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Temporary Office Closures of VI SHIP/Medicare Scheduled

There will be a temporary office closure of the VI SHIP/Medicare St. Croix and St. Thomas offices from July 6…

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Wanda Rivas, 47, Missing Woman on St. Croix

St. Croix police request the community’s assistance in locating Wanda Rivas, 47, who reported missing by her family and last seen May 18 near The Ice Cream Shoppe in Sunny Isle.

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2015-07-03 00:08:19
The Bookworm: 'Twisted' Gets Pretty Tangled

Students of culture and people-watching readers will enjoy this book, I think, as will anyone who’s pondered a change of pace. Be aware, though, that it may take perseverance.

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2015-07-02 00:01:52
Four Years Probation for 'Manufacturing Marijuana'

Chief District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on Wednesday sentenced Luke Lubrin, 46, of St. Croix to four years of probation for manufacturing marijuana, including six months of home confinement.

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2015-07-01 23:27:40
News — St. Croix
Joint Boards of Elections Meets on St. Croix

The Joint Board of Elections Supervisor Caroline Fawkes said that the $1.6 million dollar budget request she was proposing to the Legislature was up from last year’s budget of $1.4 million.

Read entire articleJun 4 2015 - 11:18pm
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Netfa Romain

Netfa Romain is a man of many talents – video producer, broadcast journalist, director, writer, consultant and cyber security analyst. “I was a huge fan of movies/television/music as a kid growing up."

Read entire articleJun 4 2015 - 10:56pm
Corrections Confirms Stabbing at Golden Grove

N’Kosi Parris, an inmate at the Golden Grove Adult Corrections Facility, sustained puncture wounds to his lower back and is currently hospitalized after a stabbing on Thursday afternoon.

Read entire articleJun 4 2015 - 10:42pm
DPNR Ready to Act in Rum Fungus Case

At a hearing Wednesday before the Health, Hospital and Human Services Committee, the acting DPNR commissioner said the agency was on a timeline to begin action against Diageo and Cruzan Rum.

Read entire articleJun 4 2015 - 12:59am
Mother of Fallen V.I. Soldier Bonds with New Yorker

Two women – one on St. Croix and one in Brooklyn – share a patriotic memorial of a V.I. soldier, vowing to keep alive the memory of Jason Lynch.

Read entire articleJun 4 2015 - 12:46am
UVI Touts Six Agreements with Regional, International Schools

The University of the Virgin Islands announced Tuesday that it has entered into new agreements with six universities from around the world for exchanges of research, faculty and students.

Read entire articleJun 4 2015 - 12:14am
VIPA to Receive $2.3 Million for Aircraft Rescue, Firefighting Building

The Port Authority will receive $2.3 million in federal funding to construct an aircraft rescue and firefighting building at the airport on St. Croix, according to Delegate Stacey E. Plaskett.

Read entire articleJun 4 2015 - 12:10am
Fugitive Returned to the Territory

Fugitive from justice Javon T. S. Duparl returned to St. Croix from Florida on Wednesday to face charges in connection to the June 2013 murder of Andy Peters in Frederiksted.

Read entire articleJun 3 2015 - 11:43pm
Police Find Runaway Minor

Mariam Batista, the 15-year-old, runaway from St. Thomas was found Wednesday by police on St. Croix, according to the VIPD, which on Tuesday requested public help in locating the girl.

Read entire articleJun 3 2015 - 7:14pm
Crime Stoppers: Speak Up

If you know something about any of these murders, say something. Even the smallest bit of information might be what law enforcement needs to solve these cases.

Read entire articleJun 3 2015 - 12:08pm