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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Board of Elections to Hold Voter Registration, Voter Machine Demo

The St. Croix Board of Elections will hold a voter registration drive and a voting machine demonstration from 9 a.m.…

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: “Barbershop: The Next Cut,” “Mother’s Day” and “Ratchet and Clank”

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

LOCAL NEWS

Mapp Approves Lonesome Dove Funds for GERS, but Impact Limited

Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed into law this week eight measures recently passed by the Legislature, including expanded local hiring requirements and several election reform proposals.

Cultural and Food Celebrated at ‘Theresa’s Sweet Shop’ on Wednesday

From organic honey to handmade dolls, this year’s Cultural and Food Fair offered up a little something for everyone that packed into downtown St. Thomas on Wednesday.

Off-Duty Officer Shoots Robbery Suspect

An off-duty V.I. Police officer who was the victim of a robbery Wednesday morning on St. Thomas pursued and shot the suspect, who was treated for a gunshot wound to the leg.

House Approves Plaskett Centennial Commission Bill

The U.S. House of Representatives passed Delegate Stacey Plaskett's bill creating a V.I. centennial commission, paving the way for Congress to assist in raising the profile of Transfer Day 2017.

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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

PSC Forces Innovative to Accept Payment at Business Offices

The PSC ruled this month to require Innovative to reinstate customer payment at its business offices. Innovative announced this week…

The Bookworm: Have Your 'Cake' and Read it Too

In "Cake," readers will be entertained by tales of adventure and spices, the advent of the “domestic goddess,” and how…

Seniors Take to the Streets of Charlotte Amalie for Annual Quelbe Tramp
The streets of Charlotte Amalie were alive with song Tuesday night as trampers danced from Rothschild Francis Market Square to…
Life in a Faraway Kingdom: Denmark and the 2017 Centennial

Present-day Danish society can seem remote to many Virgin Islanders, even those who hold an interest in that nation’s centuries…

WAPA Board Approves Drug and Alcohol Screening Policy

The WAPA governing board approved a policy to allow employee testing for drug, alcohol and unauthorized substances, as well as…

Weekly Update: Health Confirms Two More Cases of Zika, Warns People to Stay Protected During Carnival

This week the V.I. Department of Health confirmed two more cases of Zika in the territory, bringing the total number…

 
 

ON ST. JOHN

On Island Profile: Photographer Cooper Penn Comes Home

When photographer Cooper Penn returned to his home of St. John this spring, he and his wife Nita, who is also his business manager, knew they wanted to become part of a network of young Virgin Islanders absorbed in the…

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ON ST. THOMAS

@Work: Life is Sabroso for New Restaurateur

Jessica Mac Donna and partner Eliana Rijo have been running the Sabroso Restaurant in Anna’s Fancy, just west of downtown Charlotte Amalie, near the Western Cemetery, for about a year now and just celebrated the launch of its website.

 

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