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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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The Bookworm: Catch the ‘Runaway Bride’

True to Weber form, ‘The Choir Director 2: Runaway Bride’ is a multilayered, lots-going-on tale that will keep you guessing all the way to the surprising.

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2014-08-21 19:59:41
Island Food Security Inc. Buys Tractor with Presbyterian Grant

Thanks to a $20,000 grant allowing them to purchase and maintain a shared 45-horsepower tractor, local farmers in Island Food Security Inc. are ready to get to work and put the tractor to use in their fields.

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2014-08-21 01:02:09
Three Sentenced to 10 Years Each for Robbery with Firearms

Chief District Court Judge Wilma A. Lewis on Monday sentenced three St. Croix men to 10 years in prison each for their roles in two armed robberies that took place in January 2013.

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2014-08-20 23:35:53
Community — St. Croix
UVI Appoints Dean of Students on Albert A. Sheen Campus

The University of the Virgin Islands has appointed Stephan Moore to serve as dean of students on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix.

Read entire articleJul 23 2014 - 5:51pm
Education Releases Final 2014-2015 School Calendar

Gov. John P. deJongh Jr. signed the 2014-2015 school calendar on Tuesday, July 22, and it was officially released by the Department of Education. According to the calendar, opening and closing dates for school are Sept. 2, 2014 and June 19, 2015.

Read entire articleJul 22 2014 - 9:48pm
VIUCEDD Offers Sign Language Classes

The Virgin Islands University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD) will be offering American Sign Language Classes on St. Thomas and St. Croix starting in September.

Read entire articleJul 21 2014 - 8:48pm
UVI Names Nanyamka Farrelly Public Relations Director

The University of the Virgin Islands has appointed Nanyamka A. Farrelly as its new director of public relations. Farrelly, who has served in this role in an interim capacity for the past two years, is charged with leading the university’s internal and external communications for all traditional and electronic media.

Read entire articleJul 21 2014 - 8:44pm
Ernest Jalim Dies at 50

Ernest Jalim, also known as "John” or “Wanted," of Estate Calquohoun died on July 14. He was 50 years old.

Read entire articleJul 19 2014 - 8:05am
George Emanuel Powell Dies at 92

George Emanuel Powell of Estate Hannah's Rest died on July 15. He was 92 years old.

Read entire articleJul 19 2014 - 8:02am
New Student Convocation Planned as Part of UVI’s Fall Orientation

This fall orientation for new and transfer students enrolling at the University of the Virgin Islands will feature the first ever convocation sessions for new students on its campuses.

Read entire articleJul 19 2014 - 7:57am
Martha Camille Dies at 80

Martha Camille, also known as “Umilta” or “Manta,” of Estate Baron Spot died on July 16, at Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center. She was 80 years old.

Read entire articleJul 18 2014 - 2:51pm
Government Energy Efficient Program Progresses

The Virgin Islands government continues its efforts to cut energy costs at government agencies through energy-saving, performance contracts. The V. I. Energy Office (VIEO) has been monitoring these programs that bring energy efficiency to government agencies without costing the government any money.

Read entire articleJul 18 2014 - 12:17pm
St. Croix Christmas Boat Parade Looking for Men and Women With Boats

The organizers of the St. Croix Christmas Boat Parade are seeking individuals who are interested in participating in one of the island’s most exciting events.

Read entire articleJul 18 2014 - 9:29am