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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
News — St. Croix
Armed Men In Red Sedan Rob Two at St. Croix Credit Union

 St. Croix police are looking for three men who covered their faces with tee shirts and tried to rob Mid Island Credit Union at gunpoint Friday, but failed and instead robbed an employee and a customer of cash and phones. 

Read entire articleAug 8 2014 - 3:32pm
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: E. Tishell Callwood-Warren

E. Tishell Callwood-Warren grew up on St. Thomas, teased and scorned for the embellishments her mother sewed on her school uniforms. Now she's turned that fashion flair into a stateside career.

Read entire articleAug 8 2014 - 12:47am
Government Employees Strive to be 'Biggest Loser'

'GVI’s Biggest Loser' began June 9 and with three weeks to go, the 255 employees are working with trainers in the St. Thomas/St. John and the St. Croix district to lose weight and improve their overall health.

Read entire articleAug 8 2014 - 12:14am
Seven Releases Earn Jichi First-Day Lead in Tournament

The Miami-based anglers aboard Jichi released seven blue marlin on the first day of the 42nd USVI Open Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament to lead the 22-boat fleet.

Read entire articleAug 7 2014 - 11:30pm
Senators Quiz Nominees for Health Panels

The Rules and Judiciary Committee heard from two nominees for the Juan F. Luis Memorial Hospital governing board and one to the V.I. Board of Medical Examiners, and used the opporttunity to ask some pointed questions.

Read entire articleAug 7 2014 - 10:01pm
Love City Triathlon Set for Aug. 31

The 15th annual Love City Triathlon, on Aug. 31, will include a swim-bike-and-run triathlon, a separate swim-and-run event called an aquathon and stand-up paddle boards in what organizers call a supathon.

Read entire articleAug 7 2014 - 8:04pm
EDC Beneficiary Tagliaferri Guilty of Fraud, Travel Act Violations

James Tagliaferri, former the president of TAG Virgin Islands, was found guilty in federal court of investment adviser fraud, securities fraud, wire fraud and multiple counts of violating the Travel Act.

Read entire articleAug 7 2014 - 1:28am
Government Contracts Former BER Director for Fed Economic Plan

Gov. John deJongh Jr. has signed an agreement with a local company operated by a former Bureau of Economic Research director to develop a 2014 Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Plan.

Read entire articleAug 7 2014 - 1:21am
Organizations Hope Collaboration Will Improve Quality of Life in Frederiksted

Rotary Club of St. Croix West and Our Town Frederiksted believe that working together will provide the best results in efforts to beautify, improve safety and meet other needs of the Frederiksted community.

Read entire articleAug 7 2014 - 1:13am
Innovative Announces Scholarship Recipients

The Innovative Companies announced Wednesday that two students were selected as recipients for its Albert A. Sheen Scholarships and four students were awarded the Innovative-UVI Scholarships.

Read entire articleAug 7 2014 - 1:09am