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Personnel Limits Group Health Insurance Office Hours During Most of October

The Group Health Insurance Office in both the St. Thomas and St. Croix Districts will only be open from 8…

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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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Senate Cuts Governor's Budget, Restricts All Executive Spending

The V.I. Legislature voted Tuesday to cut the budget of the Office of the Governor by three-quarters for Fiscal Year 2015 and to limit the spending of outgoing administrations in transition years.

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2014-10-01 02:07:32
The Bookworm: What Happens After We Die?

What allows me to recommend “Glimpsing Heaven” is that it doesn’t profess to have the definitive answer to “What happens after we die?”It leaves readers to draw their own informed conclusions.

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2014-10-01 00:40:25
Government Health Insurance Renewed without Benefit Cuts

After diverting federal dollars to make up the funding deficit, the V.I. Legislature approved and Gov. John deJongh Jr. signed health insurance contracts for the upcoming year late Tuesday.

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2014-10-01 00:23:57
Community — St. Croix
Magnolia Florencia Thomas Dies at 69

Magnolia Florencia Thomas, also known as "Maggie," of Grove Place died on Aug. 25. She was 69 years old.

Read entire articleAug 30 2014 - 1:40pm
Gloria A. Sealey Dies at 79

Gloria A. Sealey, also known as "Glory," of Constitution Hill died on Aug. 25.

Read entire articleAug 30 2014 - 1:36pm
Tony Oscar Dies in New York

Tony Oscar of New York died on Aug. 21. He was 37 years old.

Read entire articleAug 29 2014 - 2:29pm
UVI Appoints Lansiquot Dean of the School of Nursing

The University of the Virgin Islands has appointed Dr. Beverley Anne Lansiquot to serve as dean of the School of Nursing. Lansiquot is a graduate of the College of the Virgin Islands (now UVI), having earned her associate degree in nursing on the St. Thomas campus.

Read entire articleAug 27 2014 - 8:39pm
Esther Danielson-Thomas Dies at 86

Esther Danielson-Thomas of St. Peter's, Christiansted, died on Aug. 23. She was 86 years old.

Read entire articleAug 27 2014 - 8:31pm
St. Croix Schools Orientation Schedule for Teachers, Staff and Students, 2014-2015

The various orientation schedules for elementary/junior high school/high school teachers, academic librarians, CTEC librarians, CTEC teachers, secondary special education teachers, school social workers, school psychologists and secondary paraprofessionals, elementary students, junior high school students and high school students are given.

Read entire articleAug 26 2014 - 1:30am
CPA Institute Chooses Marisa Doras for Leadership Academy

Marisa Doras, director of business affairs at the Virgin Islands Department of Education, has been selected as one of 38 young CPAs to participate in the American Institute of CPAs 6th Annual Leadership Academy in Durham, N.C. this fall.

Read entire articleAug 25 2014 - 6:32pm
V.I. Student Takes Second Place in CBC Spouses Essay Contest

Cereyna Bougouneau, a rising junior at the Good Hope Country Day School on St. Croix, took second place in the 2014 Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Spouses Essay Contest.

Read entire articleAug 21 2014 - 9:32pm
Margaret Janssen King Dies at 96

Margaret King died peacefully in her sleep Aug. 13 at the age of 96.

Read entire articleAug 21 2014 - 9:17pm
Henry Christopher Jackson Dies at 98

Henry Christopher Jackson, also known as "Harry Jackson," of Estate Glenn died on Aug. 12. He was 98 years old.

Read entire articleAug 21 2014 - 9:12pm