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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Personnel Limits Group Health Insurance Office Hours During Most of October

The Group Health Insurance Office in both the St. Thomas and St. Croix Districts will only be open from 8…

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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

Coming Thursday: “The Equalizer”

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

LOCAL NEWS

Small, Enthusiastic Group Celebrates Fireburn

Cool evening breezed greeted the 50 or 60 men, women and children gathered in Frederiksted Wednesday celebrating the 136th anniversary of the 1878 Fireburn labor revolt.

St. John CZM OKs Summer’s End Marina Development

Despite an outcry from residents and others against Summer’s End plan to build a 145-slip marina in Coral Bay, the St. John Coastal Zone Management Committee approved the project Wednesday.

CZM OKs Coral Bay Marine by 2-0 Vote

The St. John Coastal Zone Management Committee on Wednesday approved a proposed 145-slip marina development to be built in Coral Bay.

Crime Stoppers: ‘Call Crime Stoppers’

Crime Stoppers asks that you report any information you may know about any crime that has occurred or may be in the planning stages.

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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.

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Senate Cuts Governor's Budget, Restricts All Executive Spending

The V.I. Legislature voted Tuesday to cut the budget of the Office of the Governor by three-quarters for Fiscal…

The Bookworm: What Happens After We Die?

What allows me to recommend “Glimpsing Heaven” is that it doesn’t profess to have the definitive answer to “What…

Government Health Insurance Renewed without Benefit Cuts

After diverting federal dollars to make up the funding deficit, the V.I. Legislature approved and Gov. John deJongh Jr. signed…

Ricardo Richards, Pearl B. Larsen Schools Win National Blue Ribbons

Ricardo Richards Elementary and Pearl B. Larsen Elementary were recognized Tuesday as 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the…

Jails Locked Down as Prisoner Transfer Commences

The Bureau of Corrections unexpectedly transferred 78 prisoners to stateside facilities Tuesday morning and more transfers may be in…

Undercurrents: UVI Researchers Mine for Riches in the Strangest Places

In UVI's Caribbean Green Technology Center, student researchers are employing new methods to generate bio-fuels from materials as diverse and…

 
 

ON ST. JOHN

Students Celebrate Summer Reading Challenge with a Party

There are rewards when it comes to reading, and Sunday’s party to honor St. John students who read five or more books over the summer in the Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge was one of them.

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ON ST. THOMAS

Make A Wish Walk Raises $25K

Make-A-Wish USVI will be able to put smiles ont eh faces of local children battling life-threatening diseases with the $25,000 brought in this weekend from its annual Walk for Wishes 5K event.

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