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Rosa Soto-Thomas was re-elected as president of the St. Croix chapter of the American Federation of Teachers. (Facebook photo)

Teachers Reject New Contract

The territory's' two teacher's unions have rejected a tentative wage agreement with the V.I. government. Pay will remain at current levels until a contract is approved.
The Drummers of the Macislyn Bamboula Dance Company and Odomankoma Asawfo. From Left: Michael George, Shadion Brown, Keith “Keibo” Brown, Earl Demmin, and Delroy “Ital” Anthony.

Dollar Fo’ Dollar Tour Brings St. Thomas Cultural History to Life

The 13th annual Dollar Fo’ Dollar Culture and History Tour whisked attendees aboard the Kon Tiki on Sunday for a morning of remembrance, cultural education, music, and dance.

Terminix Manager Pleads Guilty to Illegally Applying Pesticide

Jose Rivera, 58, former Branch Manager of Terminix International USVI, LLC , pleaded guilty Monday to four counts of illegally applying fumigants containing methyl bromide in multiple residential locations in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Callistus Ettiene

Police Arrest ‘Armed and Dangerous’ Callistus Ettiene

Detectives from the VIPD's Criminal Investigation Bureau Monday arrested Callixtus Ettienne, aka “Cactus” – and charged him in a home invasion robbery that took place in June.
The Archers celebrate their win in the championship of the Mens Summer Flag Football League. (Photo by Francisco Jarvis)

Archers Shock Sharks to Take Home Summer League Championship

The Archers surprised everyone – except perhaps themselves – Saturday, as they upset the previously undefeated Sharks, 8-6, to win the championship of the 2018 Men’s Summer League Championship at Lionel Roberts Stadium.
St. Croix-born jockey Euclyn “Pede” Prentice Jr. rides Toll Guard at Belterra July 7. (Photo by Ricky Plaskett)

Prentice Fell in Love with Riding on STX, Found Success on the Mainland

St. Croix-born jockey Euclyn “Pede” Prentice Jr. has been plugging away at his craft on tracks all across the U.S., racking up win after win – and it hasn't stopped yet.
District Judge Curtis Gomez USVI (File photo)

Judge Gomez at a Loss to Untangle WMA Management Mess

The ongoing disarray at the Waste Management Authority played out in a federal courtroom Thursday when the agency's latest director appeared in the courtroom, sitting quietly until the judge ordered him to the witness stand.

Two Dominicans Indicted for Illegally Reentering U.S.

A federal grand jury on Thursday returned separate indictments against Ezequiel Rivera Gomez, also known as Francisco Mejia, 44, and Luis Miguel Recio Fernandez, 29, alleging that they illegally reentered the United States after having been previously deported.

Ritter Sentenced for Firearm Charge

Dale Ritter, 53, of St. Croix, was sentenced Thursday in District Count on one federal count of possession of a firearm with obliterated serial number, and one local count of illegal use of utility equipment, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

National Campaign to Detect and Deter Human Trafficking Introduced in the V.I.

A nationwide initiative to combat human trafficking was launched Thursday in the U.S. Virgin Islands with training sessions hosted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

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BROWNIE STREET -- was renamed on Friday in honor of legendary broadcaster Irvin "Brownie" Brown. Brown is seen here, surrounded by three of his six children and St. Thomas-St. John District Senator Dwayne DeGraff.
DeGraff sponsored Bill No. 32-0146 to rename General Gade, from Veteran's Drive to Sike Gade, as Irvin "Brownie" Brown Sr. Street. Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed it into law in July.
Gade is the Danish word for street. That's how long General Gade's been around in the Savan neighborhood, one of St. Thomas' oldest communities.
Brownie was born and grew up there, among friends and family. A lot like the folks who showed up at the club house for the Retired Police Organization to celebrate the occasion.
For 50 years, Brown has shared Latin, soca and gospel music over the airwaves at WSTA-AM on weekday afternoons. He has emceed countlesss live Carnival events, parades. He trained under former Senate President Bingley Richardson to become a licensed boat captain. Conducted taxi tours as a businessman.
He was also a drummer for Milo and the Kings and toured the U.S. with the band in his younger days. And Brown served as master of ceremonied for the Annaberg Black History Month Fair on St. John.
De Graff thanked the different groups that worked together to stage the event.
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BROWNIE STREET -- was renamed on Friday in honor of legendary broadcaster Irvin Brownie Brown. Brown is seen here, surrounded by three of his six children and St. Thomas-St. John District Senator Dwayne DeGraff.
DeGraff sponsored Bill No. 32-0146 to rename General Gade, from Veterans Drive to Sike Gade, as Irvin Brownie Brown Sr. Street. Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed it into law in July.
Gade is the Danish word for street. Thats how long General Gades been around in the Savan neighborhood, one of St. Thomas oldest communities.
Brownie was born and grew up there, among friends and family. A lot like the folks who showed up at the club house for the Retired Police Organization to celebrate the occasion.
For 50 years, Brown has shared Latin, soca and gospel music over the airwaves at WSTA-AM on weekday afternoons. He has emceed countlesss live Carnival events, parades. He trained under former Senate President Bingley Richardson to become a licensed boat captain. Conducted taxi tours as a businessman.
He was also a drummer for Milo and the Kings and toured the U.S. with the band in his younger days. And Brown served as master of ceremonied for the Annaberg Black History Month Fair on St. John.
De Graff thanked the different groups that worked together to stage the event.

 

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