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Sea View Agrees to Close Doors

Sea View Nursing Home in Bolongo has agreed to close its doors after being terminated from participation in Medicare when federal inspectors found a string of deficiencies.

St. Thomas Photographer’s Work Picked for Museum’s Collection

A series of prints of five digital photographs by St. Thomas photographer Erik Miles has been incorporated into the permanent collection of El Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico in San Juan.

Attorney General: Another One Bites the Dust

Gov. Kenneth Mapp has gone through his third attorney general. On Thursday, Mapp removed acting-Attorney General James Carroll from the position he had appointed him to three months ago.

New Laws on Stalking, Abandoned Vehicles and More

V.I. law will provide for police protection against stalking and harassment by any person, if bills approved by the Legislature in session Thursday are enacted into law.

Uncompensated Care Still Straining Schneider Hospital

Schneider Regional Medical Center is on track for a $7 million total net loss this year, its chief executive officer, Bernard Wheatley, said during Senate budget hearings Thursday.

Mandahl Convenience Center Nearing Completion, VIWMA Says

Convenience Centers, according to VIWMA, are "facilities that provide one or more portable waste containers which are used for the collection solid waste for transport to a solid waste disposal site."

Police Commissioner Wants Crime Stoppers Back

The V.I. Police Department supports Crime Stoppers and wants it back, Police Commissioner Delroy Richards said during a press conference on St. Croix on Wednesday.

Man Injured by Gunfire, Drives Jeep into Altona Lagoon

A man was wounded by gunfire and his vehicle ended up in the ocean Tuesday night at Altona Lagoon. The victim said he drove his vehicle into the water in an attempt to get away from the gunshots.

Years Later, Alric Simmonds’ Theft of Fed Dollars Still Hurting LEPC

The Law Enforcement Planning Commission, Property and Procurement, and the V.I. National Guard Office of the Adjutant General presented their budgets to the Finance Committee on Tuesday.

WAPA Chief Testifies to Congress on Island Energy Systems

At the invitation of the chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, WAPA Executive Director Hugo Hodge Jr. appeared before the committee Tuesday to offer testimony on remote and isolated energy systems.

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