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St. Thomas-Born Doctor Becomes Expert in Pie

St. Thomas-born doctor Paul Arguin has spent the last ten years developing a new area of expertise—pie making. He'll be signing copies of his new book at Hook Line and Sinker in Frenchtown, St. Thomas on Sunday, May 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

St. Croix Pride Activities Planned for June

Building on a vision of acceptance and empowerment, the activities planned by St. Croix Pride throughout June offer something for everyone – Virgin Islanders and the LGBTQ+ community, organizers say.

At Mock Senate Hearing, Seniors Propose Bill to Prevent Elder Abuse

The Legislature building was filled with nearly 100 senior citizens for Wednesday morning’s mock senate hearing, at which the senior community acted as V.I. senators and proposed legislation to combat elder abuse.
Bovoni Landfill on St. Thomas. (File photo)

VIWMA Puts Moratorium on Scrap Metal Collection at Bovoni Landfill

The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) Preserving Paradise team advises the community and solid waste haulers that scrap metal collection at the Bovoni Landfill is on hold effective immediately.

Women’s Coalition of St. Croix’s Peace Race Celebrates 35-Year Milestone

The Women's Coalition of St. Croix (WCSC) will host the 35th Annual Women Race on Sunday, June 2, in Frederiksted. Pre-registration for its annual two-mile race for women and girls will begin on May 20. The race is organized by the V.I. Pace Runners for WCSC. Only women and girls may enter the race.

Government House Recognizes African Heritage Week, African Liberation Day

The theme of the International Decade is "People of African descent: recognition, justice and development.”
Paul 'Bogus' Girard

Racketeering Defendants Plead Not Guilty; Alleged Ringleaders Face Additional Counts

The defendants charged in a major racketeering case entered not guilty pleas Wednesday in federal court. Most of the 10 in the case of Paul Gerard et. al, asked for speedy jury trials, although some asked for more time.
View of Carambola Resort with Hamms Bluff in the background. (Susan Ellis photo)

New Owners to Take Over Carambola Resort by End of Month

A thorn in the side of the Government Employees Retirement System may be removed by the end of the month, if the sale of Renaissance St. Croix Carambola Beach Resort and Spa goes through.
The Ron deLLugo Federal Courthouse. (File photo)

Young Syrian Refugee Returns to St. Thomas to Face Trial

The 18-year-old Syrian refugee who turned himself into a St. Thomas police station in March returned Monday to the island, where he is expected to face trial on charges of illegal entry into the United States.
Generating Unit on St. Thomas (James Gardner photo)

Judge Calls WAPA Emissions Progress ‘Remarkable’

The V.I. Water and Power Authority continues to be in compliance with emissions consent decrees, earning praise from U.S. District Judge Curtis Gomez during a quarterly court review Monday. WAPA will only need to have annual reviews going forward, according to a statement from the authority.

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