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VIEDA Holds Public Hearing, Governing Board Decision Meeting

The V.I. Economic Development Authority will hold a hearing for the Economic Development Commission (EDC) at 9 a.m. on Friday,…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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V.I. Next Generation Network CEO Clarifies Misconceptions

V.I. Next Generation Network CEO Lawrence Kupfer dispels public misconceptions about the company while talking to Rotary Sunrise members Tuesday.

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2014-07-23 00:20:44
V.I. Major Little League Team Loses to Bahamas in Regional Championship

The Bahamas host team from Grand Bahama defeated the Virgin Islands Major Little League squad, 3-2, on Tuesday in the 2014 Latin American Regional Major Little League tournament in Freeport.

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2014-07-22 23:59:50
Education Releases Final 2014-2015 School Calendar

Gov. John P. deJongh Jr. signed the 2014-2015 school calendar on Tuesday, July 22, and it was officially released by the Department of Education. According to the calendar, opening and closing dates for school are Sept. 2, 2014 and June 19, 2015.

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2014-07-22 21:48:12
Commentary — St. Croix
The V.I. Answer Desk

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

 
 
Read entire articleAug 31 2011 - 8:18pm
It's Time for Marriage Equality

Sen. Judi Buckley has shown a lot of political courage by submitting a bill in the V.I. Legislature that would allow same-sex marriage, and it has already begun drawing impassioned arguments from both sides.

Read entire articleJul 16 2014 - 2:27am
Virtue of the Week: Flexibility

Flexibility is being open to change. You consider others’ ideas and feelings and don’t insist on your own way. Flexibility gives you creative new ways to get things done.

Read entire articleJul 14 2014 - 12:50am
New Partner, Same Old Plan?

Kelly Gloger urges the Virgin Islands to expand its vision and “speed up the territory’s time table for transitioning to a fossil-fuel-free energy future.”

Read entire articleJul 8 2014 - 5:51pm
Virtue of the Week: Humility

Being humble is considering others as important as yourself. You are thoughtful of their needs and willing to be of service. You don’t expect others or yourself to be perfect. You learn from your mistakes.

Read entire articleJul 6 2014 - 6:00pm
Virtue of the Week: Creativity

Creativity is the power of imagination. It is discovering your own special talents. Dare to see things in new ways to solve problems. With your creativity, you can bring something new into the world.

Read entire articleJun 29 2014 - 12:00pm
Letter: All Children Enrolled in V.I. Head Start Are Eligible

All children enrolled in the VI Head Start program were eligible according to federal guidelines. No one was improperly enrolled, commissioner of Department of Human Services says.

Read entire articleJun 28 2014 - 6:42pm
Source Manager’s Journal: Reaction in Two Flavors

The most accurate term for defining our times is rarely heard. It is “reactionary.” In the Virgin Islands where the reactionary left has its own take on things, it can be summed up in two words: “born here.”

Read entire articleJun 25 2014 - 11:54pm
Virtue of the Week: Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm is being cheerful, happy and full of spirit. It is doing something wholeheartedly and eagerly. When you are enthusiastic, you have a positive attitude.

Read entire articleJun 22 2014 - 4:39pm
Internet Companies Win on Taxes, V.I. Loses

Verdel L. Petersen writes about the history of the Malone Amendment and the lost tax revenue it has engendered at the expense of the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleJun 22 2014 - 2:27pm