Ralph Blanchard, independent aviation consultant and president of the U.S. Virgin Islands Airways, is again asking the local government and the private sector to consider developing their own tourist airline.
It appears the V.I. government is forcing the pharmacists to take third-party pay cards for medications, while the third-party payer is reimbursing them less than cost, writes Kirk Grybowski. In other words, Virgin Islands pharmacists are being forced into being charitable institutions.
Gov. Charles W. Turnbull will begin next week to make decisions about how to reduce the governments expenses. Those decisions are likely to involve cutting personnel.
Roy L. Martin has been named head of the Tax Assessor's Office. He is a 30-year employee of the office.
The Citicorp Foundation has established a $40,000 Citibank Community Fund at the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands. The fund is designed to provide assistance and support to residents of St. Thomas's public housing communities.
You can make a difference in your community by giving to United Way, an organization that makes a positive difference in many people's lives.
Gov. Charles W. Turnbull has proclaimed February as Black History Month in the Virgin Islands. This year marks the 34th anniversary of Black History Month.
Revised 1040INFO forms are now available at the V.I. Internal Revenue Bureau. The form must be used by every individual who is a bona fide resident of the Virgin Islands at the end of the taxable year to report any income from non-V.I. sources.
The Humane Society's Valentine's Ball is back. On Saturday, Feb. 13, it will be held at the Marriott Frenchman's Reef Hotel.
The winter exhibit of artwork created by students of the School of Visual Arts and Careers will hang through February at the Fort Christian Museum.