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Woman’s Coalition Holds ‘Take Back the Night’ March Thursday

Violent crime may still be a problem in the Virgin Islands, but on Thursday evening residents can come out and take back the night in Frederiksted, joining neighbors in a march against murder and domestic violence.

DOE Encourages Public to Help Promote School Bus Safety

As motorists traverse the territory’s roadways, Owen Hennemann and Laverne Cannonier-Hill, school bus safety field inspectors in the St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John districts, respectively, ask residents to consider ways they can help keep students safe.
Bouncy soca tunes, lively company and charitable giving made for a Great Day at Mc Donalds restaurants on Friday.

McDonald’s Event Benefits My Brother’s Workshop

The McDonald's restaurant in Lockhart Gardens on Friday celebrated its Great Day event, this year honoring My Brother's Workshop.
Westin St. John is scheduled to reopen in January, but as a full timeshare, not a part-resort–part time share as it had been.

Westin St. John Asks EDC for Reduced Employment Quota

Westin St. John executives asked the Economic Development Commission during its public hearing Tuesday to reduce the facility's required number of full-time employees from 250 to 150
CAHS teacher Iambakisye Richardson outlines a proposal for a revamped and modernized campus.

CAHS Among Four Public Schools That Qualify for Reconstruction

Gov. Kenneth Mapp found little public opposition to having Charlotte Amalie High School torn down and rebuilt, but a few residents shared concerns about what will happen to students in the interim if they have to be displaced once again if or when construction starts.
Alma Francis Heyliger

STT Senate Hopefuls Make Their Case at UVI Forum

Nine senatorial hopefuls took their seats at the University of the Virgin Islands conference center Monday night to present themselves and their platforms as the school’s Institute for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness hosted a Senatorial Forum.

Officers Make Three Separate Smuggling Arrests in Two Days on the Tortola Ferry

Three seemingly unrelated people were caught smuggling tens of thousands of dollars worth of contraband into St. Thomas and the United States over the ferry from Tortola, British Virgin Islands on Oct. 8 and 9.
The iconic Jasper the T-Rex will be there for hte grand re-opening of the V.I. Children's Museum. (Photo provided by V.I. Children's Museum)

Children’s Museum Slates Grand Reopening

The Virgin Islands Children’s Museum is reborn and will cut the ribbon on its new permanent location Saturday, Oct. 27, its third home since...
Sens. Nereida Rivera-O'Reilly (D-STX) and Myron Jackson (D-STT) confer during session Monday. (Photo by Barry Leerdam for the V.I. Legislature)

Senate Approves Plastic Straw Ban, Raising WAPA Debt Ceiling

The territory will join the state of California and several U.S. cities in banning most plastic drinking straws if Gov. Kenneth Mapp signs a bill approved Monday by the full Senate. Senators also voted to raise the Water and Power Authority's debt ceiling and changed the definition of "behavioral therapy."
Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett (File photo)

Community Event to Aim at Connecting Residents With Federal Agencies

The first One-Stop-Federal-Resource community event is slated for Thursday, Oct. 25, at Tutu Park Mall.

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