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Temporary Office Closures of VI SHIP/Medicare Scheduled

There will be a temporary office closure of the VI SHIP/Medicare St. Croix and St. Thomas offices from July 6…

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U.S. Marshals Put St. Croix Man on Most Wanted List

The U.S. Marshals Service has J’Wa Charlery, 19, of St. Croix to its "15 Most Wanted Fugitives" list as a suspect in a murder that took place in November in Richmond, Va.

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2015-07-03 00:30:04
Wanda Rivas, 47, Missing Woman on St. Croix

St. Croix police request the community’s assistance in locating Wanda Rivas, 47, who reported missing by her family and last seen May 18 near The Ice Cream Shoppe in Sunny Isle.

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2015-07-03 00:08:19
The Bookworm: 'Twisted' Gets Pretty Tangled

Students of culture and people-watching readers will enjoy this book, I think, as will anyone who’s pondered a change of pace. Be aware, though, that it may take perseverance.

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2015-07-02 00:01:52
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Rainy Relief Coming Monday

The prayers, rain dances and other supplications of Virgin Islanders may be answered Monday afternoon when the clouds are predicted to open and pour down long awaited water onto the islands’ brown, parched vegetation. According to the National Weather Service in San Juan, PR, a tropical wave will approach the U.S. Virgin Islands this afternoon, bringing showers and thunderstorms Monday evening through Tuesday morning

Read entire articleJun 22 2015 - 10:48am
@ Work: Dan Gaulton at Ale House

A little store tucked away in Gallows Bay is where beer fans can find a bit of heaven. At the Ale House, the aficionado of ale and the lover of lager will be greeted by about 200 different types of specialty beer.

Read entire articleJun 22 2015 - 12:52am
Lawmakers Focus on Election Law Changes in Closed-Door Session

Lawmakers and other officials met for a two-day working session out of the public eye to discuss election reform for the U.S. Virgin Islands, making progress on a reform package to submit to the Legislature.

Read entire articleJun 21 2015 - 10:54pm
Early Morning Shooting Leaves One Dead

Roy Henry Jr., known by the nickname "Uncle Roy," was shot and killed early Sunday at a nightclub in Estate Princess. Club owner blames 'a few lawless individuals in the community.'

Read entire articleJun 21 2015 - 11:29am
Hodge Named to Board of American Public Power Association

V.I. Water and Power Authority CEO Hugo V. Hodge Jr. has been selected to serve on the board of directors of the American Public Power Association, a first for a WAPA executive director.

Read entire articleJun 20 2015 - 12:34pm
NOAA: Williams & Punch Resort Would Damage Coral

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration on Wednesday issued a biological opinion concluding that the Amalago Bay Resort, also known as the Williams and Punch project, would cause destruction to critical habitat for threatened elkhorn and staghorn corals if the development moves forward as proposed, Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett said in a news release issued Friday.

Read entire articleJun 19 2015 - 11:32pm
Local Forensics Experts, IT Professionals, Learn About Cybersecurity at UVI

While learning about “Raspberry Pi,” “Wireshark,” “VPN tunnel,” and “Autopsy.3” at a cybersecurity course this week, a group of businessmen, police officers, educators and students now can hack a computer and locate illegal activity, malware and cyber attacks.

Read entire articleJun 19 2015 - 9:57pm
V.I. Department Of Tourism Seeks Entertainers

The V.I. Department of Tourism is seeking entertainers — musicians, dancers and other performing artists — to perform for visitors to the U.S. Virgin Islands, the department announced in a news release Friday.

Read entire articleJun 19 2015 - 7:42pm
GERS Board Members Insist Legislature Must Act

GERS Board Chairman Wilbur Callender said he wrote a letter to Senate President Neville James to remind the 31st Legislature to craft legislation to reform the failing retirement system.

Read entire articleJun 18 2015 - 11:59pm
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: James Lloyd

Working alongside the Army’s director of Small Business Programs, Virgin Islander James Lloyd travels the United States to train and educate entrepreneurs from diverse backgrounds and industries.

Read entire articleJun 18 2015 - 11:40pm