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Senate Panel OKs Bill to Straighten Out JFL Property Funding

A V.I. Senate committee resolved an obstacle to purchasing property for the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital when they realized that the original bill identified the wrong funding source.

Black History Month Brings Opportunity to the Classroom

Years before celebrations of Black History Month became part of U.S. culture in the 1970s, a group of educators were promoting ways to teach the subject in and out of the classroom.

St. Croix Schools Plan Return to In-Person Instruction in March

After being closed for a year due to COVID-19, public schools in the St. Croix District will open for in-person instruction beginning Tuesday, March 2.

Senate Begins Reviewing Bryan’s Plan to Reform Mental Health in USVI

Members of the Senate Committee on Health, Hospitals, and Human Services on Friday began reviewing a mental health bill submitted by Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.
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St. Croix Man Shot to Death in Williams Delight

The V.I. Police Department is investigating a homicide that took place in the streets of Estate Williams Delight. The victim was identified as 30-year-old Kevin Jerome.

Search Continues for Missing Man; Reward Increases

The search continued Friday for 80-year-old Michael “DoDor” Emmanuel, who was reported missing Feb. 19 from the Canebrake Apartments in Frederiksted.

Vaccination Eligibility to Expand in March, VITEMA Head Says

Vaccine eligibility for residents over the age of 16 will begin on March 1, according to Daryl Jaschen, director of the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency.

Rules Committee OKs Six Nominations

The Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee moved six nominations forward to the full Senate on Thursday. 

Can a Victim of Development Morph into Ecological Survivor?

Pity poor, long-suffering marron bacora, a.k.a. Solanum conocarpum. Today a handful can be found clinging to life in St. John's dry, eastern regions.

Organizers of Anti-Racism Forum Plan for Further Action

A soft call to action over the last four months will grow louder in the next few months as the organizers of the Women’s Coalition of St. Croix’s anti-racism series outline plans and gather advocates to help dismantle racism in the Virgin Islands.

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