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Medicare Part D Open Enrollment Ends On Dec. 7

The VI SHIP/Medicare program has announced that Medicare beneficiaries and persons newly eligible for Medicare can make changes to their…

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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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Ports Must Continuously Reinvest

Having just returned from the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association conference in St. Maarten, WICO's president reports on the growth of the West Indian Company.

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2014-10-21 22:34:51
Undercurrents: CZM Quietly Approves Harbor Landfill to Widen Veterans Drive

After decades of controversy, the Veterans Drive widening project, which requires major landfill of the Charlotte Amalie Harbor on St. Thomas, has passed not with a bang but a whimper.

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2014-10-20 22:26:23
Two St. Croix Men Rescued After Boat Capsizes

Two St. Croix men were rescued Monday by the U.S. Coast Guard after their 21-foot Boston Whaler capsized about seven nautical miles northeast of the island.

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2014-10-20 22:18:46
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Court Enters $1.1 Million Judgment Against 'Her Majesty's Credit Union'

U.S. District Court entered summary judgment this week of more than $1 million against Stanley McDuffie and Her Majesty’s Credit Union over charges of defrauding clients and racketeering.

Read entire articleOct 21 2014 - 10:51pm
Armed Pair Rob Bank at Peter's Rest

Two men, one brandishing a weapon, entered the Bank of St. Croix in Estate Peter's Rest on Tuesday morning and took an undetermined amount of cash before fleeing the bank, according to the V.I. Police Department.

Read entire articleOct 21 2014 - 3:29pm
USVI Greets BVI for Friendship Celebration

Gov. John deJongh Jr. welcomed a delegation from the BVI on Saturday, celebrating the annual holiday commemorating the close ties between close neighbors flying different flags.

Read entire articleOct 20 2014 - 11:34pm
Government Files Suit for Bad Financial Advice

The V.I. Government filed a $13.6 million lawsuit Monday against its law firm and its financial advisor for bad tax advice the territory relied on, only to be penalized for millions by the IRS.

Read entire articleOct 20 2014 - 10:43pm
Supreme Court Reverses Petric Murder Convictions Due to Mental Illness

The V.I. Supreme Court overturned Alvin Petric's murder convictions in the grisly killings of his family in 2006 in La Vallee on St. Croix, ruling that Petric should have been found not guilty due to insanity.

Read entire articleOct 20 2014 - 10:38pm
VING Unit Deploys to Afghanistan

Moving farewell ceremonies were held this week to honor the 661st Military Police Detachment of the Virgin Islands National Guard, departing Tuesday to eventually serve in Afghanistan.

Read entire articleOct 20 2014 - 10:34pm
Undercurrents: CZM Quietly Approves Harbor Landfill to Widen Veterans Drive

After decades of controversy, the Veterans Drive widening project, which requires major landfill of the Charlotte Amalie Harbor on St. Thomas, has passed not with a bang but a whimper.

Read entire articleOct 20 2014 - 10:26pm
Two St. Croix Men Rescued After Boat Capsizes

Two St. Croix men were rescued Monday by the U.S. Coast Guard after their 21-foot Boston Whaler capsized about seven nautical miles northeast of the island.

Read entire articleOct 20 2014 - 10:18pm
On Island Profile: Carol Seale-Howell Loves to Meet People

Carol Seale-Howell, CEO of Virgin Islands International Black Pages, said she loves to meet people. As the publisher since 2002 of the directory on local leaders and business owners, she has met thousands.

Read entire articleOct 20 2014 - 1:50am
UVI Events Observes World Food Day

Virgin Islands residents found a couple of new items at St. Croix’s World Food Day celebration Sunday at the University of the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleOct 19 2014 - 11:15pm