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Dominican Re-Sentenced to 121 Months for Drug Charges

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Thursday re-sentenced Tomas Liriano Castillo to 121 months in prison followed by four years of supervised release for conspiracy to possess cocaine with the intent to distribute and possession with intent to distribute cocaine, and six months in prison for illegal entry, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.
Julio Lopez Jr. (VIPD photo)

STX Man Charged with Domestic Violence Assault

The V.I. Police Department on Tuesday arrested 49-year-old Julio Lopez Jr. and arrested him on domestic violence charges.

Letter to the Editor: Campaign Promises Aren’t Necessarily Good Government

Free UVI tuition may sound great, and it's certainly an easy promise for politicians to make. But there are realities that must be faced before the territory is ready to take on such a financial burden.

UVI Releases Second Prediction of Election Poll by VI Tech Stack

Following are the second poll results as of Oct. 30 from VI Tech Stack, a UVI RTPark company, in collaboration with the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Institute for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (ILOE).

DOE Names Kerra Samuel, Shernore Prince District Teachers of the Year

The V.I. Department of Education has recognized Kerra Samuel, a intermediate computer lab teacher on St. Croix, and Shernore Prince, a sixth-grade math, science and health teacher on St. Thomas as District Teachers of the Year.
Gov. Kenneth Mapp

Editorial: Mapp’s History of Questionable Financial Dealings Should Not Be Rewarded

Gov. Kenneth Mapp has worked hard, is highly knowledgeable and has some accomplishments as the eighth elected governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands. But he has a long-established pattern of highly questionable financial dealings going back long before his election as governor and continuing up to the present day.

Department of Commerce Honors Lemartec as 2018 Minority Construction Firm of the Year

The U.S. Department of Commerce – Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) Export Center has given Lemartec, with operations on St. Thomas, U.S.V.I., the 2018 Florida Minority Construction Firm of the Year Award.

School Food Authority Nurtures Heathy Habits Through Farm to School Program

In partnership with Ridge to Reef Farm Hub, based on St. Croix, the School Food Authority exposed students to new ways to incorporate fresh, local produce into their daily meals.

BCB Donates $1,000 for Breast Cancer Support to East End Medical Center

The BCB school family wore pink in support of breast cancer awareness and assembled outside the auditorium to mark the occasion.

WAPA and PSC Discuss Projected Outcomes of New Rooftop Solar Program

WAPA and the PSC agreed on a six-month timeframe to develop the interconnection as well as control standards and tariffs needed to enable the new rooftop program.

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