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The V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) reminds all residents of the following guidelines for the proper disposal of green or…

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Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Rod Harley

Some people try to distance themselves from their pasts, rather than face them, embrace them, but mental health and human services professional Rod Harley has turned tragedy into triumph.

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2015-08-27 22:36:40
Our Town Frederiksted/Plaskett Town Hall Draws Government Officials, Residents

Delegate Stacey Plaskett and several high-ranking government officials shared on Wednesday ideas and plans to revitalize Frederiksted at the American Legion hall in the west end town.

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2015-08-27 22:27:18
Two Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking

Hugo Ogando, 37, and Mario De Los Santos, 39, pleaded guilty Wednesday in District Court on St. Thomas to conspiracy to possess cocaine with the intent to distribute.

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2015-08-26 21:20:28
News - Local news — St. Croix
Territory Spared Major Damage from Erika

The territory was spared major damage by Tropical Storm Erika, but the storm did cause some problems with St. Croix taking the brunt of the impact.

Read entire articleAug 28 2015 - 7:42pm
St. Croix Hardest Hit By Tropical Storm Erika

Tropical Storm Erika visited the Virgin Islands Thursday night with a few strong wind gusts and rain. St. Croix was hardest hit with winds up to 60 miles an hour, rain and downed power lines, poles and trees.

Read entire articleAug 28 2015 - 7:26pm
Curfew Lifted Throughout V.I.

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp lifted the curfew on St. Croix at 11 a.m. Friday, Government House announced. The curfew on St. Thomas and St. John had been lifted at 8 a.m.

Read entire articleAug 28 2015 - 8:42am
Storm Closures and Service Updates

Latest listing of closures and service information in the wake of Tropical Storm Erika. Check back, as this list will be updated as often as new information comes in.

Read entire articleAug 28 2015 - 9:45am
Mapp Declares State of Emergency

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp late Thursday declared a state of emergency in the U.S. Virgin Islands, including a curfew from 11 p.m. Thursday until at least 5 p.m. Friday, ordered all police and peace officers to report for duty and called up the V.I. National Guard.

Read entire articleAug 28 2015 - 1:24am
Appellate Court: WICO is a Government Entity

A federal appellate court ruled Tuesday that WICO is a part of the V.I. government, overturning an earlier decision relied on to refuse access to records relating to WICO's paying the governor's rent.

Read entire articleAug 27 2015 - 10:45pm
Tropical Storm Erika Shifts Closer to St. Croix

Tropical Storm Erika has reset its course and "the center will pass 20 miles to the southwest of St. Croix at about 8 p.m.,” according to the National Weather Service in San Juan's 2 p.m. Thursday update.

Read entire articleAug 27 2015 - 10:39pm
NWS Issues Flash Flood Watch

The National Weather Service on Friday issued a flash flood warning for the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.

Read entire articleAug 27 2015 - 10:37pm
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Rod Harley

Some people try to distance themselves from their pasts, rather than face them, embrace them, but mental health and human services professional Rod Harley has turned tragedy into triumph.

Read entire articleAug 27 2015 - 10:36pm
Our Town Frederiksted/Plaskett Town Hall Draws Government Officials, Residents

Delegate Stacey Plaskett and several high-ranking government officials shared on Wednesday ideas and plans to revitalize Frederiksted at the American Legion hall in the west end town.

Read entire articleAug 27 2015 - 10:27pm