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Government Holds 3rd Annual H.E.A.L.T.H. and Wellness Expo Series

The V.I. Division of Personnel, in partnership with the GESC Health Insurance Board of Trustees, will host the Government of…

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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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Supreme Court Orders Hansen Removed from Ballot

The V.I. Supreme Court declared Sen. Alicia "Chucky" Hansen's tax convictions render her 'ineligible to serve' in the next Legislature, ordering her name to be removed from this year's ballot.

 

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2014-08-29 11:07:26
Diase Coffelt Wins Elections Challenge in Appeals Court

Independent candidate Soraya Diase Coffelt won on appeal a challenge to an Elections System ruling that would have kicked her and runningmate John Canegata off the November general election ballot.

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2014-08-28 01:57:40
UVI and National Park Service Sign Memorandum of Understanding

UVI and the National Park Service enhanced their existing relationship with a memorandum of understanding for a Volunteer for Credit program signed Tuesday in Christiansted.

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2014-08-28 01:10:19
News — St. Croix
Innovative Pushes Switch to New EVO Network

Innovative officials told PSC members Tuesday they have been making the rounds to educate local residents about their new EVO network and hope to have all customers make the switch.

Read entire articleAug 26 2014 - 11:50pm
DSPR After-School Tennis Athletes Participate in National Tournament

Four junior tennis players from the V.I. Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation After-School Tennis Program recently traveled to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to participate in the Annual 97th American Tennis Association National Championship Tournament.

Read entire articleAug 26 2014 - 11:17pm
Legislature Rejects Appropriation Transfer During Hospital Budget Hearing

The Senate Finance Committee voted down the Governor's Office's request to transfer $3.3 million from an accidentally excessive utilities appropriation for renovations and capital projects.

Read entire articleAug 26 2014 - 10:05pm
EDA Hosts Job Fair with UVI

University students and other job seekers learned about employment opportunities with beneficiaries of economic development programs at a job fair Tuesday morning hosted by the EDA and UVI.

Read entire articleAug 26 2014 - 10:01pm
WAPA Board Approves Cleaning of St. Croix Waste Heat Boilers

The V.I. Water and Power Authority governing board approved a $390,000 contract to clean its waste heat boilers, among other actions, at its regular meeting Monday.

Read entire articleAug 26 2014 - 9:54pm
Vandals Ransack Parks Offices at LBJ

 Vandals and thieves ransacked the Sports, Parks and Recreation Department's main office last Thursday. Then over the weekend the department's maintenance warehouse near LBJ Gardens was broken into.

Read entire articleAug 26 2014 - 9:07am
Sen. Capehart's Vehicle Carjacked

While erecting campaign signs near the Hannah’s Rest intersection on St. Croix Monday evening, Sen. Diane Capehart was victim to a dangerous armed robbery and carjacking.

Read entire articleAug 26 2014 - 1:46am
Budget Cuts Inflicting Damage to Carnivals, Casino Commission

The territory's three seasonal festivals, its biggest tourist draws, are being forced to cut back on festivities and entertainment as they absorb back-to-back budget cuts, the volunteer festival committees told the Legislature.

Read entire articleAug 26 2014 - 1:22am
Undercurrents: Government to Test Drive Electric Vehicles

A regular Source feature, Undercurrents explores issues, ideas and events as they develop beneath the surface in the Virgin Islands community.

Up until now, Virgin Islands players have been generally content to watch from the stands, as forces driving the automotive industry circle the track, searching for viable alternative fuels. Recently, however, the territory has begun to edge toward the field.

Read entire articleAug 26 2014 - 1:19am
Answer Desk: Who Removes Abandoned Vehicles?

A St. Thomas reader asks the Source about a burned out car that has been sitting, apparently abandoned, on Black Point Hill. A second burned out vehicle is just up the road, she says. Who will remove these eyesores?

Read entire articleAug 26 2014 - 1:10am