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Domestic Violence Suspect Sought



Domestic violence detectives on St. Croix are searching for Vibert George, also known as "Eddie," in connection with a domestic…

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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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Domestic Violence Suspect Sought



Domestic violence detectives on St. Croix are searching for Vibert George, also known as "Eddie," in connection with a domestic violence assault, the V.I. Police Department reported.

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2014-12-19 19:30:32
The Bookworm: 'The Lollipop Monster’s Christmas'

Every home, it seems, contains a Gimme Monster at some point or other during the holidays. When that happens, you need “The Lollipop Monster’s Christmas.”

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2014-12-18 21:50:26
Travelers Get Free Wi-Fi at CEKA

Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas now offers free high-speed Wi-Fi to departing passengers. The service began last weekend, the Department of Tourism said Wednesday. Rohsen will be next.

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2014-12-17 19:23:05
News — St. Croix
Man Robbed and Shot in Leg


A man was shot in the leg and robbed just before 10 p.m. Wednesday in the Mutual Homes Apartments.

 

Read entire articleNov 21 2014 - 3:49pm
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
V.I. Olympian “Grandma Luge” Tries Archery

“Grandma Luge” has retired from competitive luge racing but not from competitive sports. Now, you can find the senior citizen athlete putting her archery skills on the line for the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleNov 20 2014 - 4:59am
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
Local Fruit Stars in UVI's New Book

A glossy, brightly colored and informative hardback book about local fruits was launched Wednesday at the University of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service on St. Croix.

Read entire articleNov 19 2014 - 11:19pm