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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

St Croix Elections System Office Closes Until Feb. 2

“The St Croix District [Elections System] Office located at Sunny Isle Annex Unit 4 will be closed effective today, Jan.…

Audio Galleries

Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 

MOVIES

Now Playing: “Project Almanac”

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

LOCAL NEWS

Volunteers Still Needed for Saturday’s Point in Time Homeless Count

 While most of the official training sessions are over, organizers on St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John said volunteers are still needed Saturday to help count the territory’s homeless population. 

Fed Appeals Court Reinstates 'Bad Faith' Sanctions Against Former Innovative Owner

A three-judge panel of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated roughly $137,000 in sanctions against Jeffrey Prosser for filing bogus bribery allegations in bad faith.

Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Randolph Bennett

Randolph Bennett has seen and done a lot in his life, but if you ask him where his heart is, he'll say it is right here in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Four Sent to Federal Prison for Jewelry Store Robbery

Four men were sentenced Thursday to federal prison for their parts in last March's daylight armed robbery of the Imperial Jewelry Store on Main Street in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Bearing One with Another in the New Year

I was trying to think of something hopeful or profound to say to welcome in the New Year when I came upon a quote from…

SOURCE PICKS

Source Manager's Journal: Climate Change and the Future

Will the Congress, now under reactionary control, fund something to address a problem that some key members say does not…

The Bookworm: 'Magician’s Lie' Leaves You Feeling Sawed in Two

I’m still reeling from the possibilities myself, because author Greer Macallister’s conjured up the kind of novel that pulls…

Crime Stoppers: Help Generate Information

Crime Stoppers is based on the principle that someone other than the criminal has information that can solve a crime.…

Quantum of the Seas Sets WICO Record on Inaugural Visit

Royal Caribbean International's 1,140-foot cruise liner Quantum of the Seas became the largest cruise ship ever to berth at…

Interior Confronts Climate Change in Territories

The Virgin Islands is about to get a push in addressing environmental and economic issues associated with climate change,…

Senators Upbeat on Mapp's State of the Territory Address

Senators gave Gov. Kenneth Mapp high marks for laying out a clear picture of the territory's financial woes and…

 
 

ON ST. JOHN

Park Planning Increase of Trunk Bay and Mooring Fees

A proposal to increase the fees to use Trunk Bay Beach didn’t seem to bother anyone at a V.I. National Park open house, but one boater said she worried she’d be priced out of using the  moorings.

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ON ST. THOMAS

Schneider Governing Board Declares State of Exigency

The board of the Schneider Regional Medical Center declared the hospital to be in a 'state of exigency' because of its still-ailing finances, which makes it unable to fulfill some financial obligations.

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