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Herman Hill Man Arrested on Weapons Charge

V.I. Police officers on Tuesday arrested John Clay, 41 of Herman Hill, and charged with possession of an unauthorized firearm.

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2015-07-29 23:17:53
Sports Spotlight: Coach Sherman Thomas Gets Back on the Sports Airwaves

After months spent recovering from a hit and run accident in November 2014, Arawaks football coach and local sports radio personality Sherman Thomas is now celebrating the return of his popular afternoon talk show on Radio 1000.

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2015-07-29 06:34:20
Virtue of the Week: Moderation

Moderation is creating a healthy balance in your life between work and play, rest and exercise. You don’t overdo or get swept away by the things you like. You use your self-discipline to take charge of your life and your time.

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2015-07-27 02:55:32
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O'MALLEY SEEN AS GOOD CHOICE TO SUCCEED LAW

Just as Virgin Islanders felt personally devastated by the resignation of Boston's Cardinal Bernard Law last December in the midst of the sexual scandals involving Catholic clergy, so, too, there was elation and excitement on Monday at news that his successor would be Bishop Sean O'Malley, remembered from his years of service in the territory as a man of humility, humanity, ecumenicity and erudition.

Read entire articleJul 1 2003 - 5:46am
CAPITOL HILL YOUTH SUMMIT IMPRESSES ISLANDERS

Two Virgin Islanders who represented the territory at a one-day summit for young adults sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus and the Senate's Democrats in the nation's capital came away invigorated, according to a release from Delegate Donna M. Christensen's office, while a V.I. senator who took in some of the sessions found cause for concerns.

Read entire articleJun 30 2003 - 10:08pm
SENATE MEETING ADJOURNED DUE TO NO-SHOWS

The Committee on Public Safety, Judiciary, Homeland Security and Justice, chaired by Sen. Lorraine L. Berry, was adjourned Monday when none of the officials invited to testify showed up.

Read entire articleJun 30 2003 - 7:13pm
CFVI ONE YEAR OLDER, COMMUNITY $400,000 RICHER

A full house of more than 150 benefactors, directors, scholarship and grant recipients and friends of the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands bore witness Friday to a grateful community giving and receiving of the fruits of CFVI's labors over the last year.

Read entire articleJun 29 2003 - 5:50pm
CFVI ONE YEAR OLDER, COMMUNITY $400,000 RICHER
Read entire articleJun 29 2003 - 5:50pm
'LOTTERY LOSERS' IS TOP WINNER IN ADVI AWARDS

The Paint Depot did it again Saturday night, taking home the Ad Club of the Virgin Islands Best of Show award for the second straight year, this time for its "Lottery Losers" print advertising. The three other top 2003 awards -- the Donald Plantz Awards of Excellence in different media -- went to Austin Advertising for print and radio and to Film VI.net for television. For the complete list of ADVI 2003 winners, click here.

Read entire articleJun 28 2003 - 8:14pm
DELEGATE LEADS DC CARIBBEAN CARNIVAL PARADE

Delegate Donna M. Christensen is grand marshal for the 11th annual DC Caribbean Carnival parade, which will wend its way through the heart of the downtown tourist district in Washington, D.C., on Saturday afternoon. The V.I. Association of the DC Metro Area held a J'ouvert boat ride Friday night, has a parade troupe and will continue to party at a Sunday picnic.

Read entire articleJun 28 2003 - 7:46am
SEA MAKES A CASE FOR CUTTING OFF FEDERAL FUNDS

A local environmental group's urging of U.S. officials to halt the flow of federal funds into the Virgin Islands is being met with "unrighteous indignation" by some of the territory's political leaders but has won support from other segments of the community, according to one member.

Read entire articleJun 28 2003 - 4:49am
LOCAL GOP GROUP CALLS FOR CONTROL BOARD

Local Republicans have in effect joined the Senate's ranking Democrat in calling for federal involvement in the setup of a financial control board to do what the administrative and legislative branches appear unable to do: resolve the territory's fiscal crisis.

Read entire articleJun 27 2003 - 10:34pm
'SONNY' BARNES SAYS HIS AWARD HONORS MANY

Lloyd "Sonny" Barnes shared his accolades with others at a ceremony held in his honor at the Virgin Islands Protection and Advocacy office in Frederiksted on Friday, a month after he was similarly recognized in Washington, D.C.

Read entire articleJun 27 2003 - 8:37pm