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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Beach Advisory for September 19-23

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2016-09-24 15:52:50
Alton A. Adams Sr. to Be Part of Smithsonian’s National Museum of African-American History

The U.S. Virgin Islands will be well represented when President Barack Obama officially opens the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington, D.C., on Saturday, Sept. 24. Virgin Islander Alton A. Adams will be represented.

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2016-09-23 14:39:03
Potentially Invasive Sea Grass Found in Christiansted Harbor
Halophila stipulacea, a potentially invasive sea grass, was found in the waters around St. Thomas and St. John in 2014 but, until this week, its presence has not been confirmed on St. Croix.
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2016-09-22 22:26:12
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UVI-SBDC and SBA to Hold Seminar for the Military Community

The University of the Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in collaboration with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) presents the seminar: "SBA Patriot Express Pilot Loan Initiative and Other SBA Programs."

Read entire articleNov 3 2007 - 10:28pm
LegalEaze: To Be Ushered Out By Bach Or Boogaloo?

Attorney Carl Williams advises that end-of-life decisions be set down in legal documents to give people control over their own destinies and prevent conflicts and confusion.

Read entire articleOct 9 2007 - 3:41pm
Source Manager's Journal: Leaders, Leaders, Leaders

After a two-month hiatus, Frank Schneiger continues his series dedicated to finding solutions to the difficult organizational problems that affect government, most businesses and non-profit organizations.
This week Schneiger addresses how the notion of "leadership" defeats good management.

Read entire articleJul 24 2007 - 8:01pm
Engineers and Architects Sought for AutoCAD Course

Persons interested in learning how to develop two-dimensional drawings are urged to register for the upcoming AutoCAD course that will be taught at the UVICELL Center.

Read entire articleJul 10 2007 - 1:01pm
Ackley Media Group Has Weekend of Community Sponsorship

Ackley Media Group recently completed a banner weekend of community broadcasting and event sponsorship as part of its commitment to play a leadership role in promoting positive community broadcasting.

Read entire articleJun 28 2007 - 8:21pm
UVICELL Offers Human Resource Professional Certification Classes

Human resource professionals interested in obtaining nationally recognized certification are urged to pre-register for the upcoming Human Resource Certification course being held by UVICELL.

Read entire articleJun 28 2007 - 4:47am
FirstBank Honors Students Who Save the Most

Three students were honored recently by FirstBank for showing their clear commitment to saving as they saved the most among all FirstBank student account holders.

Read entire articleJun 22 2007 - 5:19am
Schneider Regional to Showcase PET Scan

New state-of-the-art technology will be showcased Thursday June 28 at St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours at Schneider Regional Medical Center.

Read entire articleJun 18 2007 - 7:56pm
Chamber of Commerce Sponsors Customer Service Workshop

The St. Thomas - St. John Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring Russ Greiger, who will teach a workshop on "Extraordinary Customer Service" on June 5.

Read entire articleJun 4 2007 - 5:52pm
FirstBank/First Insurance Closed for Memorial Day

All FirstBank branches and First Insurance offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day.

Read entire articleMay 21 2007 - 2:20pm