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Insurance Licensing Exam Scheduled for December 9

The St. Croix office of the Division of Banking and Insurance will administer the insurance agent licensing exam on Tuesday,…

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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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Crowley Offers Holiday Shipping Tips for Caribbean Residents, Businesses

For residents and businesses in the Caribbean, shopping for the holidays can present the challenge of getting purchases home in time for the festivities. Crowley Maritime Corp.’s shipping and logistics services pick up where retailers leave off.

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2014-11-25 16:43:11
Police Investigate Kidnap-Homicide

Detectives are investigating a charred body discovered Sunday in a vehicle in the Annaly Bay area of St. Croix. Police believe the deceased is connected to a kidnap for ransom case they were investigating.

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2014-11-25 13:26:04
PSC Suspends Portion of LEAC Pegged for WAPA Consultant

Fireworks erupted at Monday night’s PSC meeting, as WAPA officials found themselves faced with the possible elimination of the entire rate financing mechanism (RFM) used to cover the cost of maintenance.

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2014-11-24 22:58:42
News — St. Croix
Joint Election Board Tackles Machines Issues Behind Closed Doors

A packed meeting of the Joint Board of Elections halted abruptly Thursday when members of the public refused to leave for an executive session some of them considered illegal.

Read entire articleOct 30 2014 - 11:54pm
Senate May Expand Preferred Contractor Benefits for Local Contractors

Preferential status for local contractors on government contracts will be expanded by further reducing preferential bonding requirements, if a bill approved in committee Thursday becomes law.

Read entire articleOct 30 2014 - 10:54pm
UVI Election Poll Results Vary Weekly

If the general election had been held last Sunday, the Legislature’s top vote getters would be newcomers, according to a poll conducted by the UVI, and Stacy Plaskett would be the new delegate to Congress.

Read entire articleOct 30 2014 - 10:46pm
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.

Read entire articleOct 30 2014 - 10:38pm
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.

Read entire articleOct 30 2014 - 10:33pm
VITRAN Bus Service Suspended on Halloween After 5 p.m.

VITRAN’s fixed route bus service will be suspended at 5 p.m. on St. Thomas and St. Croix on Friday, Oct. 31, because of Halloween.

Read entire articleOct 30 2014 - 8:11pm
Personnel Holds Election for Employee Representatives to GESC Insurance Board

All employees who are members of the Government’s Group Health Insurance plan are advised that elections will be held for government employee representatives to the Government Employees’ Service Commission (GESC) Health Insurance Board on Dec. 16 and Dec. 17.

Read entire articleOct 30 2014 - 4:31pm
V.I. Port Authority Upgrading Rohlsen Airport Terminal Restrooms

Renovation of the restrooms near the baggage claim area in the Henry E. Rohlsen Airport on St. Croix begins on Nov. 3 and will be completed by Dec. 18.

Read entire articleOct 30 2014 - 4:17pm
USVI Soccer Association Announces Second Round Game Schedule

The following is the second round fixture for the USVI Soccer Association’s St. Croix Games. All games will be played at the Paul E. Joseph Stadium.

Read entire articleOct 30 2014 - 3:47pm
2015 V.I. Teachers of the Year Are Juliette Heddad-Miller and Jeune Provost

 The St. Thomas-St. John school district has selected Jeune Provost from Julius Sprauve School and St. Croix has selected Juliette Heddad-Millier from Lew Muckle Elementary as teachers of the year for 2015, the school system announced Wednesday.

Read entire articleOct 30 2014 - 9:10am