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VIPD Commissioner Advises Public on Avoiding Crime During the Holidays

Police Commissioner Rodney F. Querrard Sr. and the Virgin Islands Police Department wish everyone Season’s Greetings and the very best…

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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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Lieutenant Governor Winding Down in Atlanta

Lt. Gov. Gregory Francis has moved all his personal belongings out of the lieutenant governor’s office to make room for his successor, Lt. Gov. elect Osbert Potter, and is spending the holidays with his family in Atlanta.

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2014-12-24 19:14:27
Updated: V.I. Legislature Rejects Tibbar Energy Lease

The V.I. Government rejected a lease rent hundreds of acres to grow King Grass for use in electricity production since the Legislature approved the lease, among a number of other measures, on Friday.

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2014-12-24 00:11:53
Obama Signs Rum Tax Extension

Ensuring the territory will get the millions it has already budgeted, President Barack Obama signed tax extender legislation setting the cover over rate for rum tax revenues on Friday.

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2014-12-23 20:24:25
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ADDYs Have Magical Evening of Awards and Recognition

It was a magical evening of awards and recognition this past weekend at The 2011 ADDY Awards – “TheMagic of V.I. Advertising.”  The award show recognizing the best in local advertising took place on Saturday at Prior-Jolleck Hall. 

Read entire articleMay 2 2011 - 7:01pm
FirstBank Launches Second Part of Its Brand Campaign

After a most successful launch of last year’s “Your Bank” campaign, FirstBank has decided to continue the campaign with a new, second execution.

Read entire articleApr 29 2011 - 11:20pm
ADDY Awards 2011 to Honor Best Advertising in V.I.

The ADDY Awards 2011, “The Magic of V.I. Advertising,” will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, at Antilles School, Prior-Jolleck Hall.

Read entire articleApr 29 2011 - 11:16pm
VIWMA Schedules Administrative Leave for Carnival

 

In recognition of St. Thomas Carnival the V.I. Waste Management Authority will observe the following days as administrative leave for all administrative offices:

 

Read entire articleApr 29 2011 - 11:12pm
Local TV Station WVXF-Caribbean Brings a New Network to the Market

Starting May 1, WVXF-Caribbean will become Live Well Caribbean, a Live Well Network affiliate.

Read entire articleApr 28 2011 - 7:57pm
ADDY Awards Celebrates Talent of Media Professionals in V.I.

The 2011 ADDY Awards, presented by the American Advertising Federation of the U.S. Virgin Islands, will take place on Saturday evening, April 30, at Prior-Jolleck Hall, Antilles School. 

Read entire articleApr 7 2011 - 12:58pm
Innovative Cable TV Launches High Definition Service

Innovative Cable TV launched high-definition television programming and digital video recorders throughout the territory on March 14.

Read entire articleMar 16 2011 - 3:51pm
Marshall & Sterling Finalizes Acquisition of First Insurance Agency in the U.S.V.I.

Marshall & Sterling Insurance has finalized the acquisition of First Insurance Agency Inc. both on St. Croix and St. Thomas, a process which commenced with the planned acquisition announcement made on Feb. 7.

Read entire articleMar 10 2011 - 2:10pm
Wastewater Treatment System Design Training for Architects and Engineers Offered

A Conventional Onsite Wastewater System Design Training Program for the Virgin Islands will take place from Tuesday through Thursday, March 8-10.

Read entire articleFeb 22 2011 - 2:35pm
Workshop Provides Skills for Human Resource Professionals

The human resource function is a vital contributor to the success of any organization. Individuals new to the Human Resource (HR) profession or recently promoted professionals can now benefit from a workshop that covers virtually every aspect of human resources management.

Read entire articleFeb 15 2011 - 5:08pm