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Inmate Sentenced for Contraband

Chief District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis sentenced Gregoire George on Friday to 34 months in prison for possession…

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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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Memorial Day: Brooklyn Woman Seeks Family of Fallen V.I. Soldier

It's been more than a decade since St. Croix native son Pfc. Jason N. Lynch died in combat in Iraq – June 18, 2004. But his sacrifice has continued to be felt, and not just on the tropical island where he grew up.

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2015-05-24 23:05:38
Man Charged with Possession of Unlicensed Firearm

Officers on foot patrol in downtown Christiansted early Saturday arrested 21-year-old Jahmel K. Galloway and charged him with on of an unlicensed firearm, the V.I. Police Department reported.

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2015-05-23 20:26:24
Beach Advisory for May 18-22

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, advises the public that these beaches do not meet the water quality standards for swimming or fishing.
St. Thomas
Lindbergh Bay
Water Bay
 

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2015-05-23 04:10:37
Lifestyles — St. Croix
May 2010 Brainstorm and Focus E-Bulletin

Jurgen Wolff, noted screenwriter, author and columnist, writes this month about under estimating your brain, ways to give your brain a boost, the Star Principal, treating yourself as well as you treat your dog, and more.

Read entire articleMay 12 2010 - 5:58am
St. Croix Seventh-day Adventist Churches Take Part in Bible Caravan

St. Croix Seventh-day Adventist Churches will hold a Seventh-day Adventist World-wide Bible Caravan at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 8, at Peter’s Rest Seventh-day Adventist Church

Read entire articleMay 7 2010 - 10:14pm
Coach Paradise: The Power of Intentions

I’ve been thinking a lot about intentions lately and exploring questions like, What exactly is an intention? How does it differ from a goal? What are the benefits of setting an intention? and Who cares anyway?

Read entire articleApr 26 2010 - 6:27pm
Voracious Vegetarian: Spicy Tofu Chickpea Curry

Spicy Tofu Chickpea Curry is an easy, filling dish that can change people’s minds about tofu, if it is prepared with love and care.

Read entire articleApr 22 2010 - 7:46pm
Bahá’ís Celebrate Twelve Day Festival of Ridvan and Hold Elections

The Bahá’ís of the Virgin Islands celebrate the annual Festival of Riḍván (pronounced Rizvan) during the 12 days from April 21 to May 2.

Read entire articleApr 18 2010 - 5:45am
Voracious Vegetarian: Black Bean Dip

The black bean dip I have revised over the years from a recipe I originally found in "Moosewood Kitchen Cooks at Home," is a big favorite in our house.

 
Read entire articleMar 31 2010 - 2:14pm
Government and Organizations Offering Free Developmental Screenings for Preschoolers

Parents with concerns about their young child’s development should take advantage of a free developmental screening or Child Find being offered jointly by the Departments of Health, Education and Human Services, as well as Lutheran Social Services and the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleMar 17 2010 - 2:15am
Creque Dam Farm Taking Reservations for Slow Down Dinner Experiences

The Creque Dam Farm staff invites the public to its Slow Down Dinner Experience, featuring six courses of their certified organic produce and locally-sourced meat or fish. The next Slow Downs are Saturday, March 20 and Sunday, March 21.

Read entire articleMar 14 2010 - 4:34pm
Church of God Prophecy Plans Activities for Savanne Community in March

The Church of God of Prophecy in conjunction with the Economic Development Authority’s Enterprise Zone Commission has planned church activities for March to create positive activities within the neighborhood.  

Read entire articleMar 9 2010 - 3:59am
DOH Issues Advisory on Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

Department of Health Commissioner Julia Sheen is advising the public of recent reports of conjunctivitis, commonly referred to as pink eye, in the territory and is urging residents to seek medical attention if they feel they have contracted the infection.

Read entire articleMar 5 2010 - 4:16pm