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Government Holds 3rd Annual H.E.A.L.T.H. and Wellness Expo Series

The V.I. Division of Personnel, in partnership with the GESC Health Insurance Board of Trustees, will host the Government of…

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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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Virtue of the Week: Caring

Caring is giving love and attention to people and things that matter to you. When you care about people, you help them. You do a careful job, giving your very best effort. Caring makes the world a safer place.

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2014-09-01 00:36:45
Supreme Court Orders Hansen Removed from Ballot

The V.I. Supreme Court declared Sen. Alicia "Chucky" Hansen's tax convictions render her 'ineligible to serve' in the next Legislature, ordering her name to be removed from this year's ballot.

 

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2014-08-29 11:07:26
Diase Coffelt Wins Elections Challenge in Appeals Court

Independent candidate Soraya Diase Coffelt won on appeal a challenge to an Elections System ruling that would have kicked her and runningmate John Canegata off the November general election ballot.

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2014-08-28 01:57:40
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Crime Stoppers Needs Your Help

If you know something, say something, as law enforcement cannot control crime without your help. The smallest bit of information may help solve these cases.

Read entire articleAug 20 2014 - 1:14pm
Elections System Casts Lots for St. Croix Senate Races

The Elections Systems on St. Croix conducted an orderly, short meeting to draw numbers for district senatorial candidates ballot placement in the Nov. 2 general election.

Read entire articleAug 20 2014 - 1:19am
St. Croix Certifies Partisan Primary Results

There were no upsets or changes to the election night winners and losers when the St. Croix Board of Elections' certified primary election results were released.

Read entire articleAug 20 2014 - 1:03am
St. Thomas-St. John Elections Board Certifies District Primary Results

Two days after the deadline set by law, St. Thomas-St. John Board of Elections members met Tuesday to certify the district's primary election numbers. The top of the tickets for office remain unchanged.

Read entire articleAug 20 2014 - 12:53am
V.I. GDP Shrank In 2013, Economy Still in Recession

The territory's economy shrank in 2013, indicating the territory remains mired in recession, with gross domestic product decreasing 5.4 percent to $3.79 billion last year, according to data released Tuesday.

Read entire articleAug 20 2014 - 12:44am
Burger King, Save-A-Lot, Coming to St. Croix

A Burger King and a Save-A-Lot Grocery are coming soon to Island Crossings Shopping Center, the St. Croix's newest shopping center and home to Home Depot home improvement warehouse store.

Read entire articleAug 20 2014 - 12:21am
Nominations Open for Tommy Star Awards

Nominations for the Tommy Star Awards are open and have been rolling in to the USVI Hotel & Tourism Association since July. The 13th annual ceremony will be held in November.

Read entire articleAug 20 2014 - 12:16am
WVGN Radio Sold

Local radio station WVGN 107.3 FM, home to NPR, has been sold. Former owners say more local programming needs to be integrated.

Read entire articleAug 20 2014 - 12:02am
St. Thomas-St. John Board Fails to Certify Primaries

Members of the St. Thomas-St. John District Board of Elections met Monday afternoon in a last-ditch effort to certify the 2014 primaries close to the Sunday deadline, but their hands were tied due to lack of a quorum.

Read entire articleAug 18 2014 - 10:49pm
Caribbean Journalist, Advisor John Collins Dies at 80

John Collins, a journalist and consultant whose love and knowledge of the Caribbean made him a sought-after reference for the region for decades, died Aug. 11 in Puerto Rico.

Read entire articleAug 18 2014 - 7:55pm