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Terminix Identified as Company in Sirenusa Chemical Poisoning

The investigation continued Tuesday into how four Delaware residents on vacation at Sirenusa condominiums on St. John came to suffer what appears to be chemical poisoning.

WTJX Posts Donation Page to Bring Back NPR

Tanya Singh makes no bones about where she stands. "I want my NPR,” says the CEO of V.I. Public Television System WTJX channel 12 on the station’s newly created webpage.

Charter Day Kickoff Looks at Growing Territory’s Workforce Through Technical Skills

A multi-island Charter Day kickoff event on Tuesday celebrated the role the University of the Virgin Islands has continued to play in improving the quality of life in the territory.

EPA and DPNR Investigating Apparent Chemical Poisoning

The EPA and DPNR are investigating what appears to be chemical poisoning by a pesticide that affected four members of a vacationing family from Delaware. The pesticide was identified as methyl bromide.

Arrest Made in Christiansted Cemetery Homicide

Police on Monday arrested Major Lee Womack, 25, and charged him with first-degree murder and first-degree robbery in Sunday's cemetery homicide.

PFA Board Approves Contracts for Police Assessment, Frederiksted Development

The Public Finance Authority Board of Directors voted during its monthly meeting Monday to contract with T&M Protection Resources to assess the territory’s law enforcement agencies.

Not for Profit: St. Croix Seashell Society

The St. Croix Seashell Society exhibit at Fort Frederik features around 400 seashells, other mollusks, and echinoderms. Founding members Sharon Grimes, Zoraida Jacobs, Elizabeth Robb, and Marcia Taylor encourage people to become members of the society.

Man Killed in Cemetery Assault

Officers of the Virgin Islands Police Department arrested a man described as 'homeless and mentally ill' as a suspect in a Sunday homicide that took place at the Christiansted Public Cemetery.

Special Olympians Compete – with Smiles – in 38th Games

Promptly at 9 a.m., a cadre from the V.I. Police Department burst through the gate at Renaissance Park to kick off the Special Olympics on St. Croix Saturday. Officer Janella John led the traditional Law Enforcement Torch Run.

USCG Issues Rules for Carrying Up to 12 on an Uninspected Boat

Uninspected Virgin Islands boats less than 24 meters (78.7 feet) in length are now allowed to carry as many as a dozen passengers within the Virgin Islands and to international ports, but not to another port in the United States.

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