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Charlotte Amalie
Monday, February 26, 2024

Photo Focus: Crowds Celebrate Dominican Republic Independence Day Parade

Crowds of people celebrated the Dominican Republic Independence Parade on Sunday afternoon on St. Croix. This is the 15th year the U.S. Virgin Islands has celebrated the Dominican Republic’s independence from Haiti in 1844. 

State of the Territory | Taphus: A Brew of History and Legends

In her bi-weekly column, “State of the Territory,” former Sen. Janelle K. Sarauw delves deeper into issues of concern for V.I. residents.

Solberg Structural Fire Contained, Crews Working on Hot Spots

A structural fire in Estate Solberg on St. Thomas that sent massive plumes of smoke over the hillsides and into town was contained by the late afternoon, but responders were still working to quell the remaining hot spots, according to V.I. Fire and Emergency Medical Services.

Planned Prison Needs Rezoning

The Alva A. Swann Correctional Annex in Sub Base was damaged beyond repair in 2017 by hurricanes Irma and Maria.

Docket Watch: A Ten-Year Wait for Charges in a Rape Case

Ten years after a young visitor told hospital personnel that she was raped during a family vacation, her accused assailant was brought into court. An initial hearing was held in Superior Court’s Magistrates division for defendant David Takayama on Thursday.

Shots Fired Leaves One Man Dead on St. Thomas

Reports of shots fired claimed the life of a St. Thomas man late Thursday night, the V.I. Police Department reported. 

Crisis at the Humane Society: Layoffs, Euthanizations Spark Outrage Amid Financial Struggles

In a heart-wrenching turn of events, the Humane Society of St. Thomas found itself entangled in a web of controversy, as the layoff Thursday of 17 staff members provoked a wave of community uproar and accusations. The organization, known for its dedication to animal welfare, now faces a flurry of criticism and questions regarding its financial stability and decision-making processes.

Water Island Music Festival: Pianist Julian Gargiulo Anticipates Two Unforgettable Evenings, Starting Friday

It was 19 years ago that the Water Island Festival first started, transforming from a jam session for 75 people in the living room of founder Alex Randall to a now packed house at the Prior Jollek Hall at Antilles School, where it returns this Friday and Saturday with two unforgettable lineups.

A Race to the “Racino” VIGL Goes Before Board

In a race that seems to have no end, VIGL Operations, LLC went before the V.I. Casino Control Commission on Wednesday to address the license renewal application. 

Docket Watch: A Ten-Year Wait for Charges in a Rape Case

Ten years after a young visitor told hospital personnel that she was raped during a family vacation, her accused assailant was brought into court. An initial hearing was held in Superior Court’s Magistrates division for defendant David Takayama on Thursday.

Virgin Islands Economic Development Commission Board Meeting Set for February 7

During the public hearing, the board of directors will hear testimonies from two new companies seeking VIEDC tax incentives on St. Thomas: Achilles Consulting LLC and Smith Fancy LLC.

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Schneider Regional Medical Center Welcomes Dr. Eva Kirsh Koeller for Residency Training

Dr. Koeller, a fourth-year resident in the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University General Surgery Training Program at Rhode Island Hospital, brings her expertise and passion for medicine to SRMC.

Docket Watch: A Ten-Year Wait for Charges in a Rape Case

Ten years after a young visitor told hospital personnel that she was raped during a family vacation, her accused assailant was brought into court. An initial hearing was held in Superior Court’s Magistrates division for defendant David Takayama on Thursday.

Op-Ed: Remembering Ambassador Terence A. Todman, a Brilliant Virgin Islander

For this Black History Month, I will mention a Virgin Islander who served as a great diplomat and became an extraordinary ambassador for the United States government. His name is Terence A. Todman, the son of Racheal Callwood and Alphonso Todman, who was born on St. Thomas on March 13, 1926. He grew up during the U.S. Navy rule of these islands and the first appointed civilian governor of the Virgin Islands, Dr. Paul Martin Pearson.

St. Croix Central H.S. Teams Are Varsity Invitational Basketball Tournament Champions

Both the boys' and the girls' teams emerged victorious in thrilling championship matches against Ivanna Eudora Kean High School from St. Thomas.

Fur Ball Supports SCAWC and Homeless Dogs and Cats

St. Croix residents and visitors look forward to the Fur Ball Gala each year, hosted by the St. Croix Animal Welfare Center and local businesses.

Schneider Regional Medical Center Welcomes Dr. Eva Kirsh Koeller for Residency Training

Dr. Koeller, a fourth-year resident in the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University General Surgery Training Program at Rhode Island Hospital, brings her expertise and passion for medicine to SRMC.

Hubert Patrice Dies

It is with great sadness that the family announces the passing of Hubert Patrice on Feb. 13, on St. Thomas. Hubert, fondly known as “Pharrell,” was born on Nov. 3, 1942, in Pointe Michel, Dominica.

Oscar Jacob Dies

Odette M. Andrew Dies

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