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Sunday, April 21, 2024

Education Department St. Croix District Implements Remote Instruction for Three Schools April 22

The Virgin Islands Department of Education St. Croix District announced that Pearl B. Larsen PreK-8, John H. Woodson Jr. High School, and St. Croix Central High School will transition to remote instruction April 22 due to inclement weather.

Majestik Freedom Estrada-Petersen Crowned St. Thomas Carnival Queen

Majestik Freedom Estrada-Petersen, a student at the University of the Virgin Islands, stole the show at the St. Thomas Ambassadorial Queen Competition held Saturday night at the Eldrige Blake Sports and Fitness Center. Estrada-Petersen was crowned queen, and also took home the awards for Miss Intellect, Best Swimwear, People's Choice and Queen's Raffle, sponsored by Viya.

Shooting Leaves Woman Dead in Thomasville

Patrol officers responded to a 911 call reporting a shooting in Thomasville Friday, the V.I. Police Department reported.

24th Annual Taste of St. Croix Brings Style, Flare, and of Course, Food  

The 24th Annual Taste of St. Croix did not disappoint as it brought style, flair, and of course, food to hundreds of attendees.  One of the most highly anticipated nights of the year gathered over 25 restaurants at the Divi Carina Bay Resort and Casino. 

PSC Urges Liberty V.I. Customers to Register Complaints

A top official at the Public Service Commission is urging customers of Liberty V.I. services to submit written complaints to the agency. That appeal was heard during two days of public listening sessions held to let consumers air their telecommunications problems.

Zoning Variance Request for St. John Container-Housing Development Raises Questions for Senators

When the Senate Committee of the Whole met Wednesday to discuss three applications for zoning changes for St. Thomas and St. John, senators were asked to consider something truly new in the housing industry.

DEMUS Foundation Hosts Annual Benny-Demus Carnival Kickball Tournament

What started out as playful banter on social media about a high stakes marble game, has turned into one of Carnival’s most anticipated and loved events, the Benny-Demus Carnival Kickball Tournament. This year’s game is scheduled for May 1 at 4 p.m. at the Joseph Aubain Ballpark in Frenchtown.

V.I. Scientists Converse About Conservation

A panel of scientists and interested community members joined the Friends of V.I. National Park in a virtual meeting on Monday to talk conservation. "This...

CTEC Students Inducted into Honor Society

It was a special day for 37 students at the St. Croix Career and Technical Education Center Thursday as they were inducted into the National Technical Honor Society for the 2023-2024 school year.  

Op-Ed: VIPA’s Airport Transformations for the Economic Future of the USVI

On March 26th, the Virgin Islands Port Authority Board of Governors took a transformational step in the direction of prosperity when they selected VIports Partners, as the preferred proposer of the public-private partnership (P3) to spearhead the modernization of the Cyril E. King and Henry E. Rohlsen Airports in the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

Dominican Republic Man Sentenced in Cocaine Trafficking Conviction

A Dominican Republic national, Ruben Reyes, 37, was sentenced by Chief Judge Robert A. Molloy to 120 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release and a $100 special assessment, after pleading guilty to conspiracy to possess a controlled substance with intent to distribute while on board a vessel subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, U.S. Attorney Delia L. Smith announced Friday.

LEPC Accepting Proposals for Federal Violence Against Women Grants

LEPC, with funding through the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women, makes available Violence Against Women Formula Grants to private non-profit organizations.

WEB Aruba Signs Water-as-a-Service® BOOT Agreement With Seven Seas Water Group

Seven Seas Water (Aruba) VBA will construct a new seawater reverse osmosis plant, contributing a total of a minimum of 16,500 cubic meters of daily drinking water per day.

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WAPA Human Resources Receives Prestigious Award for Top Healthy Workforce

Building upon last year's bronze Designation, WAPA's attainment of the gold level highlights the significant progress and dedication of WAPA in creating a supportive and healthy work environment for its workforce.

LEPC Accepting Proposals for Federal Violence Against Women Grants

LEPC, with funding through the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Violence Against Women, makes available Violence Against Women Formula Grants to private non-profit organizations.

Dominican Republic Man Sentenced in Cocaine Trafficking Conviction

A Dominican Republic national, Ruben Reyes, 37, was sentenced by Chief Judge Robert A. Molloy to 120 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release and a $100 special assessment, after pleading guilty to conspiracy to possess a controlled substance with intent to distribute while on board a vessel subject to the jurisdiction of the United States, U.S. Attorney Delia L. Smith announced Friday.

Op-Ed: VIPA’s Airport Transformations for the Economic Future of the USVI

On March 26th, the Virgin Islands Port Authority Board of Governors took a transformational step in the direction of prosperity when they selected VIports Partners, as the preferred proposer of the public-private partnership (P3) to spearhead the modernization of the Cyril E. King and Henry E. Rohlsen Airports in the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

VI Cycling Federation Releases Results of Sunday’s East End Road Race

Nobody left Sunday's East End Road Race claiming it was a walk in the park. For the Elite riders, it meant tackling St. Croix's east end three times over, with two daunting climbs up to Point Udall.

Virgin Islands Police Department Provides Tips for St. Thomas 2024 Carnival Events

As Carnival 2024 is quickly approaching, the Virgin Islands Police Department is providing some helpful tips and information for the Carnival season.

Beach Advisory for April 15-19

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 18 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of April 15 – April 19. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are considered safe for swimming and fishing.

Freeman Dawson Dies at 84

Freeman Dawson died on March 2. He was 84 years old.

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