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Police Arrest One Of Three Suspects Said To Be Involved In La Valley Heist

ST. CROIX -- One of three men said to be involved in a July La Valley heist was arrested on Monday, V.I.P.D....

By Staff / September 18, 2018

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Want Mulch? It's Now Available On St. Croix For Residents

The Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday that chipped hurricane vegetative material or mulch is available...

By Staff / September 18, 2018

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$7.2 Million In Tax Refunds Issued Today, The Mapp Administration Has Announced

The Mapp administration announced Tuesday that 901 more Virgin Islanders will receive income tax refunds...

By Staff / September 18, 2018


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Program Encouraging Positive Behavior Rolled Out At Juanita Gardine Elementary

ST. CROIX -- Juanita Gardine Elementary School kicked off its Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports...

By Staff / September 18, 2018

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Bill To Create Law Aimed At Protecting Native Trees Passes First Hurdle

A measure sponsored by Senate President Myron Jackson that seeks to better protect local trees was approved...

By Staff / September 18, 2018

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Wage Agreement For AFT Teachers Proposed By Mapp Administration Rejected

Educators of the St.Croix and St. Thomas/St. John Federation of Teachers local 1826 and 1825 voted overwhelmingly...

By Staff / September 18, 2018


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Watch Now: Adlah Donastorg And Alicia Hansen on VIPC

By Staff / September 17, 2018

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Attorney General Walker Urges Congress To Support Funding Under Violence Against Women Act

Attorney General Claude Earl Walker today joined 55 other state and territory attorneys general to urge...

By Staff / September 17, 2018

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Watch: John H. Woodson Teachers Protest For Better Wages, Working Conditions

By Staff / September 17, 2018


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Former Terminix VI Branch Manager Pleads Guilty To Four Counts Of Illegally Applying Restricted-Use Pesticide To Multiple Residents In USVI

Jose Rivera, 58, former branch manager of Terminix International USVI, LLC (Terminix USVI), pleaded guilty...

By Staff / September 17, 2018

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John H. Woodson Teachers Take Job Action: 'Enough Is Enough', 'Change Pay Now', 'Pay Us For Our Experience'

ST. CROIX -- Teachers from the John H. Woodson Junior High School stood outside the school's entrance...

By Ernice / September 17, 2018

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Plaskett Chides Federal Government For Slow Release Of Disaster Funding, Says Territories Being Held To Standard Not Demanded From Other Jurisdictions

Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett assailed the federal government during a C-Span interview on Thursday,...

By Ernice / September 17, 2018


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Casino Control Commission Chairpeson Violet Ann Golden Stabbed In Texas

VI Casino Control Commission Chairperson Ann Violet Golden was one of multiple family members stabbed...

By Staff / September 17, 2018

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Watch Now: Edward Browne Talks Free Tuition; Shanisa Emmanuel And Friends Talk Financial Literacy

Today on The Weekend Quencher, educator Edward Browne, well versed on the matter of free tuition for higher...

By Staff / September 16, 2018

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Orientation For Julius E. Sprauve And Eudroa Kean High Announced For Sept. 17

The Department of Education has announced that mandatory orientation for the Julius E. Sprauve School...

By Staff / September 16, 2018


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Want Mulch? It's Now Available On St. Croix For Residents

The Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday that chipped hurricane vegetative material or mulch is available for pick-up on St. Croix. Beginning Thursday,...

By Staff / September 18, 2018

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Orientation For Julius E. Sprauve And Eudroa Kean High Announced For Sept. 17

The Department of Education has announced that mandatory orientation for the Julius E. Sprauve School for the 2018-19 school year will take place on Monday at the school...

By Staff / September 16, 2018


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D.P.N.R. Advises St. Croix Residents To Stay Away From Beaches Because Of Storm Water Runoff

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources has advised St. Croix residents to stay way from the island's beaches this weekend because of storm water runoff...

By Staff / September 14, 2018

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WAPA Schedules Tuesday Service Interruptions For St. Thomas And St. Croix

On Tuesday some customers on St. Croix and St. Thomas will experience electrical service interruption while the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority continues...

By Staff / September 10, 2018


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Central High Will Remain Closed Monday, Dept. of Education Says

ST. THOMAS -- The Department of Education on Sunday announced that St. Croix Central High School will remain closed on Monday, September 10. Repairs to the school’s...

By Staff / September 9, 2018

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Most Tested Beaches Safe This Weekend, D.P.N.R. Says

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said Friday that 28 of the 30 beaches it tested this week are safe for swimming and fishing. The department said...

By Staff / September 8, 2018


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Central High School To Remain Closed Friday

ST. CROIX -- The Department of Education announced late Thursday that St. Croix Central High School will remain closed on Friday. Classes were dismissed early on September...

By Staff / September 6, 2018

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Early Dismissal At Central High As Electrical Issues In Cafeteria Cause Fire

ST. CROIX -- Effective immediately, the Department of Education has announced early dismissal of classes at St. Croix Central High School on Thursday, September 6...

By Staff / September 6, 2018



USVI Ambassadors
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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



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Leaders Around The World, Including VI Governor, Pay Tribute To Aretha Franklin

Governor Kenneth Mapp on Thursday expressed his condolences to the family, friends and the many fans of acclaimed singer and civil rights activist, Aretha Franklin. Ms....

By Staff / August 17, 2018

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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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General Election Early Voting Schedule Announced

The Election System of the Virgin Islands has announced that early voting in St. Croix and St. Thomas will commence on October 15 and run until October 29, while...

By Staff / September 15, 2018

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Police Arrest One Of Three Suspects Said To Be Involved In La Valley Heist

ST. CROIX -- One of three men said to be involved in a July La Valley heist was arrested on Monday, V.I.P.D....

By Staff / September 18, 2018

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Want Mulch? It's Now Available On St. Croix For Residents

The Department of Agriculture announced Tuesday that chipped hurricane vegetative material or mulch is available...

By Staff / September 18, 2018

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$7.2 Million In Tax Refunds Issued Today, The Mapp Administration Has Announced

The Mapp administration announced Tuesday that 901 more Virgin Islanders will receive income tax refunds...

By Staff / September 18, 2018


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Program Encouraging Positive Behavior Rolled Out At Juanita Gardine Elementary

ST. CROIX -- Juanita Gardine Elementary School kicked off its Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports...

By Staff / September 18, 2018

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Bill To Create Law Aimed At Protecting Native Trees Passes First Hurdle

A measure sponsored by Senate President Myron Jackson that seeks to better protect local trees was approved...

By Staff / September 18, 2018

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Wage Agreement For AFT Teachers Proposed By Mapp Administration Rejected

Educators of the St.Croix and St. Thomas/St. John Federation of Teachers local 1826 and 1825 voted overwhelmingly...

By Staff / September 18, 2018