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WAPA Customers Experience Short Island-Wide Service Interruption

At approximately 10 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 23, the Water and Power Authority’s WAPA) Estate Richmond Power Plant on 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

Now Playing: “The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay – Part 1” and “Beyond the Lights”

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

LOCAL NEWS

@ Work: Nicole Brown at True Blue Art Studio

Pieces of iridescent dichroic glass dazzle people as they enter the True Blue Art Studio. Nicole Brown opened the studio in May in Christiansted, directly across the street from Government House.

'Wheel Out' Spreads Word about Diabetes

With clear skies and pleasant smiles in downtown Frederiksted, the V.I. Department of Health hosted a “Wheel Out or Walk” event to encourage people with diabetes to stay active and to share information…

Governor Signs Stadium Contract

Gov. John deJongh Jr. signed a $20 million contract with General Engineering Corporation for the the demolition of St. Croix's Paul E. Joseph Stadium and the design and construction of a new sports complex.

Fixxers Celebrate Thanksgiving with Luncheon for Homeless

Amid heavy rain and windy weather Saturday, the homeless population of St. Croix received clothing, toiletries and food as part of a pre-Thanksgiving luncheon put together by Fixxers VI.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Gratitude is a Game Changer

What if we all woke up every morning, looked out at the rising sun and expressed gratitude in whatever way we chose for another day…

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Virtue of the Week: Respect

R-E-S-P-E-C-T, find out what it means to you in Virtue of the Week.

Service Station Robbed, Owner Injured

Police arrested one man and are seeking another after an armed robbery at the Lower Love Service Station on Queen…

Gerards Shooting for Gold

Ned and Karen Gerard have targeted gold in the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games underway in Veracruz, Mexico.

The Bookworm: “H2O” is Not All Wet

While this is an excellent book for teens ages 14 and up, I think adults will enjoy it too.…

Scotiabank and FirstBank Report Security Breaches

Both Scotia Bank and FirstBank have asked their customers to be on the alert because the banks experienced security breaches.

GERS Board Raises Contribution Rates for Employees and Employers

GERS trustees voted Thursday to increase contribution rates for employees and employers at a board meeting focusing on reducing…

 
 

ON ST. JOHN

@ Work: Eco Serendib Goes for the Green

Harith Wickrema put into play what he spent years teaching when he developed his Eco Serendib villa and spa. For his efforts, he garnered the first ever five-star rating from the Island Green Living Association’s Green Villa program.

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ON ST. THOMAS

@Work: Realtor Offers More than Location

After 26 years in the business, Suzanne Mabe has no trouble recalling her first real estate sale. The office was so new, saw horses served asfurniture. Since then, Mabe has become one of St. Thomas’ most respected Realtors.

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