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DOA Problems Continue, New Phone System Required

The V.I. Department of Agriculture (VIDOA) St. Croix Office has been experiencing telephone problems for several weeks. However, the problem…

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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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Undercurrents: Sea View Nursing Home and Residents Get Another Reprieve

Attorneys for Sea View Nursing Home and for the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have asked the District Court to put a hold on a pending suit, saying they expect to resolve differences by May 18. 

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2016-05-03 01:35:53
Virtue of the Week: Integrity

Integrity is living by your highest values. It is being honest and sincere. Integrity helps you listen to your conscience, to do the right thing and to tell the truth. You act with integrity when your words and actions match.

 

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2016-05-01 19:00:00
Early Registration for Beach-to-Beach Power Swim Ends Friday, May 6

The 13th annual Beach-to-Beach Power Swim will be held on Sunday, May 29, in the beautiful, protected waters of Virgin Islands National Park. Early registration will end Friday. May 6.

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2016-04-30 01:18:53
Business - Business — St. Croix
USVIHTA Names Scott Derrickson Chairman of the Board of Directors

The USVI Hotel and Tourism Association (USVIHTA) welcomes Scott Derrickson as chairman of the board of directors. He joins the board with over three decades of experience in the hospitality, tourism and customer service industries.

Read entire articleApr 29 2016 - 3:40pm
Innovative Taking Applications for Two Albert A. Sheen Scholarships

The Albert A. Sheen Scholarships are two one‐time, tuition‐only scholarships of $10,000, awarded annually to Virgin Islands high school seniors planning to pursue a post‐secondary education.

Read entire articleApr 28 2016 - 4:53pm
SBA Loans in PR and USVI Up During Six Months of Fiscal Year 2016

The U.S. Small Business Administration (US SBA) approved 335 loans for $43.8 million in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands during the first six months of fiscal year 2016, a 19 percent and six percent increase, respectively, over approvals during the same period in 2015.

Read entire articleApr 28 2016 - 4:50pm
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
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.

Read entire articleSep 12 2014 - 11:52pm
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
AT&T Prepared to Keep USVI Customers Connected During Hurricane Season

AT&T is committed to providing its customers reliable communications during the upcoming hurricane season - before, during and after storms - and has one of the industry’s largest and most advanced disaster response programs to keep its networks operational.

Read entire articleJun 3 2014 - 1:53pm
Business Expert Launches Company to Improve Customer Experience in V.I.

St. Croix-born Sharifa Garcia has launched Experience Advantage LLC, a consulting firm that helps businesses improve customer service, which, according to Garcia, leads to greater customer loyalty and increased revenue.

Read entire articleApr 7 2014 - 1:24pm
Caribbean Advertising Federation Announces ADDYs

Caribbean Advertising Federation (CAF), a division of the American Advertising Federation (AAF), has announced the winners of the American Advertising Awards, formerly known as the ADDY Awards. This is the advertising industry’s most comprehensive and prestigious competition, which recognizes creative excellence in advertising.

Read entire articleFeb 27 2014 - 2:43pm