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Agriculture Offices Close Early for Staff Holiday Luncheon

The V.I. Department of Agriculture’s (VIDOA) St. Croix offices will be closing at noon on Friday, Dec. 19 and the…

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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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Source Manager’s Journal: News From the Mainland

Virgin Islanders focused on Christmas shopping, the changeover in government, algae on the beach and the potential Hovensa sale may have missed some of the news from the mainland.

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2014-12-17 17:09:53
Playing Chicken with a Mack Truck is Usually Bad for the Chicken

We are very pleased with the Senate decision to move the Atlantic Basin Refinery deal on to the full session Friday.
 

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2014-12-17 07:41:41
Refinery Purchase Moves Forward in Senate

Although many senators said they had concerns about its content, the Senate Finance Committee voted to send an agreement to sell and reopen the Hovensa refinery on to the Rules and Judiciary Committee for further consideration in a 2:45 a.m. vote Wednesday.

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2014-12-17 07:14:01
Arts/Entertainment — St. Croix
CELEBRATE HARBOUR NIGHT VALENTINE'S DAY

Harbour Night, a Caribbean street festival, will take place 7 p.m. to midnight Wednesday, Feb. 14 at Strand Street, on the waterfront in Frederiksted.
For this Harbour Night, Frederiksted welcomes 3500 cruise ship passengers and crew from Carnival Victory, three Dutch Navy ships and a large local turnout to celebrate Harbour Night Valentine's Day.

Read entire articleFeb 9 2001 - 9:20pm
THE WEDDING PLANNER, BUT WHOSE WEDDING?

"The Wedding Planner" stars Jennifer Lopez as the planner, a secretly bereft soul named Mary who plans weddings for others, as opposed to her own. It's quite a lucrative business and only a true insider ( you, the audience), could see that she is bereft.

Read entire articleFeb 8 2001 - 6:31pm
FINDING FORRESTER - IN THE SOUTH BRONX

"Finding Forrester" brings together as unlikely a set of talents as you'd want to spend two and a half hours with. That's a lot of time. Some say perhaps too much.

Read entire articleFeb 8 2001 - 5:36pm
CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON - A MARTIAL ART

Ang Lee has taken the martial arts movie out of the high kick genre, and into high art in "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon." This is the expressed opinion several movie critics, who rarely ever agree on anything.

Read entire articleFeb 8 2001 - 5:31pm
POST-CIVIL WAR NOVEL IS A STORY OF SPIRIT

The aftermath of the War Between the States was an ugly time for those in the rural South struggling to return to peaceful normalcy. Source book reviewer Bette Davis writes that "Nowhere Else on Earth," a novel by Josephine Humphreys, has a lyrical, mystical quality even as it focuses on such grim subject matter. Sponsored by Dockside Bookshop on St. Thomas

Read entire articleFeb 7 2001 - 9:19pm
BLUES NEWS: JIMMY THACKERY IS BACK

Blues guitarist Jimmy Thackery, who's performing Thursday on St. John, Friday on St. Thomas and Saturday on St. Croix, needs your help. Well, at least he's asking for it. No, actually he needs it.

Read entire articleFeb 7 2001 - 7:37pm
SHORT STORIES DON'T GET ANY BETTER THAN PAINE'S

Source book reviewer Richard Dey's praise for onetime St. John resident Tom Paine's book of short stories, "Scar Vegas," is anything but faint. Never mind that one of the 10 tales is set on St. John, Dey says, "These are among the best short stories written in the last several decades."

Read entire articleFeb 2 2001 - 12:39pm
ST. CROIX ARTIST PAINTS BERMUDA

Local artist, Luca Gasperi, recently returned from a two-month art residency in Bermuda.

Read entire articleFeb 2 2001 - 12:08pm
NORTH AND WEST: MARIA HENLE'S PERSPECTIVE

Maria Henle presents her latest work with an opening reception in her studio Friday, Feb. 2, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Read entire articleFeb 2 2001 - 11:32am
TATSUMA PIANO DUO AT WHIM

Tatsuma Piano Duo, comprised of dynamic concert artist Rei Hotoda, and pianist and well-known conductor William Eddins will play in concert at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 23 and 24 at the Whim Museum.

Read entire articleFeb 1 2001 - 9:39pm