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BIR Reminds Taxpayers of Extiension Deadline to File 2014 Tax Returns

The Virgin Islands Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) reminds taxpayers who have applied for the six-month automatic extension of time…

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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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Beaches: Environmental Protection Issues Public Advisory

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that, as a result of the recent rains throughout the territory, the Division of Environmental Protection (DEP) anticipates negative environmental impacts caused by storm water runoff.

2015-10-09 13:19:47
Author Yassin Hall, Experts to Hold Mental Health Events

Yassin Hall, the author of “Journey Untold,” is on a mission to end the stigma of mental illness in the United States Virgin Islands. She is bringing a team of mental health professionals to the Virgin Islands, who will inform the public on how to maintain good mental health, stress strategies and coping skills.


2015-10-09 10:20:46
VITEMA All Hazards Preparedness Expo Set for Oct. 23 - 24

The Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) will hold its 2015 Annual All Hazards Preparedness Expo this month, featuring first responder demonstrations, family fun and entertainment, and information and handouts from local, federal and private sector representatives on how to be ready when disaster strikes.
The expo is part of VITEMA’s ongoing education campaign to raise awareness about disaster preparedness and recovery.

2015-10-09 07:53:10
Arts/Entertainment — St. Croix
Book Review: Murder Mystery Spotlights St. John

Author Wilson Roberts captures the quirkiness of life on St. John in his latest novel, set on the island he's called home half the year since the 1980s.


Read entire articleMay 4 2014 - 1:03am
The Bookworm: 'Love, Peace and Soul' from 'Soul Train'

Get out your bell-bottoms and your best dancin’ shoes, have a good Internet connection, and get ready. For you, “The Hippest Trip in America” is a book you’ll want to bust out and find.

Read entire articleMay 1 2014 - 1:02am
The Bookworm: 'Postcards from Cookie'

“Postcards from Cookie” has a bit of a Peeping-Tom element: this is a very personal story of adoption and love. You’re going to want to read this book.

Read entire articleApr 24 2014 - 10:35am
The Bookworm: You'll Want this 'Wanted Woman'

Eric Jerome Dickey excels at making his thriller heroines over-the-top resourceful and steel-tough, and MX-401 is no exception. It’s a miracle that I didn’t rip its pages because I was turning them so fast.

Read entire articleApr 18 2014 - 1:40am
The Bookworm: What Things Should You Tell a Daughter?

This is one diary you needn’t read furtively. “Things I Should Have Told My Daughter” is a book you should see. 

Read entire articleApr 8 2014 - 11:13pm
The Bookworm: Can We Learn to Live Stress Free?

Sood doesn't pretend it's easy, but if reducing stress and lessening worry sounds appealing to you, then 'The Mayo Clinic Guide to Stress-Free Living' is a book you can really sink your teeth into.

Read entire articleApr 3 2014 - 12:50am
The Bookworm: Is There Room at Work for Happiness?

You didn’t accept work because it makes you happy … but it would be nice if it did. And you might actually achieve that if you read 'Real Happiness at Work' by Sharon Salzberg.

Read entire articleMar 27 2014 - 10:05pm
The Bookworm: Take a Splash with Anna Hibiscus

It was a beautiful, sunny day on a beach in Africa. That’s where Anna Hibiscus lives in “Splash, Anna Hibiscus!” and it’s where her whole family was relaxing.

Read entire articleMar 20 2014 - 1:17am
The Bookworm: Totally Smitten with 'Shotgun Lovesongs'

“Shotgun Lovesongs” by Nikolas Butler
c.2014, St. Martin’s Press $25.99 320 pages

It all seemed like a good idea. You’d graduate from high school and take three months to bike across country. Or build a house. Or start a business, hitchhike Europe or any other harebrained plan your teenage minds thought up. It would be a bonding experience. Friends forever.

Read entire articleMar 13 2014 - 1:23am
The Bookworm: Dave Barry on Daughters Dating

Dave Barry is a good dad: he actually took his daughter, Sophie, to a Justin Bieber concert. That was after “the hormone bomb detonated” in his house and he was no longer an authority figure.

Read entire articleMar 6 2014 - 12:18am