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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
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Rain Pounds St. Thomas

St. Thomas was lashed by 11 inches of rain in the 24-hour period between 8 a.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday, with most of that falling after 6 p.m. Friday, NWS meteorologist Jose Alamo said Saturday morning.

UVI Awarded Five-Year $1.3M Cybersecurity Grant

The University of the Virgin Islands has been awarded a five-year $1.3 million grant as part of a White House initiative to strengthen cybersecurity expertise, according to the university.

Project Homeless Connect Serves Up Hot Meals, New Clothes

Through Project Homeless Connect, people living on the streets or in shelters can tap into goods and services and walk away with a new set of clothes, hot food and a haircut during the annual event.

Mandahl Bay Preservationists Partner-Up

The Friends of Mandahl — a group of V.I. residents protesting a proposed development in Mandahl Bay, St. Thomas — is joining forces with...

Poetry Out Loud at Antilles School

The national Poetry Out Loud Competition started in 2006 as a small scale pilot project on the mainland; but in the years since, it...

Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Mark Lindesay

There is an old saying that the apple does not fall far from the tree, and for Mark Lindesay that statement is absolutely true. He grew up on St. Thomas around WSTA radio and the former WBNB TV Channel 10, watching his father Milton Lindesay do his job as a master control engineer and radio personality.

The Bookworm: Life After Mean Girls

There is life after high school. You wouldn’t imagine spending the rest of your days feeling like you did at 13, or enduring a not-cool lifetime of zits, hormones, self-consciousness, bad hair and Mean Girls.

Government Has 16 Days of Cash, Says Finance Nominee

The V.I. Government only has about 16 days of cash on hand – less than a tenth what it should, Acting Finance Commissioner Valdamier...

Mapp Announces Crime Initiatives

Gov. Kenneth Mapp and Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter talked about plans to ramp up the police force and deal with other problems while announcing...

Traffic Changes Expected in Sub Base as Mega Propane Storage Tanks Arrive

The first pair of 10 mega propane storage tanks will arrive on St. Thomas over the weekend and V.I. Water and Power Authority officials...

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