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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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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.

 

MOVIES

Coming Thursday: “Hands of Stone” and “Mechanic: Resurrection”

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

LOCAL NEWS

Records of Vendor Spaces to be Public

Sports, Parks and Recreation will publicize a list of government-managed vendor spaces and whether they are vacant or occupied if a bill approved in committee becomes law.

Storm Bringing Heavy Rain, Wind

Weather conditions are forecast to quickly deteriorate Tuesday night and Wednesday morning as squally weather reaches the U.S. Virgin Islands and eastern Puerto Rico.

Tropical Wave Bringing Storms Wednesday

Invest 99L, a tropical wave that is approaching the Lesser Antilles, will bring showers, thunderstorms, and strong winds to the Virgin Islands by Wednesday, and a system crossing the Atlantic was upgraded early Tuesday morning…

Fitch Downgrades V.I. Debt

 The Fitch rating agency has downgraded their ratings of an array of V.I. bonds, further eroding the credit and increasing the borrowing costs for the territory. The move is not a surprise. 

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Delegate Stacey Plaskett on Clinton Email Investigation

 

EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
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…

SOURCE PICKS

V.I. Entertainers Are Touring Denmark

The Ten Sleepless Knights Production, under the directorship of Eugene Doc Petersen, has taken “A Virgin Islands Cultural Expose` and…

The Future: A 'Back Door' Warning

In his new book economist John Kenneth Galbraith writes that Greece could become like "a Caribbean dependency of the United…

CFVI’s Anderson Family Fund Announces Availability of Teacher Grants

The Anderson Family Fund at the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is once again offering teacher grants for…

Register Today for V.I. Drought Monitor Forum at UVI

The U.S. Department of Agriculture invites local agencies, farmers, researchers, teachers, students, weather enthusiasts and all others impacted by drought…

Undercurrents: Medical Malpractice System Gets a Little Treatment, but Continues to Limp

V.I. attorneys say it’s getting harder and harder for people who want to take on the establishment with a medical…

Joint Elections Meeting Takes Up Candidate Complaints

The Joint Boards of Elections met briefly Monday to address some minor concerns about the conduct of the Aug. 6…

 
 

ON ST. JOHN

WAPA Schedules St. John Service Interruption

The V.I. Water and Power Authority has scheduled a service interruption to St. John Feeder no. 7E, Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. About 71 customers in the Calabash Boom area will have electrical service interrupted while crews work…

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ON ST. THOMAS

Chili Cook-Off Packs Brewers Beach

The annual Texas Society of the Virgin Islands’ annual Chili Cook-off went off without a hitch and brought hundreds of residents out for a day on the sand in support of six local charities. 

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