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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

EDC Public Meeting and VIEDA, ECZC Governing Board Decision Meetings Slated

A public hearing for the Economic Development Commission (EDC) is scheduled for 9 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 19. Governing Board…

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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."

 

MOVIES

Now Playing: “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Armies,” “The Hobbit (3D)” and “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb"

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

LOCAL NEWS

WAPA Board Discusses Refinery Sale

WAPA's governing board approved expenses and extensions and discussed the consequences of approving or denying the sale of the Hovensa refinery at its monthly meeting Thursday.

Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Sharon Alicia Simmons

A professor, business advisor, real estate developer, academic researcher and writer, habitual entrepreneur Sharon Simmons is fulfilling her dreams one day at a time.

V.I. Writer Wins Literary Award

Virgin Islander Tiphanie Yanique, an assistant professor of writing at the New School has won the 2014 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize for her 368-page debut novel, "Land of Love and Drowning."

Housing Board Approves deChabert Demolition Contract

V.I. Housing Authority board members voted Wednesday to move ahead with a contract not to exceed $4.6 million for the demolition of the former Ralph deChabert Housing Community in Christiansted, which has been…

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

Demand answers. Question authority. Agitate for change. Go ahead, you're entitled.

 
 
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…

SOURCE PICKS

The Bookworm: 'The Lollipop Monster’s Christmas'

Every home, it seems, contains a Gimme Monster at some point or other during the holidays. When that happens,…

Travelers Get Free Wi-Fi at CEKA

Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas now offers free high-speed Wi-Fi to departing passengers. The service began last…

Source Manager’s Journal: News From the Mainland

Virgin Islanders focused on Christmas shopping, the changeover in government, algae on the beach and the potential Hovensa sale…

Crime Stoppers: Protect Your Identity

What can you do to be protected from cybercriminals? Educate yourself! After all, the scammers spend a great deal…

Playing Chicken with a Mack Truck is Usually Bad for the Chicken

We are very pleased with the Senate decision to move the Atlantic Basin Refinery deal on to the full session…

Refinery Purchase Moves Forward in Senate

Although many senators said they had concerns about its content, the Senate Finance Committee voted to send an agreement to…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Health Beat: Certified Nurse Midwife Shannon Calhoon

Shannan Calhoon, a certified nurse midwife – or CNM – is delivering more than babies, and delivering comprehensive care to women of all ages at Primary Care GYN, PLLC , in LaGrande Princesse.

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ON ST. THOMAS

Health Beat: A Journey Through Dorene's Garden

The multi-talented Dorene Carle is a walking advertisement for her health style restaurant and takeout: Dorene’s Garden of Eating.

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