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Angel L. Bolques Jr. to Run for Senator-At-Large Seat

Angel L. Bolques Jr. writes an open letter to the people of the Virgin Islands outlining why he will be running for the seat of senator-at-large in the upcoming November election.

28-Year-Old Shot to Death Saturday in Estate Castle Coakley

A 28-year-old St. Croix man was shot to death and a woman injured by a gunshot early Saturday in Estate Castle Coakley, the V.I. Police Department reported.
In 2011, Kinia Blyden was St. John Festival queen. (File photo)

Former St. John Beauty Queen Sentenced in Cocaine Case

In early June 2011, Kinia Blyden was getting ready to compete for the title of St. John Festival Queen, a contest that she ended...

This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.
DPW's Nelson Petty takes questions from senators. (Photos by Barry Leerdam, V.I. Legislature)

During National Public Works Week, DPW to Host Town Halls on Public’s Concerns

Activities and programs scheduled for the week aim to acknowledge the contributions of public works professionals and the communities they serve.
The Virgin Islands National Guard marches

VING’s Medical Detachment to Conduct Periodic Health Assessment for Soldiers

Approximately 285 soldiers will participate in annual medical and personnel readiness during a PHA and SRP event.

Wagapalooza Returns to St. John on Saturday

The 16th annual Wagapalooza will take place on Saturday, May 19 at the Winston Wells Ball Field from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Food and drinks will be on sale, and activities include games for kids, a raffle, and the widely anticipated dog show.

GOP’s Jevon Williams Takes Seat on Board of Elections

Williams will continue to serve as the territorial GOP’s representative on the Republican National Committee.

U.S. Department of Education Sends More Aid for V.I. Private and Parochial Schools

Under the K-12 Restart program, VIDOE will administer funds to public, private and parochial schools in the St. Thomas-St. John and St. Croix Districts to help defray the costs of restarting school operations and restoring the normal learning environment for students and families.

WAPA Implements New Messaging System; Customers Urged to Sign Up for WAPA ALERTS

The new system is called WAPA Alerts, which will replace the WAPA portal on the V.I. Alert platform.