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V.I. Department of Education Awarded $745,384 in Funding

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the Virgin Islands Department of Education $745,384 to improve behavioral outcomes and learning…

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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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Source Manager’s Journal: This is a Disaster

Decertification of a hospital is a rare event, reserved for those with really bad records, who refuse to take corrective action after repeated warnings. The territory has brought this on itself.

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2014-09-23 18:00:08
V.I. Department of Education Awarded $745,384 in Funding

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded the Virgin Islands Department of Education $745,384 to improve behavioral outcomes and learning conditions for students.

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2014-09-22 23:42:17
CMS Report Details Patient-Harm Issues at JFL, Says Griffith Did Not Report Incidents To Board

Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital management failed to report numerous 2014 and 2013 incidents in which patients were harmed to its governing board or territorial board for review, according to the CMS report.

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2014-09-21 02:09:30
Business — St. Croix
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
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