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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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Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference Brings Change

The 16th annual Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference on St. Thomas showcased a new program style, two keynote speakers, and an emphasis on continuing education and teacher certification.

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2014-10-30 22:38:35
Jewels of the Virgin Isles – One Year Later

When I decided to bring this column to life on Nov. 1, 2013, it was to raise awareness about the incredible contributions that men and women from the U.S. Virgin Islands are making to American life and on an international scale.

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2014-10-30 22:33:41
DeJongh, Atlantic Basin Official, Sign Operating Agreement for Refinery

Gov. John deJongh Jr. and principals of Atlantic Basin Refining VI signed an operating agreement Wednesday that, once approved by the Legislature, will begin the process of restarting the oil refinery on St. Croix's south shore.

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2014-10-29 20:13:06
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DeJongh Criticizes JFL Leadership, Says It’s Time for Action

Gov. John deJongh Jr. criticized Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital leadership in a statement Friday for wasting time at their recent board meeting arguing the semantics of how their plan was rejected instead of dealing with pressing hospital oversight and tightening operations.

Read entire articleOct 10 2014 - 11:08pm
Health Disparities Conference Targets Vulnerable Populations

About 80 health professionals from across the nation gathered on St. Thomas for the Seventh Annual Health Disparities Institute to discuss vulnerable populations that do not get sufficient access to health care.

Read entire articleOct 10 2014 - 9:14pm
PFA Bond Ratings Holding Steady

The national bond rating agency Fitch Ratings this week affirmed its “BBB” investment grade bond rating on the V.I. Public Finance Authority’s Gross Receipts Taxes Bonds, according to Government House.

Read entire articleOct 10 2014 - 4:39pm
Wanted Man Surrenders, Charged with Murder

Stedroy Hurst surrendered to police Friday and was charged with first-degree murder in connection with the fatal shooting of 19-year-old Malik Davis, the V.I. Police Department reported.

Read entire articleOct 10 2014 - 4:33pm
Revamped JFL Board Holds First Meeting

The revamped JFL Hospital board held its first meeting Thursday and, as to be expected, the main topic was the recent reprieve granted by CMS instead of decertification of St. Croix’s only hospital.

Read entire articleOct 10 2014 - 12:02am
Innovative Replacing Legacy Network

Innovative is nearing the finish line, installing a completely new network that has already improved services and will soon completely replace its legacy network, its CEO told Rotary of St. Croix.

Read entire articleOct 9 2014 - 11:54pm
Students Get Organized with Coole School Planners

Charles H. Emmanuel Elementary fifth- and sixth-graders received donated "Coole School" planners to track homework assignments, grades, parental meetings and other data on Thursday.

Read entire articleOct 9 2014 - 11:08pm
Police Seek 'Person of Interest' in Homicide

Police on St. Croix are looking for 27-year-old Stedroy Hurst, who they called "a person of interest" they want to question about Wednesday's shooting death of 19-year-old Malik Davis.

Read entire articleOct 9 2014 - 10:37pm
Crime Stoppers Needs Your Help

If you know something about the following crimes, say something by calling 1-800-222-TIPS or by logging on to www.crimestoppersusvi.org and clicking on Submit a Tip.

Read entire articleOct 8 2014 - 10:46pm
Changing Of The Guard at Corrections, Personnel

Two V.I. government officials resigned this week – Golden Grove Adult Correctional Facility Warden Donald Redwood and Director of the Division of Personnel Kenneth Hermon.

Read entire articleOct 8 2014 - 10:16pm