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DHS Receives Child Care Development Funds for Fiscal Year 2017

The Office of Grants Management Division of Mandatory Grants in Washington, D.C. has informed the V.I. Department of Human Services…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.



Now Playing: “Trolls” and “Inferno”

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


Mapp Names New BIT Director

Gov. Kenneth Mapp has appointed Angelo Riddick to head the Bureau of Information Technology. Mapp ousted longtime BIT Director Reuben Molloy in August, temporarily replacing him with Jesus Caban. Riddick, who earned the rank of…

911 Dispatcher Charged as Accessory in Attempted Murder

A VITEMA 911 dispatcher was arrested Wednesday and charged with being an accessory in attempted murder after the fact and with interfering with an officer discharging their duty, according to VIPD.

Corrections Hears Independent Jail Assessment, Hopes for Community Input

An independent assessment requested by the Bureau of Corrections gave residents at a town hall meeting on St. Thomas a snapshot of the local prison population Wednesday.

Lack of Funding Nixes Danish Collaboration Plan for Now

Senators voted to hold legislation aiming at the rehabilitation of several abandoned, historic structures amid budget woes and concerns about funding both from the USVI and Denmark.

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Delegate Stacey Plaskett on Clinton Email Investigation



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…


Unsorted Garbage Piling Up on St. Croix

Speaking at the gate of the closed transfer station on Airport Road, the president of Sanitas Partners said the work…

Hospital Recruitment Efforts Paying Off

Chief Medical Officer Dr. Raymond Cintron reported to the St. Croix District Governing Board of the Gov. Juan F. Luis…

St. Croix, St. Thomas Team Up to Rescue 300-Pound Green Sea Turtle

The Nature Conservancy, U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials and volunteers all worked together over the last month or so to…

The Bookworm: Following Our Dogs' Noses

Follow your dog into the world of smells. "Being a Dog” is one great book to sniff out.

Vialet, Nelson Top High School's Mock Election

St. Croix Educational Complex High School Students voted for their favorite candidates in a mock election this week. If these…

UVI Board Approves New B.S. Degree in Physics, Reelects Trustees

The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees approved a bachelor of science degree program in physics with a…



@ School: Youth in Action Teaches Teens to Advocate for the Environment

A dozen juniors and seniors from the Environmental Science class at the Gifft Hill School visited the site Friday as part of a field trip. They were participating in a program known as Youth in Action on St. John Part…

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@School: Montessori Dance Programs Choreograph Success

At V.I. Montessori School and Peter Gruber International Academy, dance is an integral part of the curriculum as well as a popular after-school activity. 

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