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V.I. History and Cultural Education Course for Teachers Rescheduled

The V.I. History and Cultural Institute, scheduled to begin this weekend for teachers who need this requirement, has been moved…

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With schools across the territory getting ready for a Sept. 2 opening date, V.I. Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory told the community the Education Department is focused on "putting in the framework we need to support our students, our teachers and our administrators."

 
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Virtue of the Week: Caring

Caring is giving love and attention to people and things that matter to you. When you care about people, you help them. You do a careful job, giving your very best effort. Caring makes the world a safer place.

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2014-09-01 00:36:45
Governor Joins Community in Mourning Death of Angel Corneiro

Governor John P. deJongh Jr. expressed his condolences to the family and friends of the late Angel M. Corneiro, who died suddenly on Aug. 26.

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2014-08-29 23:37:17
Supreme Court Orders Hansen Removed from Ballot

The V.I. Supreme Court declared Sen. Alicia "Chucky" Hansen's tax convictions render her 'ineligible to serve' in the next Legislature, ordering her name to be removed from this year's ballot.

 

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2014-08-29 11:07:26
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@Work: Service Tops the Menu at Nibbs Catering

If you’ve attended a government function, an island wedding, or a charitable fundraiser in the past 10 years, chances are good that you’ve 'met' Larry Nibbs. He’s the man behind the scenes at Nibbs Catering.

Read entire articleAug 31 2014 - 11:55pm
Hansen Seeks Pardon to Stay on Ballot

Attorneys representing Hansen have asked Gov. John deJongh Jr. for a pardon, which would allow her to continue as a candidate for the 31st Legislature in the November general election.

Read entire articleAug 31 2014 - 8:33pm
Territory's ADA Coordinator Invited to be a FEMA Trainer

A federal agency has invited Stephanie Barnes, the territory's Americans with Disabilities Act Coordinator, to become an instructor for the Federal Emergency Management Agency's Office of Disability Integration and Coordination,

Read entire articleAug 30 2014 - 10:13pm
IRB Getting 14 Percent Budget Increase to Help Collect Revenue

Senators are considering a 14 percent increase in IRB's budget and a 4 percent cut to the Department of Agriculture's budget for Fiscal Year 2015.

Read entire articleAug 29 2014 - 10:07pm
Health Department: 25 Confirmed Chikungunya Cases in V.I.

The Department of Health issued an emergency alert Friday announcing 25 confirmed cases and hundreds of suspected cases of the mosquito-borne virus chikungunya.

Read entire articleAug 29 2014 - 8:35pm
Bajan Batik Artist Shares His Skills

A two-year batik fabric dyeing workshop through UVI’s Cooperative Extension Service wrapped up Friday with a lesson by veteran batik artist Henderson Reece.

Read entire articleAug 29 2014 - 5:46pm
Supreme Court Orders Hansen Removed from Ballot

The V.I. Supreme Court declared Sen. Alicia "Chucky" Hansen's tax convictions render her 'ineligible to serve' in the next Legislature, ordering her name to be removed from this year's ballot.

 

Read entire articleAug 29 2014 - 11:07am
Alric Simmonds Corruption Still Hurting Territory

About $2.2 million in federal grant funding is still being withheld from the territory as the Law Enforcement Planning Commission works to satisfy the U.S. Interior Department's Inspector General's Office.

Read entire articleAug 29 2014 - 12:32am
Reichhold's 2014-15 Season Announcement Met with Applause

Reichhold Center for the Arts announced its 2014-15 season lineup Thursday evening at the St. Thomas/St. John Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours to a full house of community members.

Read entire articleAug 29 2014 - 12:24am
Back-to-School Expo Welcomes Parents, Teachers, Staff and Students

The Education Department’s Education After Hours Expo welcomed St. John students and parents to the new school year Thursday. A similar expo will be held Friday on St. Thomas and Sept. 5 on St. Croix.

Read entire articleAug 29 2014 - 12:15am