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Homicides 2014

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2014, with statistics broken down by island, as…

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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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The Bookworm: Cosby's Life and Times

Reading “Cosby: His Life and Times” is kind of like visiting your childhood on paper. Who among us hasn’t felt like we’ve always known Fat Albert and the Huxtable family?

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2014-09-17 18:57:00
St. Croix Contractor Takes on the Queen Louise Home for Children’s Wish List

V.I. Terminal Services donated pampers, toiletries, nutritional supplements and more Wednesday to the Queen Louise Home for Children, according to Lutheran Social Services, which runs the home.

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2014-09-16 19:15:01
Fleeing Car Thief Fires at Police During Chase

One of two suspects who stole a vehicle Sunday shot at police officers while attempting to elude capture, the V.I. Police Department said.

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2014-09-16 19:00:24
Community — St. Croix
St. Croix Cornerstone Lodge Donates New Wheelchairs for Seniors

The Gentlemen of the St. Croix Cornerstone Lodge No. 176 PHA donated three brand-new wheelchairs to the Flambouyant Gardens housing community for seniors

Read entire articleAug 29 2014 - 12:28am
Personnel, UVI Open Institute for Certified Public Manager Program

The V.I. Division of Personnel (DOP), in partnership with the University of the Virgin Islands’ (UVI) Institute for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (ILOE), is now accepting applications for the V.I. Certified Public Manager® (CPM) Program’s 2014-2015 Colleague Group.

Read entire articleAug 28 2014 - 11:46pm
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
UVI Bulletin Board for August and September

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

Read entire articleAug 26 2014 - 6:38pm
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
CFVI Board Elects New Officers and Directors

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) has announced the results of the 2014-2015 election of officers and board members at their annual meeting. Alda Monsanto was unanimously designated director emeritus effective upon her completion of 20 years of service on CFVI’s board.

Read entire articleAug 22 2014 - 4:10pm
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