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Habitual Offender Sentenced to Life for Rape of Minor

V.I. Superior Court Judge James Carroll III sentenced Alan Archibald, 44, this week, to life imprisonment for raping and impregnating a minor, the V.I. Department of Justice announced Friday.

Shooting Leaves One Man in Critical Condition

A man was critically injured Wednesday evening when gunshots were fired at the John F. Kennedy apartments, according to the V.I. Police Department.

V.I. Hosts Pilot Freedom Schools

Five of the territory's schools are participating in a six-week pilot of a nation-wide "Freedom School" project this summer, thanks in part to Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter. According to Government House, Potter helped bring

WAPA Revenue Bonds Suffer Third Downgrade In Less Than 60 Days

Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's has lowered the electric system revenue bond ratings of the V.I. Water and Power Authority, the third time in less than two months that the utility's bond ratings have been downgraded.

Shots Fired at School Where Kids Were on Campus; None Injured

Two suspects who reportedly crossed paths on the campus of Joseph A. Gomez Elementary school in Anna’s Retreat were involved in a shooting incident at the school at approximately 12:26 p.m. Tuesday.

Mapp Appoints Moorhead as Secretary General of Inter-V.I. Council

Gov. Kenneth Mapp has announced that Shelley Moorhead, special advisor for external affairs, has been appointed to fill the position of secretary general to the Inter-Virgin Islands Council (IVIC).

Lieutenant Governors Select St. Thomas for 2017 Meeting

The National Lieutenant Governors Association has chosen St. Thomas to be the site for its November 2017 business meeting, Lt. Gov. Osbert E. Potter announced.

Source Manager’s Journal: Renovations

Sometimes it is kind of reassuring to see that the Virgin Islands isn't so far out of the American mainstream in our sad and decadent times.

The Bookworm: ‘The Joy of Swimming’

Dip your toes in if you dare, or just dive right in. The water’s fine and so is this book; for mermaid, athlete, or mere fans of the old waterin’ hole, “The Joy of Swimming” will make a big splash.

Undercurrents: World Meteorological Organization Improves Weather Research in Caribbean

You may never have heard of an organization called Météo-France, but it just signed an agreement that could result in enhanced warnings for the Virgin Islands as the 2016 hurricane season prepares to ramp up.

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