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Sen Athneil 'Bobby Thomas (Photo by Barry Leerdam for the V.I. Legislature)

Sen. Thomas to Donate Money from Epstein’s EDC Company to Youth Basketball

Sen. Athneil “Bobby” Thomas (D-STT) will donate $1,000 he received as a campaign donation from Southern Trust Company, an entity owned by billionaire and accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, after finding out about the contribution this week, the St. Thomas lawmaker said Tuesday.
The territory's U-23 team receives instruction during the June training camp at the new Bethlehem Soccer Complex on St. Croix. (Source photo by Kyle Murphy)

V.I. Hosts First Round of Olympic Qualifying for Group B Soccer

The road to the soccer portion of Tokyo 2020 begins at the new St. Croix Bethlehem Soccer Complex for the Virgin Islands, Cuba and Barbados in Group B of the first round of Olympic Qualifiers on Wednesday.

Election System Offering Free Duplicate Voter ID Cards

Effective Wednesday, July 17 through Aug. 31, voters can obtain a free duplicate Voter Registration ID Card.

Four Charged with Assault in Apparent Hate-Based Attack

Four St. Croix women are slated to appear in court on charges that they assaulted a transgender woman who says they referenced her sexual orientation and style of dress as they beat her in an incident caught on videotape.

Crime of the Week: Crime Stoppers Seeks Info on Homicides

The anonymous tip service, Crime Stoppers USVI, seeks the public’s help to resolve two homicide cases that took place in the territory, one two years ago, one in 2013.
Passengers crowd into the Cyril E. King Airport Thursday to get the first fights out. (V.I. Port Authority photo)

Port Authority Is Installing New Air Conditioning Chillers at King Airport

The Virgin Islands Port Authority alerts travelers that the Cyril E. King Airport Terminal’s air conditioning system is not working at full capacity, resulting in warm temperatures inside the terminal.

V.I. National Guard Association Announces Scholarship Recipients

The Virgin Islands National Guard Association Inc. is a non-profit corporation. The purpose of the association is to promote the growth and development of the Virgin Islands National Guard, foster friendship and corporation among officers of the Virgin Islands National Guard and provide services for its members and dependents.
Mary Elliott, Curator National Museum of African American History and Culture, addresses the audience at the Guinea Warehouse. (Source photo by Elisa McKay)

Shipwrecks, Archeological Sites Give Testimony to Lives of St. Croix’s Enslaved Ancestors

National Park Service hosted the Slave Wrecks Project’s current status and multiple research efforts across St. Croix in a presentation at the Guinea Warehouse in Christiansted.
Gov. Albert Bryan, left, meets with V.I. Horsemen and VIGL. (Government House photo))

Governor: Gaming Group Needs Racetrack Management Plan

After several months of apparent inaction on the development of new horse racing facilities for the Virgin Islands, stakeholders sat down with Gov. Albert Bryan to devise a way forward.

Island Administrators Tagging Abandoned Vehicles for Removal

The Office of the Administrator is the coordinating agency for the Abandoned Vehicle Taskforce and will work in collaboration with both the public and private sector to identify, remove, and dispose of abandoned vehicles on each island in the territory.





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