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EDC Public Meeting and VIEDA, ECZC Governing Board Decision Meetings Slated

A public hearing for the Economic Development Commission (EDC) is scheduled for 9 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 19. Governing Board…

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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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Travelers Get Free Wi-Fi at CEKA

Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas now offers free high-speed Wi-Fi to departing passengers. The service began last weekend, the Department of Tourism said Wednesday. Rohsen will be next.

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2014-12-17 19:23:05
Source Manager’s Journal: News From the Mainland

Virgin Islanders focused on Christmas shopping, the changeover in government, algae on the beach and the potential Hovensa sale may have missed some of the news from the mainland.

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2014-12-17 17:09:53
Crime Stoppers: Protect Your Identity

What can you do to be protected from cybercriminals? Educate yourself! After all, the scammers spend a great deal of their time learning the technologies.

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2014-12-17 11:17:52
News - Local news — St. Croix
JFL Board Raises Rates, Looks to Future

Finances and plans for improvements dominated the agenda of the Juan F. Luis Hospital board Wednesday night, with board members voting to increase rates to keep up with inflation.

Read entire articleDec 4 2014 - 3:40am
Legislature Honors Nine for Service to Territory

The 30th Legislature of the Virgin Islands honored nine outstanding Crucians at a plaque presentation ceremony Wednesday at the Frits E. Lawaetz Legislative Conference Room in Frederiksted.

Read entire articleDec 4 2014 - 2:58am
Transportation Master Plan Unveiled; 'Very Slim' Chance of Road through Park

The Public Works Department unveiled its Transportation Master Plan at a hearing Wednesday on St. John. The document includes plans for a road through the V.I. National Park’s Reef Bay valley, but a park official cast doubt on its chances of coming to pass.

Read entire articleDec 3 2014 - 10:58pm
Government Asks Court to Dismiss Police Union Lawsuit

The Government of the Virgin Islands filed a motion in Superior Court Wednesday seeking dismissal of what it called an unfounded lawsuit over the promotion of police personnel in both island districts.

Read entire articleDec 3 2014 - 7:53pm
Crime Stoppers: Who We Are, How It Works

Our community benefits when it comes together to assist law enforcement. A criminal who is taken off of the streets is not a threat to you, your children, your neighborhood or your business.

Read entire articleDec 3 2014 - 12:00pm
St. Croix at Peak of Chikungunya Outbreak; St. Thomas Cases Decline

St. Thomas has likely seen beyond its peak of chikungunya cases, but on St. Croix residents may have not yet seen the worst of the mosquito-borne virus, the territory’s expert in tropical medicine said Tuesday.

Read entire articleDec 3 2014 - 12:02am
Rotary District Governor, Rotary Sunrise and AARP VI Present Digital Tablets to SeaView Center Youth

The district governor of Rotary's Caribbean region is in the territory and was on St. Thomas on Tuesday as Rotary Sunrise and AARP VI presented digital RealPad tablets to the teachers at  SeaView Adolescent Center.

Read entire articleDec 2 2014 - 11:56pm
Undercurrents: Survey Looks at Who We Are

Is migration into the U.S. Virgin Islands slowing? Not according to the latest statistics published by the Eastern Caribbean Center at the University of the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleDec 2 2014 - 12:59am
Supreme Court Says Superior Court Erred in Rejecting Challenge to Ottley

The V.I. Supreme Court Monday ruled that the Superior Court was wrong to dismiss a challenge to Basil Ottley's candidacy for lieutenant governor, but did not rule on whether the candidacy was valid.

Read entire articleDec 2 2014 - 12:41am
World AIDS Day Observed in Frederiksted

Several dozen people observed World AIDS Day with a somber candlelight ceremony at the Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts Monday evening.

Read entire articleDec 2 2014 - 12:30am