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DPNR Resumes Accepting Electrical Permits for Renewable Energy Systems

The V.I. Department Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) has resumed accepting electrical permits for renewable energy systems including those for…

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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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Friends of V.I. National Park Announce Seminar Series

With the first of the Friends of V.I. National Park seminars slated for Jan. 2, now is the time to sign up. “It’s your connection to the community and you’re connection to the park,” program manager Karen Jarvis said.

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2014-11-25 20:27:13
Crowley Offers Holiday Shipping Tips for Caribbean Residents, Businesses

For residents and businesses in the Caribbean, shopping for the holidays can present the challenge of getting purchases home in time for the festivities. Crowley Maritime Corp.’s shipping and logistics services pick up where retailers leave off.

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2014-11-25 16:43:11
PSC Suspends Portion of LEAC Pegged for WAPA Consultant

Fireworks erupted at Monday night’s PSC meeting, as WAPA officials found themselves faced with the possible elimination of the entire rate financing mechanism (RFM) used to cover the cost of maintenance.

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2014-11-24 22:58:42
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Employers Asked to Disregard Recently Mailed Unemployment Insurance Tax Bills

 Local employers are advised to disregard the most recent Unemployment Insurance Tax Statement of Account mailed out within the past two weeks dated as early as Oct. 9.

Read entire articleOct 24 2012 - 3:06pm
Ronald McDonald Kicks Off McHappy Day

 Ronald McDonald was on hand yesterday as Arcos Dorados, the franchisee for McDonald’s in Latin America and the Caribbean, announced today the launch of its McHappy Day initiative on St. Thomas.

Read entire articleOct 17 2012 - 7:47pm
Computer Series Features Training in Excel

 Individuals interested in getting the most of their computing experience can take advantage of a computer training series being offered by the University of the Virgin Islands - Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning (UVICELL) Center.

Read entire articleOct 11 2012 - 8:23pm
VIUCEDD and VI SBDC Sponsor Workshop

 The Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental
Disabilities (VIUCEDD), Disability Rights Center of the Virgin Islands (DRCVI) and the Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center (VI SBDC) will sponsor a workshop entitled “The Advantages of Hiring Individuals with Disabilities from an Employer’s Perspective.”

Read entire articleOct 1 2012 - 2:09pm
Cruise Ship Schedule for October 1-31

This is the West Indian Company cruise ship schedule for October 2012.

 

Read entire articleSep 29 2012 - 9:21am
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