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Potter Announces Medicare Part D Enrollment

Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter advised Monday that the open enrollment period for Medicare Part D began...

By Staff / October 16, 2018

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USVI St. Croix Commemoration Of 1878 Labor Revolt Inspires Release Of Fireburn The Screenplay

St. Croix residents and visitors of all ages recently commemorated the yearly observance of the 1878...

By Staff / October 16, 2018

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Over 700 Voters Participated In Early Voting, Election System Says

Early voting in the territory commenced on Monday, and though the process could be stalled if a judge...

By Staff / October 16, 2018


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St. Croix Retirees Inc. Files Restraining Order To Halt Early Voting; Court Hearing Set For Tuesday

The St. Croix Retirees Inc., the organization that initiated and was successful in garnering the requisite...

By Ernice / October 16, 2018

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Juanita Gardine Elementary Closes Out Hispanic Month With Dance, Song

As Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close, the Juanita Gardine Elementary School celebrated with a school-wide...

By Ernice / October 15, 2018

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Mapp Administration And AFT Reach Agreement; Teachers Said To Be Happy With New Deal

The Mapp administration has arrived at a salary increase contract agreement with the American Federation...

By Ernice / October 15, 2018


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VI Bonds Said To Rally As Territory's Economy Improves

As the U.S. Virgin Islands economy continues to improve, propelled by the boom in construction driven...

By Ernice / October 15, 2018

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Heavy Smoke Emanating From Anguilla Landfill Forces Closure; Some Port Authority Employees Sent Home For The Day

ST. CROIX -- Steady, large plumes of smoke from a Sunday morning fire at the Anguilla Landfill, forced...

By Staff / October 15, 2018

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Sears, Owner Of Kmart, Files For Bankruptcy. The Company Is Not Expected To Survive.

Sears, the owner of Kmart, which is one of the largest retailer in the U.S. Virgin Islands of everything...

By Staff / October 15, 2018


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VI Consortium's Gubernatorial Debate, To Be Livestreamed Online And Televised On WTJX, Is Set For Oct. 22

ST. CROIX -- With three weeks remaining before Virgin Islanders head to the polls to vote in this year's...

By Staff / October 15, 2018

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Watch: Scenes From Carnival Meets The Runway

The event, viewed as the official kickoff of the Crucian Christmas Festival season, was the fifth annual....

By Staff / October 14, 2018

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Mapp Shares Flood Mitigation Plans For Estate Nadir Community Members

Governor Kenneth Mapp has shared flood mitigation plans for various communities and is urging residents...

By Staff / October 14, 2018


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A Different Setting, More Performances And Beautiful Crucian Women Describe Carnival Meets The Runway 2018

ST. CROIX -- The belief goes to stay ahead of the curve, change is inevitable. "Change or get left behind"...

By Staff / October 14, 2018

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Waste Management Working To Extinguish Mulch Fire At Anguilla Landfill Entrance

The Waste Management Authority said on Sunday that it was working to extinguish a fire located at the Anguilla...

By Staff / October 14, 2018

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Here Are All The Measures Lawmakers Took Action On During Friday's Senate Session

Senators approved a number of bills and forwarded them to Governor Kenneth Mapp during a Friday Senate...

By Staff / October 13, 2018


Community Center
Police Blotter, In Memoriam, Crime Stoppers, Gas Prices, Cruise Ship Schedule & More
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Potter Announces Medicare Part D Enrollment

Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter advised Monday that the open enrollment period for Medicare Part D began on Monday. He said Medicare beneficiaries will have until...

By Staff / October 16, 2018

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USVI St. Croix Commemoration Of 1878 Labor Revolt Inspires Release Of Fireburn The Screenplay

St. Croix residents and visitors of all ages recently commemorated the yearly observance of the 1878 “Fireburn”, a violent labor revolt that forever changed...

By Staff / October 16, 2018


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Heavy Smoke Emanating From Anguilla Landfill Forces Closure; Some Port Authority Employees Sent Home For The Day

ST. CROIX -- Steady, large plumes of smoke from a Sunday morning fire at the Anguilla Landfill, forced the closure of the facility on Monday, the Waste Management...

By Staff / October 15, 2018

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Waste Management Working To Extinguish Mulch Fire At Anguilla Landfill Entrance

The Waste Management Authority said on Sunday that it was working to extinguish a fire located at the Anguilla Landfill entrance this morning. The authority said...

By Staff / October 14, 2018


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6 Beaches Not Safe This Weekend, D.P.N.R. Says

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources tested 34 beaches throughout the week and found 6 of them -- all in the St. Thomas-St. John District -- to be unsafe...

By Staff / October 12, 2018

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WAPA Issues 60-Day Bills In October; Plans To Resume Monthly Billing Next Month

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority advised its customers on Thursday that bills being issued in October will represent a sixty-day service period. “This...

By Staff / October 10, 2018


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22 Beaches Tested Safe This Weekend, But D.P.N.R. Warns Residents To Refrain From Waters Due To Storm Water Runoff

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources said it tested 24 beaches this week and 22 proved to be safe for swimming and fishing. Even so, the department warned...

By Staff / September 29, 2018

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In Memoriam | Clara Theresa Evans

Clara Theresa Evans, affectionately known as “Terri”, of LaGrande Princesse, Christiansted, unexpectedly slipped away on Friday, September 14 at Jackson Memorial...

By Staff / September 28, 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
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Watch: Scenes From Carnival Meets The Runway

The event, viewed as the official kickoff of the Crucian Christmas Festival season, was the fifth annual. Read full story here.

By Staff / October 14, 2018

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A Different Setting, More Performances And Beautiful Crucian Women Describe Carnival Meets The Runway 2018

ST. CROIX -- The belief goes to stay ahead of the curve, change is inevitable. "Change or get left behind" is also a popular phrase used by many to motivate those...

By Staff / October 14, 2018


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Political Candidates Make Their Presence Known During PR-VI Friendship Parade

Some gubernatorial teams, and indeed a few Senate candidates, made their presence felt during Sunday's VI-PR Friendship Parade, which was held in Christiansted from...

By Ernice / October 8, 2018

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Happening Today: VI Consortium/WTJX Voter Registration Drive Concert

ST. CROIX -- VI Consortium and WTJX employees are currently preparing for today's voter registration drive event, dubbed Count It Up, to be held on the grounds of the Canegata...

By Staff / September 29, 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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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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Over 700 Voters Participated In Early Voting, Election System Says

Early voting in the territory commenced on Monday, and though the process could be stalled if a judge approves a suit filed by the St. Croix Retirees Inc. to halt...

By Staff / October 16, 2018

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Potter Announces Medicare Part D Enrollment

Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter advised Monday that the open enrollment period for Medicare Part D began...

By Staff / October 16, 2018

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USVI St. Croix Commemoration Of 1878 Labor Revolt Inspires Release Of Fireburn The Screenplay

St. Croix residents and visitors of all ages recently commemorated the yearly observance of the 1878...

By Staff / October 16, 2018

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Over 700 Voters Participated In Early Voting, Election System Says

Early voting in the territory commenced on Monday, and though the process could be stalled if a judge...

By Staff / October 16, 2018


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St. Croix Retirees Inc. Files Restraining Order To Halt Early Voting; Court Hearing Set For Tuesday

The St. Croix Retirees Inc., the organization that initiated and was successful in garnering the requisite...

By Ernice / October 16, 2018

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Juanita Gardine Elementary Closes Out Hispanic Month With Dance, Song

As Hispanic Heritage Month comes to a close, the Juanita Gardine Elementary School celebrated with a school-wide...

By Ernice / October 15, 2018

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Mapp Administration And AFT Reach Agreement; Teachers Said To Be Happy With New Deal

The Mapp administration has arrived at a salary increase contract agreement with the American Federation...

By Ernice / October 15, 2018