gillings School of Global Public Health.

V.I. High Court Upholds Saldana Conviction for Killing Wife

Three years after a former captain from the V.I. Police Department was sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing his wife, the Virgin Islands Supreme Court upheld the four-count conviction of Enrique Saldana.

Local Mother of Three Launches Online CBD/Hemp Retail Shop

Jessica LaPlace is raising three children, working full time and studying for a business degree at the University of the Virgin Islands, and if that's not enough, the St. Thomas native recently added the title of entrepreneur to the list.

Andy Stillman Leaves Legacy of Community Involvement on STJ

In these days of social distancing and canceled events of all sorts, we may not notice when a familiar face is no longer around. Such is the case with Andrew R. Stillman, a 25-year resident of St. John who died on Sept. 2.

Dominican Republic Beats USVI in FIBA AmeriCup Qualifier

The U.S. Virgin Islands Men’s Basketball team lost to the Dominican Republic, 89-75, in Punta Cana, D.R., in its FIBA AmeriCup qualifier.

Frenchtown Institution Bids Adieu, Closing a Window on an Era

In March almost 20 years ago, an enterprise affecting generations of Frenchtown was reincarnated as Le Petite Fenetre, and therein lies a story; in fact this being Frenchtown, several stories.

WAPA Board Approves, Extends Construction Project Contracts

The Water and Power Authority’s Governing Board approved, amended and extended a handful of contracts, pushing forward projects including the Cruz Bay Underground Project on St. John.
USVI point guard Walter Hodge battles past a pair of Cuban defenders in Friday's game in Havana. (Photo by FIBA)

V.I. Men’s Basketball Set To Resume AmeriCup Qualifiers Sunday

The U.S Virgin Islands Men’s Basketball team will take to the road this weekend to play the Dominican Republic in the third FIBA Americup qualifier.

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