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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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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
Family Resource Center Honors Peacemakers Paula Edwards and Shaun Pennington

Attendees of the Family Resource Center’s Peacemaker gala were inspired by the long-term efforts of Paula Edwards and Shaun Pennington to make the Virgin Islands a safer and more just place to live.

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2017-01-20 17:31:36
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Governor Celebrates Christmas With Residents of Herbert Grigg Home

Gov. Kenneth Mapp gave opening remarks and enjoyed festivities at the Herbert Grigg Home for the Aged Christmas Party. Mistress of Ceremony Maria Colon-Clarke introduced the dignitaries and conducted an award ceremony before Pastor Samuel Carrion gave the blessing for the luncheon.

Read entire articleDec 23 2016 - 2:27pm
Beach Advisory for December 19-23

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 articleDec 23 2016 - 12:11pm
Christine Patricia Gerard Dies

Christine Patricia Gerard died on Dec. 16.

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Josephine Abraham Prescott Dies

Josephine Abraham Prescott, also known as “Mamie,” died on Dec. 16.

Read entire articleDec 22 2016 - 8:57am
Raymond Germain Dies at 84

Raymond Germain, also known as “Edo” or “Tube,” of Goodwill, Dominica, died on St. Croix on Dec. 6. He was 84 years old.

Read entire articleDec 21 2016 - 2:25pm
Andrews School Transforms Auditorium into ‘Christmaslandia’

The Alfredo Andrews Elementary School auditorium was adorned with holiday decorations that were complemented by the bright colors worn by students, transforming the space into “Christmaslandia” on Friday, Dec. 16.

Read entire articleDec 21 2016 - 6:35am
The Caribbean Writer Volume 30 Announces Shortlist for Prizes

The Caribbean Writer has announced the 2016 shortlist for Volume 30 prizes. The winners will be announced in January 2017.

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The Caribbean Writer Announces Shortlist for Prizes

The Caribbean Writer has announced the 2016 shortlist for Volume 30 prizes. The winners will be announced in January 2017.

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Orma Christabel Quashie Dies

Orma Christabel Quashie died on Dec. 12.

Read entire articleDec 20 2016 - 5:46pm
CTEC Fair Stresses Occupational Opportunities for Crucian Students

High school and middle school students gathered at the St. Croix Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) on Thursday, Dec. 9, for a day of learning and career exploration at the 19th Annual Career Fair and Open House.

Read entire articleDec 20 2016 - 6:49am