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Breaking: Man Arrested After Running in Downtown Charlotte Amalie with Gun

Traffic was backed up and police all over the place in downtown Charlotte Amalie Friday afternoon, after a man wrecked his motorbike and went running off with a gun in his hand.

V.I. Closer to 24-Hour Testing; Bryan Announces Day of Prayer

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. addressed a mixed bag of concerns from the public Wednesday, gave updates on closures and called for a territorial Day of Prayer on Monday, March 30.
An aerial photo captures the scene as firefighters battle the blaze that has burned through the roof. (Photo provided by V.I. Fire Services Director Daryl. A. George Sr.)

Blaze Hits Wheatley Shopping Center

A major fire engulfed Wheatley Shopping Center on St. Thomas, wiping out at least one store and extensively damaging others.
From left, FEMA Federal Coordinating Officer Bill Vogel, Office of Disaster Recovery Executive Director Adrienne Williams-Octalien, Education Department Chief Operating Officer Dionne Wells-Hedrington, Education Commissioner Racquel Berry Benjamin and Government House spokesman Richard Motta announce Monday the approval of industry standards that will guide the reconstruction of new schools in the territory. (Source photo by James Gardner)

Industry Standards Will ‘Transform’ V.I. Education, Officials Say

V.I. Education Department officials announced that a set of industry standards that will drive the long-awaited construction of new schools throughout the territory has been approved by federal regulators.
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Op-Ed: Imagine Everyone Had a Safe Place to Be and Someone...

Imagine we were as a community able to come together and create a village where everyone is safe, where the marginalized among us had shelter and food and most important, people who cared about them.
The new cleats installed in Charlotte Amalie harbor are weather resistant and have a 10-year life span. (VIPA photo)

VIPA Completes Waterfront Cleat Replacement Project

Mariners have brand new cleats to secure their boats while berthed at the Charlotte Amalie waterfront, the V.I. Port Authority announced.
The drawing in the Urban Land Institute’s report on recommendations for rebuilding St. Thomas shows some of consultant’s suggestions for changes to the “study area” in and near downtown Charlotte Amalie.

Disaster Funds Could Enable Island Makeover; So, How Should It Look?

A stateside consultant group has issued suggestions for remaking St. Thomas and the greater Virgin Islands from top to bottom. Recommendations run the gamut, from establishing bike lanes and promoting scooter traffic to creating new government agencies.

Altercation, Shots Reported at STT School

Shots were reportedly fired Tuesday evening during an altercation between two women hired to work at Antilles School, according to the V.I. Police Department.

Several St. Thomas Community Events Planned for MLK Day Weekend

Monday, Jan. 20, marks the 37th year since Martin Luther King Jr. Day became a legal holiday in the United States, and multiple community organizations have scheduled events to celebrate.
Senators and members of the Cabinet congratulate Gov. Albert Bryan, Jr. after his second State of the Territory Address Monday night. (Source photo by James Gardner)

Senators: State of Territory ‘Upbeat,’ but Lacks Details

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.’s second State of the Territory address was met with mixed reviews from senators, who described it as “enthusiastic” and “upbeat,” but lacking details on education and crime fighting initiatives, among other things.

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