June 29, 2017 3:21 am Last modified: 5:04 pm


Members of the St. Croix Boys and Girls Club have achieved their open water diver certification through Cane Bay Dive Shop with master instructor Michael Casey. (Photo provided by St. Croix Boys and Girls Club)

St. Croix Boys and Girls Club Members Learn Scuba, Archeology

A dozen young Crucians were certified for open water scuba diving recently, with a little help from the St. Croix Boys and Girls Club. Junior Scientists in the Sea, a non-profit organization, provided the training.
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Local produce at Jackson Farm Stand on St. Croix (Bill Kossler photo)

Ag sets Oct. 1 Deadline to Apply for Farm Tax Exemption

Property owners who use their land to grow and sell produce or for other types of farming can get a property tax exemption and the application period for the exemption is now open. The annual application period runs from June 1 to Oct. 1, and no applications shall be accepted aftertha
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Campaign Disclosure Reports Due on June 30

Supervisor of Elections: “Failure to submit the campaign disclosure report by the deadline will result in candidates and political committees incurring fees.
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Woman Shot to Death in Clifton Hill

A woman identified by police as 23-year-old Shauntol S. Yearwood was found shot to death Wednesday in the Clifton Hill area.
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Division of Corporations and Trademarks Reminds Business Owners of Franchise Tax Deadline

Business entities that must comply with this requirement are corporations, LLP, LLLP and LLC.
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VIDOA Accepting Farmland Tax Exemption Applications Through Oct. 1

The annual application period for Farmland Tax Exemption is from June 1 to Oct. 1. No applications shall be accepted after the October deadline.
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A new toddler gym welcomes youth at the Estate Profit ballpark on St. Croix.

Toddler Gym Opens in Estate Profit; Summer Camps Open

Youngsters in and around Estate Profit have a bright new toddler gym for climbing, sliding, swinging, hanging upside down and playing hide-and-seek, and other youth in the territory have a variety of summer camps to choose from.
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Mats from Island Glory. (Submitted photo)

St. Croix Student Company Using Plastic Bags to Make Crafty Products

Plastic shopping bags may soon be a thing of the past in the U.S. Virgin Islands, but one group of students has embraced an opportunity to turn them into recycled products.
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DOH Promotes Healthy Families Through Nurse/Family Partnership

The participating mothers and babies received home care visits from prenatal through the baby’s second birthday.
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Former BMV Officials and BIZVI Owner Arrested For RealID Fraud

Syed Gilani, owner of BIZVI, Jerris Brown the former Director of the Virgin Island Bureau of Motor Vehicles, and Gregory Christian former Project Manager at the BMV have all been arrested on multiple charges including misuse of federal funds.
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