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VIEDA and Subsidiaries Hold Governing Board Decision Meeting Oct. 24

The V.I. Economic Development Authority, along with its subsidiaries -- the Economic Development Commission and the Economic Development Bank, will…

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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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WAPA Board OKs Funds for Propane Conversion

The board of the V.I. Water and Power Authority approved a $4.2 million contract for design and upgrade of the fire protection systems needed for the conversion to propane gas.

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2014-10-23 20:55:56
Philanthropist Peter Gruber Dies

Peter Gruber, a businessman who donated generously to various entities in the Virgin Islands and around the world, died Saturday after a long illness, with his wife Patricia at his side

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2014-10-22 23:17:02
Ferry and Sailboat Collide Near Red Hook

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating the cause of a collision between Varlack Venture’s ferry, Capitol Venture, and the 65-foot sailboat New Horizons. The collision occurred Wednesday, according to the Coast Guard.

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2014-10-22 22:25:56
Accommodations — St. John
St. John's Green Resorts

MAHO BAY CAMPS
HARMONY STUDIOS
CONCORDIA ECO TENTS
EST. CONCORDIA STUDIOS

Nestled in the V.I. NATIONAL PARK on the island of St. John, these properties offer simple comfort in unspoiled settings overlooking white sand beaches and turquoise water, most with stunning vistas.
From Maho Bay Camps inexpensive tent-cottages ("…the best value in the Caribbean…"NY Times) and Harmony and Concordia's quiet, comfortable Studios to Concordia’s unique Eco-Tents ("…low prices and high style…" Vogue) these four award winning environmental showcases offer a vacation experience to satisfy any budget.
At Maho and Harmony you can be as relaxed or active as you like. On-site Watersports Center offers sailing, scuba, snorkeling and boardsailing. Three extraordinary beaches adjoin the property. Superb hiking trails are in easy reach. The Pavilion Restaurant and (winter season) Beach Café serve great food in a casual, social setting. There's nightly entertainment and our Arts Center offers demonstrations and craft workshops using recycled materials.
Concordia, on the remote southeast end of St. John is the place for those seeking peace and quiet in a setting of remarkable natural beauty. Choose from a variety of studios and award-winning eco-tents. The eco-tents are solar powered, each with private bath. All eco-tents have spectacular views of either Rams Head Point, Salt Pond Bay, Drunk Bay or various islands in the BVI. The studios are comfortable, fully equipped units, most with the same spectacular views as the eco-tents. With rarely visited beaches and hiking trails on the south side of St. John and an eclectic mix of Coral Bay restaurants in easy driving distance, Concordia offers complete relaxation in a unique setting.
This summer we have two great specials for guests at Maho Bay Camps and Concordia Eco-Tents:
*** There is no charge for children 16 and under when accompanied by an adult.
*** There is a 50% discount for VI residents from May 1 until December 15, 2002. (proof of residency required). For local reservations call 715-0500.
All others please call 800-392-9004 or visit our website at www.maho.org

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