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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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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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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 and climate change to participate in a free Drought Monitor Forum.

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2016-08-23 17:42:12
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 malpractice claim to find an attorney to represent them. But they need help. 

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2016-08-22 23:15:29
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 party primary and the upcoming Nov. 8 general election, but a technical glitch forced an early adjournment.

 

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2016-08-22 20:32:47
Arts/Entertainment — St. Croix
The Bookworm: Latest Novel from Terry McMillan

This is a novel for anyone who’s lost a love and wondered, “What if…?”  It’s a book you’ll want to share with your BFFs. “I Almost Forgot about You” is a book you shouldn’t let get away.

Read entire articleJun 8 2016 - 11:56pm
CMCArts to Exhibit Photography by David Berg

The Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts (CMCArts) will host a compelling photography exhibit by local artist David Berg. “Culture Shock” will be on display from 5:30-8 p.m., beginning on Thursday, June 9 (CMCArts 2nd Thursday).

Read entire articleJun 6 2016 - 11:23pm
The Bookworm: Take This Book for a Spin

This book is as fun as a spin around the block on a warm summer evening, reading it easy as, well, riding a bike. And if that was (or is) one of your favorite things, “The Mechanical Horse” is a winner.

Read entire articleJun 1 2016 - 8:31pm
The Bookworm: 'On the Origins of Sports'

Why are games played like they are, with different balls and a field of certain size? “On the Origins of Sports” by Gary Belsky & Neil Fine explains those and many other head-scratchers.

Read entire articleMay 24 2016 - 11:06pm
The Bookworm: Feel the Music in 'Shorty Trombone'

Andrews tells of coming up poor and finding riches in his New Orleans’ songs. It’s a story that’ll make your children want to dance with music they can almost hear from the pages of this book

Read entire articleMay 18 2016 - 9:44pm
The Bookworm: 'Britt-Marie Was Here'

Put this wonderful novel in your hands and “Britt-Marie Was Here” will slyly tickle your funny bone while Fredrik Backman simultaneously wrings your heart out with both fists.

Read entire articleMay 11 2016 - 12:49am
The Bookworm: Who's Watching the House?

This book had me stuck to my sofa. It’s lively, informative, oh-so-fun to read, and a must-have for anyone with real estate. If that sounds like your kinda book, then “A Burglar’s Guide” will be a steal.

Read entire articleMay 3 2016 - 10:18pm
The Bookworm: Have Your 'Cake' and Read it Too

In "Cake," readers will be entertained by tales of adventure and spices, the advent of the “domestic goddess,” and how bakers came to love a woman who “never actually existed.”

Read entire articleApr 27 2016 - 11:52pm
The Bookworm: 'The Blackbirds'
Much as I anticipate Dickey’s novels, I didn’t think this wordy one was his best – but it’s not the worst either. “The Blackbirds”has issues, yes, but diehard fans may still crow about it.
Read entire articleApr 20 2016 - 8:21pm
The Bookworm: 'My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me'

Teege tells about her experiences, her memories and her heartbreaking repugnance for her ancestry, but Sellmair acts as a sort of narrator, filling in the historical gaps among Teege’s tale.

Read entire articleApr 12 2016 - 10:47pm