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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 

MOVIES

Coming Thursday: “Sausage Party” and “Morgan”

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

LOCAL NEWS

UVI Mourns Passing of Trustee Emeritus Bernard Paiewonsky

The University of the Virgin Islands mourns the passing of Trustee Emeritus Bernard Paiewonsky, who served on UVI’s board for 13 years. He passed away Aug. 17 in Maryland.

Limetree Bay May Have Grand Opening During Chinese Visit

Virgin Island residents can expect to learn more about what is going on at Limetree Bay Terminals and what interest the Chinese have in the territory when a delegation from China arrives.

Undercurrents: Good Health Care Is Still Out of Reach for Some

With a caveat here and there, the public perception of the Virgin Island’s health care system seems to be that it is good, overall. But if you can’t access the services, it really doesn’t matter…

Crucians Trained to Monitor Reefs

About a dozen St. Croix residents learned Monday evening how to identify coral bleaching and other reef disturbances and how to scientifically report them for monitoring purposes. 

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Delegate Stacey Plaskett on Clinton Email Investigation

 

EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
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…

SOURCE PICKS

The Bookworm: Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson's Fitting Friendship

Certainly this is book is a fan’s dream but it’s also one that pop culture followers will relish. And if…

Coastweeks Doubles Down on Goal of Pristine Beaches

Coastweeks events in the territory will run from Sept. 17 through Oct. 31. This year, events will include a renewed…

UVI Appoints Benjamin Kraft to Serve as Major Gifts Director

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has appointed Benjamin F. Kraft as the new director of major gifts. He…

Coral Bay Labor Day Parade Set for September 5

The Coral Bay community invites one and all to join them for an end of summer tradition as the Coral…

Virtue of the Week: Caring

Caring is giving love and attention to people and things that matter to you. When you care about people, you…

Beach Advisory for August 22-26

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that due to heavy rains this week, the Division of Environmental…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

JFL Opens Lactation Room at Breastfeeding Symposium

Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital held a symposium on the benefits and importance of breastfeeding and opened a new corporate lactation room for employees to breastfeed, Monday in the hospitals' V.I. Cardiac Center. 

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ON ST. THOMAS

@Work: Making the Most of Island Resources

She might be working quietly in the background, she might be in the thick of the action, or she might be up front leading the effort. These days, if it has anything to do with the marine environment, Valerie Peters…

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