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VIEDA and Subsidiaries Hold Governing Board Decision Meeting Oct. 24

The V.I. Economic Development Authority, along with its subsidiaries -- the Economic Development Commission and the Economic Development Bank, will…

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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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WAPA Board OKs Funds for Propane Conversion

The board of the V.I. Water and Power Authority approved a $4.2 million contract for design and upgrade of the fire protection systems needed for the conversion to propane gas.

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2014-10-23 20:55:56
Educational Complex Holds Spanish Spelling Bee

Top spellers in the St. Croix Educational Complex foreign language classes competed in a Spanish spelling bee as their cheering classmates filled the school’s library last Thursday -- a culminating activity for the school’s observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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2014-10-23 00:04:54
Philanthropist Peter Gruber Dies

Peter Gruber, a businessman who donated generously to various entities in the Virgin Islands and around the world, died Saturday after a long illness, with his wife Patricia at his side

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2014-10-22 23:17:02
Commentary — St. Croix
The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
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Lame Ducks Can Be Dangerous

Leonard Smollett looks back at the history of lame duck legislatures and governors, and warns the public to keep an eye on what is happening in the government during these last few months before a new government is installed.

Read entire articleOct 24 2014 - 6:58am
Protect the Independence of the Attorney General

Ronald E. Russell Esq. wants a change in the Virgin Islands law so that an attorney general is protected from political pressures.

Read entire articleOct 24 2014 - 6:47am
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