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Teachers, Paraprofessionals Invited to Enroll in Free Course at UVI

Virgin Islands public school teachers and paraprofessionals may begin enrolling for a three credit course at the University of the…

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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
33 LOCAL GROUPS GET CHASE FOUNDATION GRANTS

Chase Bank's J.P. Morgan Chase Foundation has announced the awarding of grants totaling $57,035 to 33 U.S. Virgin Islands not-for-profit organizations, one British Virgin Islands agency and an educational institution.

Read entire articleDec 6 2001 - 7:10pm
TURN PASSIONS INTO PROFITS: A PRACTICAL WORKSHOP

A number of V.I. business people who started their businesses in the spare bedroom or garage will speak at a workshop on "Turning Your Passions Into Profits" Saturday on St. Thomas.

Read entire articleNov 27 2001 - 8:27pm
FOUNTAINS HOLD HELP FOR TERROR VICTIMS

Coins tossed in two fountains at the Divi Carina Bay Casino may or may not have helped their owners win, but the spare change did make a difference at a recent government-sponsored telethon to help the victims of the Sept. 11. terrorist attacks.

Read entire articleNov 27 2001 - 8:39am
INNOVATIVE'S HOLIDAY BUSINESS HOURS

The public is advised that allInnovative Communications Corp. business offices, except Innovative Cable TV St. Thoomas-St. John, will be closed for business Saturday, Nov. 10.

Read entire articleNov 8 2001 - 8:21pm
FEDA MEETING

The Frederiksted Economic Development Association will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, at Pier 69.

Read entire articleOct 24 2001 - 3:52pm
2ND WOMEN’S BUSINESS SUMMIT ON E-COMMERCE

The V.I. Women's Business Center in conjunction with the St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce will host its second annual E-Commerce summit on Thursday at St. Croix's Divi Carina Bay Resort.

Read entire articleOct 23 2001 - 7:56am
CHAMBER LUNCHEON TO FOCUS ON WASTEWATER PLAN

The St. Croix Chamber of Commerce invites the public to a business luncheon on Wednesday to hear a presentation on an innovative wastewater treatment system that proponents say could resolve the island's sewage problems and have additional positive effects.

Read entire articleOct 20 2001 - 11:03pm
DLCA NOW ACCEPTING CREDIT, DEBIT CARDS

Business people now can pay V.I. license fees and/or penalties by plastic. And in another month, if all goes according to Licensing and Consumer Affairs Commissioner Andrew Rutnik's plan, they'll be able to do it online.

Read entire articleOct 19 2001 - 7:41pm
HARBOUR NIGHT VENDORS' MEETING

All Harbour Night vendors will meet at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26, at Pier 69.

Read entire articleOct 19 2001 - 2:07pm
ST. CROIX REALTORS SUPPORT YOUTH

For the fourth year, members of the St. Croix Board of Realtors have donated funds for a scholarship program with AmeriCorp and the Boys and Girls Clubs on the island.

Read entire articleOct 8 2001 - 11:56am