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All Public Schools Close for One Day of Workshops

The Department of Education will hold a series of professional development workshops for teachers.

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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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St. Croix’s National Parks Enter Climate Friendly Parks Program

Christiansted National Historic Site, Buck Island Reef National Monument, and Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve are now members of the Climate Friendly Parks (CFP) Program.

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2014-09-15 19:14:47
Innovative Restores Service After DNS Failure

Innovative Wireless service has been restored to on-island Wireless customers who are not roaming, the company announced late Friday night.

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2014-09-12 23:52:05
Agriculture and Partners Host Annual Beekeepers’ Buzzaar

In celebration of National Honey Month, the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture (VIDOA) and local beekeepers invite the public to the fourth Annual Virgin Fresh Beekeepers’ Buzzaar set for Saturday, Sept. 13, at Tutu Park Mall on St. Thomas. It will also be held on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Sunshine Mall, St. Croix.

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2014-09-12 01:20:51
Commentary — St. Croix
The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
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Caribbean Challenge Initiative Points Way to the Future

The Governor’s commitment to a territorial park system is long past due. His action builds upon and finally implements legislation introduced by then-Senator Virdin Brown and passed into law by the Ninth VI Legislature in March 1972.

Read entire articleSep 4 2014 - 5:52pm
Don't Pardon Sen. Alicia Hansen

The League of Women Voters, USVI, argues against the possibility of the governor pardoning Sen. Alicia Hansen.

Read entire articleSep 3 2014 - 5:25pm
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.

Read entire articleSep 1 2014 - 12:36am
Citizen Offers a Plan to Improve the Territory

Norm Gledhill offers a way to restructure the Senate in the Virgin Islands in order to improve government and save money.

Read entire articleAug 26 2014 - 6:52pm
Virtue of the Week: Detachment

Detachment is experiencing your feelings without allowing your feelings to control you. Instead of just reacting, with detachment you are free to choose how you will act.

Read entire articleAug 24 2014 - 9:07pm
USVI Could be Almost Free of Fossil Fuels by the Year 2025

The Integrated Resource Plan can help move the USVI to an island state with a portfolio dominated by renewable energy resources by 2025.

Read entire articleAug 20 2014 - 3:40pm
Storage is a Key Piece to Make Renewable Energy Work in the V.I.

There are different types and scales of energy storage and we need two major types to maximize penetration of non-baseload renewable energy resources –such as wind and solar – into St. Croix and St. Thomas/St. John grids.

Read entire articleAug 18 2014 - 12:30am
Movie Hype Recalls Words of Wisdom

The hoopla for the latest 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' movie reminds a dad of some wise words for life imparted by a 10-year-old.

Read entire articleAug 18 2014 - 12:01am
Virtue of the Week: Cleanliness

Cleanliness means washing often, keeping your body clean and wearing clean clothes. It is staying free from harmful drugs. It is cleaning up mistakes and making a fresh start.

Read entire articleAug 17 2014 - 10:09pm