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Have You Seen This Man? Family Trying To Locate Relative

The V.I. Police Department is asking for the community’s assistance as officers continue to search for 80-year old Mitchel Michael of Mutual Homes, in Grove Place on St. Croix.

Court Detains Two on Cocaine Charges

Dexter Harley, a 32-year-old resident of Tortola in the BVI, and Jose Squiabro, 44 of St. Thomas, were detained Wednesday on charges of conspiracy and possession with intent to distribute cocaine.
Berlina Wallace-Berube (From subject's Facebook page)

Six Months Later, Psychological Impact of Storms Lingers

If you’re still having trouble sleeping, still feeling jumpy, still a bit cranky, a little forgetful, a lot tired ... Don’t feel alone. A whole lot of people are still dealing with the psychological aftermath of the September 2017 hurricanes.
Kendall Tutein talks about funding for the Village Partners in Recovery during Tuesday's meeting,

Some Nonprofits May Close as Government Cuts Off Funds

After two days of meetings, local nonprofit organizations said they still do not know when they will receive payments for the last three quarters and some say they may be forced to close their doors if it is not forthcoming.
Women and men of all ages join to march through the streets of Christiansted for the Women's March.

Dozens of Nonprofits Left In Lurch By V.I. Budget Crisis

The St. Croix Women's Coalition, Boys and Girls Clubs, sports groups, steel bands, the USVI's only drug rehabilitation center and dozens of other nonprofits apparently will not be funded this year due to the budget crisis.
Kegs of craft beer sit on the racks at Leatherback Brewing Company. (Anne Salafia photo)

STX Craft Beer Business Opening Soon: Leatherback Brewing Co.

Three St. Croix men and a longtime brewer from Pennsylvania are brewing up some business in the Roebuck Industrial Park, just off the Melvin Evans Highway.
A festive crowd gathers to view the parade from the front steps of Government House in St. Croix. (Ivy Hunter photo)

St. Croix Turns Green for St. Patrick’s Day

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uH3pCztmwKU Christiansted sported all shades of green Saturday when the 49th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade tramped through the town from Hospital Street to...
A WAPA lineman works on a transformer. (Photo provided by WAPA)

FEMA Approves $182 Million More For WAPA

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is granting another $182 million to the Water and Power Authority and the Waste Management Authority to pay for restoration of electric power and debris removal.
Contracts are outstanding for WMA haulers who helped with debris removal after the hurricanes.

WMA Board Puts Pressure on Staff to Complete FEMA Paperwork

WMA staff were put in the hot seat Thursday by board members pressuring them to complete the paperwork required by FEMA to cover the payment of contracts for debris removal after September’s storms.
Melody Rames

News Brings Back Memories that Four Years Hadn’t Erased

I'm sitting here in my car with tears welling up in my eyes. I'm reading a story in the Daily News about 35 people who are missing in the V.I.

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BROWNIE STREET -- was renamed on Friday in honor of legendary broadcaster Irvin "Brownie" Brown. Brown is seen here, surrounded by three of his six children and St. Thomas-St. John District Senator Dwayne DeGraff.
DeGraff sponsored Bill No. 32-0146 to rename General Gade, from Veteran's Drive to Sike Gade, as Irvin "Brownie" Brown Sr. Street. Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed it into law in July.
Gade is the Danish word for street. That's how long General Gade's been around in the Savan neighborhood, one of St. Thomas' oldest communities.
Brownie was born and grew up there, among friends and family. A lot like the folks who showed up at the club house for the Retired Police Organization to celebrate the occasion.
For 50 years, Brown has shared Latin, soca and gospel music over the airwaves at WSTA-AM on weekday afternoons. He has emceed countlesss live Carnival events, parades. He trained under former Senate President Bingley Richardson to become a licensed boat captain. Conducted taxi tours as a businessman.
He was also a drummer for Milo and the Kings and toured the U.S. with the band in his younger days. And Brown served as master of ceremonied for the Annaberg Black History Month Fair on St. John.
De Graff thanked the different groups that worked together to stage the event.
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BROWNIE STREET -- was renamed on Friday in honor of legendary broadcaster Irvin Brownie Brown. Brown is seen here, surrounded by three of his six children and St. Thomas-St. John District Senator Dwayne DeGraff.
DeGraff sponsored Bill No. 32-0146 to rename General Gade, from Veterans Drive to Sike Gade, as Irvin Brownie Brown Sr. Street. Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed it into law in July.
Gade is the Danish word for street. Thats how long General Gades been around in the Savan neighborhood, one of St. Thomas oldest communities.
Brownie was born and grew up there, among friends and family. A lot like the folks who showed up at the club house for the Retired Police Organization to celebrate the occasion.
For 50 years, Brown has shared Latin, soca and gospel music over the airwaves at WSTA-AM on weekday afternoons. He has emceed countlesss live Carnival events, parades. He trained under former Senate President Bingley Richardson to become a licensed boat captain. Conducted taxi tours as a businessman.
He was also a drummer for Milo and the Kings and toured the U.S. with the band in his younger days. And Brown served as master of ceremonied for the Annaberg Black History Month Fair on St. John.
De Graff thanked the different groups that worked together to stage the event.

 

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