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Board of Elections to Hold Voter Registration, Voter Machine Demo

The St. Croix Board of Elections will hold a voter registration drive and a voting machine demonstration from 9 a.m.…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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Beach Advisory for April 25-29

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for Enterococci Bacteria and Turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2016-04-29 00:50:08
PSC Forces Innovative to Accept Payment at Business Offices

The PSC ruled this month to require Innovative to reinstate customer payment at its business offices. Innovative announced this week it would soon accept payments on a limited basis.

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2016-04-27 23:55:49
The Bookworm: Have Your 'Cake' and Read it Too

In "Cake," readers will be entertained by tales of adventure and spices, the advent of the “domestic goddess,” and how bakers came to love a woman who “never actually existed.”

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2016-04-27 23:52:09
News — St. Croix
Mustangs Perform Well at AAJI Qualifier in Puerto Rico

The St. Croix Track Club (STXTC) Mustangs competed very well at the 2nd AAJI Qualifier for 14-19 year-olds in San German, Puerto Rico, this weekend. This event was a combined event with the Puerto Rican Athletic Federation, hosting over 1,000 athletes in two-year age groups.

Read entire articleApr 25 2016 - 11:12pm
Youngster Wins Top Angler in Dolphin Derby

The catch of a 29.4-pound dolphin (mahi-mahi) earned St. Thomas junior angler Robbie Richards, 9, the title of Top Angler and a $1,000 cash prize Sunday at the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club’s 21st Annual Dolphin Derby. 

Read entire articleApr 25 2016 - 11:00pm
Sea View Sues Federal Government to Stop Transfer of Patients

The territory’s only nursing home filed suit against the federal government to prevent it from cutting off Medicaid payments for long-term patients, closing the facility and sending the patients to facilities stateside. 

Read entire articleApr 25 2016 - 9:31pm
VIPD Issues Scam Alert to Territory

The Virgin Islands Police Department issued a warning Monday about a an Internet and telephone scams that has been reported in the territory. 

Read entire articleApr 25 2016 - 8:24pm
Dominican National Faces Firearm Charge

Rolando Torres De La Cruz, 25, was arraigned Monday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being charged in an indictment with being an alien in possession of a firearm, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced. 

Read entire articleApr 25 2016 - 8:13pm
Man Charged with Threatening Federal Employees

Stephen Williams, 47, appeared Monday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller after being arrested and charged with threatening a federal employee, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced. 

Read entire articleApr 25 2016 - 8:08pm
@ Work: Leon Hughes Says NEARIX and St. Croix Can Compete with the World

 Leon Hughes, founder and CEO of NEARIX, tells people his company is involved in software development and quality assurance, application development and more to make people's work easier.

Read entire articleApr 25 2016 - 1:50am
Steelband Jamboree Enlivens Charlotte Amalie with the Sounds of Carnival

Under a hazy Sunday evening sky, the lilting rhythms of steelpans filled St. Thomas’s Lionel Roberts Stadium for the Carnival Steelband Jamboree. A total of 12 bands, mostly school-based and some clubs, delighted the audience with upbeat melodies.

 

Read entire articleApr 25 2016 - 1:14am
VIPD Advises Public of Half Iron-Man Triathlon Road Closures, Traffic Restrictions

The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) advises the general public of road and parking restrictions in place for the St. Croix Half Iron-Man Triathlon, which is scheduled for Sunday, May 1. These restrictions will be in effect from 3 a.m. to 3 p.m. on said date.

Read entire articleApr 24 2016 - 11:09pm
Laverne Jones-Ferrette Qualifies for Olympic Games in Rio

Virgin Islands National Track and Field Team member Laverne Jones-Ferrette qualified for her fourth Olympic Games at the J. Fred-Duckett-Rice Twilight Meet in Houston, Texas, taking first place in the 200m with a time of 23.16.

Read entire articleApr 24 2016 - 11:03pm