GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Department of Health to Close Operations for Staff Training Day

The Virgin Islands Department of Health will be closed on Wednesday, April 22, on St. Thomas and Thursday, April 23,…

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Source Manager’s Journal: Searching for Excellence

If someone wants to find a model for building an excellent organization and a true team – of any kind – take a look at the 2014-15 U Conn women’s basketball team. You won’t go wrong.

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2015-04-16 21:57:16
The Bookworm: 'Body of Truth'

In the new book “Body of Truth” by Harriet Brown, you’ll see that everything you thought you knew about weight may be a big fat lie.

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2015-04-16 21:52:47
Police Recover Stolen Vehicle, Arrest Two Suspects

After a car chase across the center of St. Croix, detectives with the Criminal Investigation Bureau on St. Croix arrested two men Tuesday and recovered a vehicle that had been reported stolen.

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2015-04-16 08:55:40
News — St. Croix
Inmate Pleads Guilty to Possession of Prison Contraband

Michael Boyce, 28, pleaded guilty Friday in District Court on St. Croix to one count of possession of prison contraband, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced Monday.

Read entire articleMar 23 2015 - 10:36pm
Not for Profit: St. Croix Seashell Society

The St. Croix Seashell Society exhibit at Fort Frederik features around 400 seashells, other mollusks, and echinoderms. Founding members Sharon Grimes, Zoraida Jacobs, Elizabeth Robb, and Marcia Taylor encourage people to become members of the society.

Read entire articleMar 22 2015 - 11:29pm
Special Olympics V.I. Releases Results of St. Croix Area Games

The St. Croix area games of the Special Olympics Virgin Islands were held on Saturday. March 21. There are the results.

Read entire articleMar 22 2015 - 10:30pm
Man Killed in Cemetery Assault

Officers of the Virgin Islands Police Department arrested a man described as 'homeless and mentally ill' as a suspect in a Sunday homicide that took place at the Christiansted Public Cemetery.

Read entire articleMar 22 2015 - 10:11pm
Special Olympians Compete – with Smiles – in 38th Games

Promptly at 9 a.m., a cadre from the V.I. Police Department burst through the gate at Renaissance Park to kick off the Special Olympics on St. Croix Saturday. Officer Janella John led the traditional Law Enforcement Torch Run.

Read entire articleMar 22 2015 - 2:16am
USCG Issues Rules for Carrying Up to 12 on an Uninspected Boat

Uninspected Virgin Islands boats less than 24 meters (78.7 feet) in length are now allowed to carry as many as a dozen passengers within the Virgin Islands and to international ports, but not to another port in the United States.

Read entire articleMar 21 2015 - 11:52pm
Coast Guard Rescues Cuban Illegal Immigrants

The crew of a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter on Thursday rescued seven illegal immigrants from Cuba stranded on a rock formation at the bottom of a 100-foot cliff off Mona Island, Puerto Rico.

Read entire articleMar 21 2015 - 11:07pm
Tourism Expert: Future Looks Bright, Challenges Remain

Caribbean tourism has been thriving in recent years and the future looks even brighter, but many challenges remain, Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association CEO Frank Comito said Friday.

Read entire articleMar 20 2015 - 11:37pm
Immersed in Culture at John H. Woodson Junior High School

Local culture bearers spent Friday at John H. Woodson Junior High School sharing their skills and knowledge with students and staff at a cultural expose in observance of V.I. History Month.

Read entire articleMar 20 2015 - 9:59pm
Local Rocketry Club Invited to The White House

The Elena Christian Junior High School has been invited to participate in an all-expense-paid trip to the fifth annual White House Science Fair hosted by the president this weekend.

Read entire articleMar 20 2015 - 7:08pm