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VIEDA Holds Public Hearing, Governing Board Decision Meeting

The V.I. Economic Development Authority will hold a hearing for the Economic Development Commission (EDC) at 9 a.m. on Friday,…

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V.I. Next Generation Network CEO Clarifies Misconceptions

V.I. Next Generation Network CEO Lawrence Kupfer dispels public misconceptions about the company while talking to Rotary Sunrise members Tuesday.

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2014-07-23 00:20:44
V.I. Major Little League Team Loses to Bahamas in Regional Championship

The Bahamas host team from Grand Bahama defeated the Virgin Islands Major Little League squad, 3-2, on Tuesday in the 2014 Latin American Regional Major Little League tournament in Freeport.

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2014-07-22 23:59:50
Education Releases Final 2014-2015 School Calendar

Gov. John P. deJongh Jr. signed the 2014-2015 school calendar on Tuesday, July 22, and it was officially released by the Department of Education. According to the calendar, opening and closing dates for school are Sept. 2, 2014 and June 19, 2015.

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2014-07-22 21:48:12
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VI DVSAC Names Khnuma Simmonds-Esannason New Executive Director

 The Board of Directors of the Virgin Islands Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Council (VI DVSAC) has announced that Khnuma Simmonds-Esannason is its new executive director.

Read entire articleOct 4 2013 - 6:57pm
Local Physician Dr. Cora L.E Christian Receives AAFP Humanitarian Award

 Dr. Cora L.E. Christian, a family physician on St. Croix for over 30 years, was awarded the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) 2013 Humanitarian Award on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at the Congress of Delegates of AAFP.

Read entire articleOct 4 2013 - 12:38am
CAHS’ Sheila Joseph Selected as National Achievement Semi-Finalist

 Charlotte Amalie High School has officially announced this week that senior Sheila Joseph has been selected as a National Achievement semi-finalist. Joseph was selected based on her outstanding performance on the 2012 PSAT.

Read entire articleOct 3 2013 - 4:58pm
United Way of St. Thomas-St. John Appoints New Executive Director

 The Board of Directors of United Way of St. Thomas-St. John has appointed a new executive director, Vinod P. Dadlani, to lead the organization.

Read entire articleSep 28 2013 - 3:56pm
Department of Tourism Welcomes Fall 2013 Intern Elliott Davis

 The V.I. Department of Tourism (DOT) has announced that Virgin Islander Elliott Davis has joined its New York-based public relations agency of record, Development Counselors International (DCI), as its new intern.

Read entire articleSep 25 2013 - 11:14pm
Antilles School Congratulates Taylor Ladd, National Merit Semifinalist

 Antilles School congratulates Taylor Ladd, Class of 2014, who has been named by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation as a semifinalist in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship (NMS) Program.

Read entire articleSep 23 2013 - 8:51pm
Two H.S. Seniors Among National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists

On Sept. 11, officials of National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC) announced the names of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the 59th annual National Merit Scholarship (NMS) Program. Kayla Clendinen and Portia Norkaitis, both high school seniors at V.I. Montessori School and Peter Gruber International Academy on St. Thomas, were among the semifinalists named in the 2014 NMS Program. 

Read entire articleSep 21 2013 - 1:38am
Young-Wright Named First Distinguished Professor of Music

 The University of the Virgin Islands has named Dr. Lorna Young-Wright the inaugural recipient of the Ann Elizabeth Richardson Distinguished Professor of Music Award. Young-Wright – a music professor at UVI for 29 years – was chosen for her years of excellence and dedicated service to the university.

Read entire articleSep 16 2013 - 7:30pm
Theodore Tunick & Co. Employee Recognized with National Honor

 The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research has announced that Jessica P. Grell of Theodore Tunick & Company, a division of Marshall & Sterling Insurance, located on St. Thomas, is the 2013 Outstanding CSR of the Year recipient for the United States Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleSep 5 2013 - 7:09am
Military News of the Virgin Islanders for September

 Editor's note: The Source newspapers publish available information about Virgin Islanders who are serving their country in the military. For earlier notices, see previous months' files in this section.

Read entire articleSep 4 2013 - 2:24pm