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February 19th, 2024
UPDATE: Man found dead in Lower Estate home is Wayne Needham

LOWER ESTATE, Tortola, VI- With next of kin properly notified, Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) can now disclose that the young man found dead at his home in Lower Estate on Saturday, February 17, 2024, has been identified as Wayne Needham.

November 21st, 2023
UPDATE: Body found in Lower Estate identified as James J. Harris

LOWER ESTATE, Tortola, VI - The body of the male found in a vehicle in Lower Estate, Tortola, today, November 21, 2023, has been identified as James J. Harris.

December 19th, 2022
OneMart to open new supermarket in Lower Estate today, Dec 19, 2022

LOWER ESTATE, Tortola, VI- Persons residing in Lower Estate, Long Bush, Scatliffe Alley and surrounding areas will from today, December 19, 2022, have the convenience of shopping at a supermarket closer to home.

March 29th, 2021
Powerboat destroyed by fire in Lower Estate

LOWER ESTATE, Tortola, VI- A powerboat was completely destroyed by fire in the wee hours of Sunday, March 28, 2021, in Lower Estate.

August 10th, 2018
'Caribbean Cellars' returns to Lower Estate

LOWER ESTATE, Tortola,VI - Wines and Spirits Merchant, Caribbean Cellars, has returned to its main branch at Lower Estate on Tortola, in the Virgin Islands (VI), after being forced to relocate to Baugher’s Bay in 2017, following Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

August 11th, 2017
Gunshots reportedly heard in Huntums Ghut & Lower Estate!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reports reaching our newsroom from many residents are that they heard gunshots being fired last night, August 10, 2017, in the area of Lower Estate, on the main island of Tortola.

February 26th, 2014
UPDATE: Magistrate sends gun-toting Vanterpool to church

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Magistrate Dr Velon L. John told defendant Joel Vanterpool that while he may have some reason to celebrate in leaving the Magistrate’s Court a free man today, February 26, 2014, instead of going to a pub he should go to his church.

October 14th, 2013
One denied bail as three charged in alleged gun & drug find

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Senior Magistrate Tamia Richards denied bail to Joel Vanterpool, 26, when he, along with a married couple, appeared before the Magistrate’s court today, October 14, 2013 on charges of drug and gun possession following their arrests yesterday.

March 8th, 2013
Food tasting fair attracts maximum tourists’ participation!

LOWER ESTATE, Tortola, VI - The lawns of the 1780 Lower Estate Sugar Works Museum became the setting for an array of foods common to the Virgin Islands and other Caribbean countries such as Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica and St. Vincent, when the Virgin Islands Festival of Arts’ Culinary Arts food tasting Fair was held on Thursday March 7, 2013.

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