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Veterans Affairs to Host Workshops on Home Loans

The Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs will host a Home Loan Workshop July 6-9 on St. Croix and St.…

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Summer Camps and Programs for St. Croix Young People

Here is a list of summer camps and organized activities available for children or young people. Please send information on your camps and activities to offer parents a variety of choices. Please e-mail information to visource@gmail.com

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2015-07-01 17:15:00
Mapp: Stateside Travel Could Bring in More Transportation, Safety and Environment Funds

Gov. Kenneth Mapp said Tuesday that the first step for the V.I. government to bring in more money for transportation, safety and local environmental efforts is to streamline its procurement system.

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2015-07-01 00:07:03
USVI Culinary Team Wins Silver at Taste of the Caribbean

The USVI Culinary Team was awarded silver overall in the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s 2015 Taste of the Caribbean held June 12-14 at the Hyatt Regency in Miami.

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2015-06-30 23:03:16
Community - People — St. Croix
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
Plaskett Honored at Alma Mater: American University College of Law

Days after being sworn in as one of a record number of women who will serve in the 114th Congress, Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D-VI), was honored by American University’s Washington College of Law (AUWCL) for being one of two alumnae elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.

Read entire articleJan 10 2015 - 11:52pm
VING Promotes Deborah V. Lobbenmeier to Colonel

The Virgin Islands National Guard (VING) promoted Lt. Col. Deborah V. Lobbenmeier at 3 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 29, at the Brigadier General Gerard A. James Sr. Joint Force Headquarters on the Estate Bethlehem Military Compound on St. Croix.

Read entire articleDec 30 2014 - 1:27am