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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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JFL's Patient Family Council Hosts Golf Fundraiser for Hospital Equipment

On Sunday, Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital's Patient Family Council (PFC) hosted a fundraiser at the Carambola Golf and Country Club on St. Croix, which featured a golf tournament and awards dinner to raise money for upgrading the hospital's pediatric echocardiograph equipment.

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2014-10-22 10:21:22
Ports Must Continuously Reinvest

Having just returned from the Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association conference in St. Maarten, WICO's president reports on the growth of the West Indian Company.

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2014-10-21 22:34:51
Undercurrents: CZM Quietly Approves Harbor Landfill to Widen Veterans Drive

After decades of controversy, the Veterans Drive widening project, which requires major landfill of the Charlotte Amalie Harbor on St. Thomas, has passed not with a bang but a whimper.

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2014-10-20 22:26:23
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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
Senate Cuts Governor's Budget, Restricts All Executive Spending

The V.I. Legislature voted Tuesday to cut the budget of the Office of the Governor by three-quarters for Fiscal Year 2015 and to limit the spending of outgoing administrations in transition years.

Read entire articleOct 1 2014 - 2:07am
Government Health Insurance Renewed without Benefit Cuts

After diverting federal dollars to make up the funding deficit, the V.I. Legislature approved and Gov. John deJongh Jr. signed health insurance contracts for the upcoming year late Tuesday.

Read entire articleOct 1 2014 - 12:23am
Ricardo Richards, Pearl B. Larsen Schools Win National Blue Ribbons

Ricardo Richards Elementary and Pearl B. Larsen Elementary were recognized Tuesday as 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education.

Read entire articleSep 30 2014 - 11:44pm
Education Department Steps Up Tsunami Preparedness Efforts

September is National Preparedness Month and the local Education Department is working on finalizing tsunami evacuation plans for 10 territorial schools in low-lying areas.

Read entire articleSep 30 2014 - 11:42pm
Public Services Commission Approves Drop in Electric LEAC

Public Services Commission members voted Monday night to approve a drop in electric levelized energy adjustment clause rates and a slight increase in the water LEAC.

Read entire articleSep 30 2014 - 11:25pm
Onaje Jackson Launches Sustainability Support Program – S.A.F.E Earth

Onaje Jackson was into renewable energy projects on St. Croix before it became a hot topic. Now his passion is taking him one step further with the unveiling of his S.A.F.E Earth apps and website.

Read entire articleSep 30 2014 - 11:02pm