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Superior Court to Move Forward with Same Sex Marriage Licenses

With no action so far from the Legislature and the holdup of an executive order at Government House, the V.I. Superior Court is moving forward on its own with issuing same sex marriage licenses.

Health Beat: Renuatum’s Island Fresh Cafe

Bale Kaza-Amlak said he is committed to and passionate about providing quality, nutritious, wholesome food at Renuatum's Island Fresh Cafe. It's in his nature to prepare healthy vegetarian and vegan food, he said.

Mango Melee Packs Botanical Garden

St. Croix residents kicked gloomy economic times and cloudy weather aside Sunday afternoon, as everyone at the St. George Village Botanical Garden was dressed for fun at the 19th annual Mango Melee.

Home Invasion Sends One to Hospital

An apparent home invasion in Estate Strawberry Friday night ended with the suspects fleeing without their loot, and one person ended up in the hospital with a gunshot wound.

The Arboriculturists Part One: Zen and the Art of Storm Preparation

One of the things that makes the natural landscape of the Virgin Islands unusual is that the majority of it, due to the territory's small size and population density, falls under the category of urban forest.

Police Investigate Two Shootings

Police on St. Croix are investigating two shootings that took place in separate incidents Saturday, the V.I. Police Department announced.

Red Cross Continues Smoke Alarm Installations

The American Red Cross helped install approximately 80 smoke alarm systems Saturday in the Smith Bay neighborhood of St. Thomas.

No Raises This Year, Chief Negotiator Says

V.I. government employees are not likely to see raises this year, V.I. Chief Labor Negotiator Valdemar Hill Jr. told the Senate Finance Committee Friday, confirming what most observers expected.

Housing Finance Authority Hurting For Funds But Moving Forward

Losing millions in stamp tax revenue on real estate sales for the past several years "has dealt a blow to the development of moderate-income housing," V.I. Housing Finance Authority Executive Director Adrienne Williams said during budget hearings Friday.

Arrest Made in Two-Year-Old Case

V.I. Police officers on Friday arrested Jose Saldana Jr. in connection with a two-year-old case.

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