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Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Corene Marsham

To those who know her, Corene Marsham is a pillar of faith who always has just the right words of encouragement and wisdom to support someone in need or, when necessary, to be that dependable confidante.

Source Warns Site to Cease and Desist Plagiarism

We all know the saying, "Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery," but outright copyright infringement is a whole different ballgame. The Source is considering legal action against a purported V.I. news blog.

Legislature Passes Second Chance For Misdemeanor Convictions

It will be much easier in the U.S. Virgin Islands to have misdemeanors and records of charges that never led to convictions expunged from one's record, thanks to legislation approved Wednesday by the full Legislature.

USVI Receives $850,000 in Grants from the Department of the Interior

The Department of the Interior approved almost $850,000 in grants to help with the St. Thomas East End Medical Center, an apprenticeship program for at-risk youth, the V.I. Water and Power Authority, and a survey.

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.





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