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  1. Virgin Islands top court permits second-parent adoptions by same-sex couplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Jurist

    The children's fathers are anonymous sperm donors who knowingly waived all of their parental rights. The biological mother and her same-sex partner filed an adoption petition in the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands [official website] in December 2012, which the court rejected.


  2. V.I. Public Television working on deal to bring back NPRRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    National Public Radio could be back on the airwaves in the territory by the end of summer if all goes as planned at the Virgin Islands Public Television System. "The good news is that my board passed an expenditure for me to go ahead and get the infrastructure in place to get NPR programming," said Tanya Singh, V.I. Public Television System chief executive officer.


  3. Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority - Alternative Energy - Deals ...Read the original story

    Saturday May 9 |

    The organization produces and distributes electricity and potable water. WAPA also installs and maintains street lights in the territory.


  4. Frank Pollara Group LLC v. Ocean View Investment Holding LLC LLC Omei LLCRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | FindLaw

    FRANK C. POLLARA GROUP, LLC; Frank C. Pollara, Individually v. OCEAN VIEW INVESTMENT HOLDING, LLC, f/k/a Southgate Crossing Investments, LLC; OMEI Group, LLC; Lucy Cheng; Mait Dubois, Appellants.


  5. Mapp addresses hospitals, Catherineberg, other hot issuesRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    During a press conference Wednesday at Government House in Christiansted, Gov. Kenneth Mapp announced two nominees and touched on a variety of other topics, including hospital reform, the status of Catherineberg and HOVENSA. He said that when the hospitals became semi-autonomous, the territory did not deal with the real issue, which he contends is uncompensated care.


  6. PFA board approves $300,000 police studyRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    The V.I. Public Finance Authority board approved $300,000 for a police study at Monday's regular board meeting and expanded the size of the V.I. Next Generation Network board to add more appointed members. The $300,000 police study contract is to T&M Protection Resources LLC, consultants who will conduct a comprehensive analysis of the existing law enforcement agency.


  7. Weekend exhibits to celebrate historian, St. Croix architectureRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    Saturday will see two receptions at the Christiansted National Historic Site's Steeple Building: one for an exhibit on local architecture and plants and the other for an exhibit on the life of a local historian whose estate donated a collection of rare historic reference materials to the park. In 2013, the Christiansted National Historic Site received the collection - including maps, paintings and books - from the estate of the Rev.


  8. Thursday, March 19th AuctionRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | WOOZ-FM Carterville

    No passsport required. It has an Ocean view from the balcony,the condo is beach front with a pool in a gated community.


  9. 6 Things You Need to Know Before You Visit the U.S. Virgin IslandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Budget Travel

    A full 9,500 acres of St. John is protected U.S. national parkland. A nearby tropical paradise, no passport required? Point us to the closest airport and we'll be on our way.


  10. DLCA warns restaurants gratuities are not tipsRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    The V.I. Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs said Tuesday it will crack down on restaurants that don't give their customers ample warning up front that a tip automatically will be added to the bill. DLCA Commissioner designee Devin Carrington said his department is taking action after receiving "some complaints" from irate customers of food and beverage purveyors in the Virgin Islands.


  11. Where to celebrate St. Patrick's the CaribbeanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | USA Today

    With a unique mix of African and Irish history, the green isle south of St. Kitts and west of Antigua goes into full Irish mode from March 8 - 17. With a unique mix of African and Irish history, the green isle south of St. Kitts and west of Antigua goes into full Irish mode from March 8 - 17. St. Patrick's Day on Montserrat features a roster of spirited parades, jump-up breakfasts, pub crawls and cricket games leading up to a March 17 remembrance of the slave uprising that occurred on St. Patrick's Day in 1768. Grand Cayman celebrates St. Patrick's Day with a 5K Irish Jog on March 17 at the Grand Cayman Beach Suites.


  12. Donations pouring in for tennis programRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    There has been an outpouring of support from across the Virgin Islands and the mainland after a Daily News article featured the plight of a junior tennis program robbed of its tennis racquets and balls. Ricky Plaskett said his cell phone and Facebook accounts "blew up" after the newspaper reported that children were unable to play because someone stole about 65 junior racquets and 160 low-pressure tennis balls stored near the Canegata Ballpark courts.


  13. IG launches criminal probe of V.I. property auctionsRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    The V.I. Inspector General's Office is conducting a criminal investigation into a bidding scheme that compromised the territory's property auction process in 2012 and 2013. V.I. Inspector General Steven van Beverhoudt said Thursday that an audit of real property auctions by the Lieutenant Governor's Office - which was made public in September - turned into an investigation which is still ongoing to look for evidence of criminal activity.


  14. Thief steals fun from Christiansted childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    Children take part in a recent "Play Days in Paradise" event on St. Croix. The equipment used in the play days, special children-sized rackets and low-pressure tennis balls, has been stolen.


  15. "Dick" and "Bebe" Buchsieb of Cambridge celebrate their 60th wedding anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 |

    On Jan. 15, 1955, Beatrice Lawyer, daughter of Jay R.and Grace Earnhart Lawyer, and Richard Buchsieb, son of Walter W.and Emma Held Buchsieb, were united in marriage in Columbus. Mrs. Buchsieb retired as staff nurse at Genesis Health Care System.


  16. Mapp celebrates inauguration on St. CroixRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    Celebration was in the air across the island Tuesday as the newly sworn administration of Gov. Kenneth Mapp and Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter brought their inaugural activities to St. Croix.


  17. Former Triangle workers eligible for fundsRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2015 | Virgin Islands Daily News

    While a settlement in a labor dispute between the V.I. government and Triangle Construction and Maintenance Inc. has resulted in funds being made available to some former Triangle employees, others must file a claim for arbitration under terms of the settlement. The V.I. government sued Triangle in 2011, claiming the company owed as much as $9 million in fines and back pay for violating the Virgin Islands Plant Closing Act.


  18. Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority - Alternative Energy - Deals ...Read the original story

    Dec 31, 2014 |

    The organization produces and distributes electricity and potable water. WAPA also installs and maintains street lights in the territory.


  19. USVI Company Partnering with UVI to Enhance Business Computational Science and Modeling CurriculumRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | PR Log

    Cane Bay Partners' Kirk Chewning & David Johnson actively support the school both through donations and recruitment of students for professional financial services positions. Both see UVI as the best opportunity to develop local financial expertise.


  20. AT&T upgrades 15 LTE cell sites in USVIRead the original story

    Nov 14, 2014 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    A&T has upgraded a total of 15 cell sites on Saint Croix and Saint Thomas in the US Virgin Islands technology in the areas east of Christiansted, while another seven existing 4G cell sites have been upgraded with additional capacity. The remaining six capacity improvements took place on Saint Thomas, chiefly covering tourist areas such as downtown Charlotte Amalie, the airport area in Nana Hill and the Yacht Haven Grande marina in Estate Ross.