DOJ, PSC Present Budgets to Finance

The Committee on Finance, chaired by Senator Clifford Graham, hosted a meeting to receive testimony from the Department of Justice, the Public Services Commission and the Office of Veterans Affairs relative to the FY2017 budget, last week at the Earle B. Ottley Legislative Hall. The Department of Justice presented a proposed budget consisting of $15,531,583…

Employees at Cinnamon & Trunk Face Layoffs

As Caneel Bay Resort completes the final months of its management of concessions at Cinnamon Bay Campground (in August) and Trunk Bay Beach (in September), 32 employees are facing layoffs. The news came as a shock to many of the employees. “We heard about the layoffs from the media before they told us,” said one…

VI-SBDC Gets Accreditation

VI Small Business Development Center Training’s next course, Developing Your Business Plan, will be held Wednesday, August 17 on St. Thomas. Visit www.sdbcvi.org to register. America’s Small Business Development Center Network re-accredited the Virgin Islands Small Business Development Center, (VI-SBDC) this spring, thereby affirming the center’s viability in assisting new and existing entrepreneurs in the…

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