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Americans with Disabilities Act Celebrates 24 Years

The American with Disabilities Act (ADA) in the Virgin Islands is celebrating its national anniversary this week commemorating 24 years…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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V.I. Little Leaguers Advance to Regional Championship Game

The V.I. Major Little League team defeated Curacao in the semifinal game Thursday in the 2014 Latin American Regional Major Little League tournament in Freeport.

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2014-07-25 00:25:47
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Okori Christopher

A self-proclaimed 'nerd,' Okori Christopher uses his technology work for the American Institutes for Research to improve the lives of people in disadvantaged communities.

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2014-07-24 23:22:44
Source Manager’s Journal: Leadership and the News

We are increasingly a country in which everything goes down a memory hole very quickly, and where things are so polarized that the “two sides” are able to make up historic facts and get away with it.

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2014-07-24 01:55:42
Business — St. Croix
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
TURNOUT GOOD FOR COMMERCIAL BOATING SEMINAR

A "Who's Who" of Virgin Islands commercial boat owners and operators gathered Friday at the St. Thomas Ritz-Carlton Resort with local and regional Coast Guard inspectors to discuss safety requirements in general and regulations soon to take effect in particular.

Read entire articleSep 29 2001 - 4:28pm
CORAL BAY ORGANIC GARDENS: A GROWTH VENTURE

Hugo and Josephine Roller started their Coral Bay Organic Gardens business small and expanded it with deliberation. Seventeen years later, it's still growing, in more ways than one. Coming soon: a commercial venture into something that's been done experimentally on St. Croix for years -- tilapia farming.

Read entire articleSep 16 2001 - 8:09pm
MEETING SET ON NEW BOATING REGULATIONS

Regional U.S. Coast Guard officials are encouraging St. Croix commercial boaters to attend a meeting on the morning of Sept. 28 on St. Thomas to go over marine safety regulations coming into effect this season and to review those already in place.

Read entire articleSep 15 2001 - 7:51am
CHAMBER AFTER HOURS AT UVI

The University of the Virgin Islands, St. Croix Campus, will host the St. Croix Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, at the Student Center.

Read entire articleSep 13 2001 - 8:39am
ENERGY REBATE MEETING SET FOR BUSINESSES

If you've got a business that sells energy-efficient products such as wind generators, solar panels, solar hot water systems, and compact flouroescent lightbulbs, the V.I. Energy Office invites you to a meeting on St. Croix or St. Thomas about participating in an upcoming federal rebate program.

Read entire articleSep 11 2001 - 12:56pm
FOUNDATION HAS MADE $1 MILLION IN LOANS

Through its Intermediate Relending Program and the recently launched Women's Business Center-Citibank Micro Loan Program, the St. Croix Foundation has provided $1 million in loans to small businesses in the territory.

Read entire articleSep 10 2001 - 7:16pm