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Labor Investing for Tomorrow With LIFT Internship Program

The V.I. Department of Labor (DOL) is now accepting applications for the Labor Investing for Tomorrow (LIFT) summer internship program.

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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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Senators Upbeat on Mapp's State of the Territory Address

Senators gave Gov. Kenneth Mapp high marks for laying out a clear picture of the territory's financial woes and pointing to a way forward at his first state of the territory address Monday.

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2015-01-27 03:16:11
Budget Woes Prominent in Mapp's First State of the Territory Address

Gov. Kenneth Mapp struck an optimistic tone for the future while nonetheless painting a bleak picture of the territory's financial shape, during his first state of the territory address Monday evening.

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2015-01-27 01:39:18
Undercurrents: Better Mental Health – So Near, Yet So Far

The private-public sector Mental Health Care Commission finally agreed on the way to overhaul mental health care in the territory. Now they can’t get the government to sign off on the agreement.

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2015-01-26 23:07:35
Lifestyles — St. Croix
Frederiksted Health Care Celebrates National Health Center Week

Frederiksted Health Care Inc. is recognizing National Health Center Week 2012 (NHCW) with health fairs and screenings as part of a weeklong campaign (Aug. 5-11) to raise awareness about the mission and accomplishments of America's health centers as local solutions.

Read entire articleAug 4 2012 - 1:26pm
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