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Service Station Robbed, Owner Injured

Police arrested one man and are seeking another after an armed robbery at the Lower Love Service Station on Queen…

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With schools across the territory getting ready for a Sept. 2 opening date, V.I. Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory told the community the Education Department is focused on "putting in the framework we need to support our students, our teachers and our administrators."

 
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Gerards Shooting for Gold

Ned and Karen Gerard have targeted gold in the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games underway in Veracruz, Mexico.

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2014-11-21 19:09:39
The Bookworm: “H2O” is Not All Wet

While this is an excellent book for teens ages 14 and up, I think adults will enjoy it too. Don’t walk past it, if you’re a fan of post-Apocalyptic novels, because “H2O” is definitely not all wet.

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2014-11-20 23:03:13
Scotiabank and FirstBank Report Security Breaches

Both Scotia Bank and FirstBank have asked their customers to be on the alert because the banks experienced security breaches.

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2014-11-20 22:39:03
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Fixxers Celebrate Thanksgiving with Luncheon for Homeless

Amid heavy rain and windy weather Saturday, the homeless population of St. Croix received clothing, toiletries and food as part of a pre-Thanksgiving luncheon put together by Fixxers VI.

Read entire articleNov 22 2014 - 11:27pm
Police Shoot Two Armed Robbery Suspects, Apprehend Two Others

A day of shopping was interrupted by a hail of gunfire Saturday as two suspects were shot by police and two others arrested following an armed robbery at the Sunny Isles Shopping Center on St. Croix.

Read entire articleNov 22 2014 - 11:13pm
Marine Council Discusses Moorings, Other Issues

The governor's Marine Economic Development Council discussed ongoing efforts to create public-private partnerships to keep mooring spots available to the public.

Read entire articleNov 21 2014 - 9:13pm
Senate Organizes into New Democratic Majority

Just a week after the general election results were finalized by Elections officials, the Senate has announced the formation of a new Democratic majority and officers.

Read entire articleNov 20 2014 - 11:43pm
Scotiabank and FirstBank Report Security Breaches

Both Scotia Bank and FirstBank have asked their customers to be on the alert because the banks experienced security breaches.

Read entire articleNov 20 2014 - 11:39pm
GERS Board Raises Contribution Rates for Employees and Employers

GERS trustees voted Thursday to increase contribution rates for employees and employers at a board meeting focusing on reducing a multimillion-dollar funding gap.

Read entire articleNov 20 2014 - 11:33pm
WAPA Amends Cost of Propane Project for Improvements, Adverse Conditions

WAPA board members voted Thursday to expand the budget for their ongoing propane conversion project, amending the contract from $87 million to $150 million.

Read entire articleNov 20 2014 - 11:31pm
Former IRB Director Willis Found Guilty of Bribery, Extortion

Just two days after hearing opening arguments, jurors in the District Court trial of Louis “Lolo” Willis, former director of the V.I. Internal Revenue Bureau, came down with a guilty verdict on four out of six counts.

Read entire articleNov 20 2014 - 11:26pm
Second Phase of Crown Bay Dredging Project Still in Limbo

V.I. Port Authority officials said Wednesday that the first phase of the Crown Bay Marina dredging project is complete, but the second phase is still going through the permitting process.

Read entire articleNov 20 2014 - 11:54am
JFL Sends Improvement Plan to CMS

The Juan Luis F. Hospital has sent a System Improvement Agreement to CMS in time to meet its Thursday deadline, and now has until Aug. 20 to follow through and make the necessary improvements.

Read entire articleNov 20 2014 - 2:28am