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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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Virtue of the Week: Caring

Caring is giving love and attention to people and things that matter to you. When you care about people, you help them. You do a careful job, giving your very best effort. 

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2016-08-28 13:56:29
Beach Advisory for August 22-26

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that due to heavy rains this week, the Division of Environmental Protection (DEP) anticipates that negative environmental impacts will be caused by storm-water runoff.

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2016-08-26 21:02:59
Zika Update: 50 New Cases Reported; Health Plans Action Day

The V.I. Department of Health confirmed 50 new cases of Zika virus in the territory. According to the latest surveillance report, the number of cases went from 143 to 193 in the last week.

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2016-08-25 10:40:20
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Federal Universal Service Charge and Access Recovery Charge Change

 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. Effective Oct. 1, Innovative Telephone subscribers will also see a decrease in the Access Recovery Charge.

Read entire articleSep 28 2012 - 12:18pm
SBA Web Chat Offers Tips to Women on Starting, Growing a Small Business

 Now’s a good time for women who are ready to start or expand a small business to take that first step with help from a U.S. Small Business Administration series of four Web chats during October, which is also National Women’s Small Business Month.

Read entire articleSep 28 2012 - 11:49am
Glazer’s Inc., Premier Wines and Spirits Create New Company in V.I.

 Glazer’s Inc. and USVI-based Premier Wines and Spirits have announced they have signed a definitive agreement to create a new company to distribute beer, wine and spirits in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleSep 27 2012 - 10:12am
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