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Early Primary Voting Scheduled for July 26-31

Early Voting for the 2016 Primary Election is set to commence in both districts on Tuesday, July 26 and will…

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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.
 

 

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Now Playing: “Jason Bourne,” “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates” and “Nerve”

The following movies are now playing at Market Square Theater on St. Thomas.

LOCAL NEWS

JFL Losing Less, But Urgently Needs Tens of Millions

The Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital has been trending toward being less in the red over the last two years and may benefit from likely changes in how Medicare and Medicaid reimburse it, but the…

Housing Authority OKs 'Asset Repositioning' Plan

V.I. Housing Authority Board members on Wednesday approved "an asset repositioning plan" that would establish a framework for the authority to rehab or rebuild housing units, but which drew concern from some residents. 

WAPA Board Approves Authority’s FY 2017 Budget

V.I. Water and Power Authority board members on Wednesday approved the authority’s fiscal year 2017 budget and the renewal of a $15 million line of credit with Firstbank Puerto Rico. 

WAPA Revenue Bonds Suffer Third Downgrade In Less Than 60 Days

Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's has lowered the electric system revenue bond ratings of the V.I. Water and Power Authority, the third time in less than two months that the utility's bond ratings have…

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Delegate Stacey Plaskett on Clinton Email Investigation

 

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Elie Wiesel Had a Message for the Virgin Islands

Upon learning of the death of Holocaust survivor, Auschwitz witness and Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, I felt compelled to pass along my experience…

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WAPA Revenue Bonds Suffer Third Downgrade In Less Than 60 Days

Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's has lowered the electric system revenue bond ratings of the V.I. Water and Power…

Shots Fired at School Where Kids Were on Campus; None Injured

Two suspects who reportedly crossed paths on the campus of Joseph A. Gomez Elementary school in Anna’s Retreat were involved…

Disqualified Senate Candidate Ivy Moses Still On Ballot

Although disqualified as a candidate, St. Thomas Board of Elections member Ivy Thomas is still on the ballot as a…

Special Barge Run Assists with Trash Pile-Up

From the evening of Friday into the early hours of Saturday, special barge service conducted by Love City Car Ferries’…

Early Primary Voting Scheduled for July 26-31

Early Voting for the 2016 Primary Election is set to commence in both districts on Tuesday, July 26 and will…

VITEMA Offers Hurricane Awareness Course to the General Public

The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) is hosting four hurricane awareness courses for anyone interested in learning about…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

20-Year-Old Man Shot to Death in Concordia

Officers responding to reports of gunshots Tuesday evening in the area of Concordia in Frederiksted found a man, later identified as 20-year-old Marquise Benjamin, unresponsive at the scene, a V.I. Police Department news release said Wednesday. 

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ON ST. THOMAS

On Island Profile: Retired Educator Living the Good Life

There’s an unmistakable optimism in Barbara Callwood’s voice, highlighted by an undertone of joyful confidence. The accomplished and active educator stumbled a bit when faced with retirement, but she regained her footing and is off and running – at her…

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