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This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

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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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Man Shot and Killed in Estate Glynn

A man was shot and killed while sitting in his pickup truck in Estate Glynn, Thursday evening according to police. A 911 call came in around 8:14 p.m. and police were dispatched to Estate Glynn, by the Cockpit bar. Officers found a black male individual, later identified as 63-year old Ralph Skerrit, in the driver seat of his pick-up truck with multiple gunshots wounds to his upper body and several shell casings next to the truck. 

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2016-07-29 13:51:37
Beach Advisory for July 25-29

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 18 out of 35 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of July 25-29, 2016.
Please note: Beaches in the St. Thomas-St. John District were not sampled this week.
 

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2016-07-29 13:10:08
Shooting Leaves One Man in Critical Condition

A man was critically injured Wednesday evening when gunshots were fired at the John F. Kennedy apartments, according to the V.I. Police Department.

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2016-07-28 18:38:07
Arts/Entertainment — St. Croix
The Bookworm: Life After Mean Girls

There is life after high school. You wouldn’t imagine spending the rest of your days feeling like you did at 13, or enduring a not-cool lifetime of zits, hormones, self-consciousness, bad hair and Mean Girls.

Read entire articleFeb 13 2015 - 1:01am
The Bookworm: 'Shark Skin Suite'

If you’re new to Tim Dorsey’s novels, beware that the first two-thirds of this book are pure free-for-all. But if you’re a fan, head to the bookstore for “Shark Skin Suite.” It's is your kinda book.

Read entire articleFeb 5 2015 - 8:50pm
The Bookworm: 'Magician’s Lie' Leaves You Feeling Sawed in Two

I’m still reeling from the possibilities myself, because author Greer Macallister’s conjured up the kind of novel that pulls readers in, shakes us up and leaves us feeling sawed in two.

Read entire articleJan 30 2015 - 12:50am
The Bookworm: Forget about Figuring out This Whodunit

I think mystery lovers and fans of thrillers will both get a kick out of reading this novel, so look for it this week. But beware – start “The Girl on the Train” and any plans you had will be derailed.

Read entire articleJan 22 2015 - 12:20pm
The Bookworm: 'Stella by Starlight'

Fire can be a good thing. It can bring warm rooms and hot meals – but when Stella Mills saw the sparks from across Kilkenny Pond that night in 1932, she knew there was nothing good about that fire.

Read entire articleJan 14 2015 - 10:45pm
The Bookworm: Resolve to Find Love

If you want love of self or other this year, don’t breeze through this easy-to-read book, even if you’re tempted to. Instead grab it.

Read entire articleJan 1 2015 - 11:08pm
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.”

Read entire articleDec 18 2014 - 10:50pm
The Bookworm: A New Christmas Hero

Spark Elf may be my new Christmas hero. His Type-A personality is mixed with just the right kind of holiday sweetness, and he appreciates the tiny things that make the Yule cool.

Read entire articleDec 11 2014 - 8:54pm
The Bookworm: Never Look at Dirt the Same

Read this book, and you’ll never look at dirt quite the same. You’ll never step outside without wondering what you’re stepping on.

Read entire articleDec 4 2014 - 11:34am
Internationally Renowned Sculptor Ward Elicker Opens Gallery

Ward Elicker will host an afternoon reception in his new gallery. Meet the sculptor and view his exquisite, figurative bronze art, displayed for sale in one of Frederiksted’s loveliest historic buildings. Come enjoy a glass of wine, some light fare, and perhaps find that perfect holiday gift. The reception will be held from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 14, at Jasmine Manor, 402 Prince Street, Frederiksted.

Read entire articleDec 2 2014 - 5:01am