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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Bureau of Corrections Progress Hearing Goes Well

V.I. Bureau of Corrections officials appeared for their quarterly status hearing for St. Thomas facilities on Friday, and Judge Judy Gomez said she was "heartened" by the progress.

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2016-08-31 23:01:32
Carlton Beach Cleanup Needs Volunteers

The old Carlton Hotel beach on the south shore of St. Croix has become a dumping ground for cars, trash and abandoned dogs, but residents and several government agencies plan a cleanup this weekend.

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2016-08-31 22:33:53
Zika Update: 50 More Cases Reported; Health Says Zika Action Day a Success

On Tuesday the V.I. Department of Health confirmed 50 new cases of Zika virus in the territory after confirming the same amount of cases last week. The number of cases went from 193 to 243.

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2016-08-31 22:03:29
Business — St. Croix
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
BEGIN PHONE LINE APPLICATION FOR AGRIFEST

Innovative Telelphone officials are urging customers who will need telephone lines installed at the St. Croix AgriFest to begin their application process immediately.

Read entire articleJan 14 2002 - 3:37pm
SEIZED REAL ESTATE UP FOR ONLINE AUCTION!

The U.S. Marshals Service is offering a two-unit Single Family Home in St. Croix, VI for auction.

Read entire articleJan 4 2002 - 10:30am
INNOVATIVE BUSINESS OFFICES HOLIDAY HOURS

All Innovative business offices will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 1, and Friday, Jan. 4, in observance of New Year's Day and Festival Day.

Read entire articleDec 28 2001 - 2:15pm
THE PRIDE ADDED TO CARNIVAL'S FLEET

Carnival Cruise Lines on Wednesday added another ship, the 2,124-passenger Pride, to its "Fun Ship" fleet.

Read entire articleDec 14 2001 - 7:20am
INNOVATIVE BUSINESS OFFICES TEMPORARY CLOSING

Innovative Communications Corp. advises the public that business offices will be closed Saturday, Dec. 8, with the exception of Innovative Cable TV St. Thomas-St.John.

Read entire articleDec 7 2001 - 11:00am