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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
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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
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 the Virgin Islands. These contributions represent monies owed for some of the retirees with retirement dates from May 2012 through Dec. 31.

Read entire articleMar 6 2015 - 4:00pm
Banking Board Advises Those With Balloon Mortgages at Scotiabank

All Virgin Islanders who have a balloon mortgage with Scotiabank should contact Scotiabank immediately if their balloon mortgage has matured or will mature soon.

Read entire articleMar 6 2015 - 12:03pm
Tax Collector’s Office Issues 2014 Property Tax Bills

The 2014 Property Tax bills have been issued to all property owners on record as of Jan. 1, 2014. The 2014 bills will become due on April 9, 2015

Read entire articleMar 6 2015 - 11:59am
Smith Bay Community Group Urges Proactive Crime Fighting

Members of the Smith Bay Community Action Foundation took the first steps towards curtailing crime in the area Thursday morning during a three-hour meeting with V.I. Police Commissioner Delroy Richards.

Read entire articleMar 6 2015 - 10:14am
VIHA to Close on Friday, March 6, for Staff Activities

Virgin Islands Housing Authority (VIHA) will close its central office on St. Thomas for Friday, March 6.

Read entire articleMar 6 2015 - 2:32am
Barker Gets Aggressive with Senator During Barker Hearing

A professional barker on Thursday got aggressive and hostile toward a senator and was removed from a hearing on proposed legislation banning barkers over their being aggressive and hostile.

Read entire articleMar 6 2015 - 1:39am
Soccer Association Schedules Knockout Tournament Finals

The USVI Soccer Association has announced the final schedule for the remainder of the aggregate knockout tournament held at Schjang Field on St. Croix.

Read entire articleMar 6 2015 - 1:30am
Cuba Diary: Before Cuba ‘Opens Up’

Source Publisher Shaun A. Pennington recently traveled to Cuba on a license obtained by the Nation magazine. This is a series of articles that offer her first-hand cultural and educational experiences in the nearby country.

Read entire articleMar 6 2015 - 12:18am
St. Thomas Historical Trust Shares Designs for Step Street Renovation

New designs for the renovation of Charlotte Amalie's historic Bred Gade step street were shared with members of the St. Thomas Historical Trust on Thursday.

Read entire articleMar 6 2015 - 12:11am