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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

GERS Suspends Divisions for Remainder of Wednesday

The Government Employees’ Retirement System (GERS) has suspended its services in the loans and member services divisions at its St.…

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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: “The Equalizer”

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

LOCAL NEWS

St. John CZM OKs Summer’s End Marina Development

Despite an outcry from residents and others against Summer’s End plan to build a 145-slip marina in Coral Bay, the St. John Coastal Zone Management Committee approved the project Wednesday.

CZM OKs Coral Bay Marine by 2-0 Vote

The St. John Coastal Zone Management Committee on Wednesday approved a proposed 145-slip marina development to be built in Coral Bay.

Crime Stoppers: ‘Call Crime Stoppers’

Crime Stoppers asks that you report any information you may know about any crime that has occurred or may be in the planning stages.

V.I. Daily News Bought by Archie Nahigian

The Virgin Islands Daily News and its affiliated publications, websites and business operations have been purchased by Archie Nahigian, effective Tuesday.

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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.

SOURCE PICKS

The Bookworm: What Happens After We Die?

What allows me to recommend “Glimpsing Heaven” is that it doesn’t profess to have the definitive answer to “What…

Jails Locked Down as Prisoner Transfer Commences

The Bureau of Corrections unexpectedly transferred 78 prisoners to stateside facilities Tuesday morning and more transfers may be in…

Undercurrents: UVI Researchers Mine for Riches in the Strangest Places

In UVI's Caribbean Green Technology Center, student researchers are employing new methods to generate bio-fuels from materials as diverse and…

Department of Health Gets Two New Mobile Medical Clinics

St. Croix and St. Thomas each have a new, state-of-the-art, mobile health clinic: customized RV-type vehicles equipped with…

No Cases of Enterovirus D68 Respiratory Virus Yet in Virgin Islands

So far the Health Department hasn’t had any reported cases of the Enterovirus D68 in the territory, but on…

Virtue of the Week: Gentleness

Gentleness is acting and speaking in a way which is considerate and kind to others. Gentleness is moving wisely,…

 
 

ON ST. JOHN

Students Celebrate Summer Reading Challenge with a Party

There are rewards when it comes to reading, and Sunday’s party to honor St. John students who read five or more books over the summer in the Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge was one of them.

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ON ST. THOMAS

Make A Wish Walk Raises $25K

Make-A-Wish USVI will be able to put smiles ont eh faces of local children battling life-threatening diseases with the $25,000 brought in this weekend from its annual Walk for Wishes 5K event.

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