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EDC Holds Show Cause Hearings, Subsidiary Boards Meet

A show cause hearing for two businesses before the Economic Development Commission (EDC) will be held at 9 a.m. on…

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Three Sentenced to 10 Years Each for Robbery with Firearms

Chief District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on Monday sentenced three St. Croix men to 10 years in prison each for their roles in two armed robberies that took place in January 2013.

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2014-08-20 23:35:53
USVI Could be Almost Free of Fossil Fuels by the Year 2025

The Integrated Resource Plan can help move the USVI to an island state with a portfolio dominated by renewable energy resources by 2025.

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2014-08-20 15:40:08
V.I. GDP Shrank In 2013, Economy Still in Recession

The territory's economy shrank in 2013, indicating the territory remains mired in recession, with gross domestic product decreasing 5.4 percent to $3.79 billion last year, according to data released Tuesday.

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2014-08-20 00:44:30
News — St. Thomas
Find Polling Places for 2014 Primary Election

Here are the St. Thomas-St. John polling places for the district’s 2014 primary election.

Read entire articleJul 31 2014 - 1:26am
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
V.I. Sailors Have Tough Day at Youth Olympic Games

U.S. Virgin Islands sailors Paige Clarke and Scott McKenzie had a tough day on the water in the sailing competition at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games in China.

Read entire articleAug 21 2014 - 2:22am
VIPA Board Looks Over Agency's Financial Position

According to numbers given to V.I. Port Authority governing board members Wednesday, the authority was running on a $7.1 million operating loss as of June 30 – but this wasn't all bad news.

Read entire articleAug 21 2014 - 2:09am
EDC Holds Show Cause Hearings, Subsidiary Boards Meet

A show cause hearing for two businesses before the Economic Development Commission (EDC) will be held at 9 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 22. Following the show cause hearing, a Governing Board Decision Meeting will also be held by the VIEDA, EDC, Industrial Park Development Corporation and the Economic Development Bank (EDB)

Read entire articleAug 21 2014 - 2:00am
Overflow Crowd Says No to St. John Marina Proposal

An overflowing crowd attending a public hearing of the Coastal Zone Management Committee on St. John brought an overwhelming message that Coral Bay residents opposed a planned 145-slip marina. 

Read entire articleAug 21 2014 - 1:54am
Community Development Entity Could be Bridge to Loan Guarantees

The managing director of Synergy Group said a Community Development Entity is a bridge for the provision of financial products such as loans and development capital in low-income communities.

Read entire articleAug 21 2014 - 1:38am
Visitor Dies at Honeymoon Beach, Pool Death at Sapphire

Emergency responders on St. Thomas and St. John faced two separate water-related incidents this week, each with fatal results.

Read entire articleAug 21 2014 - 1:34am
Three Sentenced to 10 Years Each for Robbery with Firearms

Chief District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on Monday sentenced three St. Croix men to 10 years in prison each for their roles in two armed robberies that took place in January 2013.

Read entire articleAug 20 2014 - 11:35pm
Discount for V.I. Delegates at CTO Conference

Participants from the U.S. Virgin Islands attending the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s State of the Industry Conference in September will receive a discount on registration fees, the Tourism Department announced.

Read entire articleAug 20 2014 - 10:59pm