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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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Educational Complex Holds Spanish Spelling Bee

Top spellers in the St. Croix Educational Complex foreign language classes competed in a Spanish spelling bee as their cheering classmates filled the school’s library last Thursday -- a culminating activity for the school’s observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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2014-10-23 00:04:54
Philanthropist Peter Gruber Dies

Peter Gruber, a businessman who donated generously to various entities in the Virgin Islands and around the world, died Saturday after a long illness, with his wife Patricia at his side

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2014-10-22 23:17:02
The Bookworm: Can the End of Life be Sweet?

I think if you’re a caretaker for an elderly relative or if you ever plan on growing old yourself and want to maintain quality of life, this book is an absolute must-read.

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2014-10-22 20:22:00
News — St. Croix
Celebrating Hispanic Culture on St. Croix in October

The Latin spirit will fill St. Croix more than usual the next couple of weeks, commemorating the territory's many ties to its Spanish-speaking neighbor for the 49th annual Virgin Islands - Puerto Rico Friendship celebration.

Read entire articleOct 2 2014 - 10:33pm
Seaborne Adds United Airlines to its Partner List

United Airlines is the latest in the list of major airlines that have interline agreements with Seaborne Airlines.

Read entire articleOct 2 2014 - 10:24pm
Adopt-A-Family Sponsors Sought for Holiday Giving

The Department of Human Services, Division of Children and Family Services is coordinating its eighth annual Adopt-A-Family program.

Read entire articleOct 2 2014 - 12:38pm
Elections Board Votes to Limit Chairman’s Power

The St. Croix Board of Elections met for almost two hours before the shouting began, when the board passed two motions to limit Chairman Adelbert “Bert” Bryan’s authority.

Read entire articleOct 2 2014 - 8:55am
Small, Enthusiastic Group Celebrates Fireburn

Cool evening breezed greeted the 50 or 60 men, women and children gathered in Frederiksted Wednesday celebrating the 136th anniversary of the 1878 Fireburn labor revolt.

Read entire articleOct 1 2014 - 11:32pm
Personnel Limits Group Health Insurance Office Hours During Most of October

The Group Health Insurance Office in both the St. Thomas and St. Croix Districts will only be open from 8 a.m. to noon from Wednesday, Oct. 1, through Friday, Oct. 10, each day. Furthermore, beginning on Monday, Oct. 14, through Friday, Oct. 31, the office will be closed all day.

Read entire articleOct 1 2014 - 8:08pm
St. John CZM OKs Summer’s End Marina Development

Despite an outcry from residents and others against Summer’s End plan to build a 145-slip marina in Coral Bay, the St. John Coastal Zone Management Committee approved the project Wednesday.

Read entire articleOct 1 2014 - 4:27pm
CZM OKs Coral Bay Marine by 2-0 Vote

The St. John Coastal Zone Management Committee on Wednesday approved a proposed 145-slip marina development to be built in Coral Bay.

Read entire articleOct 1 2014 - 1:47pm
Crime Stoppers: ‘Call Crime Stoppers’

Crime Stoppers asks that you report any information you may know about any crime that has occurred or may be in the planning stages.

Read entire articleOct 1 2014 - 12:00pm
V.I. Daily News Bought by Archie Nahigian

The Virgin Islands Daily News and its affiliated publications, websites and business operations have been purchased by Archie Nahigian, effective Tuesday.

Read entire articleOct 1 2014 - 11:59am