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Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Juliette Jarvis-Pennyman

Born and raised in the Queens Quarter neighborhood of St. Croix, Juliette Jarvis-Pennyman is making her mark on the lives of school children throughout the Reading, Penn., school district.

Hovensa Names Limetree Bay Holdings as ‘Stalking Horse’ Bidder

Hovensa’s owners have reached a deal with Limetree Bay Holdings LCC, an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners LLC, for sale of the refinery’s oil storage, racking and docking facilities.

Avis Newspaper Challenges WICO in Court Over Mapp Rental

Representatives for the St. Croix Avis newspaper and the West Indian Co. Ltd. met in Superior Court on Wednesday in the latest battle over documents related to the rental of a villa on behalf of Gov. Kenneth Mapp.

Lieutenant Governor: Government Hitting the ‘Reset Button’ on Properties Auctioned in 2012, 2013

Based on the findings of a 2014 Inspector General’s report, the Lieutenant Governor’s Office is giving owners back their land on properties auctioned in 2012 and 2013, but outstanding taxes still must be paid.

JFL Bids Farewell to Board President, Hears Promising Financial News

After bidding farewell to its latest president, the governing board of the Gov. Juan Luis Hospital and Medical Center heard about a faintly positive financial trend for the first time in years.

Customs Arrests Fugitive at Airport

Officers from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office on Friday apprehended a man at Cyril E. King Airport wanted for alleged crimes on St. Croix.

Police Seek Suspect in Animal Cruelty Video

The VIPD is looking for the identity of a suspect who can be seen burning a chicken alive in a video uploaded to Facebook in late September. The video was uploaded by a user identified as "Blacks Lee."

V.I. Lottery Wants to Keep More of Its Revenues

The V.I. Lottery is on track to just break even this year, thanks to slot machine-like "video lottery terminals," on St. Thomas, but it wants to keep more gambling revenues for its own operations.

Dr. Ricketts Leaves JFL Hospital Board

After leading the Gov. Juan Luis Hospital board through several life-threatening crises for three years, Dr. Anthony Ricketts resigned last week to devote more time to his 15-year-old pediatric practice.

Hewlett Packard Training Brings Up Questions of Virtual Security

Local IT managers had a chance to explore whether the cloud storage technology offered by companies such as Hewlett Packard and Intel Corp. is really right for the territory at an expo Tuesday.

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