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Libraries, Archives & Museums to Host Gothic Handwriting Workshops

The Division of Libraries, Archives & Museums (DLAM) is hosting a USVI/DK Archives Joint Centennial Project through a collaboration with…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Virtue of the Week: Purposefulness

Being purposeful is having a clear focus. Begin with a vision for what you want to accomplish, and concentrate on your goal. ... Some people let things happen; when you are purposeful, you make things happen. 

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2017-01-22 22:08:05
Beach Advisory for January 17-20

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2017-01-20 20:20:22
St. Thomas Starring in Upcoming HGTV Show

Two upcoming January episodes of the popular HGTV series “Beachfront Bargain Hunt” are expected to feature St. Thomas and several local professionals.

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2017-01-20 18:28:46
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Limetree Bay Terminals Celebrates One Year Anniversary

On Jan. 4, Limetree Bay Terminals celebrated its one year anniversary. Employees, contractors and their families celebrated the one year milestone with a family-style picnic on Jan. 15.

Read entire articleJan 16 2017 - 5:46pm
Cruise Ship Schedule for St. Croix for January 1-31

This is the cruise ship schedule for St. Croix for January 1-31, 2017. Ships dock at Anne E. Abramson Marine Facility, Frederiksted Pier.  Royal Caribbean’s Azamara Quest cruise ship will make an unscheduled call on St. Croix on Thursday, Jan. 12.

Read entire articleDec 31 2016 - 8:03pm
FirstBank Pays Off $10,000 Loan for Contest Winner

FirstBank extends congratulations to Bernardo Ortiz, the winner of its summer “Pay off Your Loan” contest. As the lucky winner, Ortiz will have his entire unsecured personal loan of $10,000 paid off by FirstBank.

Read entire articleDec 28 2016 - 7:22pm
SBA, Chamber of Commerce Enter Strategic Alliance to Foster Small Business Creation

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the St. Croix Chamber of Commerce have entered a strategic alliance to foster the creation of small businesses and economic development in the local area.

Read entire articleDec 22 2016 - 9:21am
HH Tire Reopens Days after Devastating Fire
HH Tire and Battery on St. Croix, which burned to the ground Monday, reopened at a new, temporary location Friday at the east end of Hess Road.
Read entire articleDec 2 2016 - 11:28pm
St. Croix's ‘Castle’ for Sale at $15 Million

The eye-catching residence on St. Croix's east end called "The Castle" is up for sale.

Read entire articleOct 27 2016 - 11:25pm
Realtors Give $10,000+ Check to Boys and Girls Club

Under the coordination of the Community Outreach Committee, the St. Croix Board of Realtors presented Neil Canton, director of the Boys and Girls Club of the Virgin Islands, with a check for $10,200 on Oct. 10.

Read entire articleOct 10 2016 - 9:58pm
Don de Wilde Leaves Buccaneer Hotel After Almost 40 Years

After nearly 40 years, Don de Wilde is leaving as tennis director and resident professional at the Buccaneer Hotel on St. Croix.

Read entire articleOct 1 2016 - 12:56am
Students Exhibit Their Entrepreneurial Spirit

V.I. high school students participating in the Junior Achievement program competed last month to showcase their business acumen and the winners get the chance to compete in Mexico.

Read entire articleJul 7 2016 - 10:35pm
UVICELL Offers New Course for Real Estate Brokers

The University of the Virgin Islands Community Engagement and Lifelong Learning (UVICELL) Center is launching a new course designed specifically for individuals in the real estate industry with a desire to become a licensed real estate broker.

Read entire articleSep 8 2014 - 4:53pm