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VIWMA Experiences Mechanical Failure at LBJ Pump Station

The V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises St. Croix residents that the LBJ Pump Station experienced a mechanical failure on…

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Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 
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Folklife Festival Draws Huge Crowd

Hundreds of school children and a large contingent of tourists filled Annaberg Plantation on Thursday as the V.I. National Park kicked off its 24th annual Folklife Festival.

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2015-02-26 23:07:34
Claude O. Markoe Students Learn About the Queen Conch

Claude O. Markoe Elementary School third-graders had the opportunity Thursday to blow the conch horn and learn local laws on how to protect and harvest queen conch, a beautiful pink-shelled mollusk.

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2015-02-26 22:56:39
Defendant’s Brother Publishes Book about Fountain Valley Massacre

St. Croix attorney Michael Joseph just published a book he believes answers some questions about the so-called Fountain Valley massacre, in which his brother Raphael was one of five men convicted.

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2015-02-26 22:41:37
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Global Conflict Survivors Share Stories, Talk Forgiveness

Two of the most notorious acts of violence of the last quarter century, the Bosnian genocide of the 1990s and the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, were given human faces at a recent panel event hosted by the University of the Virgin Islands on its St. Thomas campus.

Read entire articleFeb 28 2015 - 12:39am
Police Question Suspect in Reckless Endangerment Case

The V.I. Police Department is investigating a case in which a man is suspected of shooting at a residence in the Harborview Apartments in Christiansted.

Read entire articleFeb 27 2015 - 9:26pm
Apartment Burglarized in Mutual Homes

Police on St. Croix are investigating a report of a burglary that took place sometime late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning.

Read entire articleFeb 27 2015 - 9:02pm
Longer Than Expected Turbine Control Conversion Will Not Affect WAPA's Propane Deadline

The time required to convert seven of WAPA's gas turbine controls from fuel oil to propane will take more than three times longer than originally estimated, according to Executive Director Hugo Hodge Jr., but the delay will not affect ratepayers' relief.

Read entire articleFeb 27 2015 - 12:55am
Cuba Diary: Country of Contrasts, Complications and Contradictions

The Source publisher recently traveled to Cuba with a delegation from The Nation magazine. This is the first in a series of articles that offer her first-hand cultural and educational experiences.

Read entire articleFeb 27 2015 - 12:42am
Frederiksted Pool Cannot be Fixed, Says Parks Nominee

The territory's parks and sports facilities need more funding for maintenance and the Frederiksted swimming pool has to be replaced, the acting Sports, Parks and Recreation commissioner said.

Read entire articleFeb 27 2015 - 12:36am
Audit Shows EDC Fails to Maximize Potential Benefits

The EDC program did not maximize the potential economic benefits to the territory, according to an audit by the V.I. Inspector General’s Office released Thursday.

Read entire articleFeb 27 2015 - 12:26am
Folklife Festival Draws Huge Crowd

Hundreds of school children and a large contingent of tourists filled Annaberg Plantation on Thursday as the V.I. National Park kicked off its 24th annual Folklife Festival.

Read entire articleFeb 27 2015 - 12:07am
Claude O. Markoe Students Learn About the Queen Conch

Claude O. Markoe Elementary School third-graders had the opportunity Thursday to blow the conch horn and learn local laws on how to protect and harvest queen conch, a beautiful pink-shelled mollusk.

Read entire articleFeb 26 2015 - 11:56pm
Defendant’s Brother Publishes Book about Fountain Valley Massacre

St. Croix attorney Michael Joseph just published a book he believes answers some questions about the so-called Fountain Valley massacre, in which his brother Raphael was one of five men convicted.

Read entire articleFeb 26 2015 - 11:41pm