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K-12 Registration for School Year 2015-2016 to Begin March 11

Public School registration on St. Croix for School Year 2015-16 will begin Wednesday, March 11, for kindergarten students only at the Division of Student Services. Registration for first to twelfth grades (1-12) is scheduled to begin Wednesday, May 27.

Expansion of Affordable Housing on St. Croix

The V.I. Housing Authority Board of Commissioners approved several resolutions Friday at their monthly meeting including to move forward with the third phase of the Louis E. Brown Villas on St. Croix.

Barker Gets Aggressive with Senator During Barker Hearing

A professional barker on Thursday got aggressive and hostile toward a senator and was removed from a hearing on proposed legislation banning barkers over their being aggressive and hostile.

Cuba Diary: Before Cuba ‘Opens Up’

Source Publisher Shaun A. Pennington recently traveled to Cuba on a license obtained by the Nation magazine. This is a series of articles that offer her first-hand cultural and educational experiences in the nearby country.

Program Pays Rent For Homeless

A new pilot program renting apartments for chronically homeless has potential to reduce the V.I. social and government budgetary costs of homelessness, if it can be kept up and expanded.

Crime Stoppers: Three Unsolved Homicides

Detectives urge anyone with information concerning these homicides to phone the Criminal Investigation Bureau, 911 or, if you want to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers.

Legislature Considering Retro Pay for Landowners

Landowning government employees and retirees may be first to get decades-old retroactive pay if legislation before the Senate is enacted into law.

Government Setting Aside $1 Million to Fight Hovensa

Legislation approved in committee Tuesday would set aside $1 million from any available funds to help sue Hovensa for the $40 million the refinery is not paying on a court settlement.

Labor Department Offers Services for Hovensa Layoffs

The final shutdown of the Hovensa facility will affect about 170 employees for the company and its contractors, and the Department of Labor is working to provide services to them.

February 2015 One of Wettest on Record

If it seems like this year you were hauling out your umbrella more than usual in February, you were right. “It was the wettest February on record at St. Thomas airport.”

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