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Two Arrested Bringing Cocaine From St. John to St. Thomas

Two men, Michael Leonard and Reinaldo Pierret Lerburds, were arrested at the Red Hook ferry terminal Thursday trying to bring 55 kilograms of cocaine to St. Thomas from St. John on the car barge.
Hurricane debris piled in Coral Bay, St. John.

Got FEMA Funds? The Feds Will Be Watching

The federal government may have deep pockets, but it’s also got big ears, sharp eyes, and patience. A cadre of “auditors, analysts and criminal investigators” have moved into the territory to oversee the millions of dollars in federal grants that have been pouring into the V.I.
The St. Croix Educational Complex.

Complex Back in Session after Mystery Odor Cancels Classes

Classes at the St. Croix Educational Complex were back to normal this week after a “gassy smell” on Monday forced classes to be dismissed and students bused off campus. A worker at the school said there have been gassy smells on campus at least three times this school year.
The Rev. Errol L. Connor christens the George Elwin Freeman, Sr. pilot boat, accompanied by representatives from VIPA.

Port Authority Christens George Freeman Pilot Boat in St. Thomas Ceremony

With a bottle of bubbly smashing across the bow, the $1.1 million pilot boat George Freeman joined the V.I. Government's growling fleet of working boats. The V.I. Port Authority christened a new $1.1 million pilot boat in a ceremony Tuesday at the Austin "Babe" Monsanto Marine Terminal.

St. Croix Icon John Tranberg Turns 102

Centenarian John Tranberg recently sat in Buddhoe Park in Frederiksted with a story to tell about practically each of the buildings he could see. He knew their owners and what their kids did 90 years ago.

Ag Fair Pushed Back to Memorial Day Weekend

The popular St. Croix Ag Fair was pushed back from Presidents' Day to Memorial Day weekend, May 26-28, Agriculture Commissioner Carlos Robles said.