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VIWMA Reminds Public of Proper Yard Waste Disposal Guidelines

The V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) reminds all residents of the following guidelines for the proper disposal of green or…

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Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Rod Harley

Some people try to distance themselves from their pasts, rather than face them, embrace them, but mental health and human services professional Rod Harley has turned tragedy into triumph.

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2015-08-27 22:36:40
Our Town Frederiksted/Plaskett Town Hall Draws Government Officials, Residents

Delegate Stacey Plaskett and several high-ranking government officials shared on Wednesday ideas and plans to revitalize Frederiksted at the American Legion hall in the west end town.

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2015-08-27 22:27:18
Two Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking

Hugo Ogando, 37, and Mario De Los Santos, 39, pleaded guilty Wednesday in District Court on St. Thomas to conspiracy to possess cocaine with the intent to distribute.

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2015-08-26 21:20:28
News — St. Croix
USDA Designates St. Croix Drought Disaster Area as Flood Threat Nears

As Tropical Storm Erika bears down with the threat of floods, the USDA announced it has designated St. Croix a "primary natural disaster area" due to damages and losses caused by drought this year.

Read entire articleAug 26 2015 - 9:36pm
Two Plead Guilty to Drug Trafficking

Hugo Ogando, 37, and Mario De Los Santos, 39, pleaded guilty Wednesday in District Court on St. Thomas to conspiracy to possess cocaine with the intent to distribute.

Read entire articleAug 26 2015 - 9:20pm
Tropical Storm Erika Shortens USVI Open/Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament, MarlinFest

“We sat down with the captain’s right after the 5 p.m. forecast on Tuesday, Aug. 25. The decision was made to hold a two-day tournament, Saturday, Aug. 29 and Sunday Aug. 30, instead of the traditional four days,” said tournament director Jimmy Loveland.

Read entire articleAug 26 2015 - 4:33pm
VIWMA to Close St. Croix Transfer Station on Sundays

The V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises residents and haulers that effective Sunday, Sept. 6, the Anguilla Transfer Station on St. Croix will be closed on Sundays

Read entire articleAug 26 2015 - 3:27pm
Storm Closures and Service Updates

A listing of services available and closures for Tropical Storm Erika. Check back often, as the listing will be updated as new information arrives.

Read entire articleAug 26 2015 - 2:17pm
Territory on a Tropical Storm Warning

The U.S. Virgin Islands were put on a storm warning as of the 5 a.m. Wednesday update from the National Hurricane Center. This means Tropical Storm Erika is expected within 36 hours.

Read entire articleAug 26 2015 - 8:54am
Two St. Thomas Teachers Given Presidential Science Award

Science teachers Nneka Howard-Sibilly of CAHS and Shamika Williams-Henley of Kean High School received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching.

Read entire articleAug 25 2015 - 11:55pm
2015 V.I. Property Tax Bills All Issued

All 2015 V.I. property tax bills have been issued, according to a statement from the Office of the Lieutenant Governor, and those who pay by Sept. 25 will get a 5 percent discount.

Read entire articleAug 25 2015 - 11:08pm
Lt. Governor: No Bad Impact from Anthem-Cigna Merger

A planned merger of Anthem and Cigna health insurers should not cost V.I. taxpayers and could save money on government health insurance, company officials told Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter recently.

Read entire articleAug 25 2015 - 10:42pm
DPNR Gives Hurricane Preparation Guidelines for Boaters

All boaters should begin to make necessary preparations for Tropical Storm Erika. Boaters wanting to take the initiative are advised to relocate to the following havens.

Read entire articleAug 25 2015 - 7:41pm