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Crime Stoppers: A Gruesome Crime Against a Horse

Crime Stoppers asks you to continue to make the USVI one of the safest places to live, work and raise a family. Let’s make sure that no crime goes unsolved.

NOAA Scientists Mapping New Areas of Seafloor on 12th V.I. Visit

A host of new data for the study and management of the Virgin Islands' extensive marine resources will soon be available, thanks to scientists making their 12th annual visit to the territory this month.

Three More Companies Found with Methyl Bromide, Planning Says

Two extermination companies on St. Croix and one more on St. Thomas have stocks of pesticide containing methyl bromide, the Planning and Natural Resources Department indicated in a press release issued Tuesday evening.

St. John Pesticide Poisoning Makes International News

More than two weeks after a Delaware family got sick after exposure to a pesticide containing methyl bromide at Sirenusa condominiums on St. John, the story is now in the international news.

Profile: John Farchette

John Farchette III, an interpretive park ranger at St. Croix East End Marine Park, said he “can't ask for a better life.” And he credits the good stuff to family life on an island.

Easter Camping Builds Unity, Family Ties

Some St. Croix campers see more in the annual Easter camp foray to the beaches than a good time weekend. They see opportunities to educate youngsters, strengthen family ties and bring religious practices to the forefront.

Detectives Investigate Fatal Animal Cruelty Case

*Warning: Graphic Photo* Detectives were summoned Wednesday to Estate Anna’s Hope by veterinarians with the V.I. Department of Agriculture to investigate a badly beaten horse found near the Youth Rehabilitation Center, the V.I. Police Department reported Friday.

Liquor Banned on Good Friday; Beer and Wine Exempt

V.I. law forbids bars and restaurants from selling distilled liquor or mixed drinks from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Good Friday, but wine and beer are not mentioned in the law and are not affected.

Moody’s Upgrades WAPA Financial Rating

Moody’s Investors Service revised the V.I. Water and Power Authority's financial rating outlook from “negative” to “stable" this week, according to WAPA

Frederiksted’s Strand Street is Now ‘One-Way’

Strand Street in Frederiksted is now one-way heading north and cars may park on the entire seaward side, thanks to legislation that took effect April 1.

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