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Gov. Mapp’s Thanksgiving Day message is to focus on the blessings we all have even in the midst of so…

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V.I. Veterans of the Vietnam War Documentary to Be Shown Dec. 1-3

V.I. American Legion District 10 will present a locally-made documentary on Virgin Islanders who served in the Vietnam War. “Proudly We Served: Virgin Islands Veterans of the Vietnam War” is a compilation of 25 interviews conducted with the intention of preserving the history of the territory and honor the military service of those who served during the conflict.

2015-11-26 12:25:40
Mapp Approves One, Denies Two EDA Tax Benefit Applications

Gov. Kenneth Mapp approved the application of Spectrum Engineering Inc., a St. Croix-based engineering and construction firm, for Economic Development Authority benefits this week.

2015-11-25 22:41:45
Christmas Carnival Starts Early at Grigg Home Saturday

St. Croix's month-long Christmas Carnival festivities start Saturday with a "mini-carnival" at the Herbert Grigg Home for the Aged with a parade, food, fashion, soca, steel-pan and more.

2015-11-25 22:37:09
Community - People — St. Croix
Black Retail Action Group Awards Scholarship to St. Croix Resident

St. Croix resident Lynette Cassius, who is a junior at LIM College, has been named as a recipient of a 2015-2016 Black Retail Action Group (BRAG) scholarship. The scholarship winners were announced at BRAG’s 45th Annual Scholarship and Awards Dinner Gala, which was held on Oct. 15.

Read entire articleNov 18 2015 - 3:03am
St. Croix Teacher of the Year Awards Ceremony Selects Monique Motta

Seventeen St. Croix public school teachers were lauded and bestowed with lavish gifts from their peers, school administrators and the Insular Superintendent’s Office for being chosen as their respective school’s teacher of the year during the District’s 2015 Teacher of the Year Awards Ceremony.

Read entire articleOct 27 2015 - 6:21am
Hall to Receive Thurgood Marshall Educational Leadership Award

University of the Virgin Islands President David Hall will be honored with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund’s (TMCF) Educational Leadership Award. He will be presented with the award at a gala in Washington, D.C., in November.

Read entire articleOct 16 2015 - 11:01pm
USVI BIR Director Elected to Head Tax Administration Association

Marvin L. Pickering, director of the Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue, has been elected to serve as the president of the All Islands Tax Administrators Association (AITAA) for a one-year term.

Read entire articleOct 3 2015 - 11:35pm
UVI’s Davies Named to Baldrige National Quality Award Board

The U.S. Commerce Department’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has named Dr. Haldane Davies, vice president for Business Development and Innovation at the University of the Virgin Islands, to the Board of Examiners for the 2015 Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award.

Read entire articleAug 31 2015 - 10:13pm
Tom Bolt Elected Chair of ABA Law Practice Division

Tom Bolt, a prominent attorney from St. Thomas, U. S. Virgin Islands, has been elected chair of the American Bar Association’s Law Practice Division. Bolt, who succeeds outgoing chair Bob Young, will serve a one-year term.

Read entire articleAug 20 2015 - 3:02pm
Amaris N. Chew Is First Runner-Up at Miss Black USA Competition

Miss Black Virgin Islands USA 2015, Amaris N. Chew of St. Croix, took 1st Runner-Up in the Miss Black USA National Scholarship Pageant held this past weekend in Washington, D.C.

Read entire articleAug 16 2015 - 8:14am
GHCDS Welcomes Kari Loya as New Head of School

Good Hope Country Day School welcomes new a new head of school, Kari Loya. Loya is an experienced educational administrator who has proven to be a person of great vision, openness and personal strength.

Read entire articleAug 14 2015 - 11:46am
Interior Appoints Basil Ottley Jr. as Insular Affairs Policy Director

The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced the selection of Basil Ottley Jr. to serve as the new policy director at the headquarters of the Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) in Washington, D.C. Ottley, who also served as OIA’s U.S. Virgin Islands policy desk officer in Washington and as the OIA field representative in the U.S.V.I., begins his first day as policy director immediately.

Read entire articleAug 10 2015 - 10:49pm
VIWMA’s DeShaun Estrill Receives ESGR Patriot Award

The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) congratulates DeShaun Estrill, wastewater supervisor, on his receiving the Patriot Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Virgin Islands State Committee.

Read entire articleJul 25 2015 - 7:33am