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On Island Profile: Nick Pourzal Doesn’t Have Time to Slow Down

If you thought the former longtime manager of Marriott Frenchman’s Reef Hotel was ready to take it easy, forget it. He owns and manages an array of residential properties, does his own investment trading and keeps physically active.

UVI Will Host Panel Discussion on World Conflict

The University of the Virgin Islands Music Department, in conjunction with the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, will hold a panel discussion on world conflict and peace.

Unknown Gunman Fires at Police

V.I. Police Officer Kendelth Wharton was driving on patrol Friday night when a single shot was fired at his car, shattering a window. Wharton was not injured.

One Man Dead, Woman Critically Injured in Early Morning Accident

An early morning vehicular accident Sunday on St. Thomas has left one person, 24-year-old Jama Rhymer, dead and another in critical condition, according to the V.I. Police Department.

Agriculture and Fire Services Commissioners Move Toward Confirmation

Getting more local food growing, in the markets and on V.I. tables, will be his prime goal, Acting Agriculture Commissioner Carlos Robles told the Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee at his confirmation hearing Friday.

Delegate Stacey Plaskett Speaks About Her First Six Weeks in Office

Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett spoke about her first six weeks in office during a news conference Friday in Frederiksted.

VIPA Almost Cleared for Crown Bay Dredging

The final thumbs up hasn’t yet been given, but V.I. Port Authority officials were more optimistic than earlier about getting the long talked about Crown Bay dredging project off the ground.

Heavy Equipment Worker Killed in St. John Accident

One man was killed and another seriously injured when their truck, which was carrying a boom crane, went off King Hill Road in the V.I. National Park on Friday.

Corporal Punishment Video Shines Light on Violence in V.I. Public Schools

A 54-second video capturing alleged corporal punishment at the Yvonne Bowsky Elementary School resulted in the vice principal being placed on temporary suspension as V.I. Department of Education officials rearrange the school’s administration.

The Bookworm: Anne Tyler’s Latest Family Saga

Cut from the same cloth. That’s what your grandma said about you and your siblings, but it couldn’t have been further from the truth: you were different as sun and rain.

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