Governor’s Thanksgiving Day Message

Gov. Mapp’s Thanksgiving Day message is to focus on the blessings we all have even in the midst of so…

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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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Beach Advisory for November 27 -- Dec. 4

 DPNR advises the public to refrain from using the coastal waters throughout the territory until further notification.  The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) has announced that due to heavy rains this week, the Division of Environmental Protection (DEP) anticipates that negative environmental impacts will be caused by storm water runoff.

2015-11-27 22:10:51
The Status of HIV/AIDS in the Virgin Islands

The HIV epidemic not only affects the health of individuals, it impacts households and communities. In the Virgin Islands, 1,061 HIV and AIDS cases were reported between 1983 and December 2014.

2015-11-27 22:07:42
V.I. Veterans of the Vietnam War Documentary to Be Shown Dec. 1-3

V.I. American Legion District 10 will present a locally-made documentary on Virgin Islanders who served in the Vietnam War. “Proudly We Served: Virgin Islands Veterans of the Vietnam War” is a compilation of 25 interviews conducted with the intention of preserving the history of the territory and honor the military service of those who served during the conflict.

2015-11-26 12:25:40
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New Lawsuit Challenges Lack of Voting Rights in U.S. Territories

Six U.S. citizens living in the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday, challenging laws that deny them votes in Congress and the right to vote for U.S. president.

Read entire articleNov 11 2015 - 10:54pm
Island Observes 522nd Anniversary of First European Encounter

Each year the National Park Service commemorates the “Cape of the Arrows” encounter, when Amerindian Virgin Islanders defended their lands on Nov. 14, 1493, at Salt River Bay, St. Croix.

Read entire articleNov 11 2015 - 10:51pm
Father of Missing St. Thomas Man Reaches Out to Son, Community

Richard Adamitz, the father of missing St. Thomas man Brian Adamitz, is on-island and reaching out to local media sources in the hopes of getting a message of love and support to his son.

Read entire articleNov 11 2015 - 9:26pm
Senate Revisiting Probate Reforms Again

It will be easier to leave securities and retirement portfolios to an heir, without involving difficult probate court proceedings, if a bill approved in committee becomes law.

Read entire articleNov 11 2015 - 12:42am
AG Walker Says Voters Must Feed Ballots Themselves

Acting Attorney General Claude Walker told the St. Croix District Board of Elections that voters must be allowed to feed their own ballots into voting machines in the upcoming 2016 elections.

Read entire articleNov 11 2015 - 12:36am
Undercurrents: Ridership Outstrips Resources of VITRAN Plus

VITRAN Plus, the local government’s response to provide assisted transportation for individuals who qualify for it, has some obvious weaknesses but residents depend on it.

Read entire articleNov 11 2015 - 12:16am
Cultural Workshop is Start to Historic 2017 Presentations, Officials Say

A set of cultural workshops that kicked off Tuesday is just the start to a series of historical activities meant to teach Virgin Islands history as we approach the 100th anniversary of Transfer Day.

Read entire articleNov 10 2015 - 11:58pm
Rotary Treasure Hunt Raises Money For Scholarships

Rotary Mid-Isle held its annual Treasure Hunt on Sunday to raise monies for their scholarship fund, raising over $7,000 for youth scholarships to given away to St. Croix students.

Read entire articleNov 10 2015 - 11:38pm
Body Found on St. Croix
A badly decomposed body was found Tuesday morning on the beach near Enfield Green. The corpse could not be readily identified, police said.
Read entire articleNov 10 2015 - 7:48pm
Police Still Seeking Missing, Vulnerable Woman

The V.I. Police Department is still seeking 23-year-old Nina Gundolo, who was last seen at 1 a.m. in the area of Estate Mountain. According to police, she may seem confused and require medical attention.

Read entire articleNov 10 2015 - 7:34pm