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This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

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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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Is Chikungunya Another Sign of Climate Change in the V.I.?

Don Buchanan asks us to observe the environmental patterns we see around us and ask ourselves if they connect to what scientists are predicting about Climate Change.

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2014-10-20 15:56:51
VING Deploying 24 Soldiers to Afghanistan for Law and Order Mission

The Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) will deploy a detachment of military police next week. Yellow Ribbon Farewell Ceremonies are scheduled for the 661st Military Police Detachment on Oct. 18 on St. Thomas and on Oct. 20 on St. Croix.
The community is invited to attend.

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2014-10-17 05:20:03
WAPA Crew Helping Island of Anguilla with Electrical Restoration

WAPA crews have responded to a request for help from the Anguilla Electric Company Ltd. to help restore electrical service in the wake of Hurricane Gonzalo.

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2014-10-17 00:26:44
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