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Fish and Wildlife Announces Seasonal Closures for Certain Fish Species

The annual seasonal closure of vermilion, black, silk and back fin snapper to fishing will begin on Oct. 1 and…

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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."

 

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MOVIES

Now Playing: “Into the Storm” and “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For”

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

LOCAL NEWS

PFA Sells $49.6 Million of Bonds

The V.I. Public Finance Authority sold $49.6 million of Gross Receipts Taxes Bonds on Wednesday, a sale the governor said would address a range of needs approved for funding by the Senate.

Diase Coffelt Wins Elections Challenge in Appeals Court

Independent candidate Soraya Diase Coffelt won on appeal a challenge to an Elections System ruling that would have kicked her and runningmate John Canegata off the November general election ballot.

Taxicab Commission, PERB Present Budgets

The V.I. Taxicab Commission, the Public Employees Relations Board and the V.I. Labor Management Council presented budget testimony for Fiscal Year 2015 requests before the Finance Committee.

NOAA Officially Lists Seven V.I. Coral Species as Threatened

After several years of gathering information, NOAA's Fisheries Service announced that five more coral species found in the Virgin Islands were listed as threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

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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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UVI and National Park Service Sign Memorandum of Understanding

UVI and the National Park Service enhanced their existing relationship with a memorandum of understanding for a Volunteer…

Crucian Team Attends Caribbean Culinary Conference in Barbados

Crucian competitors Kaylisha Jerris, Makayla Peterson and team captain Britany Stanislas attended the annual invitation-only Barbados Caribbean Junior Dueling Challenge…

Awards Dinner Recognizes Five Women Trailblazers

The V.I. Restore Hope Organization will host an Awards Recognition and Dinner, which will honor five Trailblazer Women from St.…

Miss Virgin Islands Competes for Miss America Title in Atlantic City

Ashley Gabriel, a 20-year-old who resides on St. Thomas, will be competing for the title of Miss America in a…

Sen. Capehart's Vehicle Carjacked

While erecting campaign signs near the Hannah’s Rest intersection on St. Croix Monday evening, Sen. Diane Capehart was …

St. Thomas-St. John Board Certifies District Primaries Anew

The St. Thomas-St. John Board of Elections met Monday to ratify the certification of the district primaries, but ended…

 
 

ON ST. JOHN

Not for Profit: Vendors Wanted for Bizarre Bazaar

The annual Coral Bay Community Council Bizarre Bazaar is more than three months away, but if anyone who wants to sell wares at the event had better get cracking.

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ON ST. THOMAS

Not for Profit: It’s a ‘Golden’ Year for Orchids

In 1964, a few orchid enthusiasts on St. Thomas decided to turn their hobby into an organization devoted to sharing and promoting the love of the exotic blooms. 50 years later, the St. Thomas-St. John Orchid Society…

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