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DPNR Resumes Accepting Electrical Permits for Renewable Energy Systems

The V.I. Department Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) has resumed accepting electrical permits for renewable energy systems including those for…

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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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Crowley Offers Holiday Shipping Tips for Caribbean Residents, Businesses

For residents and businesses in the Caribbean, shopping for the holidays can present the challenge of getting purchases home in time for the festivities. Crowley Maritime Corp.’s shipping and logistics services pick up where retailers leave off.

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2014-11-25 16:43:11
PSC Suspends Portion of LEAC Pegged for WAPA Consultant

Fireworks erupted at Monday night’s PSC meeting, as WAPA officials found themselves faced with the possible elimination of the entire rate financing mechanism (RFM) used to cover the cost of maintenance.

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2014-11-24 22:58:42
Crucian Christmas Starts this Week!

Launching the Christmas season on the big island, St. Croix's storied carnival troupes will strut their stuff at noon Thanksgiving Day for a "Carnival Meets the Runway Troupe Launching."

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2014-11-24 22:43:21
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JOSE GEORGE TO ADDRESS LEAGUE

Jose George, former director of Management and Budget, will address the monthly meeting of the League of Women Voters at 12 noon Monday, Nov. 15, at L'Escargot restaurant in Sub Base.

Read entire articleNov 11 1999 - 8:45pm
COAST GUARD CUTTER OPEN FOR TOURS TODAY

As part of the St. Thomas observances of Veterans Day, the U.S. Coast Guard is inviting the public to tour the decks of the cutter Diligence through 5 p.m. today on the waterfront.

Read entire articleNov 11 1999 - 1:49pm
V.I. GREAT FOR BIKING, HIKING, FOOD, TEXANS TOLD

A million or more folks in North Texas have gotten the word: When it comes to the Caribbean, St. Croix is the best place for bicycling, St. John is right up there for hiking, and St. Thomas is mighty fine as a place to dine.

Read entire articleNov 11 1999 - 12:50pm
GOVERNMENT NOT OUT OF THE DEFICIT WOODS

The Virgin Islands government could find itself in yet-another financial pickle as early as February despite the recent authorization granted the Turnbull administration to negotiate for a $300 million general obligation bond issuance.

Read entire articleNov 11 1999 - 9:14am
PARENTS, EDUCATION OFFICIALS TACKLE SAFETY ISSUES

Education officials and Lockhart Elementary School administrators are breathing a collective sigh of relief that no students were harmed by a Caucasian male who has been in and around the school campus exposing himself to students.

Read entire articleNov 11 1999 - 5:20am
LEGISLATURE'S BUDGET DOWN 4 PERCENT

After months of hearings on the executive branch budget, the Legislature passed its own Fiscal Year 2000 budget as a lump sum of $14.3 million.

Read entire articleNov 10 1999 - 12:08pm
LOCKHART MEETING IS ABOUT MAN REPORTEDLY EXPOSING HIMSELF

Lockhart School parents have been called to an emergency, mandatory meeting Wednesday evening to discuss repeated appearances on or near the schoolgrounds over the last week of a man said to have been exposing himself in the view of pupils.

Read entire articleNov 10 1999 - 9:07am
LOCKHART PARENTS CALLED TO EMERGENCY MEETING

Parents and guardians of students at Lockhart Elementary School have been called to a mandatory, emergency meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Charlotte Amalie High School auditorium.

Read entire articleNov 9 1999 - 8:11pm
EPA CLEANUP IN SUB BASE GEARING DOWN

A six-month cleanup by the Environmental Protection Agency of a government-owned Sub Base warehouse building is near completion, according to EPA officials who inspected the site with local government representatives Tuesday.

Read entire articleNov 9 1999 - 2:14pm
GLEN SMITH OFFERS ADVICE ON AT&T SETTLEMENT

The president of the St. Thomas St. John Federation of Teachers Union, Glen J. Smith, is calling on Gov. Charles W. Turnbull to allocate the monies from the AT&T settlement to pay public school teachers a portion of their back pay and negotiated salary increases.

Read entire articleNov 9 1999 - 11:31am