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St. Thomas Takes Part in ‘One Billion Rising’

A small but stalwart group of dancers, drummers and voices turned out Saturday at Emancipation Garden as part of "One Billion Rising,” a worldwide mass plea to stop violence against women and girls.

Service Restored After Malfunction Knocks Out Power to More than 10,000

Electrical service was restored to five feeders on St. Thomas Saturday night, about four hours after generating unit 25 malfunctioned on a day that also saw isolated power outages caused by recent heavy rain.

75 Couples Attest They ‘Still Do’ at Valentine’s Day Vow Renewal

With their hands on each other’s hearts, about 75 couples on Saturday renewed the marriage vows they made years before.

Eurnett Christopher, Khaien Donawa Win District Spelling Bees

Joseph Gomez Elementary School's Eurnett Christopher and Arthur A. Richards Junior High School's Khaien Donawa emerged Friday as the winners of their respective district...

Federal HBCU Program will Help Fund UVI School of Medicine

In a resolution passed at a special meeting on Friday evening, the University of the Virgin Islands board of trustees authorized the university to...

RealID: BIZVI Contract Under Scrutiny

The Bureau of Motor Vehicle's new driver's licenses, mandated by the federal Real ID Act, which were scheduled to be complete next month, are...

Former Government House Spokesman Now at WAPA

Jean Greaux, Jr., who served as Government House communications director through both terms of the deJongh administration, was recently appointed director of corporate communications for WAPA.

UVI Awarded Five-Year $1.3M Cybersecurity Grant

The University of the Virgin Islands has been awarded a five-year $1.3 million grant as part of a White House initiative to strengthen cybersecurity expertise, according to the university.

Project Homeless Connect Serves Up Hot Meals, New Clothes

Through Project Homeless Connect, people living on the streets or in shelters can tap into goods and services and walk away with a new set of clothes, hot food and a haircut during the annual event.

Mandahl Bay Preservationists Partner-Up

The Friends of Mandahl — a group of V.I. residents protesting a proposed development in Mandahl Bay, St. Thomas — is joining forces with...

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