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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Homicides 2014

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2014, with statistics broken down by island, as…

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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: “A Walk Among the Tombstones” and “No Good Deed”

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

LOCAL NEWS

Health Beat: American Red Cross Teaches Health and Safety

The American Red Cross of St. Croix does more than offer hurricane preparedness information and assist with shelter. The organization offers classes to help prepare everyone for all sorts of everyday health …

'Allawe' Gather to Remember Hugo

About 150 locals and visitors with ties to St. Croix and Hurricane Hugo gathered Sunday at St. George Village Botanical Garden to remember, recollect and reminisce about the horrible night Hugo paid St. Croix a…

GERS OKs Havensight Contract, Rejects Tibbar Energy

After years of going back and forth and operating on a month-to-month contract, the GERS board and West Indian Company Ltd. are moving forward on the management of Havensight Mall.

CMS Report Details Patient-Harm Issues at JFL, Says Griffith Did Not Report Incidents To Board

Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital management failed to report numerous 2014 and 2013 incidents in which patients were harmed to its governing board or territorial board for review, according to the CMS report.

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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

Students Help Coast Weeks Cleanup

Students from Good Hope Country Day, St. Croix Educational Complex and Central High schools were at it early on…

Tourism Speaker Advocates Less Politics, More Authenticity

In a rapidly changing tourism industry, there is a greater need to provide an 'authentic experience' and put politics…

Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Moves Forward

Possession of small amounts of marijuana in the U.S. Virgin Islands will be a civil infraction subject to a $100…

Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Rhodni Skelton

Born on St. Thomas, raised primarily on St. Croix, and spending most of his summers in Tortola, Rhodni Skelton…

Wilson Says Corrections Continues to Work on Golden Grove Deficiencies

V.I. Bureau of Corrections Director Julius C. Wilson on Wednesday acknowledged problems at the Golden Grove Adult Correctional …

The Bookworm: Cosby's Life and Times

Reading “Cosby: His Life and Times” is kind of like visiting your childhood on paper. Who among us hasn’t…

 
 

ON ST. JOHN

Health Beat: A Whole New You Massage Studio Provides Just That

A Whole New You’s setting matches the care at this Grunwald massage studio. Owned by Emily Dulac, the small complex welcomes clients with a waiting area that looks out to the sea.

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ON ST. THOMAS

Health Beat: Building a ‘Medical Home’ at Partners 4Kids

At Partners 4Kids, Dr. Cecilia Penn wants to see your children when they’re not sick, so they can keep them from getting sick in the first place.

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