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VIEDA and Subsidiaries Hold Governing Board Decision Meeting Oct. 24

The V.I. Economic Development Authority, along with its subsidiaries -- the Economic Development Commission and the Economic Development Bank, will…

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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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Documentary Examines Holes in V.I. Mental Health System

Many heart-wrenching aspects of mental health care in the Virgin Islands are examined in a new film by award-winning St. Croix documentary filmmaker, Johanna Bermudez-Ruiz.

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2014-10-23 22:46:58
WAPA Board OKs Funds for Propane Conversion

The board of the V.I. Water and Power Authority approved a $4.2 million contract for design and upgrade of the fire protection systems needed for the conversion to propane gas.

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2014-10-23 20:55:56
Educational Complex Holds Spanish Spelling Bee

Top spellers in the St. Croix Educational Complex foreign language classes competed in a Spanish spelling bee as their cheering classmates filled the school’s library last Thursday -- a culminating activity for the school’s observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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2014-10-23 00:04:54
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The Bookworm: One Powerful Story

Even if you’ve seen the movie, I think you owe it to yourself to read this book on which it’s based. For readers who love history, “Twelve Years a Slave” is one incredibly powerful story.

Read entire articleNov 27 2013 - 9:40pm
The Bookworm: 'Letters to an Incarcerated Brother'

This isn’t just a reference for inmates. It’ll also be a great help for their families, as well as a caution for boys who are headed for trouble. “Letters to an Incarcerated Brother” has it locked up.

Read entire articleNov 22 2013 - 3:08am
The Bookworm Gets Lost in 'Looking for Trouble'

So look for a place to settle in and grab “Looking for Trouble.” Getting lost in this story won’t take but a minute.

Read entire articleNov 13 2013 - 10:13pm
The Bookworm: Stop in Your Tracks

Then again, there are times when even the unstoppable is halted in its tracks. And in the new book, “His Third Wife” by Grace Octavia, the octagonal red sign is up ahead.

Read entire articleOct 31 2013 - 2:16am
The Bookworm: A Marshmallow with Heat in 'Losing to Win'

Readers who are looking for a marshmallow (with heat!) will enjoy this book, and romance lovers will eat it up. If that’s you, then I definitely think “Losing to Win” by Michele Grant is one to look for.

Read entire articleOct 24 2013 - 12:58am
The Bookworm: Serafina's Promise

You’ve got a dream and you’ll do anything to see it happen. But in the new book “Serafina’s Promise” by Ann E. Burg, realizing a dream might mean going through nightmares first.

Read entire articleOct 17 2013 - 12:52am
The Bookworm: Becoming a Leader

Leaders are true to themselves, but they understand that they must be “different, better, more” than those around them, Sharpton says in his new book, 'The Rejected Stone.'

Read entire articleOct 9 2013 - 8:37pm
The Bookworm: Dancing to the Tune of Social Justice

There’s something in this book for music fans and political historians. If you want to learn more about women and the roots of social justice, “Harlem Nocturne” will make you dance.

Read entire articleOct 2 2013 - 10:02pm
The Bookworm: 'Sister Betty Says I Do'

If you’re looking for an easy, entertaining novel just for fun, 'Sister Betty Says I Do' will probably do.

Read entire articleSep 26 2013 - 1:45am
The Bookworm: The Latest from Terry McMillan

If you’re looking for a little escape this weekend or confirmation that your life isn’t so bad after all, then here’s the novel you want: “Who Asked You?” by best-selling author Terry McMillian.

Read entire articleSep 19 2013 - 12:50am