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Police Commissioner Rodney F. Querrard Sr. discusses the Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, homicide of Keithroy Caines at Oswald Harris Housing Court.

 
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WAPA Board OKs Funds for Propane Conversion

The board of the V.I. Water and Power Authority approved a $4.2 million contract for design and upgrade of the fire protection systems needed for the conversion to propane gas.

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2014-10-23 20:55:56
Philanthropist Peter Gruber Dies

Peter Gruber, a businessman who donated generously to various entities in the Virgin Islands and around the world, died Saturday after a long illness, with his wife Patricia at his side

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2014-10-22 23:17:02
Ferry and Sailboat Collide Near Red Hook

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating the cause of a collision between Varlack Venture’s ferry, Capitol Venture, and the 65-foot sailboat New Horizons. The collision occurred Wednesday, according to the Coast Guard.

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2014-10-22 22:25:56
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Virgin Islands Partners With Brand USA to Reach Canadian Market

 The United States Virgin Islands Department of Tourism is partnering with Brand USA on a campaign to increase visitation by Canadian residents. The partnership marks the first between Brand USA and one of the five U.S. territories.

Read entire articleSep 27 2012 - 9:26am
Virgin Islands Set to Launch Meetings and Incentives Promotion

 As an incentive for corporate meeting and travel planners to book group visits to the U.S. Virgin Islands through 2013, the Department of Tourism will introduce a Meetings and Incentives Promotion next month that offers savings on hotel accommodations and group services.

Read entire articleSep 25 2012 - 8:59pm
Some Customers May Need to Re-register for Innovative Online Payment

 On Sept. 17, Innovative converted to its new billing and operating system. While the migration was mostly seamless for customers, there is one item that requires action on the part of Innovative subscribers.

Read entire articleSep 20 2012 - 9:35pm
Federal Universal Service Charge Rate Change Effective Oct. 1

 As a result of action taken by the Federal Communications Commission that affects carriers nationwide, Innovative Telephone, Innovative Wireless and Innovative Long Distance customers will notice a change in the Federal Universal Service Charge effective Oct. 1.

Read entire articleSep 19 2012 - 12:30am
UVI Process Technology Program Gains Two Corporate Partnerships

 The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) and Seven Seas Water will partner with and support the UVI Process Technology Program by providing scholarships, internships and employment opportunities to UVI students.

Read entire articleSep 18 2012 - 9:01pm
Innovative Cable TV Advises of Pay-Per-View Event Ordering Process

 Innovative Cable TV advises subscribers who are interested in ordering Pay-Per-View services, that a temporary ordering procedure will be in place effective Sept. 13 through Sept. 14, to facilitate the conversion to Innovative’s new billing and operating system.

Read entire articleSep 13 2012 - 8:12pm
McDonald's Leads Nutrition Evolution, Menu Boards to Display Calorie Counts

 In a new advancement in its ongoing evolution in the nutrition field, McDonald's will provide costumers in Latin America with calorie information for each product on restaurant menu boards.

Read entire articleSep 13 2012 - 7:57pm
The Forum and Antilles School Host Business After Hours

 The Forum and Antilles School will host the next St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20.

Read entire articleSep 12 2012 - 9:56pm
IRS Outreach Event for Tax-Exempt Organizations Slated

 The U.S. Internal Revenue Service in sponsoring a free, phone forum for tax-exempt organizations at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19.

Read entire articleSep 12 2012 - 3:38pm
Innovative’s Business Offices Close on Saturday, Sept. 15

 Innovative’s Business Offices on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John will be closed on Saturday, Sept. 15.

Read entire articleSep 12 2012 - 3:29pm