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DPNR Resumes Accepting Electrical Permits for Renewable Energy Systems

The V.I. Department Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) has resumed accepting electrical permits for renewable energy systems including those for…

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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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Police Investigate Estate Humbug Homicide

Detectives on St. Croix are investigating the death of Trevor Pamphile, 24, who was found dead by the side of the road at 10:15 p.m. Monday in Estate Humbug.

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2014-11-25 20:29:31
Crowley Offers Holiday Shipping Tips for Caribbean Residents, Businesses

For residents and businesses in the Caribbean, shopping for the holidays can present the challenge of getting purchases home in time for the festivities. Crowley Maritime Corp.’s shipping and logistics services pick up where retailers leave off.

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2014-11-25 16:43:11
Police Investigate Kidnap-Homicide

Detectives are investigating a charred body discovered Sunday in a vehicle in the Annaly Bay area of St. Croix. Police believe the deceased is connected to a kidnap for ransom case they were investigating.

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2014-11-25 13:26:04
Community — St. Croix
St. Croix Sportsman Center Invests in Energy Efficiency

Though better known for keeping kids off the street through boxing and wrestling, the St. Croix Sportsman Center is now known for something new: energy efficiency.

Read entire articleNov 6 2014 - 9:19pm
Tuskegee Airmen Urge H.S. Seniors to Apply for Scholarships

The Virgin Islands Chapter Tuskegee Airmen Inc. invites all 12th grade students to apply for the Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation Award. Forty awards of $1,500 each will be available nationwide in 2015.

Read entire articleNov 6 2014 - 7:43pm
Percival Auldric Daniel Dies at 85

Percival Auldric Daniel, also known as "Frankie” or “Danny," of Estate Peters Rest died on Oct. 15. He was 85 years old.

Read entire articleNov 6 2014 - 1:39am
VING General Retires After 38 Years of Military Service

The Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) will conduct a retirement ceremony for its retiring assistant adjutant general. The ceremony for Brigadier General Elton Lewis is set for 11 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 9.

Read entire articleNov 5 2014 - 7:25pm
Arthur Daniel Jensen Dies in Texas

Arthur Dan Jensen was born Oct 4, 1938, in St. Petersburg, Fla., and passed away Oct. 29, 2014, in Fort Worth, Texas.

Read entire articleNov 5 2014 - 6:57pm
The Caribbean Writer Seeks Submissions for Volume 29

The Caribbean Writer, an international, refereed literary journal with a Caribbean focus, has announced a submission call for its 29th edition. Issues unique to the Caribbean should be central to the work, or the work should reflect a Caribbean heritage, experience or perspective.

Read entire articleNov 4 2014 - 3:39am
Paula Olivo Dies in Florida

Paula Olivo of Orlando, Fla., died on Oct. 28. She was 75 years old.

Read entire articleNov 3 2014 - 6:49pm
UVI Bulletin Board for November

Here is what's happening on both campuses of the University of the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleNov 3 2014 - 5:12pm
Ludvig Emanuel Harrigan Jr. Dies at 78

Ludvig "Luddy" Emanuel Harrigan Jr. was born on April 12, 1936 and died on Oct. 16, 2014.

Read entire articleNov 1 2014 - 10:10pm
Felicidad Nieves Dies at 86

Felicidad Nieves, also known as "Felisa" of Estate St. John died on Oct. 29 at her residence. She was 86 years old.

Read entire articleNov 1 2014 - 2:33am