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District Board Seeks Public Input on Reforming Election Law

The St. Croix District Board of Elections is seeking public input regarding reforming Title 18, chapters 1 to 29. This…

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A Taste of St. Croix and Innovative to Present Awards to Culinary Juniors

A Taste of St. Croix Committee in partnership with Innovative has announced the presentation of $2,000 in awards to St. Croix schools to help nurture student interest in the culinary industry.

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2015-05-28 13:13:17
Casino Commission Gets Involved in Racetrack Disagreement

Legal counsel for the Flamboyant Horsemen Association and TRAXCO argued for a delay, or dismissal, in a hearing regarding their  agreements to the Randall “Doc” James Racetrack on St. Croix.

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2015-05-28 00:11:18
UVI to Host Accreditation Visit for Its School of Medicine

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) will host a preliminary accreditation survey visit by the Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME) for its School of Medicine from May 31 to June 4.

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2015-05-27 23:46:41
News — St. Croix
Inmate Sentenced for Contraband

Chief District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis sentenced Gregoire George on Friday to 34 months in prison for possession of prison contraband, serving the sentence consecutively to the time he is serving.

Read entire articleMay 26 2015 - 10:01pm
Mapp Replaces Attorney General after Plea Deal Controversy

On Tuesday afternoon Gov. Kenneth Mapp appointed Judge James S. Carroll as acting V.I. attorney general effective immediately. Mapp ousted the acting attorney general, Terri Griffiths.

Read entire articleMay 26 2015 - 9:42pm
32nd Annual Memorial Day 2-Mile Race Honors Heroes

A group of more than 30 runners paid tribute to those who have sacrificed their lives in war for their country in the running of the 32nd Annual V.I.Pace Runners Memorial Day 2-Mile Road Race on St. Croix.

Read entire articleMay 26 2015 - 6:04pm
Cycling Federation Gives Results of ‘The Ride to Remember’

The VI Cycling Federation (VICF) hosted a bike race on Sunday in honor of the veterans and fallen soldiers who fought for our freedom. Cyclists raced on a tough course and battled a fierce headwind while riding east along St. Croix's South Shore from Junie's Bar in “The Ride To Remember.”

Read entire articleMay 26 2015 - 1:13am
Memorial Day Commemorated on St. Croix

The Memorial Day commemoration on St. Croix began with veterans, military men and women, and R.O.T.C. cadets solemnly marching from the Frederiksted Post Office to the cemetery.

Read entire articleMay 25 2015 - 10:23pm
American Legion Honors Fallen Veterans at Memorial Day Ceremonies across St. John

Members of American Legion Viggo E. Sewer Post No. 131, American Legionnaires and Junior ROTC from Ivanna Eudora Kean High School marked Memorial Day with ceremonies across St. John.

Read entire articleMay 25 2015 - 10:16pm
Undercurrents: Olympic Committee Expands Events to Embrace ‘Everybody’

The Virgin Islands Olympic Committee has decided to expand on Olympic Day, which is recognized internationally as June 23, and has declared all of June as Olympic Month in the territory.

Read entire articleMay 25 2015 - 10:09pm
@ School: Pilot Robert Phipps

Robert Phipps is just 19 years old and already hitting milestones in aviation. He learned Thursday that he is having the Pioneer Club of the V.I. Chapter Tuskegee Airmen Inc. named in his honor.

Read entire articleMay 25 2015 - 9:28pm
Memorial Day: Brooklyn Woman Seeks Family of Fallen V.I. Soldier

It's been more than a decade since St. Croix native son Pfc. Jason N. Lynch died in combat in Iraq – June 18, 2004. But his sacrifice has continued to be felt, and not just on the tropical island where he grew up.

Read entire articleMay 24 2015 - 11:05pm
Reef Jams Draws Happy Crowd to Rainbow Beach

Rainbow Beach, just outside of Frederiksted, was packed with people Sunday enjoying the beach, having fun and giving to a cause at the same time. The eighth annual Reef Jam at Rhythms on Rainbow Beach attracted hundreds of locals and cruise ship passengers.

Read entire articleMay 24 2015 - 10:58pm