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Violent Weekend Brings Calls for Community to Come Together

Police and government officials called for the community's help in dealing with a weekend of carnage that saw five people die in apparently separate incidents on St. Croix.
Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett discusses Trump's State of the Union speech, which she considered 'a call to action.' (Source photo by April Knight)

Plaskett Introduces Bills to Improve Economic Conditions

V.I. Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett has introduced several pieces of legislation aimed at improving the economy in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Nurse-Administrator Aldria Wade Dies at 79 After a Life of Service

Former Clinic Administrator Aldria Wade is being remembered for her devotion to the community and the nursing profession. Wade died on Feb. 16 at her home on St. John.

Night of Violence: Four Killed in Spate of Shootings on STX

Four people were killed and another seven injured in three separate shooting incidents Saturday night and Sunday morning on St. Croix, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Black History Month Brings Opportunity to the Classroom

Years before celebrations of Black History Month became part of U.S. culture in the 1970s, a group of educators were promoting ways to teach the subject in and out of the classroom.

St. Croix Schools Plan Return to In-Person Instruction in March

After being closed for a year due to COVID-19, public schools in the St. Croix District will open for in-person instruction beginning Tuesday, March 2.

Senate Begins Reviewing Bryan’s Plan to Reform Mental Health in USVI

Members of the Senate Committee on Health, Hospitals, and Human Services on Friday began reviewing a mental health bill submitted by Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.

Search Continues for Missing Man; Reward Increases

The search continued Friday for 80-year-old Michael “DoDor” Emmanuel, who was reported missing Feb. 19 from the Canebrake Apartments in Frederiksted.

Vaccination Eligibility to Expand in March, VITEMA Head Says

Vaccine eligibility for residents over the age of 16 will begin on March 1, according to Daryl Jaschen, director of the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency.

Can a Victim of Development Morph into Ecological Survivor?

Pity poor, long-suffering marron bacora, a.k.a. Solanum conocarpum. Today a handful can be found clinging to life in St. John's dry, eastern regions.

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