ST. THOMAS - E's Garden Tea House and Things, at the entrance of Garden Street in downtown Charlotte Amalie, recently opened its doors to the tea loving public and customers who want to relax.

Business owner, Judith Watlington-Edwin said her love of teas, the Garden Street neighborhood and the incentives being offered by the Economic Development Authority all contributed to her decision to pursue her vision - to open a teahouse in the Virgin Islands.

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Innovative is offering pre-qualified Lifeline customers up to 1.0 Mbps high-speed Internet service for $15 per month with no installation fee.

To qualify for the offer, particpants must be an Innovative Telephone customer and a certified Lifeline recipient. Discounted Internet is not a federally mandated program and bears no direct association to Lifeline.

Innovative Telephone, in conjunction with the V.I. Public Services Commission and the Federal Communications Commission, provides the Lifeline program that reduces the cost of basic wireline telephone service. Lifeline is a supported, non-transferrable, government assistance program only available to eligible consumers who meet certain income criteria and federal requirements.

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AeroMD launches air ambulance service

ST. THOMAS - AeroMD, a new air ambulance in the territory, conducted a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday at the St. Thomas Jet center to launch their service.

AeroMD has two ICU-equipped jets - a Beechcraft Super King Air 200 and a Learjet 35A - that are outfitted with state-of-the-art technology and medical equipment, according to the company's website.

The planes, which are based permanently on St. Thomas, are available for emergency and non-emergency long-distance flights, and crews are available 24/7, 365 days a year.

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