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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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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
UVI and National Park Service Sign Memorandum of Understanding

UVI and the National Park Service enhanced their existing relationship with a memorandum of understanding for a Volunteer for Credit program signed Tuesday in Christiansted.

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2014-08-28 01:10:19
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IRB Getting 14 Percent Budget Increase to Help Collect Revenue

Senators are considering a 14 percent increase in IRB's budget and a 4 percent cut to the Department of Agriculture's budget for Fiscal Year 2015.

Read entire articleAug 29 2014 - 10:07pm
Health Department: 25 Confirmed Chikungunya Cases in V.I.

The Department of Health issued an emergency alert Friday announcing 25 confirmed cases and hundreds of suspected cases of the mosquito-borne virus chikungunya.

Read entire articleAug 29 2014 - 8:35pm
Bajan Batik Artist Shares His Skills

A two-year batik fabric dyeing workshop through UVI’s Cooperative Extension Service wrapped up Friday with a lesson by veteran batik artist Henderson Reece.

Read entire articleAug 29 2014 - 5:46pm
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.

 

Read entire articleAug 29 2014 - 11:07am
Alric Simmonds Corruption Still Hurting Territory

About $2.2 million in federal grant funding is still being withheld from the territory as the Law Enforcement Planning Commission works to satisfy the U.S. Interior Department's Inspector General's Office.

Read entire articleAug 29 2014 - 12:32am
Back-to-School Expo Welcomes Parents, Teachers, Staff and Students

The Education Department’s Education After Hours Expo welcomed St. John students and parents to the new school year Thursday. A similar expo will be held Friday on St. Thomas and Sept. 5 on St. Croix.

Read entire articleAug 29 2014 - 12:15am
Affordable Housing Residents Receive Scholarships

The Virgin Islands was second, after Chicago, in scholarship funds awarded by The Michael’s Organization Educational Foundation and nine St. Croix recipients were recognized at the Croixville Apartments.

Read entire articleAug 28 2014 - 11:29pm
VIPD Posts Firearms Manual Online

The VIPD's Firearms Rules and Regulations manual has been put online, where it can be consulted by firearm license holders and others considering obtaining a firearms license

Read entire articleAug 28 2014 - 11:26pm
PFA Sells $49.6 Million of Bonds

The V.I. Public Finance Authority sold $49.6 million of Gross Receipts Taxes Bonds on Wednesday, a sale the governor said would address a range of needs approved for funding by the Senate.

Read entire articleAug 28 2014 - 2:01am
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.

Read entire articleAug 28 2014 - 1:57am