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Plaskett Introduces Bills to Improve Territory’s Economy

Delegate Stacy Plaskett has introduced three pieces of legislation aimed at improving the economy of the U.S. Virgin Islands. The bills, if enacted, would repeal the cap on rum cover-over revenues, extend the jewelry and watchmaking Production Incentive Certificate Program and create a special visa waiver program, her office announced Tuesday.

Crime Stoppers: A Goal of No Unsolved Crimes

Let’s make sure that no crime goes unsolved. To do that, everyone needs to speak up. If you know something, say something.

Arrest Made in Stabbing Death of Couple at Crystal Cove

In a hastily called press conference Tuesday afternoon at Government House on St. Thomas, V.I. Police Commissioner Delroy Richards announced that 24-year-old Mikhail Young has been arrested in Sudbury, Massachusetts in connection with the death of his parents on St. Thomas earlier this week.

UVI Board Approves Loan for School of Medicine Endowment

The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees authorized President David Hall to execute a loan to create an endowment for the UVI School of Medicine, during a special meeting May 4.

UVI Student Entrepreneurs Awarded $60,000 in 13D Competition

Three student entrepreneurs from the University of the Virgin Islands were awarded $60,000 during the 4th Annual 13D Entrepreneurship Competition on April 24 at...

Esmond Boys Still in Critical Condition after Pesticide Poisoning

The two Delaware boys sickened in March remain hospitalized and in critical condition after the St. Thomas pesticide company Terminix fumigated a St. John condo unit where the boys' family was staying.

CAHS Students Face Competition at National Science Bowl

Five promising math and science-focused CAHS students entered into the fray of the National Science Bowl in Washington, D.C., on Sunday, competing head-to-head against the top high schools in the country.

June Archibald Has Died

June Archibald, one of the island's most well-loved communicators and activists, died Monday morning at her home, leaving the community bereft.

Disability Rights Center Says JFL Making ‘Significant Progress’

After meeting with Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital executives recently, disability rights advocates said they were "very pleased" with "significant progress" in mental health care at the St. Croix hospital.

First Timers Win Men’s and Women’s Ironman Titles

First-time competitors won both the men's and women's divisions in the 27th Captain Morgan Ironman 70.3 Triathlon Sunday in a race that saw close battles among both the leading men and women.

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