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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

This Week’s Senate Calendar

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

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 

MOVIES

Now Playing: “Los Paracaidistas” and “Unfriended”

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

LOCAL NEWS

Dial-A-Ride Could Halt Service by Week’s End

St. John Dial-A-Ride Transportation and its supportive services program will shut down by the end of the week because it didn’t get the promised funding from the local government, Celia Kalousek, director of…

Agencies Battle to Prove Fitness

Power was out all over St. Croix Saturday, but there was plenty of power on display at D.C. Canegata Park where the first Battle of the Agencies Fitness Challenge took place.

Arrest Made in Malfetti Homicide

Mekel Blash, a 27-year-old Nadir man, was arrested Friday and charged with murder in the January 2014 death of James Malfetti on St. John, the V.I. Police Department reported Friday night.

viNGN Board Approves New President

Following the recent resignation of Lawrence “Larry” Kupfer, Virgin Islands Next Generation Network board members voted Thursday to appoint Tonjia Coverdale as the company’s new president and chief executive officer.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Instant Karma Gonna Get ‘Cha

For several years I have routinely been turning to a little book called, “Instant Karma” by Barbara Ann Kiffer.
 

SOURCE PICKS

Source Manager’s Journal: Searching for Excellence

If someone wants to find a model for building an excellent organization and a true team – of any…

The Bookworm: 'Body of Truth'

In the new book “Body of Truth” by Harriet Brown, you’ll see that everything you thought you knew about…

Undercurrents: Ethics Commission Would Draw the Lines for Public Officials

Prohibitions and restrictions on government officials are detailed in scores of ethics statutes across the nation. Former Sen. Shawn-Michael Malone…

Cuba Diary: Health, Education and Happiness

It is impossible to provide a fully developed picture of life in Cuba after spending only a week on…

Katherine Callwood Crowned Miss University of the Virgin Islands

Katherine Callwood was crowned Miss University of the Virgin Islands 2015-2016 at the 35th Annual Miss UVI Ambassadorial Competition held…

Virtue of the Week: Trustworthiness

Trustworthiness is being worthy of trust. People can count on you to do your best, to keep your word,…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Innovative Works on Services Affected by Power Outage

Innovative crews were working Sunday afternoon to restore cable systems on St. Croix that were affected by Saturday's islandwide power outage.

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ON ST. THOMAS

Derisa Greaves Is 2015 Carnival Queen

After five hours of stiff competition, 18 year-old Derisa Greaves left the stage early Sunday morning with awards in two major categories and the 2015 Carnival Queen crown.

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