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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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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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Artifacts Excavated from Company Street

Roadwork on Company Street might be an inconvenience for motorists and business owners but for archaeologist David Hayes the excavation of the road is like digging for buried treasure.

2016-10-20 23:25:29
Zika Update: 65 New Cases Reported; 5 Babies with Virus Born Healthy

On Tuesday, the V.I. Department of Health confirmed 65 new cases of Zika and announced that five babies born with the virus are all healthy. 

2016-10-19 23:49:15
Amnesty on Gross Receipts Tax Begins

Businesses that are behind on paying V.I. gross receipts taxes can avoid penalties and interest if they pay by Jan. 3, 2017, according to V.I. Internal Revenue Bureau Director Marvin Pickering.

2016-10-19 23:47:20
Arts/Entertainment — St. Croix
The Bookworm: Grandmother Said ...

Bring tissues when you start “My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry,” but bring your funnybone too. It’s that kind of book – one that, if you miss it, you’ll never forgive yourself.

Read entire articleDec 23 2015 - 12:17am
The Bookworm: How Alex Haley 'Changed a Nation'

Read “Alex Haley and the Books That Changed a Nation” by Robert J. Norrell, and see how a career can grow. 

Read entire articleDec 16 2015 - 11:07pm
The Bookworm: 'Merry Kiss-mass"

This story of girl-meets-boy, girl-loses-boy, girl-gets-boy-anyhow with a twist of “dirt,” as the author says, might even jerk a few tears. It’s sparkly-warm and “Christmasy,” just as you like.

Read entire articleDec 8 2015 - 11:00pm
The Bookworm: Always Room for One More

Though this book is mainly for 4- to 8-year-olds, slightly younger children might sit still for it. One read-through and your kids will agree that “Miracle on 133rd Street” is a good story to share.

Read entire articleDec 1 2015 - 11:10pm
The Bookworm: Spice Up Your Holiday

So you like a little spice with your Christmas nog?  Or maybe some extra pepper in your peppermints? Then “Naughtier than Nice” will make you very jolly.

Read entire articleNov 24 2015 - 11:12pm
The Bookworm: Couch Surfing for a Year

At first blush, it appears that “My Couch is Your Couch” is more of a travel book. But I saw this lavishly illustrated treat in a different way: it’s a book that will make you thankful.

Read entire articleNov 18 2015 - 10:40pm
The Bookworm: 'Wake Up Happy'

Readers who have come to love Michael Strahan on the field or on TV will be glad to know that his writing is genuine: what you see on the small screen is what you get in this book.

Read entire articleNov 11 2015 - 10:47pm
The Bookworm: What’s an Epitaph if Not Poetry?

 If you’re not normally someone who chooses poetry to read, give “Next Door to the Dead” a try. And besides, what’s an epitaph except poetry etched in stone?

Read entire articleNov 4 2015 - 11:58pm
The Bookworm: A Whodunit Lover’s Whodunit

The ghosties and seers aren’t the only thing that creates chills here; Staub also turns up the dial on psychological terror. What more could you want?

Read entire articleOct 28 2015 - 11:40pm
The Bookworm: Just Who Was Jeremiah G. Hamilton?

Though he showed up in New York City in the wake of scandal, nobody knew for sure where Jeremiah G. Hamilton had come from. Some sources said he was born in the Caribbean.

Read entire articleOct 21 2015 - 11:27pm