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DPNR Advises Residents on Zika Virus

The V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) urges the community to employ sound pest management practices that will…

Audio Galleries

Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 

MOVIES

Now Playing “The Finest Hour” and “Pride and Prejudice & Zombies”

The following movies are now playing at Sunny Isle Theaters on St. Croix.

LOCAL NEWS

Students Want More Digital Content, Better Teachers

More digital study material and class content, more and better trained teachers, more activities and more sex-ed are some of the things students told legislators they need.

Casino Control Commission Approves Downtown Casino License

 On Friday, for just the second time in it’s 20-year existence, the V.I. Casino Control Commission approved a license to operate a casino on St. Croix, extending a one-year certificate to operate slot machines in…

Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Reginald Cyntje Brings Passion to Music, Education, Community

He is passionate about his craft, committed to developing his skill, focused on his mission, and living his dream. Reginald Cyntje is a musician, educator, and social activist, but one thing of which he is…

Salt River Research Center Comes Under Environmental Fire

Judith's Fancy residents and the V.I. Conservation Society pushed Thursday against National Park Service plans for a marine research center at Salt River on St. Croix, saying it might threaten that area's bioluminescent bay. 

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Gratitude as a Verb

Thirty years ago when I first heard the adage “gratitude is an action word,” I was bewildered.

SOURCE PICKS

DPNR Advises Residents on Zika Virus

The V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) urges the community to employ sound pest management practices that will…

Abattoir to Close for Two Weeks

The St. Croix abattoir will be closed for two weeks: Monday, Feb. 8 through Friday, Feb. 19.

Source Manager's Journal: The Students and Martin Luther King Day

Martin Luther King Day invariably brings out a range of emotions. What they are largely depends on who you are…

Virtue of the Week: Justice

Practicing justice is being fair. It is solving problems so everyone wins. ... You don't accept it when some-one acts…

Sailing Association Names Canfield Virgin Islands Sailor of the Year

The V.I. Sailing Association named Taylor Canfield 2015's Virgin Islands Sailor of the Year, the third year in a row…

VIPA Board Votes for Officers, OKs Contracts

 While a discussion over finances got a bit heated Thursday, the V.I. Port Authority Board was still able to move…

 
 

ON ST. JOHN

After Five Years, Moose Finds a Home

 Like some visitors to St. John, a 60-pound pit bull mix named Moose traveled in style when he finally got adopted after languishing almost five years at the Animal Care Center of St. John’s shelter.

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ON ST. THOMAS

Two Men Sentenced to Prison in Separate Firearms Cases

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Thursday sentenced two men – 23-year-old D’Mari Heyliger and 26-year-old Dwayne Fahie – in separate cases involving firearm charges, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced. 

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