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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: Zika!

The blood that shot to my eyes a week ago, an immune reaction to the Zika virus, is almost gone, and the aches and pains getting out of bed Saturday morning seemed to be related more to age than Zika. 

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2016-09-24 22:20:37
UVI Chooses 2016 White House Initiative HBCU All-Star

The University of the Virgin Islands has announced that the student ambassador for the 2016 White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Joásh T. Liburd will represent UVI as one of 73 students from across 63 HBCUs in the United States.

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2016-09-24 20:24:38
Beach Advisory for September 19-23

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2016-09-24 15:52:50
Business - Business — St. Croix
Alpine Securities Donates $40,000 to Junior Achievement Program

Officials from Alpine Securities LLC donated $40,000 to the Junior Achievement Company Program. These funds will be dedicated to exposing high school students to the world of finance and entrepreneurship.
 

Read entire articleSep 19 2016 - 12:16pm
Small Business Financing Conference Scheduled

The Division of Banking and Insurance invites small business owners and potential business owners in the U.S. Virgin Islands to the “Small Business Financing Conference.”

Read entire articleSep 15 2016 - 12:43am
Innovative Cable TV Adds New Channels to Its Line-up

In an effort to further synchronize the channel line-up throughout the Virgin Islands, Innovative Cable TV will be adding additional channels on Oct. 6.

Read entire articleSep 9 2016 - 4:51am
SBA Webinars to Teach How to Build a Disaster Preparedness Plan

Is your company prepared to withstand any disaster threat? Learn how at a series of free National Preparedness Month Webinars from the Small Business Administration (SBA).

Read entire articleSep 9 2016 - 4:48am
McDonald’s Makes Statement on Recall of Its STEP-IT Activity Bands

McDonald’s (Arco Dorados Co.) announced today that it is working on a voluntary recall of the STEP-IT Activity Bands distributed in Happy Meals on Puerto Rico, Aruba, Curacao, St. Croix and Trinidad.

Read entire articleAug 25 2016 - 12:44am
Innovative Awards 2016 Albert A. Sheen and UVI Scholarships

Innovative today announced that two students were selected as recipients for the Albert A. Sheen Scholarships, and four students were awarded Innovative-University of the Virgin Islands Scholarships.

Read entire articleAug 18 2016 - 3:35pm
Students Exhibit Their Entrepreneurial Spirit

V.I. high school students participating in the Junior Achievement program competed last month to showcase their business acumen and the winners get the chance to compete in Mexico.

Read entire articleJul 7 2016 - 10:35pm
Innovative Reminds Customers of Contact Information

Innovative, the leading telecommunications provider in the territory, reminds its customers of the contact numbers for service interruptions, customer care and billing inquiries.

Read entire articleOct 1 2014 - 8:11pm
UVICELL Offers New Course for Real Estate Brokers

The University of the Virgin Islands Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning (UVICELL) Center is launching a new course designed specifically for individuals in the real estate industry with a desire to become a licensed real estate broker.

Read entire articleSep 8 2014 - 4:53pm
FirstBank Sunny Isle Closed Saturday

In anticipation of inclement weather associated with Tropical Storm Bertha,
FirstBank branch at Sunny Isle – and all St. Croix branches – will be closed Saturday.

Read entire articleAug 1 2014 - 7:20pm