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  1. Double Homicide In The Altona Lagoon, St. CroixRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 12 | WINN FM 98.9

    Christiansted, St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands: On Sunday, July 10, 2016 an 11:09 pm Officers from the C Command Unit in Christiansted responded to a dispatch from the 911 Call Center regarding shots fired in the Altoona Lagoon in Christiansted. Preliminary investigation revealed that while a social gathering was taken place on said evening, an unknown vehicle drove by and starting shooting towards the party where 4 individuals were injured from the gunshot wounds.


  2. Havensight Capital makes Tender Offer for Free Seas Inc. and Launches theSuperMallofWebsites.comRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2016 | GlobeNewswire

    CHRISTIANSTED, United States Virgin Islands, June 16, 2016 -- Havensight Capital LLC makes tender offer for 85% of the outstanding common shares of Free Seas Inc. for U.S. $0.43 a share, commencing on July 25th, 2016, and ending November 25, 2016. Havensight Capital LLC will serve as the paying agent.


  3. U.S. Caribbean Islands for an Easy and Effortless Destination WeddingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Bride's Magazine

    You don't have to leave the country to have a Caribbean wedding . As the popularity of destination weddings grows, the availability of different wedding options in the U.S. Virgin Islands has increased dramatically, too.


  4. Team Cane Bay VI 'In it for the Long Run' at 28th Annual Ironman 70.3 St. Croix TriathlonRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2016 | PRWeb

    Cane Bay Partners VI Co-Founders Kirk Chewning and David Johnson are pleased to announce that the company will again be a sponsor of the Ironman 70.3 St. Croix triathlon set to kick off Sunday, May 1, in addition to sponsoring one relay team and one individual triathlete. Cane Bay Partners Chief Risk Officer Mehran Chirehdast and Software Development Manager Jeff Dykstra try on the athletic shirts freshly made for their upcoming participation in the Ironman 70.3 Triath "We are thankful to have Cane Bay Partners sponsoring local athletes to participate in this world-class event on our little island!" Triathlete Julie Sommer said.


  5. USVI prisoners transferred to Florida and ArizonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Caribbean News Now!

    In keeping with the administration's commitment to improve conditions at the territory's correctional facilities, 105 prisoners were transferred from the US Virgin Islands on Tuesday morning. Details of the transfer were announced by Governor Kenneth Mapp and Bureau of Corrections Director Rick Mullgrav at a press conference at Government House in Christiansted.


  6. Altisource Residential Corporation Issues Statement in Response to RESI Shareholders GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2016 | GlobeNewswire

    CHRISTIANSTED, U.S. Virgin Islands, Jan. 20, 2016 -- Altisource Residential Corporation today confirmed that RESI Shareholders Group, a group purporting to have aggregate ownership of approximately 3% of the Company's outstanding shares, has nominated three candidates to stand for election to the Company's Board of Directors at the 2016 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. The Company issued the following statement: Residential seeks to maintain open communications with its stockholders with the goal of enhancing value for all stockholders.


  7. New St. Croix family welcomes territory's first baby of new yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2016 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    Daily News Photo by LINDA MORLAND Harrison and Andrea Royer gaze at their daughter, Athena Lee Royer, who became the territory's first baby of the new year when she was born at 6:24 a.m. on Friday at Luis Hospital on St. Croix. Manager of V.I. Cargo Harrison Royer and his wife, Andrea, celebrated their first delivery of the new year - daughter Athena Lee Royer - who was born at Luis Hospital early Friday morning.


  8. Grant to enable library renovationsRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    Three libraries in the Virgin Islands will undergo renovations and improvements to better serve patrons on St. Croix and St. John thanks to a $915,000 federal grant awarded to the Department of Planning and Natural Resources. The Florence Williams, Athalie McFarlane Petersen and Elaine Ione Sprauve libraries were awarded nearly $1 million for infrastructure improvements in February from the Interior Department's Office of Insular Affairs' Capital Improvement Project Program, according to Territorial Director of Libraries, Archives and Museums Ingrid Bough.


  9. V.I. Police seek help finding three missing residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    The V.I. Police Department is looking for three missing residents and asking for the public's help in finding them. Brian Adamitz, 35, last was seen Wednesday by his roommate leaving their residence on foot in Pillsbury Heights on St. Thomas to go to work at Secret Harbour.


  10. Floating classroom visits St. CroixRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    Daily News Photo by LINDA MORLAND Under sail, the Roseway heads for the dock Thursday at Gallows Bay, St. Croix. The schooner Roseway - a floating classroom - has arrived in St. Croix after making its annual voyage to the territory, where it docked in Gallows Bay on Thursday morning.


  11. Maureen O'Hara left mark in Virgin IslandsRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    While the rest of the world remembers Maureen O'Hara as the feisty Irish actress with the fiery red hair, the USVI holds a special memory of her and her husband, Brig. Gen. Charles Blair, shuttling people between islands during the dawn of sea plane aviation on St. Croix.


  12. History of Danish West Indies going onlineRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    When the Danes sold what would become the Virgin Islands of the United States, they removed a large portion of their records from the territory, and many of those are now housed at the Danish National Archives. The Danish National Archives has made an effort to make millions of documents of Danish West Indies history available online, with public and private grants totaling almost $1.5 million.


  13. For some candidates, the path to the White House runs through paradiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | The Washington Post

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  14. Senators OK $250 million bond, GERS changesRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    The 31st Legislature unanimously approved using future federal aid grants - known as GARVEE bonds - for the issuance of up to $250 million in debt to finance road projects in the territory and passed a bill changing the retirement ages for government employees. The Senate approved the overall budget for the government of the Virgin Islands, though a copy of the bill - No.


  15. Taxpayers frequently buying Mapp's dinner in V.I.Read the original story

    Sep 22, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    Gov. Kenneth Mapp had charged more than $10,000 of meals within the territory to his government-issued credit card as of early August, and the taxpayers of the U.S. Virgin Islands have picked up the bill. The expenditures are included on Mapp's government-issued credit card statements provided to The Daily News by Government House.


  16. Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority - Alternative Energy - Deals and Alliances ProfileRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 |

    Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority is a semi-autonomous public electric utility, operating under Government of the Virgin Islands. The organization produces and distributes electricity and potable water.