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DPNR Suspends Terminix Manager’s License

In a notice signed April 20, DPNR suspended the license of Terminix manager Jose Rivera for fumigating a unit at St. John’s Sirenusa condominiums with pesticide containing methyl bromide

Governor Announces Anti-Crime Plans

Surrounded by a variety of law enforcement officials on Monday, Gov. Kenneth Mapp announced plans for citizen protection during St. Thomas Carnival and beyond.

Faith Matters: Churches Offer Alternatives to Carnival

While throngs of people party in the streets each spring in the bacchanal that is Carnival on St. Thomas, hundreds of their neighbors slip quietly away to campsites, to churches and to missions, avoiding the Revel in favor of the Renewal.

Jalen ‘King YellowMan’ Fredericks Wins Calypso Crown

After years spent lighting up the Junior Calypso stage, Jalen “King YellowMan” Fredericks proved his mettle with the big men Saturday night as he swooped in to beat out a field of nine seasoned contestants and take the 2015 Calypso Competition crown.

DeJongh Pays More than $200,000 for Security Measures at His Home

Former Gov. John deJongh Jr. announced Saturday that he had paid to the Government of the Virgin Islands the sum of $202,831.60 for the security measures that remain at his home after he completed his term.

WTJX Premieres Documentary about Virgin Islanders in the 2013 Kentucky Derby

Despite competition from the opening of St. Thomas's Carnival Village on Friday night, a small but enthusiastic crowd of sports fans turned out for the premiere of WTJX's documentary "The Dream: The Road to the Kentucky Derby" at the Win Mill sports bar at Crown Bay Marina.

2015 Carnival Village Opening Honors Cleve “Grapo” Turnbull

With the stage framed by pieces of his original artwork and a line-up of gleaming Volkswagen bugs in the background, this year’s Carnival Village paid tribute to the many passions of honoree Cleve “Grapo” Turnbull.

Innovative Cable License Up For Review

The Public Services Commission is seeking comment on Innovative's cable television franchises on St. Croix and St. Thomas/St. John, which are up for review and renewal.

EPA Announces V.I. Environmental Champion Awards

As it does every year in conjunction with Earth Day, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced the winners of its Environmental Champion Awards. Until this year, they were called the Environmental Quality Awards.

Frozen Vegetable and Smoothie Recall

Inventure Foods, a Georgia food distributor, issued a voluntary recall of its Fresh Frozen line of frozen vegetables and some varieties of its Jamba “At Home” line of smoothie ingredients after finding a food poisoning bacteria in its Georgia facilities, according to the V.I. Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs.





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NATURAL MYSTIC - backlit by a late afternoon sun, members of Earth Mama's Pan African Dance Company perform at the St. Thomas-St. John Agriculture Fair.
The fair takes place in a new location, at the Bordeaux Farms Pavillion. Saturday displays included rabbits, silkie chickens and a turtle in the petting farm, lemongrass, squash, tomatoes and watermelon.
Chef Ashley Allen demonstrated turkey carving. Jason Budsan from the St. Thomas-St. John Environmental Association showed how layering mulch from storm debris and sargasso seaweed makes great compost.
There was also a coal pot lighting contest at sunset. More fun to come on Sunday.
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