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Police Investigate Estate Profit Burglary

The V.I. Police Department reported a possible burglary Wednesday in Estate Profit. The victim told officers that three masked…

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Four Antilles Students to Represent V.I. in National Math Competition

Four Antilles middle school students were the top scorers at the 2015 territorial MathCounts competition held Thursday on the University of the Virgin Islands’ St. Thomas campus.

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2015-03-27 00:39:43
PSC Approves Power Purchase Agreements for St. Croix Solar Generation

Public Services Commission members on Thursday approved two power purchase and interconnection agreements that would put another six megawatts of solar power on St. Croix.

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2015-03-27 00:30:21
WAPA Board Funds Smart Grid

WAPA voted Thursday to approve buying communications equipment for a territorywide Wireless Field Area Network to supplement its fiber network and smart grid infrastructure.

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2015-03-27 00:27:33
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UVI Invites Community to Celebrate UVI Pride March 23-27

The University of the Virgin Islands has dubbed March 23 -- 27 as Pride Week -- a time for staff, alumni and students to showcase their pride and enthusiasm for the institution. The celebration includes a myriad of activities from pep rallies and lectures to athletic events and cultural expositions.

Read entire articleMar 7 2015 - 11:14am
K-12 Registration for School Year 2015-2016 to Begin March 11

Public School registration on St. Croix for School Year 2015-16 will begin Wednesday, March 11, for kindergarten students only at the Division of Student Services. Registration for first to twelfth grades (1-12) is scheduled to begin Wednesday, May 27.

Read entire articleMar 7 2015 - 6:13am
Ana Luz Smith Dies at 75

Ana Luz Smith of Estate Mount Pleasant died on March 2. She was 75 years old.

Read entire articleMar 7 2015 - 6:09am
UVI’s Economic Impact on the Territory Is $83.5 Million

An independent economic assessment estimates that the University of the Virgin Islands had an economic impact of $83.5 million on the territory in 2013. The 64-page report titled “Restoring Growth, Expanding Opportunity” was conducted in 2014 by Appleseed Inc., a New York-based economic development consulting firm.

Read entire articleMar 6 2015 - 12:18pm
YWCA USVI Commemorates International Women’s Day

On March 8, around the globe, International Women’s Day (IWD) will be celebrated. In fact, during the entire month of March, the feminine spirit will be celebrated in cities, towns and villages worldwide.

Read entire articleMar 6 2015 - 11:45am
Delroy A. Thomas Sr. Dies at 66

Delroy A. Thomas Sr. was born on Sept. 22, 1948 and died on Feb. 27, 2015.

Read entire articleMar 6 2015 - 1:24am
UVI Bulletin Board for March

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

Read entire articleMar 6 2015 - 1:11am
CFVI Announces Availability of Undergraduate, Graduate Academic Scholarships

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has announced that its annual academic scholarships for graduate and undergraduate students are available. The main goal of the Community Foundation is to enhance the quality of life for V.I. youth and to open up opportunities that would not otherwise be available.

Read entire articleMar 5 2015 - 2:32pm
NPS, Many Agencies Begin Seven-Year Acoustic Telemetry Research Project

The St. Croix fisheries and fisheries worldwide are struggling to keep up with increasing human demand and reliance on food from the coastal zone. The National Park Service (NPS), in collaboration with several agencies -- The United States Geological Survey, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration Biogeography Branch and Southeast Fisheries Science Center, the University of the Virgin Islands, The Nature Conservancy, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst -- is conducting a seven-year acoustic telemetry research project to track multiple species of fish and spiny lobster at multiple trophic scales.

Read entire articleMar 5 2015 - 1:53pm
Howard University Professor Returns to Woodson Jr. H.S. to Mentor Students

After lecturing at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) recently, Howard University Professor Afiya Fredericks stopped over at the John H. Woodson Junior High School, her alma mater, to share with students her experiences and journey towards earning a Ph.D.

Read entire articleMar 5 2015 - 9:29am