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This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.

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The Status of HIV/AIDS in the Virgin Islands

The HIV epidemic not only affects the health of individuals, it impacts households and communities. In the Virgin Islands, 1,061 HIV and AIDS cases were reported between 1983 and December 2014.

2015-11-27 22:07:42
V.I. Veterans of the Vietnam War Documentary to Be Shown Dec. 1-3

V.I. American Legion District 10 will present a locally-made documentary on Virgin Islanders who served in the Vietnam War. “Proudly We Served: Virgin Islands Veterans of the Vietnam War” is a compilation of 25 interviews conducted with the intention of preserving the history of the territory and honor the military service of those who served during the conflict.

2015-11-26 12:25:40
Mapp Approves One, Denies Two EDA Tax Benefit Applications

Gov. Kenneth Mapp approved the application of Spectrum Engineering Inc., a St. Croix-based engineering and construction firm, for Economic Development Authority benefits this week.

2015-11-25 22:41:45
Arts/Entertainment - Showcase — St. Croix
The Bookworm: 'Body of Truth'

In the new book “Body of Truth” by Harriet Brown, you’ll see that everything you thought you knew about weight may be a big fat lie.

Read entire articleApr 16 2015 - 9:52pm
The Bookworm: What it Takes to Succeed

Editors Jealous and Shorters invited 40 black men from all walks of life and achievement to tell their stories and share what helped them succeed.

Read entire articleApr 9 2015 - 10:30pm
The Bookworm: Meet 'A Penguin Named Patience'

Toddlers might be willing to sit still for this book, but I think pre-school kids and early grade-schoolers will enjoy it best. Find “A Penguin Named Patience” and get ready to open it.

Read entire articleApr 2 2015 - 11:38pm
The Bookworm: 'Stealing the Game' is Perfect 3-Pointer

More than just a basketball novel, “Stealing the Game” is also a mystery, solved by a sharp, smart, funny, and genuinely nice 13-year-old. It’s perfect. Three points.

Read entire articleMar 26 2015 - 11:47pm
The Bookworm: 'It's Not Rocket Science'

Here impossibly high-positioned, super-famous CEOs are not held up as the only examples of achievement. That gives readers a sense that, indeed, mega-success truly is attainable by anyone.

Read entire articleMar 13 2015 - 1:29am
The Bookworm: Not a Perfect Children's Book

Readers looking for the life story of Baker will find the usual: her rough childhood, her early career, her later performances. So far, so good – until you take into account the missing words, incorrect facts and timeline confusion.

Read entire articleMar 5 2015 - 11:05pm
The Bookworm: 'Revolutionary Year in Music'

This book will have you humming along with songs you remember, but what’s most fascinating about this book is seeing how times changed so completely in one year.

Read entire articleFeb 26 2015 - 9:22pm
The Bookworm: Anne Tyler's Latest Family Saga

Cut from the same cloth. That’s what your grandma said about you and your siblings, but it couldn’t have been further from the truth: you were different as sun and rain.

Read entire articleFeb 20 2015 - 12:47am
The Bookworm: Life After Mean Girls

There is life after high school. You wouldn’t imagine spending the rest of your days feeling like you did at 13, or enduring a not-cool lifetime of zits, hormones, self-consciousness, bad hair and Mean Girls.

Read entire articleFeb 13 2015 - 1:01am
The Bookworm: 'Shark Skin Suite'

If you’re new to Tim Dorsey’s novels, beware that the first two-thirds of this book are pure free-for-all. But if you’re a fan, head to the bookstore for “Shark Skin Suite.” It's is your kinda book.

Read entire articleFeb 5 2015 - 8:50pm