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Police Investigate Report of Grove Place Robbery

A resident of Estate Grove Place filed a report with police at about 3:50 p.m. Friday, saying he had…

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UVI to Host 31st West Indies Agricultural Economics Conference

The University of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service (UVI-CES) will host the 31st West Indies Agricultural Economics Conference. Representatives from Caribbean agricultural institutions, agricultural economists and agriculture policymakers will meet from Sunday, Aug. 9 to Friday, Aug. 14, at the Buccaneer Hotel on St. Croix.

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2015-08-02 01:01:26
Beach Advisory for July 27-31

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory, advises the public of the following:

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2015-07-31 16:23:23
Better World Books Donates 30,000 Books to St. Croix Schools

On Thursday, July 30, the Department of Education on St. Croix was among several recipients of a large donation of books from Indiana-based, non-profit Better World Books. The books will be used to advance a number of the DOE’s literacy initiatives that are expected to roll out in the coming months.

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2015-07-31 01:38:02
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V.I. Special Olympians Training Hard for 2015 World Games

Nineteen V.I. athletes are traveling to Los Angeles this month to participate in the 2015 Special Olympics World Games in track and field, bowling, swimming and power lifting,

Read entire articleJul 9 2015 - 10:55pm
Inspector General Still Investigating Flawed Property Auctions

People with money and property titles left up in the air after flawed real property tax auctions may see some resolution by early next year, the V.I. Inspector General's Office reported Wednesday.

Read entire articleJul 8 2015 - 10:17pm
College Scholarships Awarded to 11 St. Croix Community Housing Residents

The Michaels Organization Educational Foundation presented 11 students who live in affordable housing from St. Croix with grants to attend college.

Read entire articleJul 8 2015 - 10:12pm
V.I. Athletes to Attend Special Olympics World Games in L.A.

The inspiring Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 will take place on Saturday, July 25, in the historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Special Olympics Virgin Islands (SOVI) will be a part of this laudable event, and the V.I. will be represented by 19 of its athletes.

Read entire articleJul 8 2015 - 7:01pm
V.I. Athletes to Attend Special Olympics World Games in L.A.

The inspiring Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015 will take place on Saturday, July 25, in the historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Special Olympics Virgin Islands (SOVI) will be a part of this laudable event, and the V.I. will be represented by 19 of its athletes

Read entire articleJul 8 2015 - 6:55pm
DLCA Announces Amnesty for Expired Business Licenses

The Virgin Islands Department of Licensing and Consumer Affairs (DLCA) notifies all individuals and entities holding an expired business license of its intention to offer an amnesty period to facilitate coming into compliance.

Read entire articleJul 8 2015 - 3:00pm
Malone and V.I. Play Catch Up on Climate Change

When Government House announced Shawn Michael Malone's appointment in June, it was billed as the climate change coordinator, but the former Senate president clarified his position this week.

Read entire articleJul 7 2015 - 11:46pm
VIEDA, SBC Host Young CEO Camp

Seventy-five young Virgin Islanders spent every day this week at Small Business Camp, designing websites, creating advertising, setting up Paypal accounts, marketing T-shirts and transforming ideas.

Read entire articleJul 7 2015 - 11:35pm
Where Should the Governor Live?

The last four V.I. governors have come under fire for using government funds for housing or for security improvements to their private homes, so where should the governor live?

Read entire articleJul 7 2015 - 1:08am
Senate Considering Two Unfunded Transportation Bills

Updated: See Editor's Note at end.

 

Proposed legislation would make law an unfunded mandate for public bus service on weekends and a new, V.I. budget "fund" within the budget, as a location to put money for new ferries.

Read entire articleJul 7 2015 - 12:45am