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Libraries, Archives & Museums to Host Gothic Handwriting Workshops

The Division of Libraries, Archives & Museums (DLAM) is hosting a USVI/DK Archives Joint Centennial Project through a collaboration with…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Virtue of the Week: Purposefulness

Being purposeful is having a clear focus. Begin with a vision for what you want to accomplish, and concentrate on your goal. ... Some people let things happen; when you are purposeful, you make things happen. 

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2017-01-22 22:08:05
Beach Advisory for January 17-20

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2017-01-20 20:20:22
St. Thomas Starring in Upcoming HGTV Show

Two upcoming January episodes of the popular HGTV series “Beachfront Bargain Hunt” are expected to feature St. Thomas and several local professionals.

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2017-01-20 18:28:46
Commentary - Op-ed — St. Croix
Virtue of the Week: Purposefulness

Being purposeful is having a clear focus. Begin with a vision for what you want to accomplish, and concentrate on your goal. ... Some people let things happen; when you are purposeful, you make things happen. 

Read entire articleJan 22 2017 - 11:08pm
Democatic Party State Chairwoman Calls for Senator Elect to be Seated in Legislature

The Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands is concerned that more than one week after the 32nd Legislature has been sworn in, the seventh St. Thomas seat remains vacant.

Read entire articleJan 20 2017 - 6:42pm
Once a Visitor, Always a Friend

Cruise passengers decide on a cruise vacation for several reasons. Some find it an economical vacation option, as a cruise allows travelers to experience multiple destinations in one trip.

Read entire articleJan 17 2017 - 8:59pm
Source Manager’s Journal: The USVI and Climate Change: Some Basic Assumptions

When someone presents you with what they say is a "fact," rather than wasting your time contesting it, look at the underlying assumptions driving the statement.

Read entire articleJan 17 2017 - 8:48pm
Virtue of the Week: Diligence

Diligence is working hard and doing your absolute best. You take special care by doing things step by step. Diligence helps you to get things done with excellence and enthusiasm. Diligence leads to success. 

Read entire articleJan 15 2017 - 8:44pm
Let Me Take My Seat by Senator-elect Kevin A. Rodriquez

Senator-elect Kevin A. Rodriquez defends his right to be a duly elected senator – because the people voted him in, not because a court decides who won.

Read entire articleJan 12 2017 - 1:46pm
Virtue of the Week: Determination

Determination is using your willpower to do something when it isn't easy. You are determined to meet your goals even when it is hard or you are being tested. With determination we make our dreams come true. 

Read entire articleJan 8 2017 - 1:17pm
Virtue of the Week: Perseverance

Perseverance is being steadfast and persistent. You commit to your goals and overcome obstacles, no matter how long it takes. When you persevere, you don't give up, you keep going. 

Read entire articleJan 1 2017 - 10:02pm
Source Manager's Journal: Governing, Politics and Responsibility

Dramas of major proportions are playing out on big and small stages, including the United States and the U.S. Virgin Islands. 

Read entire articleDec 29 2016 - 2:18am
V.I. Businesses Continue to Bear Brunt of Proposed Tax Increases

St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce does not like the legislation now before the Senate that would raise “sin taxes” in the territory.

Read entire articleDec 19 2016 - 3:32pm