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Summer Programs Helmed By VIPD Continue To Impact Territory's Youth, Police Force Says

The Virgin Islands Police Department said Saturday that it continues to positively engage...

By Staff / July 21, 2019

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Two Injured During Shootout At Cool Out Bar; 70 Shell Casings Found On Scene

ST. CROIX -- Two men were injured at the Cool Out Bar in Peter's Rest during a late night shootout on Friday,...

By Staff / July 21, 2019

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Anne Golden Given Additional Week To Make Bail

Violet Anne Golden, who after being arrested on Tuesday was given 48 hours during an advisement hearing...

By Ernice / July 20, 2019


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All Tested Beaches Good To Go This Weekend

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said Friday that all beaches it tested this week proved...

By Staff / July 20, 2019

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Senator DeGazon To host Town Hall On Education And Housing Wednesday

Senator Allison DeGazon will be hosting a town hall meeting on Wednesday at the Sunny Isle Amphitheater...

By Staff / July 20, 2019

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School Consolidation Did Not Slow Exodus Of Teachers, D.O.E. Officials Say; Aging Schools And Deferred Maintenance A Growing Problem

Department of Education Commissioner Racquel Berry-Benjamin in April said because the territory continued...

By Ernice / July 20, 2019


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VI Delegation Meets With U.S. Lawmakers In Washington To Discuss Issues Affecting Territory During Plaskett's 'VI Advocacy Day'

Taxes, healthcare, and recovery were at the forefront of the discussions during the third annual Virgin...

By Staff / July 19, 2019

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JROTC Students Receive $1,000 Laptops During 2019 Canegata Memorial Scholarship

ST. CROIX -- Four students were the recent recipients of the Lieutenant Colonel David C. Canegata III Scholarship...

By Staff / July 19, 2019

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Red Hook Customs Building Permit Application Forwarded To Senate For Final Local Approval

ST. THOMAS -- The long-awaited U.S. Customs and Border Protection (C.B.P.) building at the Urman V. Fredericks...

By Staff / July 19, 2019


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New Two-Story Parking Garage At Urman V. Fredericks Marine Terminal In Red Hook Opens Monday

ST. THOMAS -- On Monday, July 22 the Virgin Islands Port Authority will fully open its new two-story...

By Staff / July 19, 2019

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Historic Cannons At Fort Christiansvaern To Be Preserved, Causing Temporary Closure Of Water Battery

ST. CROIX -- The National Park Service on Thursday began the conservation of several of the historic...

By Staff / July 19, 2019

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Nelson To Host First Medical Marijuana Conference In USVI

Positive Nelson, the former senator and current Department of Agriculture commissioner has partnered...

By Staff / July 19, 2019


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New Day For Territory's Festivals And Carnival Becomes Clearer As Dept. Of Tourism Details Plan

Beginning with the Crucian Christmas Festival this year, the territory's festivals and carnivals will...

By Ernice / July 19, 2019

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Bill Making Its Way Through Congress Seeks To Put U.S. Territories On Medicaid Parity With Mainland; Plaskett Says Measure Could Save Lives

A Medicaid parity bill making its way through Congress has been hailed by Delegate to Congress Stacey...

By Staff / July 18, 2019

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Federal Jury Convicts St. Croix Man of Murder for Hire After He Attempted To Have A Daughter And Mother Killed

ST. CROIX -- After a six-day trial, a federal jury on Thursday found Delroy Thomas, Jr., 28, of St. Croix,...

By Staff / July 18, 2019


 
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New Two-Story Parking Garage At Urman V. Fredericks Marine Terminal In Red Hook Opens Monday

ST. THOMAS -- On Monday, July 22 the Virgin Islands Port Authority will fully open its new two-story...

By Staff / July 19, 2019

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Historic Cannons At Fort Christiansvaern To Be Preserved, Causing Temporary Closure Of Water Battery

ST. CROIX -- The National Park Service on Thursday began the conservation of several of the historic...

By Staff / July 19, 2019

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Waste Management Says It's Working To Resolve Sewage Flow Issue In Savan Gut

ST. THOMAS -- The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority announced Thursday that it has taken action...

By Staff / July 18, 2019


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Office Of The Lieutenant Governor Announces Issuance Of 2019 Property Tax Bills

Lieutenant Governor Tregenza Roached announced Monday that the 2019 property tax bills have been issued...

By Staff / July 16, 2019

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As Royal Caribbean Adds New Calls To Territory, Port Authority Seeks To Dispel Rumor Of Additional Cruise Ship Cancellations

Virgin Islands Port Authority Executive Director Carlton Dowe dismissed false reports that Royal Caribbean...

By Staff / July 14, 2019

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Waste Management Resumes Partial Waste Collection

The Waste Management Authority said Friday that the Anguilla Landfill scrap metal section fire remains...

By Staff / July 13, 2019


 
 
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Watch | USVI Ambassador, Luis Perez

Hailing from the island of St. Croix, Luis Perez has been the eye behind the lens of many of your...

By Staff / January 16, 2019

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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