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VIWMA Sets Holiday Hours for Landfills, Transfer Stations

The VI Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises residents that the territory’s landfills will be observing holiday hours of operation on…

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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
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
Crucian Christmas Starts this Week!

Launching the Christmas season on the big island, St. Croix's storied carnival troupes will strut their stuff at noon Thanksgiving Day for a "Carnival Meets the Runway Troupe Launching."

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2014-11-24 22:43:21
News — St. Croix
'Wheel Out' Spreads Word about Diabetes

With clear skies and pleasant smiles in downtown Frederiksted, the V.I. Department of Health hosted a “Wheel Out or Walk” event to encourage people with diabetes to stay active and to share information on diabetes for the community.

Read entire articleNov 24 2014 - 12:11am
Governor Signs Stadium Contract

Gov. John deJongh Jr. signed a $20 million contract with General Engineering Corporation for the the demolition of St. Croix's Paul E. Joseph Stadium and the design and construction of a new sports complex.

Read entire articleNov 23 2014 - 11:27pm
Service Station Robbed, Owner Injured

Police arrested one man and are seeking another after an armed robbery at the Lower Love Service Station on Queen Mary Highway. The robbery was reported just after 7 p.m. Saturday.

Read entire articleNov 23 2014 - 1:21am
Fixxers Celebrate Thanksgiving with Luncheon for Homeless

Amid heavy rain and windy weather Saturday, the homeless population of St. Croix received clothing, toiletries and food as part of a pre-Thanksgiving luncheon put together by Fixxers VI.

Read entire articleNov 22 2014 - 11:27pm
Police Shoot Two Armed Robbery Suspects, Apprehend Two Others

A day of shopping was interrupted by a hail of gunfire Saturday as two suspects were shot by police and two others arrested following an armed robbery at the Sunny Isles Shopping Center on St. Croix.

Read entire articleNov 22 2014 - 11:13pm
Marine Council Discusses Moorings, Other Issues

The governor's Marine Economic Development Council discussed ongoing efforts to create public-private partnerships to keep mooring spots available to the public.

Read entire articleNov 21 2014 - 9:13pm
Lt. Gov. Francis Encourages Virgin Islanders to Protect Financial Identity

Lt. Gov. Gregory R. Francis advises consumers of steps they should take to protect their financial identity in the wake of recent external security breaches that have compromised local banks.

Read entire articleNov 21 2014 - 8:37pm
Gerards Shooting for Gold

Ned and Karen Gerard have targeted gold in the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games underway in Veracruz, Mexico.

Read entire articleNov 21 2014 - 8:09pm
ID Photo Sessions Scheduled for Education Employees on St. Croix

Virgin Islands Department of Education (VIDE) employees on St. Croix are advised that official VIDE identification badges for employees will be issued from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 25, and from 9 a.m. to noon on Nov. 26.

Read entire articleNov 21 2014 - 7:53pm
Man Robbed and Shot in Leg


A man was shot in the leg and robbed just before 10 p.m. Wednesday in the Mutual Homes Apartments.

 

Read entire articleNov 21 2014 - 3:49pm