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GERS Resumes Loans Intake Process

Government Employees’ Retirement System (GERS) reminds members that the Loans Intake Process resumes on Wednesday. Oct. 1.

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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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Unclear Who Transports Dead Bodies on St. John

While the Justice Department said Monday that Emergency Medical Services would now transport dead bodies on St. John, the Health Department has a different take on the matter.

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2014-09-30 22:36:48
Jails Locked Down as Prisoner Transfer Commences

The Bureau of Corrections unexpectedly transferred 78 prisoners to stateside facilities Tuesday morning and more transfers may be in the works, citing an attempt to alleviate overcrowding.

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2014-09-30 17:07:39
Undercurrents: UVI Researchers Mine for Riches in the Strangest Places

In UVI's Caribbean Green Technology Center, student researchers are employing new methods to generate bio-fuels from materials as diverse and mundane as leftover cooking grease and algae.

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2014-09-30 00:38:12
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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