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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Medicare Part D Open Enrollment Ends On Dec. 7

The VI SHIP/Medicare program has announced that Medicare beneficiaries and persons newly eligible for Medicare can make changes to their…

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With schools across the territory getting ready for a Sept. 2 opening date, V.I. Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory told the community the Education Department is focused on "putting in the framework we need to support our students, our teachers and our administrators."

 

MOVIES

Coming Thursday: “Addicted” and “John Wick”

The following movies will be playing at Sunny Isle Theater on St. Croix.

LOCAL NEWS

VIPD Opens New Canine Facility on St. Croix

The V.I. Police Department cut the ribbon on a brand new, state-of-the-art K-9 police dog training facility and kennel Tuesday on St.Croix, the product of five years of planning and fundraising.

Court Enters $1.1 Million Judgment Against 'Her Majesty's Credit Union'

U.S. District Court entered summary judgment this week of more than $1 million against Stanley McDuffie and Her Majesty’s Credit Union over charges of defrauding clients and racketeering.

Armed Pair Rob Bank at Peter's Rest

Two men, one brandishing a weapon, entered the Bank of St. Croix in Estate Peter's Rest on Tuesday morning and took an undetermined amount of cash before fleeing the bank, according to the…

USVI Greets BVI for Friendship Celebration

Gov. John deJongh Jr. welcomed a delegation from the BVI on Saturday, celebrating the annual holiday commemorating the close ties between close neighbors flying different flags.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

Demand answers. Question authority. Agitate for change. Go ahead, you're entitled.

 
 
Movie Hype Recalls Words of Wisdom

The hoopla for the latest 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' movie reminds a dad of some wise words for life imparted by a 10-year-old.

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JFL's Patient Family Council Hosts Golf Fundraiser for Hospital Equipment

On Sunday, Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital's Patient Family Council (PFC) hosted a fundraiser at the Carambola Golf and Country…

Ports Must Continuously Reinvest

Having just returned from the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association conference in St. Maarten, WICO's president reports on the growth of the…

Undercurrents: CZM Quietly Approves Harbor Landfill to Widen Veterans Drive

After decades of controversy, the Veterans Drive widening project, which requires major landfill of the Charlotte Amalie Harbor on St.…

Two St. Croix Men Rescued After Boat Capsizes

Two St. Croix men were rescued Monday by the U.S. Coast Guard after their 21-foot Boston Whaler capsized about…

Is Chikungunya Another Sign of Climate Change in the V.I.?

Don Buchanan asks us to observe the environmental patterns we see around us and ask ourselves if they connect to…

VING Deploying 24 Soldiers to Afghanistan for Law and Order Mission

The Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) will deploy a detachment of military police next week. Yellow Ribbon Farewell Ceremonies are…

 
 

ON ST. JOHN

Profile: Dean Doeling Focuses on Just Play Day

Just Play Day organizer Dean Doeling played sports as a youth, and when he saw that St. John students didn’t have good sports balls to play with, an idea was born.

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ON ST. THOMAS

On Island Profile: Gwen Moolenaar Continues Tradition of Activism

Gwen-Marie Moolenaar was once a perfect example of the catch phrase, 'brain drain,' but she’s also the ideal of the returning hero, contributing to the V.I. community in a full-color spectrum of causes and organization.

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