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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
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UVI School of Medicine to Reapply for Accreditation

The UVI Board of Trustees voted in executive session Tuesday to reapply to the Liaison Committee for Medical Education for preliminary accreditation for the UVI School of Medicine.

Mapp Nominates Two to VIWMA, VIPA Boards

Gov. Kenneth Mapp named LaToya Williams to the V.I. Waste Management Authority governing board and Marvin Forbes to the V.I. Port Authority governing board this week.

Feds Providing Nearly $1 Million for V.I. Library Renovations

The U.S. Department of the Interior Office of Insular Affairs approved scopes of work for nearly $1 million in federally funded work renovating three V.I. public libraries, according to DPNR.

New V.I. Concealed Weapon Law Moves Forward in Senate

Procedures for issuing a concealed weapon permit will be completely overhauled if a bill sent on for final Senate approval last week becomes law.

Virtue of the Week: Tolerance

Being tolerant is accepting differences. You are free of prejudice, knowing that all people have feelings, needs, hopes and dreams. Tolerance is also accepting things you wish were different.

Check Out All the Crucian Christmas Events This Month!

St. Croix's month-long Christmas Carnival festivities started Saturday, Nov. 28 with a "mini-carnival" at the Herbert Grigg Home for the Aged featuring a parade, food, fashion, soca, steel-pan, marching bands, Santa Claus and more.

WAPA Approves Base Rate Petitions to Fund Generator Lease Payments, Unit Overhaul

A petition for an electric base rate increase approved by the WAPA board Monday would cover six more months of lease payments for one generator, along with an overhaul to a unit, for $8.3 million.

Feds File Suit Against V.I. Government Over VIWMA

The U.S. Department of Justice filed suit against the V.I. government for its failure to live up to the terms of consent decrees between the VIWMA, the V.I. government and the federal EPA.

Crucian Fusion Dining Excursions Continue

The main course of this week’s Crucian Fusion Culinary Excursion is Saturday’s gourmet food and drinks competition and tasting at Whim Plantation Museum, but events are also planned midweek.

Virtue of the Week: Understanding

Understanding is using your mind to think clearly, paying attention to see the meaning of things. An understanding mind gives you insights and wonderful ideas.





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