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BIR Announces Extension of April 30th Gross Receipts and Hotel Tax Return Deadlines

The April 30th due dates for both the gross receipts tax return and the hotel room tax return will be…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Swings into USVI Happy Meals

“The Amazing Spider-Man 2” is teaming up with McDonald’s to bring the on-screen excitement to Happy Meals. The newest of the Spider-Man movies follows the continuing adventures of Peter Parker, also known as Spider-Man, as he squares off against the powerful Electro.
Starting Friday, April 25, customers at any McDonald’s restaurant in the Virgin Islands can order the new Amazing Spider-Man 2 Happy Meal featuring themed toys.

2014-04-24 12:53:09
The Bookworm: 'Postcards from Cookie'

“Postcards from Cookie” has a bit of a Peeping-Tom element: this is a very personal story of adoption and love. You’re going to want to read this book.

2014-04-24 10:35:36
Cruzan Organix Farm Wins Top Prize in 2014 13D Competition

UVI student Allison De Gazon was beaming Wednesday when her business idea, Cruzan Organix Farm, won the $30,000 top prize at the final judging ofthe  2014 13D Entrepreneurship Competition.

2014-04-24 01:02:33
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The Media Got It Wrong

Lawrence Boschulte gives his perspective on what happened at the chaotic meeting of the Joint Boards of Election that was held recently.

Read entire articleJul 16 2011 - 11:21pm
Virgin Islanders Will Rise to This Difficult Situation

Delegate to Congress Donna M. Christensen is hopeful that this year’s budget deficit can be closed and layoffs curtailed with the cooperation between the governor and the Legislature. She writes about the ways the federal government may be able to help and that she will be working with the federal administration to help the Virgin Islands close the financial gap.

Read entire articleJun 11 2011 - 10:45am
Winning the War Against Gun Violence

Mothers Against Guns Inc. and the Jason Carroll Memorial Fund Inc. thanks all of those who helped make their recent Walk/Run a big success.

Read entire articleJun 9 2011 - 1:05pm
Government Workday vs Workweek Alternative

Carol Berry has some ideas on how to make the government of the Virgin Islands more  cost efficient and save hundreds of government jobs.

Read entire articleMay 27 2011 - 4:53pm
The Politics of Petty Vengeance

R. Arthur Burton questions whether there is politics involved with the transfer of Principal Kurt Vialet from the St. Croix Educational Complex.

Read entire articleMay 10 2011 - 9:04am
Is It Free Expression or Chaos?

Verdel L. Petersen presents arguments for the possible transfer of the principal of the St. Croix Educational Complex High School and questions the validity of recent student protests.

Read entire articleMay 6 2011 - 10:25am
Fahrenheit 451?

Ivan Butcher II gives the reasons he is not in favor of e-books and the eventual loss of actual books, newspapers and magazines.

Read entire articleApr 30 2011 - 6:45pm
Concert Will Fund Pre-School Scholarship

The Rotary Club of St. Thomas East will present Sylvia Bennett in concert to raise funds for a quality, pre-school education scholarship.

Read entire articleApr 26 2011 - 8:05pm
We Can Do More to Slow Climate Change

Jason Budsan asks that everyone interested in energy conservation join others for an 'earth hour' on March 27.

Read entire articleMar 25 2011 - 10:45pm
Her Name on That Library

Anita Davis asks the Legislature to consider naming the new regional library after June Lindqvist.

Read entire articleMar 22 2011 - 5:27pm