This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

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With schools across the territory getting ready for a Sept. 2 opening date, V.I. Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory told the community the Education Department is focused on "putting in the framework we need to support our students, our teachers and our administrators."

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Documentary Examines Holes in V.I. Mental Health System

Many heart-wrenching aspects of mental health care in the Virgin Islands are examined in a new film by award-winning St. Croix documentary filmmaker, Johanna Bermudez-Ruiz.

2014-10-23 22:46:58
WAPA Board OKs Funds for Propane Conversion

The board of the V.I. Water and Power Authority approved a $4.2 million contract for design and upgrade of the fire protection systems needed for the conversion to propane gas.

2014-10-23 20:55:56
Educational Complex Holds Spanish Spelling Bee

Top spellers in the St. Croix Educational Complex foreign language classes competed in a Spanish spelling bee as their cheering classmates filled the school’s library last Thursday -- a culminating activity for the school’s observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

2014-10-23 00:04:54
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Cruise Ship Schedule for November 1-30

This is the St. Croix Cruise Ship schedule for November.

Read entire articleOct 25 2014 - 1:53pm
Chamber of Commerce Plans Business and Professional Excellence Awards Gala

The St. Croix Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual Business and Professional Excellence Awards Gala on Saturday, Nov. 1, at The Innovative Atrium in Estate Diamond Ruby. Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson Doty will be the guest speaker.

Read entire articleOct 24 2014 - 9:44pm
VIEDA Hosts Site Selectors at V.I. Investment Advisor Forum

The V.I. Economic Development Authority (VIEDA) welcomed 13 global tax advisors and site selection professionals to the U.S. Virgin Islands and recently hosted its first Investment Advisor Forum in the territory.

Read entire articleOct 23 2014 - 8:21am
Board of Realtors, Patient Family Council Hold Blood Drive for JFL

The St. Croix Board of Realtors, in conjunction with the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital's Patient Family Council, has organized its first blood drive. The event was organized to bring the community together in support of JFL and to benefit its blood bank supply.

Read entire articleOct 22 2014 - 12:26pm
McDonald’s 2014 McHappy Day Campaign Benefits Lutheran Social Services

On Wednesday, Oct. 15, McDonald’s on St. Croix officially launched its 2014 McHappy Day annual fundraising campaign, leading up to McHappy Day on Friday, Nov. 14.

Read entire articleOct 22 2014 - 12:06am
McDonald’s Halloween Pails Are Back With The Book of Life™ Happy Meals®

Kids are in for a special treat from McDonald’s during Halloween. This fall, magic from the new film, The Book of Life™ comes alive in McDonald’s Happy Meals.

Read entire articleOct 17 2014 - 2:35pm
HT&A, Chamber of Commerce Award $15,000 in Scholarships

St. Croix Hotel & Tourism Association and the St Croix Chamber of Commerce have awarded $15,000 in scholarships to six local students. Scholarship funds are a partial-product of the annual Holiday Hope Benefit.

Read entire articleOct 17 2014 - 4:43am
Seminars Help Employers Understand the Benefits of SIDES and SIDES E-Response

The V.I. Department of Labor’s Division of Unemployment Insurance and Business and Employer Services is sponsoring free seminars on St. Croix and St. Thomas.

Read entire articleOct 10 2014 - 3:54pm
Quantum CT Earns ACR Accreditation

Quantum CT has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in computed tomography (CT) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

Read entire articleOct 7 2014 - 2:30pm
Federal Universal Service Charge Rate Changes on Oct. 1

As a result of action taken by the Federal Communications Commission that affects carriers nationwide, Innovative Telephone, Innovative Wireless and Innovative Long Distance customers will notice a change in the Federal Universal Service Charge (FUSC) effective Oct. 1.

Read entire articleOct 4 2014 - 2:25pm