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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Board of Elections to Test Voting Machines on August 2

The St. Croix District Board of Elections will conduct testing of AutoMark and DS200, which will be used on Primary…

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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.
 

 

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MOVIES

Now Playing: “Bad Moms,” “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates” and “Jason Bourne”

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

LOCAL NEWS

VITEMA Warns of Flooding as Storm Approaches

 The V.I. Territorial Emergency Management Agency warned that urban and gut flooding is possible this weekend with the arrival of a strong tropical wave.

Submerged Land Permittees Behind on Payments to DPNR

Thirty-four of the 120 individuals, companies and agencies that have permits or leases to utilize submerged lands across the territory owe the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources more than $1.2 million in overdue…

Tropical Wave in Eastern Atlantic Could Affect USVI By Weekend

June and July were quiet months in the Atlantic Basin, as they usually are, but as August draws near, so are two tropical waves that could effect the U.S. Virgin Islands as early as this…

UVI Postponing Medical School Accreditation Effort

The University of the Virgin Islands has postponed applying for accreditation for a planned UVI medical school, primarily due to weak fundraising,UVI President David Hall announced Wednesday.

Originally, UVI had planned to submit its application to…

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Delegate Stacey Plaskett on Clinton Email Investigation

 

EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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Elie Wiesel Had a Message for the Virgin Islands

Upon learning of the death of Holocaust survivor, Auschwitz witness and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, I felt compelled to pass along my experience…

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Habitual Offender Sentenced to Life for Rape of Minor

 V.I. Superior Court Judge James Carroll III sentenced Alan Archibald, 44, this week, to life imprisonment for raping and impregnating…

Man Shot and Killed in Estate Glynn

A man was shot and killed while sitting in his pickup truck in Estate Glynn, Thursday evening according to police.…

Beach Advisory for July 25-29

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 18 out of 35 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of July…

Shooting Leaves One Man in Critical Condition

A man was critically injured Wednesday evening when gunshots were fired at the John F. Kennedy apartments, according to the…

V.I. Hosts Pilot Freedom Schools

Five of the trritory's schools are participating in a six-week pilot of a nation-wide "Freedom School" project this…

WAPA Revenue Bonds Suffer Third Downgrade In Less Than 60 Days

Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's has lowered the electric system revenue bond ratings of the V.I. Water and Power…

 
 

ON ST. JOHN

Special Barge Run Assists with Trash Pile-Up

From the evening of Friday into the early hours of Saturday, special barge service conducted by Love City Car Ferries’ Captain Vic and authorized by the U.S. Coast Guard helped to address the growing backlog of solid waste piling up…

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ON ST. THOMAS

King of the Wing Raises More Than $58,000 for V.I. Junior Achievement

 Organizers of the 2016 King of the Wing Competition presented a  $58,783.01 donation check to nonprofit Junior Achievement of the Virgin Islands at a ceremony at the Charles W. Turnbull Regional Library Friday.

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