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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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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
Is Chikungunya Another Sign of Climate Change in the V.I.?

Don Buchanan asks us to observe the environmental patterns we see around us and ask ourselves if they connect to what scientists are predicting about Climate Change.

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2014-10-20 15:56:51
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LAYOFFS TO BEGIN IMMEDIATELY

The list of V.I. government employees to be laid off beginning Tuesday is reportedly being fine-tuned.

Read entire articleOct 4 1999 - 4:37pm
REPORTED SUICIDE MAY BE HOMICIDE

A call to police to report a suicide Saturday evening may have led to a homicide investigation instead.

Read entire articleOct 4 1999 - 10:45am
GOVERNOR TO MEET WITH LABOR

Under threats by administration officials that up to 2,500 people could be laid off by Oct. 10, labor leaders are scheduled to meet at 2 p.m. Monday with Gov. Charles W. Turnbull.

Read entire articleOct 4 1999 - 9:48am
GASOLINE CUT OFF TO V.I. GOVERNMENT AGAIN

When police officers went to fill 'er up this weekend, they found that once again, credit was being denied to V.I. Government employees, according to an unnamed source.

Read entire articleOct 4 1999 - 6:20am
CHAMBER RESPONDS TO BOND ISSUE

The St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce is calling on the administration, the Legislature and labor to meet with the private sector to come up with a course of action that will begin to remedy the territory's fiscal crisis.

Read entire articleOct 3 1999 - 11:55am
TUTEIN BRIBERY TRIAL POSTPONED UNTIL NOVEMBER

The Oct. 4 bribery trial of former V.I. Sen. John Tutein, a vice president in St. Croix businessman Jeffrey Prosser’s Innovative Communication Corp., has been postponed until November.

Read entire articleOct 3 1999 - 10:17am
ABRAMSON ACQUITTED ON ALL OTHER CHARGES

Former Public Works Commissioner Ann Abramson was acquitted Saturday of seven remaining charges against her.

Read entire articleOct 2 1999 - 2:39pm
BOND BILL KILLED

Despite threats by the administration of massive furloughs and layoffs, the governor's proposal to borrow $130 million lost late Friday on a 7-7 tie vote.

Read entire articleOct 2 1999 - 2:38pm
ABRAMSON FOUND GUILTY ON TWO COUNTS

Former Public Works Commissioner Ann Abramson was found guilty Friday by a federal jury of two counts of fraud and acquitted on three others. The jury returns Saturday morning to deliberate on the remaining seven counts against her.

Read entire articleOct 2 1999 - 2:00pm
GOOD FINANCIAL NEWS FOR V.I. ON Y2K

There was good news for the territory Friday from the Interior Department in Washington.
After a protracted battle with Congress, the department has wrested more than $16 million from funds earmarked for federal Y2K compliance to assist some Virgin Islands government agencies in updating their computer systems.

Read entire articleOct 2 1999 - 1:59pm