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Albert Bryan Jr. and Sen. Tregenza Roach

Bryan/Roach Platform Outlined Free College Tuition Earlier This Year

“The Bryan-Roach team believes that making higher education more accessible and affordable to our people is critical to improving the quality of life in our community,” said Bryan.

Office of Special Education Invites Stakeholders to Review Results of Parental Satisfaction Survey

Renee Charleswell, Ph.D., director of the State Office of Special Education, welcomes parents and guardians of children receiving special education and related services, SOSE team members, the Virgin Islands Advisory Panel on Special Education (VIAPSE) members, district offices of special education personnel and other interested community members to attend.
Josaira Augustin Romero arrest photo (VIPD photo)

Police Say Parent Pulled Knife In Fight at Ulla Muller Elementary

Two parents of students at Ulla Muller Elementary were involved in a physical altercation at the entrance gate of the school’s campus 7:45 Thursday morning and one, 23-year old Josaira Augustin Romero, was arrested for using a knife.

Isaac Passes the USVI Without Causing Much Stir

Tropical Storm Isaac made its closest approach to St. Croix Thursday night, passing almost 200 miles to the south and having no apparent impact on the territory as it made its leisurely way across the Caribbean.

Senate Rules Committee Waves Through Budget Bills

The Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee breezed through the approval of 28 budget bills Thursday, bringing those bills one step shy of final approval by the full Senate body.

Woman Gets Five Years for Embezzling from VIPA

Lydia Cabret, a former 30-year employee of the V.I. Port Authority, was sentenced Wednesday to five years in prison for embezzling $213,098.58 from the agency, although all but six months of the sentence were suspended.

DIVI Carina Bay Casino Reopens

Divi Carina Bay Casino reopened Wednesday after being closed for almost exactly a year due to last year's hurricanes.

Applications Available for RUS Disaster Grants for Drinking Water Systems, Sewer/Solid Waste Disposal Systems

$163,475,000 is available for repairs to drinking water systems as well as sewer and solid waste disposal systems that were impacted by hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

Weather Service Warns of High Surf, Rip Currents

The National Weather Service issued a high surf advisory Thursday morning for the U.S. Virgin Islands as a weakening Tropical Storm Isaac pushed into the Caribbean.
NOAA satellite photo taken at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday shows Tropical Storm Isaac, right, on the doorstep of the Antilles, while Hurricane Florence, a Category 4 storm, takes aim at the U.S. east coast.

Hurricane Hunter Flight Says Isaac Has Weakened Further

A NOAA Hurricane Hunter plane that investigated the oncoming Tropical Storm Isaac Wednesday evening and found that the system has weakened a bit, according to the National Weather Service.





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