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Woods Sentenced for Possessing Contraband

Delroy Woods, a 25-year-old St. Croix resident, was sentenced Thursday by Senior District Court Judge Raymond L. Finch to 21…

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Driver in 2012 Homicide Gets Life Sentence

Craig Muller, 31, was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without possibility of parole for his role in the May 2012 shooting death of Gilbert Hendricks Jr.

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2016-02-12 23:51:56
Beach Advisory for February 8-12

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for Enterococci Bacteria and Turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2016-02-12 13:53:40
Mapp Nominates Usie Richards to Casino Control Commission

Gov. Kenneth Mapp on Thursday nominated former V.I. Sen. Usie R. Richards to serve as a member of the Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission, Government House announced.

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2016-02-11 22:49:48
Community — St. Croix
Dale A. Romney Dies

Dale A. Romney died on Jan. 9.

Read entire articleJan 20 2016 - 8:41pm
Carlton O'Neil Dies in New Jersey

Carlton O'Neil died on Friday, Jan. 15, in New Jersey. He was 83 years old.

Read entire articleJan 20 2016 - 3:06pm
V.I. State Teacher of the Year Honored at Government House Ceremony

Monique Mari Motta, the Virgin Islands 2016 State Teacher of the Year, was honored before family members, and education and government officials Thursday, Jan. 14, at Government House in Christiansted, St. Croix.

Read entire articleJan 19 2016 - 10:16pm
Hyacinth George Dies

Hyacinth George died on Jan. 8.

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Hyacinth Euretha Richardson Dies

Hyacinth Euretha Richardson died on Jan. 6.

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Facunda Santana Dies at 89

Facunda Santana, also known as "Guela," of Estate Mon Bijou died on Jan. 10. She was 89 years old.

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Antonio R. Messer Dies at 74

Antonio R. Messer, also known as "Tony," of Estate Carlton, Frederiksted, died on Jan. 7. He was 74 years old.

Read entire articleJan 16 2016 - 7:04am
Celedonio Martinez Dies at 88

Celedonio Martine, also known as “Papi” or “Don Cele," of Joseph E. James Terrace died on Saturday, Jan. 9. He was 88 years old.

Read entire articleJan 16 2016 - 6:59am
VIPD of St. John Holds Officer Recognition Presentation

V.I. Police Department officers attached to the St. John-Leander Jurgen Command held their Quarterly Recognition Presentation, providing acknowledgement to those outstanding officers covering the period of October-- December 2015.

Read entire articleJan 15 2016 - 6:28pm
Marcus Norkaitis Offered $300,000 Scholarship to Attend U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Marcus Norkaitis has been offered a four-year scholarship to the United States Coast Guard Academy (CGA). Norkaitis was one of over 2,200 students to have applied for an appointment to the CGA, one of five federal service academies. Norkaitis’ attends high school at the Peter Gruber International Academy.

Read entire articleJan 15 2016 - 2:43pm