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Memorial Day Activities Scheduled for May 30 on All Islands

Memorial Day is Monday, May 30, and the Virgin Islands Office of Veterans Affairs, the American Legion, the Survivor Outreach…

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Junior Achievement Teams, Delta Airlines, VIPA Explore Careers in Aviation

High school students from St. Croix and St. Thomas participated in a “job shadow” experience on Thursday, May 26, at the Cyril E. King airport. Debra Ceronsky, a Delta Airlines’ station manager, initiated the program by reaching out to Junior Achievement VI. Rather than limit the program to just the airline, the team agreed to bring on the V.I. Port Authority (VIPA) as a partner and expose the students to the entire aviation sector.

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2016-05-30 16:13:05
Antilles Sailing Team Ties for Fourth in Nationals

The Antilles High School sailing team placed fourth in the Interscholastic Sailing Association’s Baker National Championship, which took place Saturday and Sunday in Anacortes, Washington. 

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2016-05-30 01:12:09
Virtue of the Week: Helpfulness

Helpfulness is being of service to others, doing thoughtful things that make a difference in their lives. Offer your help without waiting to be asked. Ask for help when you need it. 

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2016-05-29 21:50:04
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DOJ Cracking Down on Unpaid Unemployment Tax

The Department of Justice is notifying thousands of V.I. businesses that collectively owe tens of millions of dollars in Unemployment Insurance taxes that they have 30 days to respond. 

Read entire articleMay 16 2016 - 8:57pm
WMA Narrows Search for Executive Director

By sometime in June, the Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority may have a replacement for executive director May Adams Cornwall, who left at the end of February. 

Read entire articleMay 16 2016 - 8:51pm
Gunshots Reported near Sunny Isle

A hale of bullets from a variety of guns was fired early Sunday morning in the vicinity of Diamond Crest Plaza near Sunny Isle, the V.I. Police reported. As of noon Monday the police had reported no indication of anyone injured in the shooting. 

Read entire articleMay 16 2016 - 1:48pm
Health Beat: Jaslene Williams Living With Lupus

Jaslene Williams was approaching her 50th birthday and was starting to feel a bit of stiffness and soreness throughout her body. But it was nothing to slow her down. But a visit to the doctor found a deeper cause – Lupus. 

Read entire articleMay 15 2016 - 8:38pm
Dutch Warship Calls on St. Thomas

Half covered by fog and rain when it pulled into port Friday, the Dutch warship de Zeven Provincien, with everything from an on-board helicopter to a guided missile system, cut an impressive figure across the Charlotte Amalie horizon. 

Read entire articleMay 14 2016 - 11:43pm
Not Guilty: Jury Clears Francis, Castor, Woods of All Charges

A jury delivered verdicts of not guilty on all 13 counts in a federal court case against former Public Finance Authority Director Julito Francis, Balbo Construction Co. owner Gerard Castor and John Woods, co-principal of architecture firm Jaredian Design Group. 

Read entire articleMay 14 2016 - 1:21am
Senate Rules Panel OKs Davis for Health

Michelle Davis, regional health administrator for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Region 2, was approved by the V.I. Senate Rules and Judiciary committee as Health commissioner Friday. 

Read entire articleMay 14 2016 - 1:14am
Sea View, CMS Extend Deadline to July 30

Lawyers representing the Sea View Nursing Home and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services agreed Wednesday to extend until July 30 the deadline for sale or lease of the St. Thomas facility. 

Read entire articleMay 14 2016 - 12:44am
Potter: Blue Cross Blue Shield Pull-Out Report ‘Premature’

A day and a half after the Source reported Blue Cross Blue Shield was pulling out of the territory Aug.1 while currently owing health care providers massive amounts of money, Lt. Gov. Osbert Potter said he wasn’t going to approve the withdrawal until the company found another health insurance company to replace it. 

Read entire articleMay 13 2016 - 1:16am
Library Trial: Attorneys Dispute Significance of 'Suspicious Timing'

U.S. attorneys in a bribery and conspiracy case revolving around construction of the Turnbull Library proposed that the timing of certain actions is sufficient proof of a corrupt agreement.

 

Read entire articleMay 13 2016 - 12:39am