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."

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'The Chef' Cooks Up KO in Showtime Debut

Staying strong and consistent through eight rounds, V.I. champion fighter Julius “The Chef” Jackson capped off his Showtime Extreme boxing debut with a knockout early in the ninth over opponent Jonathan Nelson.

2014-12-21 21:09:52
Domestic Violence Suspect Sought

Domestic violence detectives on St. Croix are searching for Vibert George, also known as "Eddie," in connection with a domestic violence assault, the V.I. Police Department reported.

2014-12-19 19:30:32
The Bookworm: 'The Lollipop Monster’s Christmas'

Every home, it seems, contains a Gimme Monster at some point or other during the holidays. When that happens, you need “The Lollipop Monster’s Christmas.”

2014-12-18 21:50:26
Commentary — St. Croix
The V.I. Answer Desk

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

Read entire articleAug 31 2011 - 8:18pm
Give the Refinery the Opportunity to Restart

Barry Guilbeau says that Atlantic Basin Refining (ABR) should be allowed to buy Hovensa, which will lead to the beginning of a recovery for St. Croix.

Read entire articleDec 18 2014 - 1:57pm
Source Manager’s Journal: News From the Mainland

Virgin Islanders focused on Christmas shopping, the changeover in government, algae on the beach and the potential Hovensa sale may have missed some of the news from the mainland.

Read entire articleDec 17 2014 - 6:09pm
Playing Chicken with a Mack Truck is Usually Bad for the Chicken

We are very pleased with the Senate decision to move the Atlantic Basin Refinery deal on to the full session Friday.

Read entire articleDec 17 2014 - 8:41am
It’s Time to Start All Over Again

Verdel L. Petersen gives an overview of the history of Hovensa’s relationship with the Virgin Islands and hopes a new company will do as much to help improve paradise.

Read entire articleDec 15 2014 - 10:09pm
His Christmas Wish Was to Come Home

The following is a Christmas letter written by a son to his family back home on St. Croix.

Read entire articleDec 14 2014 - 5:41pm
Virtue of the Week: Patience

Patience is quiet hope and trust that things will turn out right. You wait without complaining. You are tolerant and accepting of difficulties and mistakes. Patience is a commitment to the future.

Read entire articleDec 14 2014 - 4:59pm
Delta Petroleum Gives Reasons to Approve Hovensa Sale

Tom Esposito, president of Delta Petroleum Group Ltd., argues that delaying a decision to ratify the agreement between ABR and Hovensa will have very negative consequences for the Virgin Islands economy.

Read entire articleDec 10 2014 - 6:13pm
It's Suicide to Say No!

Bob White strongly believes that the deal to allow a takeover of Hovensa by another company is crucial to the future of St. Croix and the other Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleDec 9 2014 - 7:35am
Virtue of the Week: Tolerance

Being tolerant is accepting differences. You don’t expect others to think, look, speak or act just like you. You are free of prejudice, knowing that all people have feelings, needs, hopes and dreams.

Read entire articleDec 8 2014 - 1:49am