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EDC Holds Show Cause Hearings, Subsidiary Boards Meet

A show cause hearing for two businesses before the Economic Development Commission (EDC) will be held at 9 a.m. on…

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Island Food Security Inc. Buys Tractor with Presbyterian Grant

Thanks to a $20,000 grant allowing them to purchase and maintain a shared 45-horsepower tractor, local farmers in Island Food Security Inc. are ready to get to work and put the tractor to use in their fields.

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2014-08-21 01:02:09
Three Sentenced to 10 Years Each for Robbery with Firearms

Chief District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on Monday sentenced three St. Croix men to 10 years in prison each for their roles in two armed robberies that took place in January 2013.

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2014-08-20 23:35:53
USVI Could be Almost Free of Fossil Fuels by the Year 2025

The Integrated Resource Plan can help move the USVI to an island state with a portfolio dominated by renewable energy resources by 2025.

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2014-08-20 15:40:08
Business — St. Croix
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
INNOVATIVE HOLIDAY BUSINESS HOURS

Customers are advised that all Innovative Communications Corp. business offices will be closed for business on Monday, Feb. 18, in observance of President's Day.

Read entire articleFeb 15 2002 - 4:27pm
AIRLINE OFFERS VALENTINE'S DAY ENTICEMENTS

Anyone who flies on Cape Air on Valentine's Day will receive a special gift from the airline and could end up winning one of 14 prizes. Plus, there are some "sweet deals" on interisland travel.

Read entire articleFeb 12 2002 - 5:36pm
NEW JOBLESS TAX RATES NOT COMPUTED YET

By law, the Labor Department was to change the territory's unemployment tax rate structure on Jan. 1. However, employers won't learn what the new rates are until at least the end of February, because necessary changes to the computer system have not been completed, a Labor Department spokeswoman said.

Read entire articleFeb 8 2002 - 1:21pm
WINNER TAKES $5,000 IN DIVI GRIDIRON GIVEAWAY

Rita Spain was the winner Saturday, Feb. 3, of $5,000 in the Divi Carina Bay Casino's Gridiron Giveaway. Her name was chosen from among more than 700 entries.

Read entire articleFeb 6 2002 - 10:56pm
THURSDAY IS DEADLINE FOR SENDING W-2 FORMS

To avoid a fine of $50 per employee per day, employers need to send out W-2VI forms on withholding from 2001 wages to their employees by Thursday, Jan. 31, the Internal Revenue Bureau director said Wednesday.

Read entire articleJan 31 2002 - 9:31am
AVAILABLE FOR LEASE

Free Standing 2,500 sq. ft. building located in the most highly frequented shopping center on St. Croix - Sunny Isle Shopping Center.

Read entire articleJan 25 2002 - 9:14am
BANKERS GROUP HOLDS FINANCE INFORMATION DAY

V.I. Bankers Association members will distribute free information to consumers about finances, home financing, and money matters for young people at Community Information Day Saturday at malls on St. Croix and St. Thomas.

Read entire articleJan 18 2002 - 12:19am