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Real Property Owners Advised to Visit Tax Assessor’s Office to Establish Installment Agreements

All real property owners on St. John are advised that a representative of the Division of Tax Collection will be…

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Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 
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Folklife Festival Draws Huge Crowd

Hundreds of school children and a large contingent of tourists filled Annaberg Plantation on Thursday as the V.I. National Park kicked off its 24th annual Folklife Festival.

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2015-02-26 23:07:34
Defendant’s Brother Publishes Book about Fountain Valley Massacre

St. Croix attorney Michael Joseph just published a book he believes answers some questions about the so-called Fountain Valley massacre, in which his brother Raphael was one of five men convicted.

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2015-02-26 22:41:37
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Amaraé Blyden-Richards

Amaraé Blyden-Richards will be the first to say that she is living the life of her dreams though the story is still unfolding.

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2015-02-26 22:37:16
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Global Conflict Survivors Share Stories, Talk Forgiveness

Two of the most notorious acts of violence of the last quarter century, the Bosnian genocide of the 1990s and the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, were given human faces at a recent panel event hosted by the University of the Virgin Islands on its St. Thomas campus.

Read entire articleFeb 28 2015 - 12:39am
Minors Arrested After String of Incidents

Five minors were arrested Thursday and placed into protective custody after a series of events that took place earlier in the day, according to the V.I. Police Department.

Read entire articleFeb 27 2015 - 9:16pm
Longer Than Expected Turbine Control Conversion Will Not Affect WAPA's Propane Deadline

The time required to convert seven of WAPA's gas turbine controls from fuel oil to propane will take more than three times longer than originally estimated, according to Executive Director Hugo Hodge Jr., but the delay will not affect ratepayers' relief.

Read entire articleFeb 27 2015 - 12:55am
Cuba Diary: Country of Contrasts, Complications and Contradictions

The Source publisher recently traveled to Cuba with a delegation from The Nation magazine. This is the first in a series of articles that offer her first-hand cultural and educational experiences.

Read entire articleFeb 27 2015 - 12:42am
Frederiksted Pool Cannot be Fixed, Says Parks Nominee

The territory's parks and sports facilities need more funding for maintenance and the Frederiksted swimming pool has to be replaced, the acting Sports, Parks and Recreation commissioner said.

Read entire articleFeb 27 2015 - 12:36am
Audit Shows EDC Fails to Maximize Potential Benefits

The EDC program did not maximize the potential economic benefits to the territory, according to an audit by the V.I. Inspector General’s Office released Thursday.

Read entire articleFeb 27 2015 - 12:26am
Folklife Festival Draws Huge Crowd

Hundreds of school children and a large contingent of tourists filled Annaberg Plantation on Thursday as the V.I. National Park kicked off its 24th annual Folklife Festival.

Read entire articleFeb 27 2015 - 12:07am
Defendant’s Brother Publishes Book about Fountain Valley Massacre

St. Croix attorney Michael Joseph just published a book he believes answers some questions about the so-called Fountain Valley massacre, in which his brother Raphael was one of five men convicted.

Read entire articleFeb 26 2015 - 11:41pm
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Amaraé Blyden-Richards

Amaraé Blyden-Richards will be the first to say that she is living the life of her dreams though the story is still unfolding.

Read entire articleFeb 26 2015 - 11:37pm
Park Opens Cinnamon Bay Archeological Center

With a snip of the green ribbon, V.I. National Park Wednesday opened its Education Center and Archaeology Laboratory located adjacent to the beach at Cinnamon Bay.

Read entire articleFeb 26 2015 - 1:17am