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St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. John & BVI News
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CFVI Promotes Literacy By Giving Away 5,000 High-Quality Early Childhood Books

ST. THOMAS -- The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is distributing 5,000 high-quality...

By Staff / August 28, 2016

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Friday Night's Shooting Victim Revealed As Sean Javois

ST. CROIX -- The victim of a Friday night shooting on Hill Street in Christiansted has been revealed...

By Staff / August 28, 2016

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AT&T Upgrades Sites To Boost Network In St. Thomas; No Word On St. Croix Upgrades

ST. THOMAS -- AT&T has strengthened several cell sites here to improve service for customers, the company...

By Ernice / August 28, 2016


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With $99,000 Grant, Coastweeks Doubles Down On Goal Of Pristine Beaches

Coastweeks events -- which features the clean-up of numerous beaches in the territory and shallow waters...

By Staff / August 28, 2016

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Mapp In Florida For What Gov't House Says Is Business Trip Focused On Racing And Gaming Industry

ST. CROIX -- Governor Kenneth Mapp traveled out of the territory Thursday, Government House made known...

By Staff / August 27, 2016

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Beach Advisory: D.P.N.R. Expects Negative Environmental Impacts Caused By Stormwater Runoff; Urges Residents To Use Caution

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (D.P.N.R.) in a press release issued Friday said that...

By Staff / August 27, 2016


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Mapp's Latest D.H.S. Commissioner Was Once Charged With Embezzlement And Forgery, But She Was Found Not Guilty On All Counts

ST. CROIX -- Anita Roberts, Governor Kenneth Mapp's latest Department of Human Services acting commissioner,...

By Ernice / August 27, 2016

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Man Shot Dead On Hill Street In Christiansted

ST. CROIX -- Virgin Islands Police Department officers are currently processing a crime scene on Hill...

By Staff / August 27, 2016

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'He Was My Only Child': Officer Kai Javois Laid To Rest

ST. CROIX -- Steve Javois, the father of slain police officer Kai Javois, took to the podium at the Adventist...

By Ernice / August 26, 2016


Community Center
Police Blotter, In Memoriam, Crime Stoppers, Gas Prices, Cruise Ship Schedule & More
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Beach Advisory: D.P.N.R. Expects Negative Environmental Impacts Caused By Stormwater Runoff; Urges Residents To Use Caution

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (D.P.N.R.) in a press release issued Friday said that due to heavy rains this week, the Division of Environmental...

By Staff / August 27, 2016

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Waste Management Says Wastewater Collection System May Experience Large Inflow Of Storm Water Due To Inclement Weather

The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority is advising residents that due to the inclement weather, the wastewater collection system may experience a large inflow...

By Staff / August 24, 2016


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WAPA Expected To Fare Well During Passage Of Tropical Wave, Rhymer Says

The Executive Director and CEO of the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority, Julio A. Rhymer Sr. on Wednesday sought to reassure residents that despite a forecast...

By Staff / August 24, 2016

Invitation For Bids: Government Seeking Firm To Perform Roof Resurfacing Work On Alfredo Andrews Elementary School

By Staff / August 24, 2016


Invitation For Bids: Government Seeking Firm For Roof Resurfacing Of Alexander Henderson Elementary School

By Staff / August 24, 2016

Invitation For Bids: Government Seeking Contractor For Roof Repairs At Arthur A. Richards Junior High School

By Staff / August 24, 2016



USVI Ambassadors
Proud Diasporas (brought to you by the Dept. of Tourism)
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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
Life Celebration
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Reichhold Center Announces 38th ‘Season of Milestones’ Line-Up With Names Like Brandy, Fred Hammond

ST. THOMAS -- The Reichhold Center for the Arts unveiled its 38th season at their annual Business After Hours reception on Thursday. Themed “the Season of Milestones,”...

By Staff / August 26, 2016

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Reichhold To Launch New Season At Business After Hours

ST. THOMAS -- The Reichhold Center for the Arts will launch its 38th season at the annual Business After Hours event at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25. Hosted jointly...

By Staff / August 17, 2016


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Quelbe Music Draws Residents To Dancefloor At Final TGISUNDAY Concert In The Park Event

The Department of Education's Division of Virgin Islands Cultural Education, in conjunction with the Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation held the final "TGISUNDAY...

By Staff / August 15, 2016

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Reichhold Center Premieres Youth Arts Festival

The Reichhold Center for the Arts will host its first ever Youth Arts Festival this summer combining the UVI Music Camp, the School of Visual Arts and the Youth...

By Staff / July 25, 2016


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Mango Melee Video Goes Viral, Making VI Competition Envy Of Caribbean

ST. CROIX -- Is the territory's annual Mango Melee event, with its mango eating competition, the only of its kind in the Caribbean, maybe even the world? There appears...

By Ernice / July 18, 2016

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USVI Ambassador: Pressure Busspipe (Video)

By Staff / July 17, 2016




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Island Parenting: Protecting Your Children From Sexual Abuse

Have the conversation It is important to note that all children are vulnerable to sexual abuse because...

By Mutryce / August 28, 2016

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CFVI Promotes Literacy By Giving Away 5,000 High-Quality Early Childhood Books

ST. THOMAS -- The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) is distributing 5,000 high-quality...

By Staff / August 28, 2016

36 Comments

Friday Night's Shooting Victim Revealed As Sean Javois

ST. CROIX -- The victim of a Friday night shooting on Hill Street in Christiansted has been revealed...

By Staff / August 28, 2016


2 Comments

AT&T Upgrades Sites To Boost Network In St. Thomas; No Word On St. Croix Upgrades

ST. THOMAS -- AT&T has strengthened several cell sites here to improve service for customers, the company...

By Ernice / August 28, 2016

2 Comments

With $99,000 Grant, Coastweeks Doubles Down On Goal Of Pristine Beaches

Coastweeks events -- which features the clean-up of numerous beaches in the territory and shallow waters...

By Staff / August 28, 2016

24 Comments

Mapp In Florida For What Gov't House Says Is Business Trip Focused On Racing And Gaming Industry

ST. CROIX -- Governor Kenneth Mapp traveled out of the territory Thursday, Government House made known...

By Staff / August 27, 2016