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.

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Beach Advisory for October 17-21

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

2016-10-22 03:11:15
Markoe School Plans Extravaganza: Hispanics United in the V.I.

Claude O. Markoe Elementary School will present the annual Hispanics United in the Virgin Islands Extravaganza from noon to 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28, in the gymnasium.

2016-10-22 02:43:36
Women's Coalition Holds Take Back the Night Silent March and Rally

On Thursday more than 100 people continued the tradition, marching while holding candles in silence from the Frederiksted fish market to the Eliza McBean clock tower in Buddhoe Park. 

2016-10-21 21:45:47
Deaths — St. Croix
Lillian Violeta Armstrong Dies at 83


Lillian Violeta Armstrong, also known as "Leta," of Herbert Grigg Home For The Aged died on May 27 at her residence. She was 83 years old.
She is survived by her sisters: Leatrice Percy and Marion Jones; nieces, nephews, cousins and friends too numerous to mention.
Funeral Service will take place at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, June 6, at the Lord God of Sabaoth Lutheran Church. Interment will follow at the Christiansted Cemetery.
Professional Funeral Services Entrusted to:                                                                                        James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.                                                                                    Princesse Telephone: 718-8663 Fax:  718-8661


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