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Tracy Phillip Williw (VIPD photo)

VIPD Arrests Christiansted Man on Economic Charges

Detectives from the V.I. Police Department arrested 47-year-old Tracy Phillip Willie Aug. 15 and charged him with a series of economic crimes, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Police Assure the Court Malware Fix is in the Works

Top officials at the Virgin Islands Police Department have assured a federal judge they can continue to uphold the standards achieved when the court declared they reached compliance in an 11-year-old use-of-force case.
RT Park Executive Director Peter Chapman answers questions at a meeting of the Senate Finance Committee. (USVI Legislature photo)

RT Park Chief Fields Questions on Contracts, Variable Benefits

Senators questioned Peter Chapman, executive director of the University of the Virgin Islands’ Research and Technology Park, on Wednesday about the entity’s operations and variable benefits offered to tenant companies. They also raised questions regarding an old contract that the park is forced to honor.
Deputy Commissioner of Transportation Karole Ovesen-McGregor and V.I. resident Bruce Flamon testify before the Senate Committee on Transportation Friday. (Photo by the USVI Legislature)

Panel OKs Bill Authorizing Ads on Vitran Buses

The Senate Committee on Transportation voted Friday to allow the Department of Public Works to display advertising on Vitran buses, even though the buses already carry such ads.
Aquaponically grown lettuce is harvested at UVI. (UVI photo)

National Geographic Features UVI Aquaponics Program

The University of the Virgin Islands Agriculture Experiment Station is featured in the August issue of National Geographic, one of the leading magazines on science, geography, history, and world culture.

Youngstown State Sweeps Week 2 of Summer Paradise Jam

Youngstown State took advantage of its pre-season trip to paradise, coming away with three victories in three days by beating the University of Calgary twice and a team of All-Stars from the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Legislature Building on St. Thomas.

This Week’s Senate Calendar August 19 – 23

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

USVI Senior Men’s National Team to Compete in CONCACAF League Tournament

The USVI Soccer Association will hold the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) Nations League Tournament at 3 p.m., Sept. 5, at the Estate Bethlehem Soccer Complex on St. Croix.

Licensing and Consumer Affairs to Resume Normal Hours of Operation

DLCA informs the public that its office located at 8201 Sub Base, Suite 1, St. Thomas, will resume normal hours of operation beginning Monday, Aug. 19.
Government House, before the storms. (File photo)

Pre-Election Pay Increases Being Processed

The V.I. government is processing pay increases negotiated in collective bargaining agreements with several departments and agencies, Government House announced Friday.

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