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WAPA Deploys Advanced Metering Infrastructure Project

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) has deployed the Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system in the St. Thomas-St.…

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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
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VIUCEDD Plans ‘Voices That Count’ Event at Both UVI Campuses

The Virgin Islands Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD) will hold its 11th annual ‘Voices That Count’ event. It plans to bring people with disabilities, family members, service providers, advocates and candidates for political office together to discuss issues that affect people with disabilities and promote systematic change.

Read entire articleOct 3 2014 - 4:43am
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
UVI Bulletin Board for September and October

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

Read entire articleSep 24 2014 - 12:10am
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
Reverend Vincent H.A. Gordon Sr. Dies at 83

Reverend Vincent H.A. Gordon Sr. age 83, of Estate Catherine’s Rest went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 18.

Read entire articleSep 22 2014 - 11:22pm