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Pending Retirees to Receive First Annuity Payments

A $1 million advance on the $2.1 million employees’ prior periods missing contributions has been received from the Government of…

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Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 
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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.

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2015-03-06 11:18:18
WAPA to Implement Outage Management System, Interactive Voice Response

WAPA will implement an Outage Management System (OMS) on St. Croix on Monday, March 9. An OMS gives WAPA the ability to efficiently identify and resolve outages, and to generate and report valuable historical information,

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2015-03-06 10:56:06
VIEDA, EDA to Host Free Small Business Camp Weekend

The Virgin Islands Economic Development Authority's (VIEDA) Disaster Small-Midsized Enterprises Incubation Program and the Small Business Camp will host a Small Business Camp Weekend training program for entrepreneurs, executives, non-profit leaders and anyone that has a business idea.

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2015-03-06 00:45:38
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Second Annual Teens Anti-Alcohol Debate Planned for August 4

The Central and Hope Seventh-day Adventist Churches in conjunction with the Law Enforcement Planning Commission (LEPC) and the V.I. Office of Highway Safety are proactively involved in training young people to recognize the dangers of alcohol drinking and driving, drug abuse and misuse.

Read entire articleJul 31 2012 - 5:57pm
June's Views...From the Farm

How many fruits grown in the territory are called different names, depending on where we first encounter them?

Read entire articleJul 17 2012 - 8:48pm
Voracious Vegetarian: WTF And How I Prepared It -- CSA Part II

Quite often the CSA bag that comes from Ridge to Reef Farm on St. Croix includes an item referred to as What’s That Food – WTF.

Read entire articleJun 14 2012 - 9:15pm
Voracious Vegetarian: How I Used My CSA, Part I

I am accustomed to acquiring the ingredients I want to use for specific recipes, so being a new shareholder in Ridge to Reef Farm’s CSA (community supported agriculture) I found myself staring blankly at the eggplant and okra in this week’s CSA bag.

Read entire articleJun 10 2012 - 8:45pm
Lemuel International Ministries Concert Honors Hispanic Healthcare Professionals

The Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center will  host Lemuel International Ministries Inc. for a free concert to honor the Hispanic community and healthcare professionals.

Read entire articleMay 24 2012 - 11:41pm
Guest Chef Slow Down Dinner Features Chef Keith Weitzman

Ridge to Reef Farm / Virgin Islands Sustainable Farm Institute’s long-time friend and extraordinaire Chef Keith Weitzman will be back on land for a special night of farm-to-tableculinary creativity.

Read entire articleMay 20 2012 - 4:48pm
Buy a Share of a Certified Organic Farm Through Community Supported Agriculture

 

Ridge to Reef Farm at VISFI offers its second Community Supported Agriculture season for 2012, starting May 30.Buy a share in the territory’s only certified organic farm and reap the benefits of investing in local food for family and the island community. 

 

Read entire articleMay 14 2012 - 2:40pm
Baha’is Observe Declaration of the Bab on May 23

Bahá'ís around the world will celebrate the 169th anniversary of the birth of the Bahá'í Faith.

Read entire articleMay 12 2012 - 6:55pm
Tickets On Sale for St. Croix Food and Wine Experience Events

Ticket Sales for A Taste of St. Croix begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 31.

Read entire articleMar 30 2012 - 5:39pm
Frederiksted Health Care Inc. Requests Clients Make Appointments

Frederiksted Health Care Inc, has recently seen an large influx of clients seeking services at its dental clinic.

Read entire articleMar 6 2012 - 5:12pm