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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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St. Croix Clubs and Organizations Directory

Here is a partial list of clubs and organizations on St. Croix. Listings (group name, mailing address, phone, fax, e-mail, Web site and contact person) are free, and the Source welcomes additions and appreciates updates. Please use the contact us form to submit your organization's listing or update. 

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Lutheran Social Services Participates in National MLK Day of Service

AmeriCorps members of Project Reach Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands (LSSVI) and thousands of organizations across the country honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the nation’s largest day of civic engagement, Monday, Jan. 16.

Read entire articleJan 21 2017 - 2:21am
St. Croix Student Awarded Salus University Alumni Travel Grant

The Salus University Alumni Association has awarded a travel grant to student Kelley Tison to attend the Association of Vision Rehabilitation Therapists Professional Development Conference.

Read entire articleJan 20 2017 - 9:32pm
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:

Read entire articleJan 20 2017 - 9:20pm
Ruth Marie James Dies in Georgia

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Mrs. Ruth Marie James, age 85, from Dominica who resided on St. Croix and most recently in Suwanee, Ga.

Read entire articleJan 20 2017 - 8:36pm
Olga Ayala Dies

Olga Ayala died on Jan. 18.

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Shenel Cuencas Dies at 58

Shenel Cuencas, also known as “Cuenkie,” of Estate Peters Rest died on Jan. 5. She was 58 years old.

Read entire articleJan 20 2017 - 7:42pm
Felix Roa Rodriguez

Felix Roa Rodriguez of Estate Mon Bijou died on Jan. 14. He was 73 years old.

Read entire articleJan 20 2017 - 7:32pm
Using UVI Grant, Teachers Reduce Marine Debris, Educate Youth

Fifteen Virgin Islands educators have been awarded $26,648 for marine environmental projects that aim to educate and reduce pollution in the ocean.

Read entire articleJan 20 2017 - 2:19am
Government Gives an Overview of Medicare Since Affordable Care Act Began

Medicare beneficiaries in the U.S. Virgin Islands have saved $6,487,508 on prescription drugs since 2010.  Also, 11,152 Medicare beneficiaries in the U.S. Virgin Islands utilized free preventive services in 2016.

Read entire articleJan 18 2017 - 11:52pm