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Christiansted Streetlight Project Continues

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) and Zenon Construction crews will continue installing streetlight bases in downtown Christiansted,…

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Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 
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Folklife Festival Draws Huge Crowd

Hundreds of school children and a large contingent of tourists filled Annaberg Plantation on Thursday as the V.I. National Park kicked off its 24th annual Folklife Festival.

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2015-02-26 23:07:34
Claude O. Markoe Students Learn About the Queen Conch

Claude O. Markoe Elementary School third-graders had the opportunity Thursday to blow the conch horn and learn local laws on how to protect and harvest queen conch, a beautiful pink-shelled mollusk.

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2015-02-26 22:56:39
Defendant’s Brother Publishes Book about Fountain Valley Massacre

St. Croix attorney Michael Joseph just published a book he believes answers some questions about the so-called Fountain Valley massacre, in which his brother Raphael was one of five men convicted.

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2015-02-26 22:41:37
Community - Deaths — St. Croix
Greta Roseclair Shalto Dies

Greta Roseclair Shalto was born on July 2, 1947, and died on Feb. 5, 2015.

Read entire articleFeb 11 2015 - 6:30pm
Estelle Doreen Alleyne Rice Dies at 79

Estelle Doreen Alleyne Rice of Flamboyant Welcome, Christiansted, St. Croix, died on Jan. 31 in Fayetteville, Georgia. She was 79 years old.

Read entire articleFeb 11 2015 - 5:07am
James Vincent Benjamin Dies at 76

James Vincent Benjamin, also known as "Burgy," of Estate Concordia died on Feb. 1. He was 76 years old.

Read entire articleFeb 10 2015 - 3:37am
Natividad Concepcion Dies in Puerto Rico

Natividad Concepcion, also known as “Naty,” died on Feb. 1 in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. She was 78 years old.

Read entire articleFeb 4 2015 - 3:08am
Thelma Lillie Hodges Moorhead Dies at 75

Thelma Lillie Hodges Moorhead, long-time St. Croix resident, age 75, of Estate Ruby departed this life on Jan. 26 in the company of family at her residence in Queen’s Quarters and took her rest among the ancestors.

Read entire articleFeb 1 2015 - 6:48pm
Roselyn Marie Lewis Hall Dies at 69

Roselyn Marie Lewis Hall, also known as "Rosie," of Estate Grove Place died on Jan. 24. She was 69 years old.

Read entire articleJan 30 2015 - 4:38pm
Ernst Joachim Foerster Dies at 91

Ernst Joachim Foerster was born on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 1924, in Annaberg (Erzgebirge), Lower Saxony, Germany. He died on Jan. 26 in Christiansted, St. Croix,

Read entire articleJan 28 2015 - 2:42pm
Winston Leroy Gilbert Dies

Winston Leroy Gilbert, also known as Yankee, of Estate Whim died on Jan. 18 at his residence.

Read entire articleJan 26 2015 - 2:12pm
Mildred Veronica Williams Dies in New York City

Mildred Veronica Williams, known to many as Millie, a long-time resident of D.H. Jackson Terrace “Red Brick,” died on Thursday, Jan. 15, at the Harlem Hospital in New York City.

Read entire articleJan 23 2015 - 3:15pm
Jose Luis Parrilla Dies at 38

Jose Luis Parrilla, also known as "DJ Luis” or “Uyuyuey," of Estate Profit died on Thursday, Jan. 8. He was 38 years old.

Read entire articleJan 16 2015 - 7:54pm