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Board of Elections Seeking Public Input on Election Laws

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Virtue of the Week: Moderation

Moderation is creating a healthy balance in your life between work and play, rest and exercise. You don’t overdo or get swept away by the things you like. You use your self-discipline to take charge of your life and your time.

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2015-07-27 02:55:32
V.I. Health Care Execs Attend Yale Forum

The University of the Virgins Islands partnered with Yale University to bring a five member U.S. Virgin Islands delegation to the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute Forum for Change in Hartford, Connecticut.

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2015-07-25 21:02:29
Man Stabbed at St. Croix Nightclub

A St. Croix man was stabbed in the stomach Saturday morning, but refused to answer any questions about how the incident occurred, the V.I. Police Department reported.

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2015-07-25 14:15:41
Community - People — St. Croix
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
St. Croix Artist Represents USVI at 205 Pan Am Games

The artwork of St. Croix artist Lucien Downes will represent the U.S. Virgin Islands in the Textile Museum of Canada’s Watercolour cultural project presented in partnership with the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan American Games being held in Toronto, July 10-26.

Read entire articleJul 9 2015 - 4:39pm
St. Croix Student Regine Acosta Completes Her First Solo Flight

St. Croix Central High School senior Regine Rose Acosta recently took to the local airways at the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport and successfully completed her first solo flight.

Read entire articleJun 3 2015 - 3:44am
Sydney Paul Picked to Train as Young Sports Journalist at XVII Pan American Games

St. Croix’s Sydney Paul has been chosen by the Pan Am and Parapan American Games Organizing Committee to represent the Virgin Islands in a program dedicated to training young journalists in sports media during the XVII Pan American Games this summer in Toronto, Canada.

Read entire articleMay 29 2015 - 11:40pm
St. Croix Student Accepted to U.S. Naval Academy

St. Croix student Kobe A. Sutton will be the latest in a distinguished group of Virgin Island students attending U.S. Service Academies after receiving news of his acceptance to the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.

Read entire articleMay 18 2015 - 5:57pm
Michael C. Brooks Earns Eagle Scout Rank

Michael Christopher Brooks of St. Croix has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the Eagle Scout award. He will be recognized at an Eagle Court of Honor Ceremony at 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 26, at the Good Hope Country Day School Pavilion.

Read entire articleApr 22 2015 - 12:32pm
V.I. Supreme Court Names Regina deChabert Petersen Administrative Director

Honorable Rhys S. Hodge, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands, has announced that Regina deChabert Petersen has been appointed the administrative director of the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleFeb 19 2015 - 7:23pm
UVI Hires New Executive Director for RTPark

After an extensive national search, the University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park (RTPark) Board of Directors selected Dr. Gillian Marcelle as the new executive director. She also holds a faculty appointment in the UVI School of Business. Marcelle’s contract began Jan. 5.

Read entire articleFeb 10 2015 - 3:50am
St. Croix Boy Scout Earns Eagle Scout Award

Philip Kenneth Edwards of St. Croix has earned the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to scouts: the Eagle Scout award. Edwards will become the sixteenth scout to attain this high honor in Troop 7227, chartered by Good Hope Country Day School.

Read entire articleFeb 2 2015 - 9:50pm
USDA Chooses Kimme Bryce to Lead V.I. Rural Development Office

Kimme Bryce was recently appointed as the area director for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. The St. Croix office provides loans and grants to individuals, businesses and governmental agencies located on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John.

Read entire articleJan 15 2015 - 5:18pm