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Banking Board Advises Those With Balloon Mortgages at Scotiabank

All Virgin Islanders who have a balloon mortgage with Scotiabank should contact Scotiabank immediately if their balloon mortgage has matured…

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Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 
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UVI’s Economic Impact on the Territory Is $83.5 Million

An independent economic assessment estimates that the University of the Virgin Islands had an economic impact of $83.5 million on the territory in 2013. The 64-page report titled “Restoring Growth, Expanding Opportunity” was conducted in 2014 by Appleseed Inc., a New York-based economic development consulting firm.

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2015-03-06 11:18:18
WAPA to Implement Outage Management System, Interactive Voice Response

WAPA will implement an Outage Management System (OMS) on St. Croix on Monday, March 9. An OMS gives WAPA the ability to efficiently identify and resolve outages, and to generate and report valuable historical information,

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2015-03-06 10:56:06
VIEDA, EDA to Host Free Small Business Camp Weekend

The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority's (VIEDA) Disaster Small-Midsized Enterprises Incubation Program and the Small Business Camp will host a Small Business Camp Weekend training program for entrepreneurs, executives, non-profit leaders and anyone that has a business idea.

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2015-03-06 00:45:38
News - Police — St. Croix
Homicides 2015

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2015, with cases broken down by island, as reported by the V.I. Police Department. The Source does not include suicides or vehicular homicides in its listing.

Read entire articleMar 2 2015 - 6:10pm
Man Charged with Passing Counterfeit Bill

Angel Navarro was arrested Monday in an incident involving the passing of a counterfeit bill to a minor, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Read entire articleFeb 26 2015 - 1:55am
Hotel Intrusion Under Investigation

The V.I. Police Department is investigating a break-in at a Christiansted hotel. At 2:56 a.m. Wednesday, officers were dispatched to a call of a burglary at the King Christian Hotel, where a told them he had awoken in the night and found an intruder in his room.

Read entire articleFeb 26 2015 - 1:46am
Two Men Arrested, Firearms Seized after Funeral

Police on St. Croix arrested two men and confiscated two unlicensed firearms following a funeral service Wednesday.

Read entire articleFeb 26 2015 - 1:37am
VIPD Officer Charged with Assault

Officer Ashley Benton of the V.I. Police Department was arrested Saturday and charged with simple assault and battery.

Read entire articleFeb 22 2015 - 12:16am
Police Recover Car Stolen at Gunpoint, Arrest Suspects

A teenager and a young adult were arrested Saturday and charged with stealing a vehicle at gunpoint, according to the V.I. Police Department.

Read entire articleFeb 22 2015 - 12:06am
Michael Velez Indicted on Drug Charges

Michael Velez was arraigned on Thursday after a federal grand jury returned a two-count indictment charging him with manufacture of marijuana and possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.

Read entire articleFeb 19 2015 - 11:26pm
Minor Reports Multiple Rape

V.I. Police Department officers were dispatched to a St. Croix residence at roughly 4:30 p.m. Sunday to investigate a reported rape.

Read entire articleFeb 17 2015 - 10:19pm
Thieves Steal Car in Frederiksted

Early Tuesday morning a man walked into the Wilbur Francis Command in Frederiksted to report that he’d been robbed of his car at gunpoint in the vicinity of Rhythms.

Read entire articleFeb 17 2015 - 10:18pm
Burglary Reported in Mutual Homes

A burglar broke into a home Sunday night in the Mutual Apartments near Frederiksted while the resident slept in an adjoining room.

Read entire articleFeb 17 2015 - 10:13pm