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Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

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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
Power Surge Blacks Out St. Croix

The V.I. Water and Power Authority began restoring power to feeders on St. Croix at midday Saturday after an early morning heavy power surge caused a blackout over the entire island.

Read entire articleApr 18 2015 - 1:06pm
Arrest Made in Malfetti Homicide

Mekel Blash, a 27-year-old Nadir man, was arrested Friday and charged with murder in the January 2014 death of James Malfetti on St. John, the V.I. Police Department reported Friday night.

Read entire articleApr 18 2015 - 1:52am
viNGN Board Approves New President

Following the recent resignation of Lawrence “Larry” Kupfer, Virgin Islands Next Generation Network board members voted Thursday to appoint Tonjia Coverdale as the company’s new president and chief executive officer.

Read entire articleApr 18 2015 - 12:07am
Environmentalists Map Coastal Use of East End Marine Park

Stakeholders and environmentalists spent two days at The Nature Conservancy on St. Croix discussing management and use of the East End Marine Park and to plot activities so moorings can be strategically placed.

Read entire articleApr 17 2015 - 8:34pm
Man Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Charge

Juan Carlos Seguinot-Martinez, 34, of Puerto Rico, pleaded guilty Friday in District Court on St. Croix to one count of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

Read entire articleApr 17 2015 - 8:19pm
Man Pleads Guilty to Firearm Charge

Gregory Williams, Jr., 24, of St. Croix, pleaded guilty Friday in District Court to one count of illegal receipt of a firearm, according to U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe.

Read entire articleApr 17 2015 - 8:11pm
A Taste of St. Croix Celebrates 15 Years

A Taste of St. Croix has matured into a world class event over the last 15 years. According to some, Thursday night’s culinary tasting was more creative, sophisticated and refined than ever.

Read entire articleApr 17 2015 - 9:11am
Retirees Speak at GERS Board Meeting

Several retired individuals who have yet to receive their first annuity payment spoke at the GERS's board of trustees meeting Thursday on St. Croix.

Read entire articleApr 16 2015 - 11:24pm
2014 Ballot Woes May Repeat in 2016

The delays in counting and the trouble handling party symbol votes that plagued the 2014 election will repeat themselves unless the Legislature acts or a lawsuit is quickly filed, elections officials told senators.

Read entire articleApr 16 2015 - 11:19pm
Liburd Calls for Ban on Methyl Bromide in Territory

On Thursday, Sen. Almando “Rocky” Liburd issued a press release in which he called for an outright ban on methyl bromide in the territory. The pesticide has been used on St. John, St. Croix and in Puerto Rico.

Read entire articleApr 16 2015 - 11:14pm