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Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Sunny Isle

A man was robbed by an masked gunman Thursday evening at at Sunny Isle Shopping Center, the V.I. Police Department reported in a news release issued Tuesday.
Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett (File photo)

Plaskett Announces Important FEMA Grants for VIPD and Corrections

Congresswoman Stacey E. Plaskett released a statement regarding two important grants totaling $24 million for the V.I. Police Department and the Bureau of Corrections.

Minors Detained on Firearm Charges, One Wounded

Three minors, aged from 15 to 17, one of them wounded by a gunshot, were arrested Sunday night on St. Thomas and charged with a violation of a firearms law, the V.I. Police Department reported.

COVID Creativity: Poem for ‘Facts Man’ by DaraMonifah Cooper

When a forest falls / Will we recycle lumber / Or just let it decay?

Flood Insurance Policies to Expire This Year, New Insurance Purchase Necessary

Survivors of the 2017 hurricanes need to purchase a new flood insurance policy or obtain other flood insurance in order to remain eligible for future FEMA assistance.

BIR Informs Taxpayers of Deadline to File for the Stimulus Check

In accordance with IRS regulations, the deadline to file a return to receive a stimulus payment is Oct. 15. The bureau will continue to make payments until Dec. 31.

The Virgin Islands Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

This year’s national theme, “Hispanics: Be Proud of Your Past, Embrace the Future,” speaks to the pride that all people of Hispanic heritage should embody.
The Department of Education will begin meal distribution to V.I. students on Thursday. (Shutterstock image)

‘No V.I. Child Goes Hungry’ Feeding Initiative to Resume Oct. 1

Breakfast and lunch may be picked up together and are available until supplies last.

This Week’s Senate Calendar for Sept. 28 – Oct. 2

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.
A Virgin Islands Police Department vehicle sits parked in front of the V.I.P.D. (Source file photo by Bethaney Lee)

Police: Pair Confess to STX Highway Homicide

The V.I. Police on Saturday arrested 23-year-old Effrail Jones, Jr. and 21-year-old Estefani Rodriquez and said the two of them confessed to shooting and killing 20-year-old Reynisha Juanita Rivera on Sept. 12 on St. Croix.

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