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DOH Seeks Pregnant Women for Zika Focus Group

The V.I. Department of Health (DOH) is seeking pregnant women to be participants in a discussion of the Zika Virus.…

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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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Students to Display Skills at CTEC Fair and Open House

St. Croix Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) will host the 19th Annual Career Fair and Open House on Thursday, Dec. 8. This year’s theme is “Career and Technical Education - Moving St Croix Forward.”

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2016-12-05 20:31:42
JFL to Host Town Hall for Hispanic Community on Hospital Updates

The management of the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center (JFL) invites the public to a town hall for an informal discussion about JFL. The community will get the opportunity to meet JFL’s executive team, hear updates about improvements to the St. Croix hospital and receive answers to any concerns held regarding JFL.

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2016-12-05 12:47:12
Virtue of the Week: Tolerance

Being tolerant is accepting differences. You don't expect others to think, look, speak or act just like you. You are free of prejudice, knowing that all people have feelings, needs, hopes and dreams. 

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2016-12-04 18:49:46
Business - Business — St. Croix
HH Tire Reopens Days after Devastating Fire
HH Tire and Battery on St. Croix, which burned to the ground Monday, reopened at a new, temporary location Friday at the east end of Hess Road.
Read entire articleDec 2 2016 - 11:28pm
Cruise Ship Schedule for St. Croix for December 1-31

This is the cruise ship schedule for St. Croix for November, 2016. Ships dock at Anne E. Abramson Marine Facility, Frederiksted Pier.

Read entire articleDec 1 2016 - 9:04am
Tommy Star Awards Gala Honors Richard Doumeng, Colleagues

The U.S. Virgin Islands Hotel and Tourism Association’s honored Managing Director of Bolongo Bay Beach Resort Richard Doumeng and eight other exceptional individuals employed in the tourism industry on Nov. 5 at the 15th Annual Tommy Star Awards and Gala.

Read entire articleNov 12 2016 - 2:38pm
Ogletree Deakins Hires Adam Christian, Former Judge

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart P.C. (Ogletree Deakins), one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management, has announced the addition of former judge Adam Christian as ‘Of Counsel’ in the firm’s St. Thomas office.

Read entire articleNov 5 2016 - 2:50pm
Scotiabank Donates Two Scholarships to UVI Students

Scotiabank’s annual commitment to the University of the Virgin Islands was demonstrated during a Chamber of Commerce Business after Hours event where the bank contributed $10,000 to the UVI Scotiabank Scholarship Fund.

Read entire articleNov 5 2016 - 2:33pm
Coral World Animal Care Providers Rescue and Release Osprey

Lee Kellar, Coral World general curator, has announced that the Ocean Park has rehabilitated and released another osprey.

Read entire articleNov 1 2016 - 6:56pm
Banking Board Sets New Maximum Fee for Non-Bank ATM Transactions

The Virgin Islands Banking Board voted unanimously on Thursday, Oct. 27, to increase from $3 to $3.50, the maximum fee that can be charged at non-bank ATMs licensed by the board in the territory.

Read entire articleOct 30 2016 - 8:38am
SBA Loans to Puerto Rico/U.S.V.I. Small Businesses Increase 19 Percent

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) approved $95.5 million in loans to small businesses in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands during fiscal year 2016, a 19 percent increase over the previous fiscal year.

Read entire articleOct 29 2016 - 8:10pm
Innovative Donates $200,000 to Benefit Vocational and STEM Programs

The Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDOE) received a $200,000 donation from telecommunications giant Innovative to benefit vocational education and Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics (STEM) programs at schools across the territory.

Read entire articleOct 28 2016 - 9:36am
St. Croix's ‘Castle’ for Sale at $15 Million

The eye-catching residence on St. Croix's east end called "The Castle" is up for sale.

Read entire articleOct 27 2016 - 11:25pm