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Are Sugar Feeders Healthy for Bananaquits?

Many people like to attract the local bananaquits by putting out sugar or sugar water. But some people ask if that is actually good for the birds.
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Two Injured on St. Croix in Late Night Shooting

A male and female were shot on St. Croix while driving on Melvin H Evans Highway late last night, according to the VIPD.

Editorial: What next?

Are people truly good at heart? What does the word "good" mean in this sense, and if it's internalized, when does it show?

Proficiency Certificates Awarded to 24 Students from My Brother’s Workshop

Families and friends joined 24 vocational education students as they celebrated their progress through their chosen fields of study at My Brother's Workshop.

Aliyah Boston Reflects on Upbringing in USVI and Encouraging Young Female Athletes

NCAAW superstar and St. Thomas native Aliyah Boston lives a very simple life. Her daily routine consists of waking up, lifting weights, going to practice, eating lunch, doing homework, and taking a nap.

St. Croix Energy Statement Questions Integrity of Limetree Bankruptcy Auction

With the release of a statement earlier this week by West Indies Petroleum Limited (WIPL) that it “is not a stakeholder in the Limetree Bay Refinery,” the attorney for St. Croix Energy is calling into question the integrity of the bankruptcy auction process.

Taste of St. Croix Brings Elegance, Delicious Food, and Normalcy

The 22nd annual Taste of St. Croix brought elegance, delicious food and a sense of normalcy to St. Croix on Thursday evening at the Divi Carina Bay Resort and Casino. The event was in full swing as the finest restaurants from St. Croix showcased their best dishes in hopes of reigning supreme in their category.

USVI Officials Call SCOTUS Abortion Ruling A Step Backward for Women’s Rights

A U.S. Supreme Court ruling that places abortion access in the hands of state governments is a step backward for women’s rights, local officials said in statements Friday that also affirmed the territory’s pro-choice laws.
The Ron deLLugo Federal Courthouse. (File photo)

Former St. Thomas Bank Worker Sentenced for Fraud

A St. Thomas bank worker has been ordered to serve a year and a day in prison and pay restitution after pleading guilty to bank fraud.

Senators Concerned About Maintenance of New Emergency Vehicles

Daryl George, director of Fire and Emergency Medical Services, told members of the Senate Committee on Finance Thursday that his department needed a 7 percent budget increase from the fiscal year 2022 because of increased personnel costs due to the transfer of EMS employees.