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The new building at the Loredon L. Boynes Sr. ferry dock will get parking nearby from VIPA.The V.I. Port Authority gave the developer of the new Dockside building the parking spaces required to open the building, but the deal has nothing to do with the Port Authority’s simultaneous attempt to move a landmark Cruz Bay business from two...
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Avelino Samuel, Guy H. Benjamin and Officer Steven Payne were honored by the St. John Rotary Club for their contributions to the community.St. John educator Guy H. Benjamin, V.I. Police Department Officer Steven Payne and teacher Avelino Samuel were honored by the Rotary Club of St. John at Miss Lucy’s Saturday, October 22, for their contributions to the community....
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The Myrah Keating Smith Community Health Center helipad is ready for use and V.I. Senate President Lorraine Berry is hoping a private donor will come through on a previous promise to fund an emergency service.The helipad at Myrah Keating Smith Community Health Center (MKSCHC) is fully up to date and standardized with only one major component missing to...
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The Calabash Boom Senior Center will be renovated in the project.Reliance Housing Foundation’s proposed 72-unit Calabash Boom affordable housing development came under attack from St. John residents at a well-attended V.I. Coastal Zone Management Commit-tee public hearing for a major CZM permit at the Westin Resort and Villas on Wednesday evening, October 26. Testifiers expressed concerns about the...
A St. John business owner facing two new counts of felony intimidation charges, as well as disturbing the peace and aggravated assault and battery charges, pled not guilty in Super-ior Court Thursday, October 20. Robert Sells, owner of Close Reach Imports, the V.I. Police Department arrested Sells in June on a citizen’s complaint of assault by...
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David GeigerA popular island businessman and sailor was killed and his teenage son severely wounded in an apparent arson and attack at their Grunwald home early Saturday morning, October 29. David Geiger, a painting contractor, was found dead in his bed severely burned and his son, Nathan, was found suffering from a head wound and multiple lacerations when...
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A sunset at Oppenheimer Beach provided the perfect setting for this island wedding ceremony.St. John, a longstanding vacation spot for those seeking to soak up some Caribbean sun, hike through the V.I. National Park and bathe and snorkel in the azure waters lapping its pristine beaches, has also become one of the premier sites for a new, increasingly popular...
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It was a ceremonious day in Coral Bay when the temporary police substation was unveiled, Thursday, October 20. (L to R): St. John Administrator Julien Harley, CBCC president Sharon Coldren, VIPD Commissioner Elton Lewis, co-owner of Coccoloba Genoveva Rodriguez, VIPD Assistant Commissioner James McCall, VIPD Territorial Chief Novelle Francis and VIPD Deputy Chief Angelo A. Hill.After years of uncountable...
St. John has been voted “Best Island in the Caribbean/ Atlantic” by the readers of Conde Nast Traveler in the publication’s 18th annual Readers’ Choice Awards poll. The prestigious award was presented to Commissioner Richards at a gala ceremony at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art on October 17. “We are absolutely thrilled. St. John and all...
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Loyal customers surround Patrick Joseph, center in apron, of Patrick’s West Indian Delight.For more than a quarter century, Patrick Joseph has been feeding St. John residents and off-island commuters from St. Thomas and Tortola traditional West Indian food from his vivid yellow and green eatery located across from the U.S. Post Office in Cruz Bay. Patrick’s West Indian...
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