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Thursday, October 22, 2020

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Chromebooks Arrive – and Survive

A recent burglary at the Juanita Gardine K-8 School did not result in the loss of any of the 1,000 new Chromebooks delivered on Oct. 1 for students’ use this school year.

STJ Poetry Club Celebrates One Year Anniversary

For the last year, a group of poets belonging to the group Rhyme & Lime have come together to share their passion during events at Bajo El Sol Art Gallery in Cruz Bay, St. John. Oct. 31 will mark the group's one-year anniversary.
Alexander A. Farrelly Justice Center (Source photo by James Gardner)

More Charges Brought in What Police Call STJ ‘Road Rage’ Case

Police have upgraded charges against Rashad Creque, who was arrested on St. John on Oct. 9 after leading authorities on an islandwide chase in what police are calling an apparent act of road rage, then rearrested on Oct. 14.

Sabrina Diaz Begins Six-Month Assignment at V.I. National Park

Sabrina Diaz began a six-month assignment as deputy superintendent of Virgin Islands National Park and Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument beginning on Oct. 11, the park announced Monday.

No Travel Restrictions for Birds Entering the Virgin Islands

While I was in New York City in September, there were a few nights when thousands of birds were expected to fly over on their way south – many of them heading towards the Caribbean. More birds than people it seems, as a number of islands are still not welcoming visitors.

*Update* Missing St. John Man Found, Arrested on Domestic Violence Charges

The Virgin Islands Police Department has asked for the community’s help in locating 33-year-old Lubens Besse, who was reported missing since Oct. 11 by his girlfriend.

Archeological Survey for Latitude 18 Project Alarms Neighbors

When a backhoe began excavating on property abutting their backyards one Saturday morning in late September, residents of Estate Nazareth on the east end of St. Thomas became alarmed.

UVI School of Agriculture Observes World Food Day

The University of the Virgin Islands School of Agriculture observed World Food Day on Sunday both on the grounds of the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture and virtually.

She’s Royal – Raven Phillips Wins Title of Miss UVI 2020

Campus life at the University of the Virgin Islands, which has been mostly flay and humdrum during the pandemic, enjoyed a moment of luster on Wednesday when Raven Phillips was crowned Miss UVI 2020.
A Virgin Islands Police Department vehicle sits parked in front of the V.I.P.D. (Source photo by Bethaney Lee)

Police Officer Charged with Domestic Violence

A V.I. Police Department sergeant was arrested on Saturday and charged with second-degree assault, domestic violence, the police reported.

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