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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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The Bookworm: Elizabeth Taylor and Michael Jackson's Fitting Friendship

Certainly this is book is a fan’s dream but it’s also one that pop culture followers will relish. And if that’s the kind of book you want now, then “Elizabeth and Michael” is what you need to get you.

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2016-08-30 22:34:01
Coastweeks Doubles Down on Goal of Pristine Beaches

Coastweeks events in the territory will run from Sept. 17 through Oct. 31. This year, events will include a renewed emphasis on litter prevention thanks to a $99,000 Marine Debris Program grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to researchers at the University of the Virgin Islands.

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2016-08-30 15:31:01
UVI Appoints Benjamin Kraft to Serve as Major Gifts Director

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) has appointed Benjamin F. Kraft as the new director of major gifts. He is charged with garnering gifts and donations of $10,000 or more.

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2016-08-30 14:33:18
Business - Business — St. Croix
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
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
Innovative Cable TV Launches ESPNU, Expands HD Channel Lineup

Innovative Cable TV, the leading cable television operator in the U.S. Virgin Islands, has announced the launch of ESPNU and the continued addition of very popular HD channels.

Read entire articleFeb 21 2014 - 8:21am