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VITRAN Bus Service Suspended on Halloween After 5 p.m.

VITRAN’s fixed route bus service will be suspended at 5 p.m. on St. Thomas and St. Croix on Friday, Oct.…

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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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Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference Brings Change

The 16th annual Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference on St. Thomas showcased a new program style, two keynote speakers, and an emphasis on continuing education and teacher certification.

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2014-10-30 22:38:35
Jewels of the Virgin Isles – One Year Later

When I decided to bring this column to life on Nov. 1, 2013, it was to raise awareness about the incredible contributions that men and women from the U.S. Virgin Islands are making to American life and on an international scale.

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2014-10-30 22:33:41
DeJongh, Atlantic Basin Official, Sign Operating Agreement for Refinery

Gov. John deJongh Jr. and principals of Atlantic Basin Refining VI signed an operating agreement Wednesday that, once approved by the Legislature, will begin the process of restarting the oil refinery on St. Croix's south shore.

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2014-10-29 20:13:06
Business — St. Croix
CARNIVAL HOURS ANNOUNCED

It's St. Thomas Carnival, and this means that the U.S. Postal Service, the V.I. Water and Power Authority and Innovative Communication Corp. will close their offices for some or all of the celebration.

Read entire articleApr 24 2002 - 4:30pm
BANKERS VISIT SCHOOLS

JPMorgan Chase Bank employees are on the road this week with their Teach Children to Save program, part of a national initiative aimed at schooling students on their financial ABCs.

Read entire articleApr 17 2002 - 7:37am
PEOPLE NEEDED FOR TOURISM PHOTO SHOOT

If you'd like to see your face in a national advertisement, audition for the chance to get your photograph in an upcoming Tourism Department print ad campaign.

Read entire articleApr 15 2002 - 9:59am
WBC CONFERENCE AN INTERNATIONAL ATTRACTION

The Women's Business Center is getting ready for "Emerging Businesses and Their Role in the New Economy," the Center's third annual economic development conference. Caribbean Lottery Services president Robert Washington Jr. and U.S. Representative from Ohio's 11th District Stephanie Tubbs Jones will be keynote speakers at the conference, to be held at the Divi Carina Bay Resort on St. Croix April 18-20.

Read entire articleApr 8 2002 - 11:23am
INNOVATIVE CLOSED FOR EASTER

All Innovative business offices will be closed Friday through Monday to observe the Easter holiday.

Read entire articleMar 28 2002 - 12:29pm
CRUISE TRAFFIC ALMOST BACK TO PRE-9/11 LEVEL

At the 18th annual Seatrade Cruise Shipping Convention, held March 11-15 in Miami Beach, there was general agreement "that North American-based cruise lines have rebounded in the wake of 9/11," a release from The West Indian Co. states.

Read entire articleMar 26 2002 - 12:17am
INVITATION TO BID

Invitation to Bid No. IFB-014-DE-C-2002 (SC)
for: Maintenance and Repair of Kitchen Equipment of fourteen (14) Public Schools & Child Nutrition Program Warehouse on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleMar 22 2002 - 9:40pm
DIVERSITY MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP OPEN SESSION

A former EEOC commissioner on St. Croix to conduct diversity management sessions for Wyatt VI Inc. personnel will also conduct, jointly with Carmelo Rivera, a free open session for invited local officials, EEOC Regional Office employees and human resources professionals Saturday, March 16, at 9:30 a.m.

Read entire articleMar 13 2002 - 3:59pm
SPRINT OFFERING CELLULAR PHONE SERVICE IN V.I.

Sprint, one of the territory's long-distance carriers, announced Thursday, March 7, that it now is providing cellular telephone service throughout the U.S. Virgin Islands, with a variety of packages available to customers.

Read entire articleMar 7 2002 - 4:26pm
TECHNOLOGY PARK TOUTED AS ECONOMIC STIMULUS

Legislation creating the University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park on St. Croix is an accomplishment that will not only benefit UVI but also provide a stimulus for the private sector on St. Croix and improve the economy of the territory as a whole, UVI officials said Tuesday.

Read entire articleFeb 26 2002 - 6:06pm