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Watch Now: Territorial Police Chief Wisnbut McFarland On VIPC

By Staff / December 12, 2018

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Charlotte Amalie High's 'Season's Reasons: A Tribute To Legends Concert' Brings Christmas Cheer

ST. THOMAS -- The Charlotte Amalie High School (CAHS) Music Department held its annual Christmas concert,...

By Staff / December 12, 2018

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Venezuelan And Argentinean Men Apprehended Off Of St. John Sentenced To 52 Days For Illegal Entry

ST. THOMAS -- Dionis Luiz Gomez, 31, of Venezuela and Roman Perez Hernandez, 34, of Argentina were sentenced...

By Staff / December 12, 2018


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Watch Now: Incoming 33rd Legislature's Committee Assignments Press Conference

By Staff / December 12, 2018

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USVI Ambassadors | TK Petersen

TK Petersen, a 27-year-old Virgin Islander from St. Croix living in Atlanta, Georgia, is the co-founder...

By Staff / December 12, 2018

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On VIPC Tonight, Police Chief Winsbut McFarland Discusses Efforts To Combat Crime, Festival Safety

Territorial Police Chief Winsbut McFarland will join Ernice Gilbert on The Virgin Islands Political Consortium...

By Staff / December 12, 2018


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FEMA Denies Government's Request For Extension Of 100 Percent Cost Share For Important Hurricane Recover-Related Programs; Plaskett Protests Decision

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has rejected the territory's request to extend the cost share...

By Ernice / December 12, 2018

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After Serving 12 Years As Commissioner Of Tourism, Beverly Nicholson-Doty Resigns

Beverly Nicholson-Doty, one of the most respected leaders in the U.S. Virgin Islands, who has led the Department...

By Ernice / December 12, 2018

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Joseph Ponteen Appointed Acting Attorney General

Governor Kenneth Mapp has appointed Joseph Ponteen to serve as acting attorney general for the U.S. Virgin...

By Staff / December 11, 2018


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Watch: Scenes From The 2018 Christmas Spoken Here

The annual event is held at the Botanical Garden in St. Georges on St. Croix.

By Staff / December 11, 2018

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Festival Committee Now Accepting Applications For Parades, Food Fair

ST. CROIX -- The Crucian Christmas Festival organization on Tuesday announced that it's accepting applications...

By Staff / December 11, 2018

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St. Croix Agriculture Program Receives Donation Of 40 Tomato Cages

ST. CROIX -- The Department of Education's Division of Agriculture in the St. Croix District recently...

By Staff / December 11, 2018


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WAPA Refinances Bond Anticipation Notes With Aim Of Completing LED Streetlight Project

In an emergency meeting on Thursday, the members of WAPA’s governing board approved a resolution to ratify...

By Staff / December 11, 2018

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On Radio, Gittens Says 'Dictatorship' Behavior Led To Disharmony Between St. Croix Democrats; Francis Responds With Scathing Rebuke

ST. CROIX - St. Croix made history when it elected seven Democrats to the 33rd Legislature, a feat that...

By Ernice / December 11, 2018

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Long-Time Project Safe Neighborhoods Facilitators Represent USVI At National Conference

Three seasoned Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) officers and U.S Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert...

By Staff / December 10, 2018


Community Center
Police Blotter, In Memoriam, Crime Stoppers, Gas Prices, Cruise Ship Schedule & More
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St. John's 6th Annual Cultural Bizarre Bazaar Set For Dec. 8

ST. JOHN -- The 6th Annual Coral Bay Bizarre Bazaar -- which this year includes shopping, food, a silent auction, live music, 50/50 raffle and Santa -- takes place...

By Staff / December 4, 2018

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Dept. Of Education Announces Public School Make-Up Schedule And Daily Time Changes

The Virgin Islands Department of Education on Thursday announced its make-up schedule for schools affected by the delay in openings at the beginning of the 2018-19...

By Staff / November 29, 2018


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Local Minority Students Needed For Five-Week STEMPREP Project In Seattle

The Distance Learning Center (DLC) is recruiting high achieving 7th & 8th graders for summer of 2019 to participate in a five-week STEMPREP Project at the University...

By Staff / November 28, 2018

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Wholesale Gas Prices Decline In USVI; D.L.C.A. Encourages Retailers To Share Savings With Consumers

The Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs on Tuesday notified the public of what the department said was a steady decline in gas prices reported by Golf Oil Corp....

By Staff / November 27, 2018


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Special Nutrition Announces Availability Of 2018-19 Fresh Fruit And Vegetable Program

The Department of Education, State Office of Special Nutrition Programs announced on Tuesday the availability of the 2018-2019 Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program...

By Staff / November 27, 2018

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WAPA Resumes Disconnection Procedures For Delinquent Accounts Beginning This Month

As the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority works to return all of its facilities to the pre-storm operational levels, and while it continues efforts to rebuild...

By Staff / November 26, 2018


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Main Street's Route 308 Reopens Monday

ST. THOMAS -- The Main Street Enhancement Project continues to make advancements as major efforts during this past tourism off-season were realized, the Department...

By Staff / November 26, 2018

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D.O.E. Releases 2018-19 School Calendar; C.A.H.S. Announces New Start Times

The Department of Education has released its 2018-19 school calendar showing pertinent school activities as well as holidays. Elsewhere, the Charlotte Amalie...

By Staff / November 24, 2018



USVI Ambassadors
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USVI Ambassadors | TK Petersen

TK Petersen, a 27-year-old Virgin Islander from St. Croix living in Atlanta, Georgia, is the co-founder...

By Staff / December 12, 2018

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Watch: USVI Ambassador | Keiann Corlise

Keiann Corlise's Kass Swimwear brand was number 3 on a top 6 list in a feature on Fader Magazine of top brands...

By Staff / October 25, 2018

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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



Entertainment
Life Celebration
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'One Of The Bigger Ones': Over 7,000 Amass Waterfront For 20th Annual Christmas Boat Parade And Fireworks

ST. CROIX -- The 20th Annual St. Croix Christmas Boat Parade in downtown Christiansted is believed to have had over 7,000 attendants, according to Dean Andrews,...

By Staff / December 9, 2018

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20th Annual St. Croix Christmas Boat Parade Set For Saturday Promises Dazzling Show

The St. Croix Christmas Boat Parade Committee on Wednesday announced its annual, free and heavily patronized event, set for Saturday. The event sees lighted boats...

By Staff / December 6, 2018


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These Are The Artists Set To Perform For The 2018-19 Crucian Christmas Festival

ST. CROIX -- The 2018-19 Crucian Christmas Festival artist lineup is yet another strong group of Caribbean entertainers set to make this festival season one filled...

By Staff / December 5, 2018

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2018 Crucian Coconut Festival Gets Bigger, Better

ST. CROIX -- The Crucian Coconut Festival's third annual event on Sunday saw a stronger turnout than in past years, and a wider variety of activities. Held at the Historical...

By Staff / December 3, 2018


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They Came For The Pork And Stayed For The Vibes At The 13th Annual Lechon Festival

ST. CROIX -- The Armapavi Ballpark in Castle Coakley on the Hess Road across from the Limetree Bay man camp, came alive on Saturday for the 13th annual Lechon Festival,...

By Staff / December 2, 2018

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Miss Universe U.S. Virgin Islands Lands In Thailand For Miss Universe Pageant Participation

Aniska Tonge, Miss Universe U.S Virgin Islands and native of St. Thomas, has begun her participation in the 67th Miss Universe pageant in Bangkok, Thailand, a release...

By Staff / December 2, 2018



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Watch Now: Territorial Police Chief Wisnbut McFarland On VIPC

By Staff / December 12, 2018

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Charlotte Amalie High's 'Season's Reasons: A Tribute To Legends Concert' Brings Christmas Cheer

ST. THOMAS -- The Charlotte Amalie High School (CAHS) Music Department held its annual Christmas concert,...

By Staff / December 12, 2018

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Venezuelan And Argentinean Men Apprehended Off Of St. John Sentenced To 52 Days For Illegal Entry

ST. THOMAS -- Dionis Luiz Gomez, 31, of Venezuela and Roman Perez Hernandez, 34, of Argentina were sentenced...

By Staff / December 12, 2018


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Watch Now: Incoming 33rd Legislature's Committee Assignments Press Conference

By Staff / December 12, 2018

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USVI Ambassadors | TK Petersen

TK Petersen, a 27-year-old Virgin Islander from St. Croix living in Atlanta, Georgia, is the co-founder...

By Staff / December 12, 2018

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On VIPC Tonight, Police Chief Winsbut McFarland Discusses Efforts To Combat Crime, Festival Safety

Territorial Police Chief Winsbut McFarland will join Ernice Gilbert on The Virgin Islands Political Consortium...

By Staff / December 12, 2018