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V.I. Department of Education Celebrates American Education Week

Gov. John deJongh Jr. and Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory joined national leaders Monday in kicking off American Education Week celebrations,…

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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: “H2O” is Not All Wet

While this is an excellent book for teens ages 14 and up, I think adults will enjoy it too. Don’t walk past it, if you’re a fan of post-Apocalyptic novels, because “H2O” is definitely not all wet.

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2014-11-20 23:03:13
Unofficial Results Show Mapp is New Governor

Elections System officials posted by 10 p.m. that unofficial results showed gubernatorial candidate Kenneth Mapp had won the runoff with 15,268 votes to opponent Donna Christensen's 8,573.

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2014-11-18 23:09:00
UVI Board Approves School of Medicine Submission

The University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees on Monday approved materials to be submitted for accreditation of the proposed UVI School of Medicine.

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2014-11-18 09:37:03
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Elections System of the Virgin Islands 2014 Elections Calendar

This is the 2014 Primary and General Election calendar.

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Senate Organizes into New Democratic Majority

Just a week after the general election results were finalized by Elections officials, the Senate has announced the formation of a new Democratic majority and officers.

Read entire articleNov 20 2014 - 11:43pm
Scotiabank and FirstBank Report Security Breaches

Both Scotia Bank and FirstBank have asked their customers to be on the alert because the banks experienced security breaches.

Read entire articleNov 20 2014 - 11:39pm
GERS Board Raises Contribution Rates for Employees and Employers

GERS trustees voted Thursday to increase contribution rates for employees and employers at a board meeting focusing on reducing a multimillion-dollar funding gap.

Read entire articleNov 20 2014 - 11:33pm
WAPA Amends Cost of Propane Project for Improvements, Adverse Conditions

WAPA board members voted Thursday to expand the budget for their ongoing propane conversion project, amending the contract from $87 million to $150 million.

Read entire articleNov 20 2014 - 11:31pm
Former IRB Director Willis Found Guilty of Bribery, Extortion

Just two days after hearing opening arguments, jurors in the District Court trial of Louis “Lolo” Willis, former director of the V.I. Internal Revenue Bureau, came down with a guilty verdict on four out of six counts.

Read entire articleNov 20 2014 - 11:26pm
Second Phase of Crown Bay Dredging Project Still in Limbo

V.I. Port Authority officials said Wednesday that the first phase of the Crown Bay Marina dredging project is complete, but the second phase is still going through the permitting process.

Read entire articleNov 20 2014 - 11:54am
Goals Aplenty as the Raymix and the New Vibes Score Big

The New Vibes made light work of the nine-man M.I. Roc Masters, blanking them 10-0 in a lopsided encounter Tuesday night in the St. Thomas Region's second round late action at the Lionel Roberts Stadium.

Read entire articleNov 20 2014 - 5:10am
V.I. Olympian “Grandma Luge” Tries Archery

“Grandma Luge” has retired from competitive luge racing but not from competitive sports. Now, you can find the senior citizen athlete putting her archery skills on the line for the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleNov 20 2014 - 4:59am
Tennis Celebrities in Paradise Event Kicks-off This Week

The U.S. Virgin Islands will be in for a real treat this week as tennis royalty hits the U.S. Virgin Islands for the upcoming “Tennis Celebrities in Paradise” event, which will take place Nov. 19-23 on St. Thomas.

Read entire articleNov 20 2014 - 4:51am