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Nadir Residents Encouraged To Attend Community Meeting

ST. THOMAS -- The Office of the Governor, in conjunction with the St. Thomas-Water Island Administrator’s...

By Staff / August 14, 2018

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Jetblue Set To Resume Popular St. Thomas-Boston And St. Maarten-Boston Flights

After resuming its second daily flight from Puerto Rico to St. Thomas in February, Jetblue, the New York-based...

By Staff / August 14, 2018

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Interviewing Now: Freelance Reporters

Are you a freelance writer looking for an opportunity to impact your community in a big way? Do you enjoy...

By Staff / August 14, 2018


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Fire Consumes Third Floor Of Residential Building In Estate Nadir

A fire was ablaze on the third floor of a building complex in Estate Nadir in the wee hours of Sunday...

By Staff / August 14, 2018

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St. Croix Rocketry Association Members Take First Place In Multiple Divisions At Annual Rocketry Competition

Former members of the Elena Christian Junior High School Rocketry Club, who are now part of the newly...

By Staff / August 14, 2018

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Board Of Elections Denies Brian Smith's Request For Recount Of Ballots

The Board of Elections during a contentious Monday meeting denied Senator Brian Smith's request for a recount...

By Ernice / August 14, 2018


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BCB And Addelita Cancryn Orientation Schedules Announced For 2018-19 School Year

ST. THOMAS -- The Bertha C. Boschulte Middle School and Addelita Cancryn Junior High School have announced...

By Staff / August 13, 2018

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Man, Drunk, Allegedly Beats Female Acquaintance With Baseball Bat

ST. THOMAS -- A woman told police that she was beaten with a baseball bat by a drunk male acquaintance,...

By Staff / August 13, 2018

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Venezuelan National Pleads Guilty To Possession Of A Controlled Substance On Board Vessel; He Faces 40 Years In Prison.

ST. CROIX -- Juan Rodriguez, 26, of Venezuela, pleaded guilty today in District Court to one count of Possession...

By Staff / August 13, 2018


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AG Clears V.I. Superior Court Marshal Who Fired Weapon To Quell Fracas Outside Windward Passage

Attorney General Claude Earl Walker has determined that a V.I. Superior Court marshal who discharged...

By Staff / August 13, 2018

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2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Prediction Lowered By NOAA Forecasters

Conditions in the ocean and the atmosphere are conspiring to produce a less active Atlantic hurricane...

By Staff / August 13, 2018

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USVI Elementary School Student Tops Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association Children's Environmental Poster Competition

Tyrone Lake of the U.S. Virgin Islands is the winner of the Junior Division of the 2018 Florida-Caribbean...

By Staff / August 13, 2018


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Mapp Assails GERS Board For Considering New Pension Cuts; Calls Of Lawmakers To Approve His $380 Million Funding Bill

Responding to published reports that the Government Employees Retirement System (G.E.R.S.) Board is "weighing...

By Staff / August 13, 2018

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Watch: Tim Duncan Honored At Home Following All VI Hoop Classic Game

Tim Duncan was honored on Saturday night at the UVI Sports and Fitness Center following the Annual VI Hoops...

By Staff / August 12, 2018

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Tim Duncan Plays Basketball At Home In Support Of Hood Hoops Revival; Honored With Plaque From VI Government

ST. THOMAS -- NBA Basketball legend and Virgin Islands native Tim Duncan took to the court at the UVI Sports...

By Ernice / August 12, 2018


Community Center
Police Blotter, In Memoriam, Crime Stoppers, Gas Prices, Cruise Ship Schedule & More
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Nadir Residents Encouraged To Attend Community Meeting

ST. THOMAS -- The Office of the Governor, in conjunction with the St. Thomas-Water Island Administrator’s Joint Task Force, will host a meeting for residents of Estate...

By Staff / August 14, 2018

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Interviewing Now: Freelance Reporters

Are you a freelance writer looking for an opportunity to impact your community in a big way? Do you enjoy working independently and thrive in a work environment...

By Staff / August 14, 2018


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BCB And Addelita Cancryn Orientation Schedules Announced For 2018-19 School Year

ST. THOMAS -- The Bertha C. Boschulte Middle School and Addelita Cancryn Junior High School have announced their mandatory orientation schedules for the 2017-18...

By Staff / August 13, 2018

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3 Beaches In St. Thomas Not Safe This Weekend

Three beaches in St. Thomas were deemed unsafe for swimming and fishing this weekend by the Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR), which cited high...

By Staff / August 11, 2018


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Police Searching For Missing Female Minor

The V.I.P.D. is asking for the community's assistance in locating a 16-year-old female minor named Lorena Asencio, who was last seen on Wednesday at 7:30 a.m. at her residence...

By Staff / August 10, 2018

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Ulla F. Muller Elementary Announces Orientation Schedule For 2018-19 School Year

The Ulla F. Muller Elementary School has announced its mandatory orientation schedule for all students in grades K – 6 to be held at the school. During the designated...

By Staff / August 8, 2018


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Work Continues To Remove 100-Year-Old Mahogany Trees At Capitol Building In St. Thomas

ST. THOMAS -- Senate President Myron Jackson is advising the public that work of trimming and removing several mahogany trees from the grounds of the Legislature...

By Staff / August 7, 2018

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Charlotte Amalie School Announces Orientation And Student ID Schedule For 2018-19 School Year

ST. THOMAS -- The Charlotte Amalie High School has announced its orientation and student ID schedules for the 2018-19 school year. Student ID Schedule  All...

By Staff / August 6, 2018



USVI Ambassadors
Proud Diasporas (brought to you by the Dept. of Tourism)
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USVI Ambassador: Gail Jackson, The Tart Lady

Hailing from the island of St. John, Gail Jackson, a lifelong cook and baker, took her passion for culinary...

By Staff / March 24, 2018

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Watch | USVI Ambassador: R. City On Tour

Here's the latest in the Dept. of Tourism's USVI Ambassador series: R. City on tour.

By Staff / March 12, 2018

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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



Entertainment
Life Celebration
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Risque Troupe Designs Unveiled At Festival Of The Bands On St. Croix

ST. CROIX -- Pride, lust and envy reigned at Fort Frederik Saturday night in an artistic vision that Simply Sophisticated Director and Designer Shamari Haynes hopes...

By Wyndi / July 23, 2018

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Watch: Shamari Haynes Debuts New Costumes At 'Festival Of The Bands' Event

The long awaited 'Festival of the Bands' event put on by Shamari Haynes, founder of Simply Sophisticated Fun Troupe -- the largest festival parade troupe in the territory...

By Staff / July 22, 2018


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VI Royal Festival And Wellness Conference Starts Today On St. Croix

Virgin Islands roots reggae musicians, artists, and wellness professionals will gather in St. Croix this weekend July 21-23 at the “Virgin Islands Royal Fest and Wellness...

By Staff / July 20, 2018

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USVI Soca Artist Rudy Live Releases New Music Video 'Push It'

Virgin Islands Soca Diva Rudy Live is in the midst of a whirlwind year following the success of her latest single “Push It”, which released in April. On Monday,...

By Staff / July 18, 2018


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Spectrum Band, 2018 Road March Winner, Will Perform At Media Convention In Detroit

U.S. Virgin Islands' Carnival road march winners Spectrum Band has been confirmed as the official house band for the upcoming National Association of Black Journalists...

By Staff / July 13, 2018

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2nd Annual Wet Fete Event On St. Croix Being Held In Memory Of Kylo Promises More Fun, Water

ST. CROIX -- It was a sight to behold in December 2016, when TGOD Entertaiment, (Teamwork, Goals, Opportunities, Determined), made up of members of the then-Stylee...

By Ernice / July 10, 2018



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Nadir Residents Encouraged To Attend Community Meeting

ST. THOMAS -- The Office of the Governor, in conjunction with the St. Thomas-Water Island Administrator’s...

By Staff / August 14, 2018

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Jetblue Set To Resume Popular St. Thomas-Boston And St. Maarten-Boston Flights

After resuming its second daily flight from Puerto Rico to St. Thomas in February, Jetblue, the New York-based...

By Staff / August 14, 2018

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Interviewing Now: Freelance Reporters

Are you a freelance writer looking for an opportunity to impact your community in a big way? Do you enjoy...

By Staff / August 14, 2018


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Fire Consumes Third Floor Of Residential Building In Estate Nadir

A fire was ablaze on the third floor of a building complex in Estate Nadir in the wee hours of Sunday...

By Staff / August 14, 2018

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St. Croix Rocketry Association Members Take First Place In Multiple Divisions At Annual Rocketry Competition

Former members of the Elena Christian Junior High School Rocketry Club, who are now part of the newly...

By Staff / August 14, 2018

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Board Of Elections Denies Brian Smith's Request For Recount Of Ballots

The Board of Elections during a contentious Monday meeting denied Senator Brian Smith's request for a recount...

By Ernice / August 14, 2018