A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…
Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.
The V.I. Department of Health (DOH) is sponsoring Zika Action Days on St. Croix and St. Thomas on Aug. 26 and Aug. 27.READ ENTIRE ARTICLE
A group of St. Croix firefighters and Gov. Juan Luis Hospital staff are learning how to deal with gas spills, terrorist incidents and hazardous materials during a four-day training program.READ ENTIRE ARTICLE
Residents have been wondering what happened on the South Shore at Great Pond, where there once were healthy, lush green mangroves.READ ENTIRE ARTICLE
Bully and the Kafooners play old time quelbe music at an evening of song, food and ghost stories organized by Crucian Heritage and Nature Tourism on St. Croix. The hundred participants were led on a walk through the "jumbie haunted" woods, then told jumbie stories around the fire.