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Another Gun-Related Homicide Rocks St. Thomas; Ending Life Of 22-Year-Old Man

ST. THOMAS -- Even after St. Thomas clergy and residents gathered for a rally against violence in the Hidden...

By Staff / June 26, 2016

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Police Find Two Firearms And 'Large Amounts' Of Cocaine And Marijuana Near Animal Shelter In St. Thomas

ST. THOMAS -- V.I.P.D. officers on Friday discovered what was described as "large amounts" of cocaine...

By Staff / June 26, 2016

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Caribbean Wedding Destinations Suffer Because Of Zika Virus

ST. CROIX -- Caribbean wedding destinations have taken a hit this year because of the Zika virus, according...

By Staff / June 26, 2016


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Child, 8, Drowns In King Christian Hotel Pool

ST. CROIX -- An 8-year-old child drowned in a pool located at the King Christian Hotel in Christiansted...

By Ernice / June 25, 2016

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D.P.N.R. Deploys FADS In St. Thomas Waters

ST. THOMAS -- Department of Planning and Natural Resources Commissioner Dawn Henry announced earlier...

By Staff / June 25, 2016

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Fourth Annual Value Added Market Day Set For July 23

ST. CROIX -- The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture will hold the 4th Annual Value Added Market...

By Staff / June 25, 2016


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Federal Judge Blocks Mapp's Attempt To Remove Dunston; New Hearing In Ten Days

ST. THOMAS -- Federal Judge Curtis Gomez on Friday granted Judge Michael Dunston a 10-day restraining...

By Ernice / June 25, 2016

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Water Bay In St. Thomas Not Safe This Weekend; Everywhere Else Good To Go

ST. THOMAS -- The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said via press release today that all the territory's...

By Staff / June 24, 2016

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Medical Marijuana Bill Faces Fierce Opposition At First Hearing

ST. CROIX -- When the Senate killed an industrial hemp bill (which was later resurrected, tapered, passed...

By Ernice / June 24, 2016


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Police Blotter, In Memoriam, Crime Stoppers, Gas Prices, Cruise Ship Schedule & More
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D.P.N.R. Deploys FADS In St. Thomas Waters

ST. THOMAS -- Department of Planning and Natural Resources Commissioner Dawn Henry announced earlier this week that the department's Division of Fish and Wildlife...

By Staff / June 25, 2016

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Fourth Annual Value Added Market Day Set For July 23

ST. CROIX -- The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture will hold the 4th Annual Value Added Market Day Vendorama from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Saturday, July 23 at the Rudolph...

By Staff / June 25, 2016


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Water Bay In St. Thomas Not Safe This Weekend; Everywhere Else Good To Go

ST. THOMAS -- The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said via press release today that all the territory's beaches are safe for swimming and fishing this...

By Staff / June 24, 2016

Invitation For Bids: Road Repairs In Estate Mountain, Frederiksted

By Staff / June 24, 2016


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Nathaniel Thomas Turns Himself In

ST. CROIX -- Nathaniel Thomas, wanted  by police for reckless endangerment following an incident that occurred at the Gas-For-Less Service Station on May 15, turned...

By Staff / June 22, 2016

Request For Proposals: Department Of Education Network Cabling, Installation And Maintenance Services

By Staff / June 19, 2016



USVI Ambassadors
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USVI Ambassadors: Rashawn Ross

St. Thomas' Rashawn Ross is living his dream. The trumpeter began his journey as a musician in the 3rd grade...

By Staff / September 1, 2015

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USVI Ambassadors: Desiree Foy-Fisher

"As de Old People Would Say" is a picturesque collection of Caribbean proverbs that are witty, entertaining...

By Staff / September 1, 2015

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USVI Ambassadors: Washington, D.C.

The USVI Department of Tourism hit the road recently to continue to spread the word about the territory...

By Staff / September 1, 2015


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USVI Ambassadors: Rakeem Christmas

Meet St. Croix's Rakeem Christmas a current NBA Prospect and Syracuse stand out. Rakeem is fresh off of a great...

By Staff / September 1, 2015

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USVI Ambassadors: Chef Theo Gumbs

St. Thomas' Chef Theo Gumbs is on the rise. Chef Theo's culinary passion began while working with his mother...

By Staff / September 1, 2015

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USVI Ambassadors: H Alex Sanchez

St. Croix's H Alex Sanchez is hailed as one of the top interior designers on the east coast. His love...

By Staff / September 1, 2015



Entertainment
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St. Croix Nightclubs Now Being Patrolled By V.I.P.D.; Clubs Must Shutdown By 3:30 A.M.

ST. CROIX -- Nightclubs on this island are now being patrolled by officers of the Virgin Islands Police Department, a move that the force hopes will diminish crime...

By Ernice / June 14, 2016

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Carnival Horse Racing Moves To Thursday After J'ouvert To Bolster Children's Parade Turnout

ST. THOMAS -- Acting Governor Osbert Potter announced Wednesday that, beginning in 2017, the Virgin Islands Carnival (St. Thomas Carnival) horse races will be held...

By Staff / June 2, 2016


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Nikki Brooks, Near Top Of Tempo Chart, Will Perform At Major Event With Soca Greats

NEW YORK, NY -- TEMPO Networks in a newly released promotional ad announced that St. Croix’s Nikki Brooks will perform in a line-up of entertainment for the network’s...

By Staff / June 1, 2016

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Caribbean Queen Wins Third Straight Calypso Crown; Making History Once More

ST. CROIX -- Months after her history-making victories in St. Croix and St. Thomas, defeating venerable competitors on both islands, Temisha Libert, known in calypso...

By Ernice / May 29, 2016


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In Search Of Good Time, Residents Find Food Truck Festival In Frederiksted

ST. CROIX -- A good time was to be had at the Food Truck Festival in Frederiksted last night. What with Stanley and the Ten Sleepless Knights serenading a willing...

By Ernice / May 21, 2016

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Tourism To Host Food Truck Festival And Territory-Wide Cleanup This Weekend

ST. THOMAS -- The Department of Tourism (D.O.T.) will host the Frederiksted Food Truck Festival on Friday, featuring sumptuous culinary delights from more than 10 food...

By Staff / May 19, 2016



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Speaking On State Of Territory, Mapp Says He Must Deal With Hand That He Was Dealt

ST. CROIX -- Life for residents in the territory will get better, Governor Kenneth Mapp says. In fact, he spoke of an improving economy at his last State of the Territory...

By Ernice / June 23, 2016

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Another Gun-Related Homicide Rocks St. Thomas; Ending Life Of 22-Year-Old Man

ST. THOMAS -- Even after St. Thomas clergy and residents gathered for a rally against violence in the Hidden...

By Staff / June 26, 2016

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Police Find Two Firearms And 'Large Amounts' Of Cocaine And Marijuana Near Animal Shelter In St. Thomas

ST. THOMAS -- V.I.P.D. officers on Friday discovered what was described as "large amounts" of cocaine...

By Staff / June 26, 2016

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Caribbean Wedding Destinations Suffer Because Of Zika Virus

ST. CROIX -- Caribbean wedding destinations have taken a hit this year because of the Zika virus, according...

By Staff / June 26, 2016


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Child, 8, Drowns In King Christian Hotel Pool

ST. CROIX -- An 8-year-old child drowned in a pool located at the King Christian Hotel in Christiansted...

By Ernice / June 25, 2016

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D.P.N.R. Deploys FADS In St. Thomas Waters

ST. THOMAS -- Department of Planning and Natural Resources Commissioner Dawn Henry announced earlier...

By Staff / June 25, 2016

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Fourth Annual Value Added Market Day Set For July 23

ST. CROIX -- The Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture will hold the 4th Annual Value Added Market...

By Staff / June 25, 2016