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GERS Resumes Loans Intake Process

Government Employees’ Retirement System (GERS) reminds members that the Loans Intake Process resumes on Wednesday. Oct. 1.

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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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The Bookworm: What Happens After We Die?

What allows me to recommend “Glimpsing Heaven” is that it doesn’t profess to have the definitive answer to “What happens after we die?”It leaves readers to draw their own informed conclusions.

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2014-10-01 00:40:25
Unclear Who Transports Dead Bodies on St. John

While the Justice Department said Monday that Emergency Medical Services would now transport dead bodies on St. John, the Health Department has a different take on the matter.

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2014-09-30 22:36:48
Jails Locked Down as Prisoner Transfer Commences

The Bureau of Corrections unexpectedly transferred 78 prisoners to stateside facilities Tuesday morning and more transfers may be in the works, citing an attempt to alleviate overcrowding.

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2014-09-30 17:07:39
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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
Cruise Ship Schedule for September 1-30

 This is the West Indian Company cruise ship schedule for August 2012

Read entire articleSep 7 2012 - 3:22pm
CARIBBEAN onlinemagazine Establishes $20,000 Creative Arts Scholarship

 CARIBBEANonlinemagazine has announced that it has established a $20,000 Creative Arts Scholarship for Caribbean students and residents who submit articles, photographs or videos that will appear in its publications.

Read entire articleSep 4 2012 - 4:13pm