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VIWMA Announces Easter Holiday Operation Hours

The V.I. Waste Management Authority advises the community of the Easter Holiday scheduled at the territory’s convenience center, landfills and…

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Federal Agents Charge Man with Transporting Firearms

Federal agents Monday arrested Manuel Benel Cuadrado at the Cyril E. King Airport, charging him with transporting firearms into the U.S. Virgin Islands in violation of federal law.

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2014-04-16 01:23:01
DeJongh Meets with Feds on VINGN

Gov. John deJongh Jr. met with NOAA and national telecommunications officials on Friday after they completed a five-day site review of federally funded V.I. broadband projects.

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2014-04-15 00:06:39
St. Thomas Sweeps Sun Stroke All Star Hoop Classic

St. Thomas and St. Croix's top high school ballers went head to head Saturday at the 16th annual Sun Stroke All Star Hoop Classic. The St. Thomas boys and girls teams both were victorious.

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2014-04-14 23:27:42
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Net Metering Changes Move Forward in Senate

The Senate Rules Committee approved a bill Wednesday allowing household-sized solar and wind power producers to continue net-metering excess power to WAPA at retail price, but limiting larger producers.

Read entire articleApr 17 2014 - 1:28am
WAPA Boosts Water System Line of Credit

WAPA voted to reinstate its water system capital projects’ line of credit, increasing it from its previous cap of $750,000 to a new limit of $2 million, at a special meeting of the authority's governing board Wednesday.

Read entire articleApr 17 2014 - 1:13am
Sewer Lines, Manholes Cleaned According to Government Update on CHS Odor

Government officials said sewer lines and manholes around St. Croix Central High are being cleaned and repaired, but no one would say when or if the school will reopen.

Read entire articleApr 17 2014 - 12:51am
Model U.N. Competitors Present Research on Jamaica and Belize

In-depth research on the issues within Jamaica and Belize, along with possible solutions for both regions, was presented Wednesday by UVI students at the Model United Nations Competition.

Read entire articleApr 17 2014 - 12:48am
TV Host's Accident Took Place on Tortola, Not in USVI

Television news broadcaster Lawrence O'Donnell Jr. was injured in a traffic accident Saturday on Tortola in the British Virgin Islands, not on St. Thomas as word on the street has been whispering all week.

Read entire articleApr 16 2014 - 11:44pm
Crime Stoppers: Step Up. Be Part of the Solution

Step up. Be part of the solution. Continue to help make our islands a safer place to live and visit by telling Crime Stoppers what you know about these or any other crimes.

Read entire articleApr 16 2014 - 12:00pm
Easter Camping Begins on St. Croix

Tents of all colors, shapes and sizes are sprouting along the beaches of St. Croix as families and friends take to the beach for Easter camping in the days leading up to the holy Sunday.

Read entire articleApr 16 2014 - 1:34am
St. Croix Central High Schedules a Week of Makeup Days

To make up for class time lost when St. Croix Central High closed due to odor complaints, the Education Department has scheduled make-up instructional days for the week of April 28-May 2.

Read entire articleApr 16 2014 - 1:26am
Future Stars Baseball Alum Nabs Minor League Honors

The territory's own Akeel Morris was named South Atlantic Pitcher of the Week after dominating on the mound last week for the Savannah Sand Gnats, a single A affiliate of the New York Mets.

Read entire articleApr 16 2014 - 1:20am
Querrard: Double Homicide Probably a Retaliation

The Friday night shooting that left a young man and woman dead on St. Thomas was probably a case of retaliation, Police Commissioner Rodney F. Querrard Sr. said Monday.

Read entire articleApr 15 2014 - 12:22am