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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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Dead Man Discovered on Side of Centerline Road

The body of an elderly man was found Thursday night on the side of Centerline Road near the traffic signal at the Kingshill intersection, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Read entire articleJul 17 2015 - 10:54pm
Girard Sentenced to 37 Months for Contraband

Paul Girard, 27, was sentenced Thursday by Chief District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis to 37 months in prison for possession of prison contraband, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

Read entire articleJul 17 2015 - 10:50pm
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Darren 'Buttah Man' Brin

Jewels of the Virgin Isles is a feature series profiling Virgin Islanders in the diaspora who are excelling in their respective fields and/or positively representing the USVI abroad.

Read entire articleJul 17 2015 - 10:39pm
Uncompensated Care Still Straining Schneider Hospital

Schneider Regional Medical Center is on track for a $7 million total net loss this year, its chief executive officer, Bernard Wheatley, said during Senate budget hearings Thursday.

Read entire articleJul 16 2015 - 11:17pm
Government Seeking Short-Term Borrowing to Bridge Budget Gap

V.I. Budget Director Nellon Bowry and Gov. Kenneth Mapp's financial team urged the Legislature to approve three pieces of legislation to let the government borrow now, based on anticipated revenues later in the year.

Read entire articleJul 16 2015 - 10:40pm
Mandahl Convenience Center Nearing Completion, VIWMA Says

Convenience Centers, according to VIWMA, are "facilities that provide one or more portable waste containers which are used for the collection solid waste for transport to a solid waste disposal site."

Read entire articleJul 15 2015 - 9:01pm
Police Commissioner Wants Crime Stoppers Back

The V.I. Police Department supports Crime Stoppers and wants it back, Police Commissioner Delroy Richards said during a press conference on St. Croix on Wednesday.

Read entire articleJul 15 2015 - 8:58pm
Man Injured by Gunfire, Drives Jeep into Altona Lagoon

A man was wounded by gunfire and his vehicle ended up in the ocean Tuesday night at Altona Lagoon. The victim said he drove his vehicle into the water in an attempt to get away from the gunshots.

Read entire articleJul 15 2015 - 12:06am
Years Later, Alric Simmonds’ Theft of Fed Dollars Still Hurting LEPC

The Law Enforcement Planning Commission, Property and Procurement, and the V.I. National Guard Office of the Adjutant General presented their budgets to the Finance Committee on Tuesday.

Read entire articleJul 14 2015 - 11:23pm
WAPA Chief Testifies to Congress on Island Energy Systems

At the invitation of the chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, WAPA Executive Director Hugo Hodge Jr. appeared before the committee Tuesday to offer testimony on remote and isolated energy systems.

Read entire articleJul 14 2015 - 11:13pm