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Medicare Part D Open Enrollment Ends On Dec. 7

The VI SHIP/Medicare program has announced that Medicare beneficiaries and persons newly eligible for Medicare can make changes to their…

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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.

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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.

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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.

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2014-10-23 00:04:54
Business — St. Croix
JAMES: CLARENDON WON'T STOP WRITING POLICIES

Clarendon Insurance Group, which announced last fall that it would stop writing group and individual health insurance policies in the territory as of June 1, has changed its mind, according to word from the Lieutenant Governor's Office.

Read entire articleMay 6 2002 - 9:47pm
V.I. TOURISM AT WORK FOR NATIONAL WEEK

Tourism Week will be celebrated May 5-11 in the Virgin Islands with activities on all islands, several of them for schoolchildren.

Read entire articleMay 2 2002 - 3:04pm
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