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DPNR Resumes Accepting Electrical Permits for Renewable Energy Systems

The V.I. Department Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) has resumed accepting electrical permits for renewable energy systems including those for…

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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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Now Playing: “The Hunger Games: Mocking Jay – Part 1” and “Beyond the Lights”

The following movies are playing at Market Square East Theaters on St. Thomas.

LOCAL NEWS

Boys and Girls Clubs Celebrate Thanksgiving with Dinner

The Boys and Girls Club in Christiansted gathered Tuesday after school for a Thanksgiving feast. The St. Thomas Club celebrated on Tuesday and dinner will be served Wednesday at the Frederiksted Club.

Elections Boards Petitioned to Recount Ballots

Both district boards of Elections received petitions this week from unsuccessful candidates asking for a recount of the general election on Nov. 4.

Health Department Signs Contract for Cancer Registry

The V.I. Health Department has signed a contract with Reflectx Oncology Resources to create a long-anticipated territorial cancer registry, according to the department.

Corrections Bureau Facing Sanctions for Paying Fed Monitor Late

A court-appointed monitor overseeing compliance on problems at Golden Grove prison is asking the V.I. Bureau of Corrections to be held in contempt of court for repeatedly failing to pay him on time.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

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Gratitude is a Game Changer

What if we all woke up every morning, looked out at the rising sun and expressed gratitude in whatever way we chose for another day…

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Friends of V.I. National Park Announce Seminar Series

With the first of the Friends of V.I. National Park seminars slated for Jan. 2, now is the time to…

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…

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…

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…

Undercurrents: Audio Library Offers Bestsellers

For nearly 50 years, the territory has been providing talking books to residents who are visually impaired, but outside…

Virtue of the Week: Respect

R-E-S-P-E-C-T, find out what it means to you in Virtue of the Week.

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

GERS Issues Bonus Checks

The Government Employees Retirement System announced Monday that it has processed and issued 6,851 checks of $103.08 each for eligible retirees, the so-called V.I. Lottery bonus.

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ON ST. THOMAS

@Work: Realtor Offers More than Location

After 26 years in the business, Suzanne Mabe has no trouble recalling her first real estate sale. The office was so new, saw horses served asfurniture. Since then, Mabe has become one of St. Thomas’ most respected Realtors.

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