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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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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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The Bookworm: Can the End of Life be Sweet?

I think if you’re a caretaker for an elderly relative or if you ever plan on growing old yourself and want to maintain quality of life, this book is an absolute must-read.

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2014-10-22 20:22:00
JFL's Patient Family Council Hosts Golf Fundraiser for Hospital Equipment

On Sunday, Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital's Patient Family Council (PFC) hosted a fundraiser at the Carambola Golf and Country Club on St. Croix, which featured a golf tournament and awards dinner to raise money for upgrading the hospital's pediatric echocardiograph equipment.

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2014-10-22 10:21:22
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
Commentary — St. Croix
The V.I. Answer Desk

Demand answers. Question authority. Agitate for change. Go ahead, you're entitled.

 
 
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Deciding on the Next Governor of the Virgin Islands

Ivan Butcher II makes his case for candidate Donna M. Christensen.

Read entire articleOct 22 2014 - 5:35am
A Way to Eliminate Dengue and Chikungunya

Mary Stone shares a way to more effectively fight dengue fever and chikungunya outbreaks than getting rid of stagnant water.

Read entire articleOct 22 2014 - 4:48am
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.

Read entire articleOct 21 2014 - 10:34pm
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.

Read entire articleOct 20 2014 - 3:56pm
Virtue of the Week: Self-discipline

Self-discipline means self-control. It is doing what you really want to do, rather than being tossed around by your feelings like a leaf in the wind. With self-discipline, you take charge of yourself.

Read entire articleOct 16 2014 - 10:42am
How About A Christmas Present For JFL?

As the Legislature, the executive branch and delegate to Congress all scramble to find more money for the beleaguered Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital, there is 'one weird trick' to give the hospital a million dollars or more.

Read entire articleOct 16 2014 - 10:31am
Source Manager’s Journal: Governor DeJongh

In less than four weeks, John DeJongh Jr. will officially be a “lame duck” governor, and most of his two terms has been spent dealing with the fallout from the worst economic crisis in 70 years.

Read entire articleOct 13 2014 - 9:32pm
We Have Such a Good Life Here

Bob White wants Cruzans to embrace the positive things about St. Croix and not focus on the problems all the time.

Read entire articleOct 13 2014 - 11:26am
What Can I Do to Help Save JFL?

Zanna Walsh, a former nurse at the Juan F. Luis Medical Center, defends Dr. Griffith’s integrity and his excellence as a doctor. She asks the people of St. Croix to support him and JFL’s past successes and future accomplishments.

Read entire articleOct 11 2014 - 12:07am