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Four Antilles Students to Represent V.I. in National Math Competition

Four Antilles middle school students were the top scorers at the 2015 territorial MathCounts competition held Thursday on the University of the Virgin Islands’ St. Thomas campus.

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2015-03-27 00:39:43
PSC Approves Power Purchase Agreements for St. Croix Solar Generation

Public Services Commission members on Thursday approved two power purchase and interconnection agreements that would put another six megawatts of solar power on St. Croix.

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2015-03-27 00:30:21
WAPA Board Funds Smart Grid

WAPA voted Thursday to approve buying communications equipment for a territorywide Wireless Field Area Network to supplement its fiber network and smart grid infrastructure.

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2015-03-27 00:27:33
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Budget Woes Worsening Teacher Shortages

Several years of budget cuts and the current massive funding shortfall have delayed contracted school pay raises, hurting morale and recruitment, and making it harder to fill vacancies.

Read entire articleMar 27 2015 - 1:25am
Veterans Now Eligible for Health Care Closer to Home

After years of unnecessary travel for health care, military veterans living in the Virgin Islands will have greater access to physicians and hospitals within the territory, thanks to Act H.R. 572.

Read entire articleMar 27 2015 - 12:53am
Regatta Kicks Off Friday with 62 Yachts

Hosted by the St. Thomas Yacht Club from Friday through Sunday, the 42nd St. Thomas International Regatta boasts a fleet of 62 ranging from 60-foot super high-tech sport boats to 16-foot beach cats.

Read entire articleMar 27 2015 - 12:46am
DPNR: Terminix Used Methyl Bromide Pesticide on St. Croix

A Stop Use order issued Thursday by DPNR indicates that Terminix, the company named in the apparent chemical poisoning on St. John, also used a pesticide containing methyl bromide on St. Croix.

Read entire articleMar 27 2015 - 12:42am
Four Antilles Students to Represent V.I. in National Math Competition

Four Antilles middle school students were the top scorers at the 2015 territorial MathCounts competition held Thursday on the University of the Virgin Islands’ St. Thomas campus.

Read entire articleMar 27 2015 - 12:39am
PSC Approves Power Purchase Agreements for St. Croix Solar Generation

Public Services Commission members on Thursday approved two power purchase and interconnection agreements that would put another six megawatts of solar power on St. Croix.

Read entire articleMar 27 2015 - 12:30am
WAPA Board Funds Smart Grid

WAPA voted Thursday to approve buying communications equipment for a territorywide Wireless Field Area Network to supplement its fiber network and smart grid infrastructure.

Read entire articleMar 27 2015 - 12:27am
Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Gisele Pemberton

Gisele Pemberton is a woman on the move, a woman who is living out her life’s calling and creating a legacy with a global impact as a public health practitioner, researcher and administrator.

Read entire articleMar 26 2015 - 11:57pm
Health Department Closes Woody’s

The Health Department shut down Woody’s Seafood Saloon and Restaurant on Wednesday night for violating the territory’s health laws, the department said Thursday.

Read entire articleMar 26 2015 - 9:54pm
DPNR: Methyl Bromide Pesticide Came from Puerto Rico

Pesticides containing methyl bromide were discontinued for residential use about 10 years ago because of its impact on the ozone layer, but the St. Thomas-based Terminix pest control company was able to buy it in Puerto Rico.

Read entire articleMar 25 2015 - 7:56pm