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13 Students Graduate High School Through MBW Education

The ceremony was held at the St. Thomas Reformed Church, where MBW founder Scott Bradley created the non-profit 12 years ago.

Five-Year-Old Girl Killed in Two-Car Accident

A two-car collision Sunday evening on St. Croix took the life of five-year-old Penelope Tutein, the V.I. Police reported. The accident took place at about 7:33 p.m. on Peter’s Rest Road, west of Cool Out Bar in Estate Peter’s Rest.

ALERT: St. Croix Transfer Station, Anguilla Landfill Remain Closed as Fire Continues

The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority Preserving Paradise team advises the community that the Virgin Islands Fire Service, Virgin Islands Port Authority, and the Authority’s contractor and personnel continue to work diligently to suppress the fire reported on June 23.

UVI Trustees Elect Officers, Renew President Hall’s Contract

In executive session, the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees unanimously approved a five-year agreement to employ Dr. David Hall as president of the university for the period of Aug. 1, 2019 through July 31, 2024.

STX: Verbal Altercation Leads to Shooting

Three men were injured Saturday afternoon when a verbal altercation led to a gunfight breaking out at Rainbow Beach in Frederiksted, the V.I. Police Department reported. The three victims, one a teenager and two men in their 20s, were being treated at the Juan F. Luis Hospital.

This Week’s Senate Calendar June 24-28

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

FAA Inspection Finds USVI’s Airports in Compliance

The FAA’s Title 14 Part 139 requirements outline the standards for certification of the approximately 550 U.S. airports with commercial passenger service.

Beach Advisory for June 17-21

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 33 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of June 17-21, 2019. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing:

USVI Promotes Its Special Carnival and Festivals Here and Abroad

The USVI Department of Tourism (DOT) has launched a vigorous summer campaign to market the islands' unique carnival and festivals.

Open forum: Where Is the Division of Festivals?

Sen. Janelle Sarauw says the Department of Tourism is not implementing a law that was passed by the 32nd Legislature to organize festivals in the territory.

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