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Members of the V.I. National Guard parade through Christiansted.

Veterans Day: V.I. Honors Those Who Served

Virgin Islanders took to the streets Sunday to mark Veterans Day, honoring the citizen soldiers who have served their country in the military, with observances scheduled on all three islands.
Swimmers at Buck Island hit the water for the start of the 23rd Annual Coral Reef Swim. (Image by Steve Simonsen Photography)

Coral Reef Swim Draws Top Athletes

Swimmers from the Virgin Islands, the United States, the U.K., Trinidad and beyond – 93 in all – dove into sea at Buck Island early Sunday for the 23rd Annual Coral Reef Swim.
Foodies flock to a tasting table at the 2015 Taste of St. Croix.

Taste of St. Croix: New Date, New Location, Great Food

With the traditional venue closed by hurricane damage, A Taste of St. Croix will take to the streets of Christiansted Thursday with some of the best food on the island.

System Likely to Bring More Rain by Tuesday

An area of disturbed weather east of the Lesser Antilles has has become better organized with a circulation beginning to form, which may lead to formation of a tropical or sub-tropical system passing through the region in the next week.

AG Says No to Registering Voters Before Runoff

If you were not registered for the general election you should not be allowed to vote in the runoff election for governor that will be held Nov. 20, according to V.I Attorney General Claude Walker.

Women’s International Match Racing Series Slated for Nov. 29-Dec. 2

It’s a perfect scenario: world-class sailors competing in St. Thomas’ Charlotte Amalie harbor, one of the world’s best sailing destinations.

STX Man Sentenced for Distributing Crack Cocaine

A 55-year-old St. Croix man, Bruce McIntosh, was sentenced Friday in District Court on a conviction for distribution of cocaine, U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert announced.

Police ID Victim of Thursday’s Fatal Shooting

The V.I. Police Department on Saturday identified the victim of a Little La Grange shooting as 67-years-old Joseph Mark Graffis of Little La Grange, Frederiksted, whose body was found Thursday.
Sample ballot

Elections System to Hold Run-off Election Early Voting Nov. 17, 18

Early Voting for the 2018 Run-Off Election is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 17, and Sunday, Nov. 18. Polls will be open on St. Croix and St. Thomas from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. On St. John, the polls will be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter

Corporations and Trademarks Launches 2nd Phase of New Online System

Lt. Gov. Osbert E. Potter encourages all business entities and trade name owners to comply with the franchise tax/annual report and renewal requirements before the end of 2018 to ensure that business entity status is active/in good standing or current in Catalyst.

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NATURAL MYSTIC - backlit by a late afternoon sun, members of Earth Mama's Pan African Dance Company perform at the St. Thomas-St. John Agriculture Fair.
The fair takes place in a new location, at the Bordeaux Farms Pavillion. Saturday displays included rabbits, silkie chickens and a turtle in the petting farm, lemongrass, squash, tomatoes and watermelon.
Chef Ashley Allen demonstrated turkey carving. Jason Budsan from the St. Thomas-St. John Environmental Association showed how layering mulch from storm debris and sargasso seaweed makes great compost.
There was also a coal pot lighting contest at sunset. More fun to come on Sunday.
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