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Pending Retirees to Receive First Annuity Payments

A $1 million advance on the $2.1 million employees’ prior periods missing contributions has been received from the Government of…

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Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 
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UVI’s Economic Impact on the Territory Is $83.5 Million

An independent economic assessment estimates that the University of the Virgin Islands had an economic impact of $83.5 million on the territory in 2013. The 64-page report titled “Restoring Growth, Expanding Opportunity” was conducted in 2014 by Appleseed Inc., a New York-based economic development consulting firm.

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2015-03-06 11:18:18
The Bookworm: Not a Perfect Children's Book

Readers looking for the life story of Baker will find the usual: her rough childhood, her early career, her later performances. So far, so good – until you take into account the missing words, incorrect facts and timeline confusion.

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2015-03-05 22:05:36
St. John Historical Society Releases List of Raffle Prizes, Auction Items for Fundraiser

The St. John Historical Society will host “A Look Backtime -- Historic Art Show and Sale” from 5:30-8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10, in the Grand Ballroom of the St. John Weston.

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2015-03-05 12:44:29
Lifestyles — St. Thomas
Local Islamic Community Observes Ramadan

Many in the Islamic community who are observing Ramadan, the month of fasting, heightened reflection and devotion for Muslims who fast while seeking guidance and forgiveness.

Read entire articleAug 1 2013 - 1:16am
Speak the Word Ministries Offers Bible-On-The Go

 Bible-On-The-Go is a dynamic, cutting edge bible study founded by Pastors Dexter and Terry Skepple, who are the pastors of Speak the Word Ministries International.

Read entire articleMay 15 2013 - 5:42pm
V.I. Delegates Travel to Baha’i International Convention in Israel

 More than 1,000 representatives of the Baha'i world community gathered in Haifa, Israel, from April 29 to May 2 for a unique global event that was infused with joy, reverence and purpose.

Read entire articleMay 7 2013 - 8:34am
A Taste of St. Croix Introduces Online Ticket Sales

  A Taste of St. Croix Inc. and the St. Croix Food and Wine Experience Committee announce online ticket sales are now available for the 13th annual A Taste of St. Croix for the USVI market.

Read entire articleMar 28 2013 - 7:15pm
St. Andrew’s Announces Easter Week Schedule

 The St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church has announced its worship schedule for Easter Holy Week.

Read entire articleMar 18 2013 - 10:12pm
Global Life Church Offers Bible Institute 2013

Rev. Oral Hazell of Global Life Church invites the public to Bible Institute on Wednesday’s at the church with free admission.

Read entire articleFeb 25 2013 - 9:54pm
June’s Views … From the Farm

2012 was a real challenge for farmers. Weather patterns were different from what had been expected. The rainy season was not very rainy and the dry season seemed to last for way too long.

Read entire articleJan 1 2013 - 8:17pm
Baha'i Celebrate Qudrat, Slate Devotional Gatherings

St. Thomas Baha'i group schedules three gatherings, and plans a celebration of the month of Qudrat.

Read entire articleNov 2 2012 - 4:17pm
Baha’i Activities Scheduled

 The Bahá’í Community of St. Thomas will commemorate the Birth of the
Báb. 

Read entire articleOct 8 2012 - 6:44pm
Episcopal Schools Celebrate During the Week of Oct. 7-13

 The Episcopal Church, through the National Association of Episc Schools, has designated the week of Oct. 7-13, as Episcopal Schools
Celebration. The purpose of this celebratory week is to highlight the
ministry of the nearly 1,200 Episcopal schools and early childhood
education programs throughout the Episcopal Church.

Read entire articleOct 2 2012 - 2:10pm