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Medicare Part D Open Enrollment Ends On Dec. 7

The VI SHIP/Medicare program has announced that Medicare beneficiaries and persons newly eligible for Medicare can make changes to their…

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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: Can the End of Life be Sweet?

I think if you’re a caretaker for an elderly relative or if you ever plan on growing old yourself and want to maintain quality of life, this book is an absolute must-read.

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2014-10-22 20:22:00
Ports Must Continuously Reinvest

Having just returned from the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association conference in St. Maarten, WICO's president reports on the growth of the West Indian Company.

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2014-10-21 22:34:51
Undercurrents: CZM Quietly Approves Harbor Landfill to Widen Veterans Drive

After decades of controversy, the Veterans Drive widening project, which requires major landfill of the Charlotte Amalie Harbor on St. Thomas, has passed not with a bang but a whimper.

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2014-10-20 22:26:23
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Elections System of the Virgin Islands 2014 Elections Calendar

This is the 2014 Primary and General Election calendar.

Read entire articleMay 8 2014 - 9:25am
Chikungunya Cases Turn Corner on St. Thomas, St. John

It appears the chikungunya outbreak is declining on St. Thomas and St. John, but Health Department epidemiologist Dr. Esther Ellis said she’s not 100 percent sure that’s the case on St. Croix.

Read entire articleOct 22 2014 - 11:41pm
Port Authority Finishes First Phase of Crown Bay Dredging

V.I. Port Authority board members were told this week that the first phase of the most recent Crown Bay dredging project is complete, while the second half is still waiting for a federal permit.

Read entire articleOct 22 2014 - 11:36pm
Philanthropist Peter Gruber Dies

Peter Gruber, a businessman who donated generously to various entities in the Virgin Islands and around the world, died Saturday after a long illness, with his wife Patricia at his side

Read entire articleOct 22 2014 - 11:17pm
Ferry and Sailboat Collide Near Red Hook

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating the cause of a collision between Varlack Venture’s ferry, Capitol Venture, and the 65-foot sailboat New Horizons. The collision occurred Monday, according to the Coast Guard.

Read entire articleOct 22 2014 - 10:25pm
The Raymix and the UWS Both Win

In the early Tuesday night soccer game, St. Thomas Region's UWS team won its second game in a row when it defeated the Waitikubuli, 3-1, at the Lionel Roberts Stadium.

Read entire articleOct 22 2014 - 1:50pm
VIPD Opens New Canine Facility on St. Croix

The V.I. Police Department cut the ribbon on a brand new, state-of-the-art K-9 police dog training facility and kennel Tuesday on St.Croix, the product of five years of planning and fundraising.

Read entire articleOct 22 2014 - 9:50am
Medicare Part D Open Enrollment Ends On Dec. 7

The VI SHIP/Medicare program has announced that Medicare beneficiaries and persons newly eligible for Medicare can make changes to their Part D plan during the annual open enrollment period, which began on Oct. 15.

Read entire articleOct 22 2014 - 4:15am
How Early Voting Will Work in Election 2014

The supervisor of elections is mandated to conduct early voting, which is conducted from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. from Oct. 21 to Oct. 31.

Read entire articleOct 22 2014 - 4:10am
UVI Hosts Forums for Gubernatorial Candidates Oct. 22-23

The University of the Virgin Islands concludes a series of election forums with sessions for 2014 governor and lieutenant governor candidates on St. Thomas, on Wednesday, Oct. 22, and on St. Croix, on Thursday, Oct. 23.

Read entire articleOct 22 2014 - 12:44am