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Wednesday, February 21, 2024

V.I. Supreme Court to Hear Payne, Bryan Cases on March 12

The Virgin Islands Supreme Court has scheduled three cases for consideration when it convenes on March 12 on St. Thomas, including former Sen. Steven Payne Sr.'s complaint against the 35th Legislature over his expulsion from the Senate in 2022, and Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.’s appeal of legislation changing the composition of the V.I. Water and Power Authority’s governing board.

VIDE Moves Forward on Plans for a New School on St. John

The V.I. Education Department is moving forward with plans to construct a new school on St. John now that the legislation in the territory has been signed to approve a land swap between the government of the Virgin Islands and the National Park Service. 

Senate Committee Measures Performance of V.I. Peace Officers

A recent Senate hearing by the Committee on Homeland Security, Justice and Public Safety explored a law enforcement sector receiving little attention: peace officers.

V.I. STEMMPREP Project Seeks High Achieving 7th, 8th and 9th Grade Students for Training Program

With a new deadline of Feb. 29, the Distance Learning Center is recruiting high-achieving seventh, eighth, and ninth graders for the summer of 2024 to participate in a five to eight-week STEMMPREP Project at the University of Washington, Seattle. 

Feds: Venezuelans Nabbed With Nearly Three Tons of Cocaine

Authorities charged four Venezuelan men with attempting to land nearly three tons of cocaine on St. Croix, United States Attorney Delia L. Smith said Monday. 

Singing Chickenhawk Joins Nationwide High School Choir at Carnegie Hall

A talented 12th-grader from the Charlotte Amalie High School recently took to the stage at New York’s Carnegie Hall as part of a nationwide choir. Vocalist Qian Harrigan-Thomas, 18, joined more than 50 other high school students making up the Honors Performance Series.

Eccentrix Kloset Celebrates Its Grand Opening

The grand opening of the latest apparel store on St. Thomas, Eccentrix Kloset, kicked off on Saturday in Crown Bay, showcasing name-brand shoes and clothing. The grand opening was a day-long celebration featuring music, food, and drinks.

Photo Focus: The 2023 Boat Parade Donates to Charities

Last week, the 2023 Boat Parade executive committee presented $1,000 checks to seven St. Croix-based charities - Coral Reef Academy, World Ocean School - Roseway, Toys for Tots, Special Olympics USVI, Boys & Girls Club of St. Croix and The Boy Scouts.

St. John School of the Arts Presents The Westerlies in Concert on Friday, Feb. 23.

On Friday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m., the St. John School of the Arts will present a concert by The Westerlies, a genre-defying brass quartet. Tickets are $50 and are available by clicking the Events tab on the St. John School of the Arts website and at the door.

St. Croix Public Schools Welcome Donations of Water Coolers, Water Jugs and Copiers

St. Croix's public schools have new water cooler dispensers, 5-gallon water jugs, and industrial copiers, thanks to generous donations by Rashidi Clenance, the Tim Duncan Foundation and ViVid Streaming, the V.I. Education Department announced Wednesday.

Feds: Venezuelans Nabbed With Nearly Three Tons of Cocaine

Authorities charged four Venezuelan men with attempting to land nearly three tons of cocaine on St. Croix, United States Attorney Delia L. Smith said Monday. 

Roach Reminds Property Owners, March 1 is Deadline to Apply for Tax Credits

The deadline to apply for property tax credits against their 2024 property tax bills is March 1, Lt. Gov. Tregenza A. Roach reminded property owners on Wednesday.

Roach Reminds Property Owners, March 1 is Deadline to Apply for Tax Credits

The deadline to apply for property tax credits against their 2024 property tax bills is March 1, Lt. Gov. Tregenza A. Roach reminded property owners on Wednesday.

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Roach Reminds Property Owners, March 1 is Deadline to Apply for Tax Credits

The deadline to apply for property tax credits against their 2024 property tax bills is March 1, Lt. Gov. Tregenza A. Roach reminded property owners on Wednesday.

Feds: Venezuelans Nabbed With Nearly Three Tons of Cocaine

Authorities charged four Venezuelan men with attempting to land nearly three tons of cocaine on St. Croix, United States Attorney Delia L. Smith said Monday. 

Tri-Island Health Fair Set for Feb. 29, Fonseca Announces

The Senate Committee on Health, Hospitals, and Human Services will hold a tri-island Community Health Fair on Feb. 29, committee chairman Sen. Ray Fonseca announced Wednesday.

VI Cycling Federation Kicks Off Season With Prologue Individual Time Trial

Nine Women, three Juniors, a handful of Masters and 15 other cyclists early on Sunday morning showed up for the point-to-point race.

St. John School of the Arts Presents The Westerlies in Concert on Friday, Feb. 23.

On Friday, Feb. 23, at 6 p.m., the St. John School of the Arts will present a concert by The Westerlies, a genre-defying brass quartet. Tickets are $50 and are available by clicking the Events tab on the St. John School of the Arts website and at the door.

Mathcounts Competitions Set for Thursday and Friday, Education Announces

The V.I. Education Department announces the upcoming St. Croix Chapter Mathcounts Competition, set for Friday starting at 8:30 a.m. at the Research and Technology Park on the Albert Sheen Campus of the University of the Virgin Islands. The St. Thomas-St. John competition will be held on Thursday at 8:30 a.m. at the 13D Innovation and Research Center on the Orville Kean Campus of UVI.

Librada Guadalupe Dies at 72

Librada Guadalupe, aka “Lala,” of Estate Carlton transitioned into eternal peace on Friday, February 16, 2024. She was 72 years old.

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