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Watch: Scenes From College Fair At Complex

A college fair was held at the St. Croix Educational Complex on Wednesday, where school officials said...

By Staff / February 23, 2018

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Woman, Blaming Inconsistent Claims On Alcohol, Arrested For Allegedly Making False Rape Claim Against Police Officer

ST. THOMAS -- A woman who said alcohol consumption had clouded her recollection of an alleged incident...

By Staff / February 23, 2018

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Bill Introduced By Sen. Rivera'O'Reilly Could Increase Health Care Options In USVI

ST. CROIX -- A bill that could greatly and positively impact the territory's health care offerings was introduced...

By Ernice / February 23, 2018


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Agrifest 2018 New Dates Announced As May 26-28

ST. CROIX -- During a press conference held at the UVI Research Center on the St. Croix campus, the Agriculture...

By Staff / February 22, 2018

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TSA Raising Aviation Security Baseline With Stronger Focus On Electronic Threats

The Transportation Security Administration (T.S.A.) said on Thursday that it has begun implementing...

By Staff / February 22, 2018

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Watch: Abandoned House In Strawberry Destroyed By Fire

ST. CROIX -- An abandoned house in Strawberry was destroyed by fire this morning. The flames appeared...

By Staff / February 22, 2018


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174 Pounds Of Cocaine Seized By Law Enforcement From Private Vessel In Eastern Puerto Rico

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) agents and Puerto Rico Police...

By Staff / February 22, 2018

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Disaster Recovery Centers Will Transition To Emergency Home Repairs VI Walk-In Centers

Disaster Recovery Centers will close permanently on Feb. 27. At the same locations, they will reopen...

By Staff / February 22, 2018

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Francis Urges Education Commissioner To Host Town Hall To Discuss 2019 School Year Plans

Senator Novelle Francis on Wednesday said he sent a letter to Dept. of Education Commissioner Sharon...

By Staff / February 22, 2018


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In St. Thomas This April, New Rides For Children At Carnival Village

ST. THOMAS -- The territory's children -- more pointedly those who make it to carnival this year in St. Thomas...

By Staff / February 22, 2018

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Agrifest 2018 Is A Go; Dept. Of Agriculture To Announce New Dates Today

When residents heard that the 2018 Agricultural Fair would not happen this year because of extensive...

By Staff / February 22, 2018

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St. Thomas Men Arrested For Possession Of A Firearm By Convicted Felons

ST. THOMAS -- Rehelio Trant, 39, and Gamba Potter, 32, both of St. Thomas, made their initial appearances...

By Staff / February 21, 2018


Community Center
Police Blotter, In Memoriam, Crime Stoppers, Gas Prices, Cruise Ship Schedule & More
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Electrical Service Interruption Scheduled For Friday Morning Portion Of St. Croix Feeder 8B

ST. CROIX -- On Friday from 12 a.m. to 3 a.m., electrical service will be interrupted to a portion of St. Croix Feeder 8B, affecting customers in Estates Hannah’s...

By Staff / February 22, 2018

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WAPA Issues Bills For Post-Storm Electrical And Potable Water Services

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority began issuing bills on February 9 for electrical and potable water services provided after Hurricanes Irma and Maria,...

By Staff / February 21, 2018


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If You're In St. John And Own Property (Apartments, Homes, Etc.) Now's Your Time To Make Money

ST. JOHN -- With thousands of residents displaced by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through its Direct Lease Program,...

By Staff / February 21, 2018

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Customers On Four Feeders On St. Croix Will Be Affected Early Wednesday

ST. CROIX -- On Wednesday from 12 a.m. to 2 a.m., electrical service will be interrupted to portions of St. Croix Feeders 3A, 4A, 9A and 8B, WAPA has announced....

By Staff / February 20, 2018


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More Than 6,000 WAPA Customers On St. Croix Will Experience Power Interruption On Tuesday

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority on Monday advised customers of a planned service interruption on Tuesday morning. The utility said customers in the following...

By Staff / February 19, 2018

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Coki Point, Water Bay, Not Safe This Weekend, D.P.N.R. Says

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources announced on Friday that out of the 30 beaches it tested this week, two -- Coki Point, above, and Water Bay, both...

By Staff / February 17, 2018


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Household Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Friday And Saturday At Home Depot In St. Croix

ST. CROIX -- The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will hold a household hazardous waste drop-off for residents of St. Croix Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16 and 17. The...

By Staff / February 16, 2018

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St. John Man Ventures Outside Home For Flashlight In Car. He Never Returned.

ST. JOHN -- Police are seeking the community's assistance in locating a 70-year-old St. John resident who strangely vanished on Monday night at about 8:00 p.m.,...

By Staff / February 14, 2018



USVI Ambassadors
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Watch: USVI Ambassador Danielle Hawkins

Fashion editor and stylist Danielle Hawkins is steadily becoming known as one of the industries go-to...

By Staff / January 10, 2017

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Watch: Meet USVI Ambassador DJ Jahlion Sound

Hailing from St. Croix USVI, DJ Jahlion Sound has become a household name across the U.S. Every morning...

By Staff / December 7, 2016

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Video: Yvette Thomas-Henry, USVI Ambassador

In 2015, Yvette Thomas-Henry found her way into the history books after becoming the first female African...

By Staff / October 10, 2016


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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



Entertainment
Life Celebration
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Agrifest 2018 New Dates Announced As May 26-28

ST. CROIX -- During a press conference held at the UVI Research Center on the St. Croix campus, the Agriculture and Food Fair Board of Directors, which governs the annual...

By Staff / February 22, 2018

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In St. Thomas This April, New Rides For Children At Carnival Village

ST. THOMAS -- The territory's children -- more pointedly those who make it to carnival this year in St. Thomas -- will be treated to some new rides, according to a release...

By Staff / February 22, 2018


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Agrifest 2018 Is A Go; Dept. Of Agriculture To Announce New Dates Today

When residents heard that the 2018 Agricultural Fair would not happen this year because of extensive damage the Shulterbrandt Agricultural Complex in Estate Lower...

By Staff / February 22, 2018

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Watch: Scot Chambers Turn Celebrity Into Charity

Scot Chambers was made popular by a video The Virgin Islands Consortium posted that showed Mr. Chambers, a lineman, dancing with a woman in the middle of Frederiksted...

By Staff / February 16, 2018


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St. Croix Festival Village Redo A Smashing Success As Thousands Turnout For Destra, Asa And Orlando Octave

ST. CROIX -- One of the biggest concerns of the Festival Committee's decision to add two additional nights to the 2017-18 festival season, after the last night was ended...

By Ernice / January 13, 2018

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Cruz Rock, VI Recording Artist With Rising Global Recognition, Debuts New Video

ST. CROIX -- St. Croix-born artist Cruz Rock, who has been on the rise for years now and continues to gain global recognition, has debuted on The Consortium his latest...

By Staff / January 12, 2018



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Sanes Announced As Petrus's Running Mate

ST. CROIX -- In an event at the La Reine Chicken Shack Saturday evening, gubernatorial candidate Allison Petrus announced Senator Sammuel Sanes as his running mate...

By Ernice / February 18, 2018

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Watch: Scenes From College Fair At Complex

A college fair was held at the St. Croix Educational Complex on Wednesday, where school officials said...

By Staff / February 23, 2018

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Woman, Blaming Inconsistent Claims On Alcohol, Arrested For Allegedly Making False Rape Claim Against Police Officer

ST. THOMAS -- A woman who said alcohol consumption had clouded her recollection of an alleged incident...

By Staff / February 23, 2018

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Bill Introduced By Sen. Rivera'O'Reilly Could Increase Health Care Options In USVI

ST. CROIX -- A bill that could greatly and positively impact the territory's health care offerings was introduced...

By Ernice / February 23, 2018


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Electrical Service Interruption Scheduled For Friday Morning Portion Of St. Croix Feeder 8B

ST. CROIX -- On Friday from 12 a.m. to 3 a.m., electrical service will be interrupted to a portion of St. Croix...

By Staff / February 22, 2018

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Agrifest 2018 New Dates Announced As May 26-28

ST. CROIX -- During a press conference held at the UVI Research Center on the St. Croix campus, the Agriculture...

By Staff / February 22, 2018

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TSA Raising Aviation Security Baseline With Stronger Focus On Electronic Threats

The Transportation Security Administration (T.S.A.) said on Thursday that it has begun implementing...

By Staff / February 22, 2018