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VITRAN Bus Service Suspended on Halloween After 5 p.m.

VITRAN’s fixed route bus service will be suspended at 5 p.m. on St. Thomas and St. Croix on Friday, Oct.…

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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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Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference Brings Change

The 16th annual Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference on St. Thomas showcased a new program style, two keynote speakers, and an emphasis on continuing education and teacher certification.

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2014-10-30 22:38:35
Jewels of the Virgin Isles – One Year Later

When I decided to bring this column to life on Nov. 1, 2013, it was to raise awareness about the incredible contributions that men and women from the U.S. Virgin Islands are making to American life and on an international scale.

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2014-10-30 22:33:41
DeJongh, Atlantic Basin Official, Sign Operating Agreement for Refinery

Gov. John deJongh Jr. and principals of Atlantic Basin Refining VI signed an operating agreement Wednesday that, once approved by the Legislature, will begin the process of restarting the oil refinery on St. Croix's south shore.

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2014-10-29 20:13:06
Community — St. Croix
Juanita De Jesus Aponte Dies at 90

Juanita De Jesus Aponte, also known as "Jenny," of Estate Sally's Fancy died on Saturday, Oct. 4. She was 90 years old.

Read entire articleOct 6 2014 - 1:22pm
Denfield Winston Benjamin Dies at 72

Denfield Winston Benjamin, also known as “Benji,” of Estate Herman Hill died on Sept. 26, while visiting Antigua.

Read entire articleOct 3 2014 - 11:55pm
Sorority Holds Annual Put Your Feet in Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Event

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. will host its 4th Annual Put Your Feet in Pink Breast Cancer Awareness charity event on Saturday, Nov. 1, at Trendsetters.

Read entire articleOct 3 2014 - 5:17am
St. Croix Christmas Boat Parade Sails Through Christiansted Harbor

The marine and boating community on St. Croix invites residents and visitors to kick off the holiday season by watching beautifully-decorated boats sail through Christiansted Harbor as part of the St. Croix Christmas Boat Parade, followed by a fabulous fireworks display.

Read entire articleOct 2 2014 - 4:49am
Miss VI Heads to 2014 Miss Earth Pageant in the Philippines

Esonica Veira, Miss Virgin Islands, is officially heading to the 2014 Miss Earth Pageant in the Philippines. Miss Earth is an event created by Carousel Productions 14 years ago to give life to the vision of a beauty pageant in which its candidates and winners actively promote and get involved in the preservation of the environment and the protection of Mother Earth.

Read entire articleOct 1 2014 - 11:22am
UVI Bulletin Board for October

Here is what's happening on both campuses of the University of the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleSep 30 2014 - 1:38pm
Education Family Mourns Passing of Pastor Vincent H. A. Gordon

Commissioner of Education Donna Frett-Gregory on behalf of the entire Department of Education family expressed sorrow on the passing of longtime St. Croix Educator, Pastor Vincent H. A. Gordon Sr. who was peacefully laid to rest Thursday, Sept. 25.

Read entire articleSep 26 2014 - 3:27pm
Romney MacDonald Williams Dies at 77

Romney MacDonald Williams of Hill Street Christiansted died on Sept. 17. He was 77 years old.

Read entire articleSep 26 2014 - 3:24pm
Sylvester Ivan McIntosh Jr. Dies at 48

Sylvester Ivan McIntosh Jr., also known as "Junie,” ”Junior,” “Iceman” or “Sylvester," of Estate Anna's Hope died on Sept. 16. He was 48 years old.

Read entire articleSep 24 2014 - 1:20am
St. Croix Native Completes Basic Training at West Point

Cadet Chasen Alfred Delano Richards, a St. Croix native, completed Cadet Basic Training at the West Pont U.S. Military Academy in August.

Read entire articleSep 22 2014 - 11:31pm