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Watch: St. Croix Residents Lineup To Conduct Business In Four-Hour Curfew Lift

St. Croix residents lineup to buy groceries from supermarkets, gas from service stations, and withdraw...

By Staff / September 25, 2017

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UVI Announces Work Schedule For Sept. 25-29

The University of the Virgin Islands is requiring all employees – except essential employees – who work...

By Staff / September 25, 2017

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Watch: Downed Utility Poles Were All Over St. Croix Following Maria

While the cleanup process is well underway on St. Croix following the passage of category 5 Hurricane...

By Staff / September 25, 2017


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Second Hurricane Maria-Related Death Confirmed; Curfew Lifted From 12 Noon To 4 p.m. Monday; Police Jail Mother And Two Children For Looting School

Here are the latest post-Hurricane Irma and Maria updates, divulged by Governor Kenneth Mapp during his Sunday...

By Staff / September 24, 2017

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Here's WAPA's Latest Hurricane Irma/Maria Restoration Update

Here's the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority's latest Hurricane Irma/Maria update. ELECTRIC SYSTEM ...

By Staff / September 24, 2017

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Territory Will Have 'More Work For People Here To Do It' Following Hurricanes Irma And Maria, Mapp Tells Senators

ST. THOMAS -- The U.S. Virgin Islands government is still assessing the damage done to its infrastructure...

By Staff / September 24, 2017


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Hurricane Maria Survivors In St. John And St. Thomas May Apply For FEMA Disaster Assistance

ST. CROIX -- Hurricane Maria survivors in St. John and St. Thomas (including Water Island) may now register...

By Staff / September 23, 2017

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Watch: Mapp's Saturday Press Conference On Hurricane Irma And Maria Relief Efforts

By Staff / September 23, 2017

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Number To Book 'Mercy' Trip On Cruise Ship Released; Mapp Lifts Curfew On Sunday From 12 Noon To 4 p.m.

ST. CROIX -- At Governor Kenneth Mapp's third press conference following Hurricane Maria to update the territory...

By Ernice / September 23, 2017


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First Blue Roof Being Installed In U.S. Virgin Islands

ST. THOMAS -- The first residential temporary roof made of blue plastic sheeting was installed today...

By Staff / September 23, 2017

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AT&T Cellphone Tower Generator Stolen, Knocking Out Cellphone Service On St. Croix

ST. CROIX -- AT&T, which has been the champion cellphone service provider in the territory during...

By Staff / September 23, 2017

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Mapp Announces 12 Noon To 4:00 p.m. Curfew Lift For Saturday, Start Of Limited Commercial Flights At St. Thomas Airport

Governor Kenneth Mapp on Friday held his second press conference following Hurricane Maria's passage...

By Ernice / September 22, 2017


Community Center
Police Blotter, In Memoriam, Crime Stoppers, Gas Prices, Cruise Ship Schedule & More
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UVI Announces Work Schedule For Sept. 25-29

The University of the Virgin Islands is requiring all employees – except essential employees – who work on the St. Thomas Campus to report to work during the week...

By Staff / September 25, 2017

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Bank Of St. Croix Gallows Bay Open Monday Until 4:00 p.m.

Due to the continued impact of Hurricane Maria, the Gallows Bay banking center will be open today,  Monday, September 25 from 12: 00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. However. The...

By Staff / September 25, 2017


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Postal Service Open Monday For Mail Pickup And Handout Service In St. Thomas; St. John And St. Croix Post Offices Closed

There will be handout service for mail on Monday in St. Thomas from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  in the following locations: Customers can pick up packages and mail...

By Staff / September 25, 2017

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Here's WAPA's Latest Hurricane Irma/Maria Restoration Update

Here's the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority's latest Hurricane Irma/Maria update. ELECTRIC SYSTEM Emergency call centers will be activated in both...

By Staff / September 24, 2017


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US Postal Service Closed Friday; VA Employees Required To Report To Duty

Here are some community updates following Hurricane Maria's passage in the USVI: There will be no mail services in the USVI or in Puerto Rico on Friday, Sept...

By Staff / September 22, 2017

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WAPA Gives Update Following Hurricane Maria

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority issued an update late Thursday following the passage of Hurricane Maria. Find it below. WAPA’s power plants at Estate...

By Staff / September 22, 2017


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Teachers And School Support Staff In St. Thomas-St. John District Required To Report To Work Monday, D.O.E. Says

From the Department of Education: Teachers and school support staff in the St. Thomas - St. John District are asked to report to their respective schools tomorrow,...

By Staff / September 17, 2017

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Postal Service Open Today In St. Thomas. Here Are The Latest Updates

On Sunday, dozens of St. Thomas postal employees will report to work as the Postal Service provides package and mail pick-up from noon to 4:00 p.m. at the following...

By Staff / September 17, 2017



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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'King Of The Wing' Donates Over $60,000 To Junior Achievement Of The Virgin Islands

ST. THOMAS -- The check presentation ceremony for the eighth annual King of the Wing contest (K.O.W.) was held on Wednesday morning at the Charles W. Turnbull Regional...

By Staff / August 10, 2017

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Shamari Haynes Gets St. Croix In Mood Of Carnival With Costumes Debut Showcase

ST. CROIX -- A mood of anticipation engulfed Fort Frederik during the late hours of Saturday night and the wee hours of Sunday morning. There, beautiful women, many...

By Ernice / July 24, 2017


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Watch: Simply Sophisticated Fun Troupe Displays Eight Costumes

Shamari Haynes and Simply Sophisticated Fun Troupe Inc. displayed eight carnival costume designs for the 2017-18 Crucian Carnival season at Fort Frederik in the wee hours...

By Staff / July 23, 2017

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Mango Melee Video Brings Over 1 Million Positive Views To Territory In One Week

ST. CROIX -- In one week, a Consortium video showing of the annual Mango Melee mango eating competition -- which took place on July 9 at the Botanical Garden in St. George...

By Staff / July 16, 2017


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Noise Reduction Bill Affecting Nightclubs, Cars, Music At Public Facilities Overcomes First Hurdle

ST. CROIX -- Senator Novelle Francis, after introducing a measure aimed at controlling noise in the territory in July 2016, on Wednesday brought the measure before...

By Ernice / July 13, 2017

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Hundreds Turn Out For Yet Another Successful Mango Melee

ST. CROIX -- Never an event to disappoint, this year's Mango Melee affair, held annually at the Botanical Garden in St. George, brought hundreds -- if not well over...

By Staff / July 10, 2017



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Ethics Bill Held In Committee. It Has Too Many Issues, Testifiers And Lawmakers Say

ST. THOMAS -- An ethics bill that was praised in a press release issued Wednesday by its sponsor, Senator Janette Millin Young, was held in the Committee of Rules...

By Ernice / September 2, 2017

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Watch: St. Croix Residents Lineup To Conduct Business In Four-Hour Curfew Lift

St. Croix residents lineup to buy groceries from supermarkets, gas from service stations, and withdraw...

By Staff / September 25, 2017

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UVI Announces Work Schedule For Sept. 25-29

The University of the Virgin Islands is requiring all employees – except essential employees – who work...

By Staff / September 25, 2017

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Bank Of St. Croix Gallows Bay Open Monday Until 4:00 p.m.

Due to the continued impact of Hurricane Maria, the Gallows Bay banking center will be open today, ...

By Staff / September 25, 2017


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Postal Service Open Monday For Mail Pickup And Handout Service In St. Thomas; St. John And St. Croix Post Offices Closed

There will be handout service for mail on Monday in St. Thomas from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  in the following...

By Staff / September 25, 2017

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Watch: Downed Utility Poles Were All Over St. Croix Following Maria

While the cleanup process is well underway on St. Croix following the passage of category 5 Hurricane...

By Staff / September 25, 2017

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Second Hurricane Maria-Related Death Confirmed; Curfew Lifted From 12 Noon To 4 p.m. Monday; Police Jail Mother And Two Children For Looting School

Here are the latest post-Hurricane Irma and Maria updates, divulged by Governor Kenneth Mapp during his Sunday...

By Staff / September 24, 2017