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Four Charged in Florida-St. Thomas Firearms Case

According to the 12-count indictment returned by a federal grand jury, three men and one woman have been arrested and…

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Source Manager’s Journal: Searching for Excellence

If someone wants to find a model for building an excellent organization and a true team – of any kind – take a look at the 2014-15 U Conn women’s basketball team. You won’t go wrong.

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2015-04-16 21:57:16
The Bookworm: 'Body of Truth'

In the new book “Body of Truth” by Harriet Brown, you’ll see that everything you thought you knew about weight may be a big fat lie.

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2015-04-16 21:52:47
Police Recover Stolen Vehicle, Arrest Two Suspects

After a car chase across the center of St. Croix, detectives with the Criminal Investigation Bureau on St. Croix arrested two men Tuesday and recovered a vehicle that had been reported stolen.

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2015-04-16 08:55:40
News - Local news — St. Croix
Undercurrents: When is a Bribe Not a Bribe?

While there have been attempts to curb government corruption, both the blatant and the subtle, the collective public will seems only half-hearted. Thirty years ago, the territory had a Commission on Ethics and Conflict of Interest.

Read entire articleApr 7 2015 - 12:18am
St. John Pesticide Poisoning Makes International News

More than two weeks after a Delaware family got sick after exposure to a pesticide containing methyl bromide at Sirenusa condominiums on St. John, the story is now in the international news.

Read entire articleApr 7 2015 - 12:08am
Profile: John Farchette

John Farchette III, an interpretive park ranger at St. Croix East End Marine Park, said he “can't ask for a better life.” And he credits the good stuff to family life on an island.

Read entire articleApr 6 2015 - 11:11pm
Easter Camping Builds Unity, Family Ties

Some St. Croix campers see more in the annual Easter camp foray to the beaches than a good time weekend. They see opportunities to educate youngsters, strengthen family ties and bring religious practices to the forefront.

Read entire articleApr 5 2015 - 10:33pm
Detectives Investigate Fatal Animal Cruelty Case

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Detectives were summoned Wednesday to Estate Anna’s Hope by veterinarians with the V.I. Department of Agriculture to investigate a badly beaten horse found near the Youth Rehabilitation Center, the V.I. Police Department reported Friday.

Read entire articleApr 3 2015 - 3:38pm
Frederiksted's Strand Street is Now ‘One-Way’

Strand Street in Frederiksted is now one-way heading north and cars may park on the entire seaward side, thanks to legislation that took effect April 1.

Read entire articleApr 2 2015 - 11:54pm
Liquor Banned on Good Friday; Beer and Wine Exempt

V.I. law forbids bars and restaurants from selling distilled liquor or mixed drinks from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Good Friday, but wine and beer are not mentioned in the law and are not affected.

Read entire articleApr 2 2015 - 11:49pm
Plans in Works to Study Health Impacts of Methyl Bromide Use

The Health Department has plans in progress to do an epidemiologic investigation on the March incident at St. John’s Sirenusa condominiums, where a pesticide containing methyl bromide used.

Read entire articleApr 2 2015 - 11:47pm
Moody's Upgrades WAPA Financial Rating
Moody’s Investors Service revised the V.I. Water and Power Authority's financial rating outlook from “negative” to “stable" this week, according to WAPA
Read entire articleApr 2 2015 - 8:53am
Career Fair Draws Crowd to UVI

This year’s Career Fair, held Wednesday at the University of the Virgin Islands, drew more employers and more students than in several past years, according to organizers.

Read entire articleApr 1 2015 - 10:28pm