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Fire Service Issues Temporary Ban on Burning Permits

A ban was placed on burning in the St. Croix District as of Friday, March 27. All previously issued permits…

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Virtue of the Week: Honesty

Honesty is being truthful and sincere. It is important because it builds trust. When people are honest, they can be relied on not to lie, cheat, or steal. When you are open and trustworthy, others can believe in you.

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2015-03-29 19:35:58
V.I. Lit Fest Draws Readers and Writers

At the first Virgin Islands Literacy Festival and Book Fair, internationally known authors and publishers talk passionately about topics of interest to Caribbean readers, writers and students.

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2015-03-27 23:45:27
First Caribbean Clean Energy Symposium Wraps Up

Some 40 participants of the first Caribbean Clean Energy Technology Symposium wrapped up the four-day conference Friday with visits to St. Thomas’ three energy and utility facilities.

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2015-03-27 23:32:25
Business - Business — St. Croix
Innovative Offices to Be Open for Business on Transfer Day

Innovative joins the people of the Virgin Islands in observing Transfer Day. In an effort, however, to accommodate the schedules of Innovative customers and provide the optimum level of service, the Innovative Business Offices will be open on Tuesday, March 31.

Read entire articleMar 29 2015 - 11:39pm
Innovative Introduces New Low-Cost Internet Service for Lifeline Customers

Innovative has announced an exclusive offer for pre-qualified lifeline customers offering up to 1.0 Mbps High Speed Internet service at the low cost of $15 per month. In addition to the unbeatable low monthly cost, Innovative will waive the installation fee.

Read entire articleMar 27 2015 - 7:43am
Cruise Ship Schedule for April 1-30

St. Croix Cruise Ship Schedule for April 2015

Read entire articleMar 22 2015 - 7:56pm
FirstBank Launches Updated, Redesigned Corporate Web Site

FirstBank has announced the launch of a revamped corporate Web site www.1firstbank.com that features a fresh look and more user-friendly layout.

Read entire articleMar 6 2015 - 4:07pm
U.S. Virgin Islands Wins 23 ADDY Awards

The winners of the 2015 American Advertising Awards have just been released. Out of 994 entries across the Caribbean, 23 are from the Virgin Islands including a top Judges Choice award.

Read entire articleMar 4 2015 - 8:55pm
Hotel & Tourism Foundation Accepting Applications for Scholarships

U.S. Virgin Islands students and industry professionals are encouraged to apply for a scholarship from the Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) so they can pursue higher education or professional development in the tourism and hospitality field.

Read entire articleMar 3 2015 - 3:22am
Cruise Ship Schedule for March 1-31

St. Croix Cruise Ship Schedule for March 2015

Read entire articleFeb 27 2015 - 6:41pm
Sales Show Real Estate Market Rebounding in the Virgin Islands

The Virgin Islands real estate market is rebounding nicely from the recent recession, according to recent territorial Realtor® association market reports.

Read entire articleFeb 12 2015 - 10:31pm
SBA Loan Dollars in PR, USVI Up 66 Percent So Far in Fiscal Year 2015

The U.S. Small Business Administration (US SBA) approved 165 loans for $26.9 million in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands during the first three months of fiscal year 2015, an 11 percent and 66 percent increase, respectively, over first-quarter approvals in 2014.

Read entire articleFeb 11 2015 - 4:41pm
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