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Property Owners Facing a Tax Credits Deadline on Feb. 29

Virgin Islands property owners who have not previously applied for property tax credits are reminded that applications are available to…

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EDC Hears Reapplications from Two Businesses Denied Benefits by Mapp

Two St. Croix businesses that were turned down for Economic Development Commission benefits by Gov. Kenneth Mapp last summer reappeared before the EDC on Thursday.

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2016-02-11 22:26:53
The Bookworm: 'The Golden Lad'

About halfway through, this book turns the story somewhat away from the “old lion” and toward that of his beloved son, becoming a daredevil-adventure tale of a swashbuckling  soldier.

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2016-02-10 21:06:08
UVI Joins AgDiscovery Network of Summer Programs

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has been selected to join the AgDiscovery network of educational institutions that offer a federally funded, residential summer program.

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2016-02-10 04:26:06
News — St. Croix
33 New Citizens Take the Pledge on MLK’s Birthday

Judge Curtis V. Gomez administered the U.S. Naturalization Oath to 33 new Americans on Friday, noting it was apt to be welcomed into the nation on the birthday of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

Read entire articleJan 15 2016 - 11:49pm
Potter Meets with TRICARE on Vet Benefits at JFL

Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter met with representatives of TRICARE on Monday in his capacity as commissioner of insurance to discuss the availability of services at Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital.

Read entire articleJan 15 2016 - 11:37pm
Decomposed Body Found in Well

A decomposed human body was found Friday afternoon in a well in Estate Contentment, according to the V.I. Police Department. 

Read entire articleJan 15 2016 - 6:23pm
VIPD Electronic Record System Purchased in 2013 Still Not in Use

The V.I. Police Department could police more effectively if it put in place real-time electronic reporting and data management, a team of outside analysts told the V.I. Legislature on Thursday.

Read entire articleJan 15 2016 - 12:59am
Hurricane Hunters Head Stateside after Open House Saturday

After a unusually long season toggling between St. Croix and Hawaii, the Hurricane Hunters are packing up their equipment and will return to Mississippi after a public open house Saturday.

Read entire articleJan 15 2016 - 12:49am
Richmond Stink Not Propane, Says WAPA

A pungent odor at St. Croix's Estate Richmond Power Plant that raised concerns among nearby residents Thursday was not propane gas but mercaptan, according to WAPA.

Read entire articleJan 15 2016 - 12:43am
Ramos Pleads Guilty to Robbery

Daniel Ramos pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court on St. Croix to one count of interference with commerce by robbery and one count of using and carrying a firearm during a crime of violence.

Read entire articleJan 14 2016 - 11:25pm
V.I. Schools Running Out of Money for Food

The public school system has already used up most of its funding to buy food for school lunches and needs another $4.6 million quickly to allow it to buy enough food to finish out the year.

Read entire articleJan 14 2016 - 1:25am
St. Croix Loses Two Cruises But Arrivals Steady Otherwise

Gov. Kenneth Mapp raised concerns that St. Croix may be losing vital cruise ship traffic with a comment during a press conference Tuesday, but the damage appears to be limited to two ships.

Read entire articleJan 14 2016 - 1:18am
UVI Climate Change Workshop Discusses Impacts, Resiliency

Wednesday’s “Climate Change Matters” workshop at UVI emphasized that climate change has multiple impacts and consequences, and discussed how the changes are manifesting in the region.

Read entire articleJan 14 2016 - 12:58am