Division of Banking and Insurance to Close for Two Days

The Division of Banking and Insurance will be closed on Tuesday, Oct. 25, and Wednesday, Oct. 26.

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

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Police Arrest Suspect Believed 'Armed and Dangerous'

The V.I. Police Department on Saturday arrested 21-year-old Ameade Williams, who police said was considered armed and dangerous. 

2016-10-24 17:54:57
Beach Advisory for October 17-21

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

2016-10-22 03:11:15
Markoe School Plans Extravaganza: Hispanics United in the V.I.

Claude O. Markoe Elementary School will present the annual Hispanics United in the Virgin Islands Extravaganza from noon to 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28, in the gymnasium.

2016-10-22 02:43:36
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Undercurrents: Are Virgin Islanders Crossing the Digital Divide?

In the era of instant information access, technological disability has arguably become a serious disadvantage. It has the potential to marginalize vast numbers of people left on the wrong side of the digital divide. 

Read entire articleOct 24 2016 - 10:45pm
V.I. Inspector General Renominated For 5th Term

Four-term V.I. Inspector General Steven van Beverhoudt got a thumbs-up for a fifth term term from the Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee Monday. The panel also OK'd the renomination of Noreen Michael and George Blackhall to the V.I. Housing Authority board.


Read entire articleOct 24 2016 - 10:37pm
Town Hall Will Review Prisons and Justice Department

The V.I. Bureau of Corrections will host two town halls this week, one on St. Thomas and one on St. Croix, to talk about the V.I. Bureau of Corrections and the local justice system.  

Read entire articleOct 24 2016 - 10:33pm
Man Stabbed While Walking in Mount Pleasant

A man walking on the sidewalk in the Mount Pleasant area near Plaza Extra West Saturday was stabbed and left lying on the sidewalk by an unknown male individual, the V.I. Police Department reported Monday. 

Read entire articleOct 24 2016 - 6:59pm
Government House Mum on Knight Letter of Resignation

Neither Government House nor Randolph "Randy" Knight responded Sunday night to inquires about reports that Knight has resigned as Gov. Kenneth Mapp's chief of staff. 

Read entire articleOct 24 2016 - 12:03am
No Incumbents Show Up for Candidates Forum

None of the senators from St. Croix who are running for re-election showed up at the Umoja Caribbean Union candidate forum Sunday, but five guys who want those seats in the 32nd Legislature did. 

Read entire articleOct 23 2016 - 11:56pm
@ School: Rotary EarlyAct Club Starts Leaders Early

The Rotary Club of St. Croix may be on the right route to reaching and opening young. impressionable minds and hearts by sponsoring the EarlyAct service club at Juanita Gardine Elementary School. 

Read entire articleOct 23 2016 - 11:53pm
Contract Awards Advance VIPA Airport Projects

After receiving more than $10 million in discretionary funds from the Federal Aviation Administration in early October, V.I. Port Authority board members on Friday approved several contracts that would push ahead airport improvement projects. 

Read entire articleOct 22 2016 - 11:44pm
Attorney General ‘Advises’ Elections to Reprint Ballot

The territory's attorney general sent a letter Friday to the Joint Board of Elections and St. Croix Board of Elections saying the ballot does not conform to law and advising them to reprint them.

Read entire articleOct 22 2016 - 1:44am
Senate Approves New Unfunded Mandate for Free Grad School for Veterans

The V.I. Legislature approved a new, unfunded mandate for UVI to allow military veterans to take up to 96 credit hours toward a doctoral degree, free of tuition, during session Friday.

Read entire articleOct 21 2016 - 11:37pm