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WAPA Begins Decorative Street Lights Project in Downtown Christiansted

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) and contractor ZENON Construction will begin construction for the decorative street light…

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With schools across the territory getting ready for a Sept. 2 opening date, V.I. Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory told the community the Education Department is focused on "putting in the framework we need to support our students, our teachers and our administrators."

 
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V.I. Agencies Prepping For Ebola But Risk Is Slight, Officials Tell Senate

V.I. Health, hospital and emergency management officials are coordinating, training and preparing for the nightmare scenario of an Ebola outbreak in the territory, but agency officials told senators Wednesday an outbreak is unlikely and there is no cause for alarm.

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2014-10-29 19:16:07
Source Manager’s Journal: Building a Better Future

In the view of this outsider, there are two problem areas in which a focused, long-term effort can make a big – and permanent – difference in the quality of life in the Virgin Islands.

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2014-10-28 23:41:57
Griffith Presents $10M Plan of Correction

Juan Luis Hospital CEO Kendall Griffith presented a $10.3 million plan of correction Monday to the Territorial Board, a plan to get the embattled hospital up to the standards of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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2014-10-28 23:12:50
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V.I. Council on the Arts Announces Poetry Out Loud Winners

 V.I. Council on the Arts, a division of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources, in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and The Poetry Foundation, organizes Poetry Out Loud (POL), which encourages high school students to learn about great poetry through memorization, performance and competition.

Read entire articleMar 20 2013 - 5:36am
The Bookworm Recomends Walter Mosley's Latest Paperback

Making a mess is called “living.” But in the novel “All I Did Was Shoot My Man” by Walter Mosley, another mess needs cleaning up soon – or somebody dies.

Read entire articleMar 14 2013 - 4:03pm
CMCArts Offers Six-Week Pottery Course

 Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts offers a course on learning how to use a potter’s wheel to make pots and dishes.

Read entire articleMar 8 2013 - 9:43am
The Bookworm Recomends a Cure for 'the Gimmes'

Somewhere in your home there lives a little beggar who can’t take “no” for an answer. If you had a dime for every dollar he’s asked for, you’d be rich.

Read entire articleMar 6 2013 - 10:08pm
The Bookworm Recommends 'Double Victory'

Through interviews, documents and diaries, Mullenbach tells the story of courageous women determined to serve their country, even when it seemed that no one wanted them to.

Read entire articleFeb 27 2013 - 7:21pm
The Bookworm Reads: A Caregiving Plan for Alzheimer's

For Baby Boomers, elders and caregivers now and in the (possible) future, “Dr. Ruth’s Guide for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver” sheds a lot of light.

Read entire articleFeb 13 2013 - 6:10pm
The Bookworm Asks: Remember 'Sweet 16'?

Chanti is like Nancy Drew in the ’hood: same savvy sleuthing but with the bite of modern realism and a good amount of humor. There’s keen danger depicted here – but no profanity.

Read entire articleFeb 6 2013 - 8:15pm
The Bookworm Loved 'Saturday Night Widows'

Blindsided by the early death of her husband, author Becky Aikman explains in the new book, “Saturday Night Widows,” how it takes a small village to raise a young widow's spirits.

Read entire articleJan 30 2013 - 8:20pm
The Bookworm Asks: What's Better, What's Worse?

If you want a quick-to-read novel that’s not easy to read, grab “The Perfect Marriage” because you could do better or you could do worse.

Read entire articleJan 23 2013 - 3:43pm
The Bookworm Asks: Who was First?

There are definite advantages to being first. In the new book, “Black Firsts” by Jessie Carney Smith, you’ll find information on tens of thousands of folks who’ve gone before you.

Read entire articleJan 16 2013 - 5:41pm