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USDA Distributes Commodities to Needy Seniors and Residents in August

Supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), commodities will be distributed to eligible persons during August by the Virgin…

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One Voice Members Don't Get It

I'm afraid the good people of One Voice Virgin Islands just don't get it, and they never will. At their press conference/rally July 24 they gave the ballgame away and didn't even notice.

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2014-07-29 22:42:34
Smith Takes Ottley Challenge to Court

Moleto Smith Jr. is taking his challenge against Basil Ottley Jr. to the courts, filing petitions that, among other things, call for a review of the Elections supervisor's decision to keep Ottley on the ballot.

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2014-07-29 22:27:31
World's Top Anglers Expected for 42nd Blue Marlin Tournament

The best sports fishermen in the world, plus hundreds of blue marlin aficionados, are headed to St. Thomas this August for the 42nd USVI Open/Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament.

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2014-07-28 00:05:18
News — St. Croix
Homicides 2014

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2014, with statistics 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 articleJul 27 2014 - 12:01am
'Vendorama' Features Value-Added Products

Products made from locally grown fruits, vegetables and bees were showcased Saturday at the second Value Added Vendorama, sponsored by the V.I. Department of Agriculture.

Read entire articleJul 26 2014 - 9:54pm
This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

Read entire articleJul 26 2014 - 12:45am
V.I. Falls to Puerto Rico in Finals

The V.I. Major Little League team lost to Puerto Rico, 14-3, in the championship game of the 2014 Latin American Regional Major Little League tournament in Freeport, Bahamas.

Read entire articleJul 25 2014 - 11:32pm
Julius Jackson Prepares for Birthday Bout in Argentina

340 Boxing officials announced Friday that Julius Jackson will return to Argentina Monday for a birthday bout to defend the title against seasoned fighter Crispulo Javier.

Read entire articleJul 25 2014 - 10:47pm
Courts May Bring Same-Sex Marriage to USVI, Law Expert Says

Federal courts are likely to bring same-sex marriage to the territory soon, regardless of whether the V.I. passes legislation to make it legal, attorney Tom Bolt told the Finance Committee Friday.

Read entire articleJul 25 2014 - 10:26pm
VIWMA Offices and Facilities Schedule Closures to Hold Staff Meetings

The V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises residents that the VIWMA offices and solid waste and waste water facilities will be closed for several hours on Tuesday and Thursday, July 29 and 31, to allow for staff meetings.

Read entire articleJul 25 2014 - 9:31pm
DPNR Receives $841,000 NOAA Grant

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has awarded the V.I. Department of Planning and Natural Resources an $841,000 grant for managing the territory's Coastal Zone program.

Read entire articleJul 25 2014 - 9:02pm
WAPA Board OKs St. Croix Streetlight Contract

WAPA board members approved a $341,500 contract to install streetlight bases on St. Croix as part of the continuing work on the Christensted underground street light project.

Read entire articleJul 25 2014 - 8:10pm
DeJongh Vetoes Lonesome Dove Bill

Warning that the Senate bill threatened millions of dollars in revenue to the territory, Gov. John deJongh Jr. on Friday vetoed a bill creating a public corporation to receive and hold the assets of Lonesome Dove Petroleum Company, Inc.

Read entire articleJul 25 2014 - 7:48pm