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Eulalie Rivera Elementary Opening Pushed To Oct. 1

ST. CROIX -- A number of educators along with American Federation of Teachers St. Croix President Rosa...

By Staff / September 26, 2018

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Tropical Storm Kirk Reforms, Expected To Pass Away From USVI

A tropical storm warning is now in effect for St. Lucia and Barbados, as Tropical Storm Kirk -- which...

By Staff / September 26, 2018

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Voter Registration Drive: Canegata Ballpark Comes Alive Saturday With Nailah Blackman, Big Band And Stanley

ST. CROIX -- The Canegata Ballpark grounds come alive with a great mix of entertainment and, importantly,...

By Ernice / September 26, 2018


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Watch Now: Emmett Hansen On VIPC

By Staff / September 25, 2018

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Remnants Of Weather System Kirk Could Develop Into Tropical Storm

The remnants of the weather system Kirk, which briefly became a tropical storm but disintegrated days...

By Staff / September 25, 2018

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Two Pittsburgh Women Arrested At Cyril E. King Airport For Allegedly Smuggling 13 Kilograms Of Cocaine With Intent To Distribute

ST. THOMAS -- Ngoc Nguyen, 21, and Fendi Brooks, 25, both from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, were arrested...

By Staff / September 25, 2018


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St. Thomas Man Arrested At Cyril E. King Airport For Allegedly Smuggling 23 Kilograms Of Cocaine With Intent To Distribute

ST. THOMAS -- Shahime Ludvig, Jr., 20, of St. Thomas was arrested today on a complaint charging him with...

By Staff / September 25, 2018

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Mapp Promises Bombs And Missiles, But Albert Bryan Drops The First Explosive

Governor Kenneth Mapp had ostensibly set the tone for this election cycle when he vowed to rain bombs...

By Ernice / September 25, 2018

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Taste Of St. Croix Is Back, This Time With New Location And Multiple Events

ST. CROIX -- With Hurricanes Irma and Maria leaving widespread damage in their wake in 2017, the 2018...

By Staff / September 25, 2018


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Watch: Mapp's Education-Related Press Conference

Governor Kenneth Mapp sought to defend his administration as criticism continued to mount on how the reopening...

By Staff / September 25, 2018

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Mapp Administration And AFT To Resume Negotiations Friday; Charlotte Amalie Loses 15 Classrooms As Building B Is Condemned

ST. THOMAS -- The Mapp administration will be back at the bargaining table on Friday with the American...

By Ernice / September 25, 2018

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Partially Decomposed Body Found On Island Near Hull Bay

ST. THOMAS -- The V.I.P.D. said on Sunday that a partially decomposed body was discovered on a small...

By Staff / September 24, 2018


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Petition To Change Structure Of Legislature Needs Less Than 200 Signatures To Get On Nov. 6 Ballot

As of Friday, 175 more signatures in the St. Thomas-St. John District were the only obstacle in the way of a petition...

By Staff / September 24, 2018

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Fast-Moving Kirk Downgrades To Depression; Could Degenerate Further In Coming Days

The weather system named Kirk, just Saturday a tropical storm, has lost steam and could further degenerate...

By Staff / September 24, 2018

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Don't Let The Devil Whisper 'Change Course Now,' Mapp Jabs During Praise And Thanksgiving Event

ST. CROIX -- Governor Kenneth Mapp's comments were supposed to be simple and short at the end of the Hurricanes...

By Staff / September 24, 2018


Community Center
Police Blotter, In Memoriam, Crime Stoppers, Gas Prices, Cruise Ship Schedule & More
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Community Foundation Announces Availability Of Librarian Legacy Scholarship, A New Offering

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) announced recently a new scholarship being offered thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Elaine I. Sprauve...

By Staff / September 23, 2018

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Another Delay: Eulalie Rivera Elementary To Open Wednesday; Teachers To Report Monday

ST. CROIX --The Department of Education has announced that Eulalie Rivera Elementary School students will return for the 2018-19 school year on Wednesday, Sept.,...

By Staff / September 23, 2018


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School Openings See Further Delays In St. Thomas (Update)

The Virgin Islands Department of Education announced that ongoing construction at school sites receiving temporary modular classrooms has further delayed the opening...

By Staff / September 22, 2018

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American Red Cross Announces Micro Grant Program For Small Farmers In USVI; Applications Now Available

The Red Cross is providing micro grants up to $ 2,000 for U.S. Virgin Islands small farmers to help them recover and build resilience from the catastrophic damage...

By Staff / September 20, 2018


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Arthur Richards To Begin School At John H. Woodson Monday

The Department of Education announced Tuesday that Arthur A. Richards Jr. High School students are to report to the John H. Woodson Jr. High School campus on Monday,...

By Staff / September 19, 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



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



Entertainment
Life Celebration
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Voter Registration Drive: Canegata Ballpark Comes Alive Saturday With Nailah Blackman, Big Band And Stanley

ST. CROIX -- The Canegata Ballpark grounds come alive with a great mix of entertainment and, importantly, a big push by The Virgin Islands Consortium and WTJX to get Virgin...

By Ernice / September 26, 2018

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Taste Of St. Croix Is Back, This Time With New Location And Multiple Events

ST. CROIX -- With Hurricanes Irma and Maria leaving widespread damage in their wake in 2017, the 2018 Taste of St. Croix event, one of the most significant food...

By Staff / September 25, 2018


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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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Voter Registration Drive: Canegata Ballpark Comes Alive Saturday With Nailah Blackman, Big Band And Stanley

ST. CROIX -- The Canegata Ballpark grounds come alive with a great mix of entertainment and, importantly, a big push by The Virgin Islands Consortium and WTJX to get Virgin...

By Ernice / September 26, 2018

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Eulalie Rivera Elementary Opening Pushed To Oct. 1

ST. CROIX -- A number of educators along with American Federation of Teachers St. Croix President Rosa...

By Staff / September 26, 2018

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Tropical Storm Kirk Reforms, Expected To Pass Away From USVI

A tropical storm warning is now in effect for St. Lucia and Barbados, as Tropical Storm Kirk -- which...

By Staff / September 26, 2018

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Voter Registration Drive: Canegata Ballpark Comes Alive Saturday With Nailah Blackman, Big Band And Stanley

ST. CROIX -- The Canegata Ballpark grounds come alive with a great mix of entertainment and, importantly,...

By Ernice / September 26, 2018


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Watch Now: Emmett Hansen On VIPC

By Staff / September 25, 2018

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Remnants Of Weather System Kirk Could Develop Into Tropical Storm

The remnants of the weather system Kirk, which briefly became a tropical storm but disintegrated days...

By Staff / September 25, 2018

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Two Pittsburgh Women Arrested At Cyril E. King Airport For Allegedly Smuggling 13 Kilograms Of Cocaine With Intent To Distribute

ST. THOMAS -- Ngoc Nguyen, 21, and Fendi Brooks, 25, both from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, were arrested...

By Staff / September 25, 2018