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DOH to Host Annual Wheel-Out Event: Get Fit to Fight Diabetes
In recognition of American Diabetes Month, the Virgin Islands Department of Health and its community partners will host the 3rd…

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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 December 5-9

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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2016-12-10 02:42:40
Sunday, Dec. 18, Is for the Birds and the Christmas Bird Counters

Volunteers on St. Croix will be participating in the Audubon Society’s Annual Christmas Bird Count on Sunday, Dec. 18. This year will be the 117th time the international organization has hosted the count all over the world.

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2016-12-10 02:34:40
Boat Parade to Kick Off Crucian Christmas Carnival

St. Croix's month of Christmas festivities gets going this weekend with the annual boat parade in Christiansted harbor, followed by Crucian Christmas Carnival competitions, fairs and tramps.

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2016-12-09 00:15:53
Lifestyles — St. Croix
Speak the Word Ministries Offers Prayer by Phone or Online

 Speak the Word Ministries International of St. Croix offers a way to “start your day right in prayer.”

Read entire articleFeb 8 2013 - 5:11am
Guest Chef for the Slow Down at Ridge to Reef Farm Is Chef Tahirah Abu-Bakr

 Chef Tahirah is known across the land and sea for her daring tastes and creativity deriving from her personal communication with fresh food. Master chef for over 30 years, she draws from her knowledge of fine southern, nouvelle-farm cuisine executed in a Caribbean style true to island style.

Read entire articleJan 20 2013 - 2:28am
June’s Views … From the Farm

2012 was a real challenge for farmers. Weather patterns were different from what had been expected. The rainy season was not very rainy and the dry season seemed to last for way too long.

Read entire articleJan 1 2013 - 8:17pm
Ridge to Reef Farm Celebrates With Smokey's Farmland Band

 Help welcome the 2013 season at Ridge to Reef Farm as Smokey's Farmland Band launches their third straight St. Croix New Year's Tour on the VISFI Community Center lawn.

Read entire articleDec 23 2012 - 12:02pm
Ridge to Reef Farm Offers Community Supported Agriculture Shares

 Ridge to Reef Farm has announced the opening of shares for its 2013 Winter Season Community Supported Agriculture program (CSA). St. Croix, St Thomas and St. John are now open for registrations.

Read entire articleDec 11 2012 - 9:34pm
Interfaith Coalition of St. Croix Seeks Volunteers

 The Interfaith Volunteer Caregiver Project, a program of the Interfaith Coalition of St. Croix, will give a free training at 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1.

Read entire articleNov 20 2012 - 7:56pm
June’s Views ... From the Farm

"What Do You Call It? Part 3" - our name game winds down memory lane.

Read entire articleSep 4 2012 - 5:59pm
V.I. Sustainable Farm Institute Announces Community Supported Agriculture

 For those who like a weekly delivery of fresh, lovingly grown certified organic food from right here in the Virgin Islands, now is their chance, by becoming a member in the territory’s original Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program.

Read entire articleSep 1 2012 - 8:13pm
Attention Heavy Equipment Operators: You Have a Job to Do

 


Whether you are a property owner, contractor, construction worker, or heavy equipment operator, the way you build in the Virgin Islands affects everyone and everything that calls these islands home.
Read entire articleAug 31 2012 - 7:38am
Galiber Foundation Hosts Breast Cancer Awareness Conference

The Yvonne A. Galiber Foundation Inc. will host its Third Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Conference on Saturday, Aug. 25. 

Read entire articleAug 24 2012 - 10:29am