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Police Investigate Report of Grove Place Robbery

A resident of Estate Grove Place filed a report with police at about 3:50 p.m. Friday, saying he had…

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Beach Advisory for July 27-31

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, advises the public of the following:

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2015-07-31 16:23:23
Better World Books Donates 30,000 Books to St. Croix Schools

On Thursday, July 30, the Department of Education on St. Croix was among several recipients of a large donation of books from Indiana-based, non-profit Better World Books. The books will be used to advance a number of the DOE’s literacy initiatives that are expected to roll out in the coming months.

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2015-07-31 01:38:02
Wave Paver Top Boat, Davis Top Angler in July Open Billfish Tournament

The team aboard Wave Paver made the most of every bite to capture the Top Boat title in the 52nd annual July Open Billfish Tournament. The boat's owner captured the Give Him Line award.

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2015-07-31 01:02:38
News - Local news — St. Croix
Jackson Win Unanimous Decision

John Jackson put his height, reach and speed to good use Sunday night to earn a unanimous decision over seasoned Filipino southpaw Dennis Laurente at Full Sail University in Winter Park, Florida.

Read entire articleAug 3 2015 - 1:42am
@ Work: Mike's Electronics

For more than three decades the knowledgeable guys at Mike's Electronics Center have been advising customers on the best electronic equipment for their individual needs and for St. Croix's unique environment.

Read entire articleAug 2 2015 - 11:37pm
Man Dies in Auto Accident

Bennet Augustin, a 29-year-old resident of Estate Upper Love, died Sunday morning in a one-car traffic accident on Queen Mary Highway in Estate Williams Delight.

Read entire articleAug 2 2015 - 11:00pm
St. Thomas Photographer's Work Picked for Museum's Collection

A series of prints of five digital photographs by St. Thomas photographer Erik Miles has been incorporated into the permanent collection of El Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico in San Juan.

Read entire articleAug 1 2015 - 11:48pm
Attorney General: Another One Bites the Dust

Gov. Kenneth Mapp has gone through his third attorney general. On Thursday, Mapp removed acting-Attorney General James Carroll from the position he had appointed him to three months ago.

Read entire articleAug 1 2015 - 1:00am
Sea View Agrees to Close Doors

Sea View Nursing Home in Bolongo has agreed to close its doors after being terminated from participation in Medicare when federal inspectors found a string of deficiencies.

Read entire articleAug 1 2015 - 12:08am
Mapp Names Clifford Joseph Acting Fire Services Director

Gov. Kenneth E. Mapp on Friday announced that he has named Captain/Fire Marshall Clifford Joseph acting director of the Virgin Islands Fire Service, effective immediately.

Read entire articleJul 31 2015 - 11:55pm
NPS Dig Reveals Lifestyles of Urban Slaves

A recent excavation in the National Park Service’s Christiansted National Historic Site unearthed artifacts that reveal details about the lives of slaves living and working around the Christiansted wharf in the 1800s.

Read entire articleJul 31 2015 - 11:29pm
Legislature Confirms Mapp Cabinet, Sets Its Pay

The V.I. Legislature confirmed all but one member of Gov. Kenneth Mapp's cabinet and passed legislation setting their salaries at the levels of their predecessors during session Thursday.

Read entire articleJul 31 2015 - 1:16am
New Laws on Stalking, Abandoned Vehicles and More

V.I. law will provide for police protection against stalking and harassment by any person, if bills approved by the Legislature in session Thursday are enacted into law.

Read entire articleJul 31 2015 - 1:11am