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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
Community - National Park — St. Croix
NPS Begins Rehabilitation of Steeple Building

The National Park Service (NPS) has announced that the Steeple Building will be temporarily closed due to repairs.

Read entire articleNov 2 2016 - 1:12am
Christiansted National Historic Site Parking Lot Hours Set

The National Park Service reminds the visiting public that the Christiansted National Historic Site parking lot will open at 8:30 a.m. and close at 4:30 p.m., daily.

Read entire articleJun 9 2014 - 1:52pm
National Park Service Begins Fish Telemetry Project

The National Park Service (NPS) , in collaboration with several agencies (U.S. Geological Survey, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), University of the Virgin Islands, The Nature Conservancy, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries and the University of Massachusetts at Amherst), is conducting a seven-year acoustic telemetry research project at multiple trophic scales that tracks multiple fish species and spiny lobster.

Read entire articleJun 5 2014 - 9:37pm
Leatherback Sea Turtle Recovery Project Continues at Wildlife Refuge

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has announced that it is again offering youth groups and community groups the opportunity to visit Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge during the 2014 leatherback sea turtle nesting season at the refuge.

Read entire articleApr 16 2014 - 7:32pm
National Park Service 2014 Lecture Series Covers Sustainable Marine Operator Guidelines

 The National Park Service will continue its lecture series this month with a lecture and discussion hosted by Jenn Travis of the Friends of St. Croix East End Marine Park/CZM.

Read entire articleJan 4 2014 - 12:51am
National Park Deputy Superintendent Anderson Announces Retirement

 Virgin Islands National Park Deputy Superintendent Mike Anderson will be retiring on Jan. 3, 2014, after more than 34 years with the National Park Service (NPS).

Read entire articleDec 14 2013 - 9:15pm
Friends of V.I. National Park Has ‘Best Ever’ Online Auction

 The 5th Annual Friends of V.I. National Park Online Auction raised over $43,600 this year, just beating last year’s total for the popular fundraiser.

Read entire articleDec 12 2013 - 9:58pm
Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge Opens to the Public August 31

 Beginning Saturday, Aug. 31, the Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge will resume regular hours of operation: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Additionally, the refuge will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays when a cruise ship is in port at Frederiksted.

Read entire articleAug 29 2013 - 3:11pm
Exhibit on Christiansted’s Neighborhoods Opens Aug. 20

 The Christiansted National Historic Site invites the community to an opening of its new exhibit about Christiansted and the history of its neighborhoods.

Read entire articleAug 14 2013 - 5:41pm
Leatherback Sea Turtle Watch Education Program Resumes for Nesting Season

 The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service has announced the Turtle Watch Education Program will resume for the 2013 leatherback sea turtle (Dermochelys coriacea) nesting season at Sandy Point National Wildlife Refuge.

Read entire articleApr 11 2013 - 1:25pm