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Race Track Gas Station Reopens After Fuel Spill Cleanup

The Race Track Gas Station, located on the southeast end of St. John on Southside Road, reopened for business Wednesday following a fuel spill of an unknown amount on Monday morning, Columbus Day.

VITEMA Conducts Live Test of Emergency Alert System With Earthquake Drill

The exercise on Oct. 17 consisted of a live test of the territory’s Emergency Alert System and the Wireless Emergency Alert, according to the GreatShakeOut.org website.

VING’s 661st MP Company Deploying to Middle East

A Yellow Ribbon Ceremony took place on St. Thomas on Monday, and troops on St. Croix will have a “Yellow Ribbon Ceremony” on Friday, Oct. 18.

ALERT: VITRAN Temporarily Out of Service on St. John

Due to fuel shortages, VITRAN is temporarily out of service on St. John until further notice.

St. John’s Bethany Moravian Church Celebrates 265th Anniversary

The Bethany Moravian Church will be celebrating its 265th Anniversary of Ministry, Mission, and Making disciples in the five boroughs of Saint John (Sankt Jan) with a week of activities from Oct. 18-27.

Pirate Treasure Hunt Will Raise Funds for Ricardo Richards School

The Piece of Eight Treasure Hunt will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. and again from 3:30 to 4:40 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, at Serenity's Nest on St. Croix's Northside Road to Northshore Road, toward the marina on the left hand side of the road.
V.I. Police Department insignia shoulder patch

ALERT: VIPD Records Bureau to Close Temporarily

The Virgin Islands Police Department Records Bureau in Cruz Bay, St. John, will be closed most days until Nov. 16.
Rashad Jules of Barbados fights off two USVI defenders en route to scoring the only goal in Saturday's CONCACAF match. (CONCACAF photo)

USVI Soccer Loses Twice to Barbados

The U.S. Virgin Islands are in last place in Group A of League C of the CONCACAF Nations League following two losses to Barbados in the last week, with chances of advancing after group play fading away.
Education Commissioner nominee Racquel Berry-Benjamin testifies before the Senate Committee on Education and Workforce Development Wednesday. (Photo by Barry Leerdam for the V.I. Legislature)

Education to Hold Public Meetings to Get Input on New, Modernized Schools

The Virgin Islands Department of Education New Schools Advisory Committee will hold a series of meetings in October to share its work status and to gain public input on the planning and construction of new and modernized public schools in the territory.

Sen. Myron Jackson Given National Minority Business Advocate Award

The US. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency named Senate Vice President Myron Jackson one of the “50 Most Powerful Small and Minority Business Advocates of the Year” at an awards gala in Miami.





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