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Firearms Bureau Announces New Operation Hours

Assistant Police Commissioner Thomas Hannah announced that the hours of operation for the Firearms Bureau in the St. Croix and…

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With schools across the territory getting ready for a Sept. 2 opening date, V.I. Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory told the community the Education Department is focused on "putting in the framework we need to support our students, our teachers and our administrators."

 

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Now Playing: “The Maze Runner,” “The Boxtrolls” and “The Boxtrolls (3D)”

The following movies are playing at Market Square East Theaters on St. Thomas.

LOCAL NEWS

JFL Board Reaches Quorum with New Members

The newly reconstructed governing board of the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital met Monday and outlined corrections being made to problems that resulted in the hospital’s decertification by CMS.

District Elections Board Suspends Member for Dereliction of Duty

St. Thomas-St. John Board of Elections members voted Monday to suspend one of their own for “willfully” not attending meetings in August that were called to certify the primary election.

Undercurrents: UVI Researchers Mine for Riches in the Strangest Places

In UVI's Caribbean Green Technology Center, student researchers are employing new methods to generate bio-fuels from materials as diverse and mundane as leftover cooking grease and algae.

Governor Submits Insurance Contracts without Signature

Gov. John deJongh Jr. submitted the health insurance contract for government employees, retirees and their dependents Monday, hours after having received them from the Health Insurance Board of Trustees.

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The V.I. Answer Desk

Demand answers. Question authority. Agitate for change. Go ahead, you're entitled.

 
 
Movie Hype Recalls Words of Wisdom

The hoopla for the latest 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' movie reminds a dad of some wise words for life imparted by a 10-year-old.

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Department of Health Gets Two New Mobile Medical Clinics

St. Croix and St. Thomas each have a new, state-of-the-art, mobile health clinic: customized RV-type vehicles equipped with…

No Cases of Enterovirus D68 Respiratory Virus Yet in Virgin Islands

So far the Health Department hasn’t had any reported cases of the Enterovirus D68 in the territory, but on…

Virtue of the Week: Gentleness

Gentleness is acting and speaking in a way which is considerate and kind to others. Gentleness is moving wisely,…

WAPA Board Approves Resource Plan Contract, Steam Generator Overhaul

WAPA is looking to follow industry standards by developing a resource plan that will help assess the authority’s needs,…

DeJongh: Health Insurance in Question for 7,000 Government Workers

Gov. John deJongh Jr. voiced concern on the inability of the Government Employees Services Commission / Health Insurance Board…

Frett-Gregory Leads Delegation to Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Conference

Commissioner of Education Donna Frett-Gregory will lead an eight-member delegation to Denmark next week to participate in UNESCO’s annual Trans-…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Man Fatally Shot in Mutual Homes Apartments

Miguel Rivera, who police said was recently released from the Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility, was fatally shot in the Mutual Homes Apartments Wednesday.

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ON ST. THOMAS

Make A Wish Walk Raises $25K

Make-A-Wish USVI will be able to put smiles ont eh faces of local children battling life-threatening diseases with the $25,000 brought in this weekend from its annual Walk for Wishes 5K event.

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