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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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Documentary Examines Holes in V.I. Mental Health System

Many heart-wrenching aspects of mental health care in the Virgin Islands are examined in a new film by award-winning St. Croix documentary filmmaker, Johanna Bermudez-Ruiz.

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2014-10-23 22:46:58
WAPA Board OKs Funds for Propane Conversion

The board of the V.I. Water and Power Authority approved a $4.2 million contract for design and upgrade of the fire protection systems needed for the conversion to propane gas.

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2014-10-23 20:55:56
Educational Complex Holds Spanish Spelling Bee

Top spellers in the St. Croix Educational Complex foreign language classes competed in a Spanish spelling bee as their cheering classmates filled the school’s library last Thursday -- a culminating activity for the school’s observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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2014-10-23 00:04:54
Community - Data — St. Croix
5-YEAR PLAN: HOW BAD IS THE V.I.'S FISCAL CRISIS?

In the first of a series of articles, Bernetia Akin reports that the V. I. government's financial crisis is so well-documented, it is difficult to find a figure that still makes an impact on the public. But just how bad is it? Here are the hard numbers.

Read entire articleOct 23 2000 - 3:27pm
DPNR HURRICANE GUIDELINES FOR BOATERS

Commissioner Dean C. Plaskett of Planning and Natural Resources has announced designated hurricane havens and guidelines for tropical storm and hurricane preparation.

Read entire articleAug 21 2000 - 11:20am
VI LEGISLATIVE BILLS: THE BIG ONES

Sometimes a government must look to outside sources for help with development and financial security. Listed below are bills proposing contracts with stateside and interisland corporations and other acts.

Read entire articleAug 11 2000 - 8:06am
VI LEGISLATIVE BILLS: APPROPRIATING FUNDS

Find out how the senators of the 23rd Legislature voted on the destiny of these monies. Listed here are bills on the transfer of funds between treasuries.

Read entire articleAug 11 2000 - 7:59am
VI LEGISLATIVE BILLS: AMENDING POPULAR ISSUES

One job of legislators is to propose and adopt bills and amendments regarding the general well-being of people in their district. The following are decisions made by the 23rd Legislature that amend bills ranging from the minimum sentence for armed robbery to rights and responsibilities of cancer patients.

Read entire articleAug 11 2000 - 7:53am
VI LEGISLATIVE BILLS: OTHER

It is not always easy to understand the internal workings of a political system. The following bills are in a category all their own. Source staff decided to leave out bills on rezoning areas of less than an acre.

Read entire articleAug 11 2000 - 7:50am
CANDIDATES

Here is a list of candidates for the upcoming elections in the St. Thomas-St. John and St. Croix Districts.

Read entire articleAug 11 2000 - 7:47am
RED CROSS PREPARATION FOR HURRICANE SEASON

If your are in an area at risk of hurricanes, like the Virgin Islands, your best defense this hurricane season is to be prepared. Here is a list of suggestions from the American Red Cross.

Read entire articleJul 25 2000 - 11:54am
V.I. RED CROSS LISTS HURRICANE SHELTERS

The following shelters have been inspected and approved for the year 2000 hurricane season.
St. Croix
– Claude O. Markoe School, Mars Hill, Frederiksted
– Educational Complex, Kings Hill

Read entire articleJul 25 2000 - 11:53am
DPNR HURRICANE GUIDELINES FOR BOATERS

Commissioner Dean C. Plaskett of Planning and Natural Resources has announced designated hurricane havens and guidelines for tropical storm and hurricane preparation.

Read entire articleJul 25 2000 - 10:40am