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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.

Audio Galleries

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: “Ted 2” and “Dope”

The following movies will be playing at Market Square Theater on St. Thomas.

LOCAL NEWS

Oswin 'Zeke' Sewer Dies on CAHS Class Reunion Trip

Retired teacher and Board of Education member Oswin “Zeke” Sewer Sr. died Sunday in a Puerto Rico hospital. Sewer was on a 50th reunion trip with Charlotte Amalie High School.

Plaskett Monitoring Puerto Rico’s ‘Financial Collapse’

In the wake of reports about Puerto Rico’s “dire” financial state, V.I. Delegate Stacy Plaskett said Monday that her office is monitoring the situation to see how it will affect the territory.

On Island Profile: Ashley Till Is the New Sprauve Librarian

There’s a new face behind the desk at Elaine I. Sprauve Library on St. John. Ashley Till took over the librarian’s job on May 4. It was vacant since the previous librarian, Carol McGuinness, retired…

Festival Village Honors Bernice Mahoney-Boynes

Bernice Mahoney-Boynes was the woman of the hour Saturday as St. John celebrated the opening of the St. John Festival Village by naming it Mrs. B’s Cultural Melting Pot. 'She’s been a part…

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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

Virtue of the Week: Creativity

Creativity is the power of imagination. It is discovering your own special talents. Dare to see things in new…

Summer Camps and Programs for St. Thomas and St. John Youth

Here is a list of summer camps and organized activities available for children or young people. Please send information on…

Beach Advisory for June 22-26

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water…

Sen. James – Pass the Marriage Equality Law NOW

Does Neville James WANT the territory to be sued? Does he want to drag the U.S. Virgin Islands into…

AeroMD Hosts Dinner, Mini-Carnival for Travel Industry Executives

On Tuesday evening, AeroMD hosted a dinner and mini-Carnival celebration as part of the 22nd Annual USVI Destination Symposium. The…

Plaskett Weighs In on Supreme Court’s ACA Decision

Delegate Stacey Plaskett says almost a third of USVI residents live below the federal poverty line, with nearly a…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Armed Robbers Hit Race Track

Several armed men stormed into the Racino parlor at the Randall "Doc" James racetrack on Sunday night, stole money, exchanged gunfire with security and then fled in a stolen car.

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ON ST. THOMAS

'Violent, Brazen' Criminal Gets 60-year Sentence for Robbery

Richard Antonio Hodge Jr. of St. Thomas was sentenced Wednesday by District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez to more than 60 years in prison for a 2013 armed robbery in which two people were shot.

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