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Early Voting Extended Until 8 p.m. Today

Friday, Oct. 31, is the last day for early voting, and early voting hours have been extended to 8 p.m

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With schools across the territory getting ready for a Sept. 2 opening date, V.I. Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory told the community the Education Department is focused on "putting in the framework we need to support our students, our teachers and our administrators."

 
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Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference Brings Change

The 16th annual Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference on St. Thomas showcased a new program style, two keynote speakers, and an emphasis on continuing education and teacher certification.

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2014-10-30 22:38:35
Jewels of the Virgin Isles – One Year Later

When I decided to bring this column to life on Nov. 1, 2013, it was to raise awareness about the incredible contributions that men and women from the U.S. Virgin Islands are making to American life and on an international scale.

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2014-10-30 22:33:41
V.I. Agencies Prepping For Ebola But Risk Is Slight, Officials Tell Senate

V.I. Health, hospital and emergency management officials are coordinating, training and preparing for the nightmare scenario of an Ebola outbreak in the territory, but agency officials told senators Wednesday an outbreak is unlikely and there is no cause for alarm.

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2014-10-29 19:16:07
Lifestyles — St. Croix
Voracious Vegetarian: Black Bean Dip

The black bean dip I have revised over the years from a recipe I originally found in "Moosewood Kitchen Cooks at Home," is a big favorite in our house.

 
Read entire articleMar 31 2010 - 2:14pm
Government and Organizations Offering Free Developmental Screenings for Preschoolers

Parents with concerns about their young child’s development should take advantage of a free developmental screening or Child Find being offered jointly by the Departments of Health, Education and Human Services, as well as Lutheran Social Services and the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleMar 17 2010 - 2:15am
Creque Dam Farm Taking Reservations for Slow Down Dinner Experiences

The Creque Dam Farm staff invites the public to its Slow Down Dinner Experience, featuring six courses of their certified organic produce and locally-sourced meat or fish. The next Slow Downs are Saturday, March 20 and Sunday, March 21.

Read entire articleMar 14 2010 - 4:34pm
Church of God Prophecy Plans Activities for Savanne Community in March

The Church of God of Prophecy in conjunction with the Economic Development Authority’s Enterprise Zone Commission has planned church activities for March to create positive activities within the neighborhood.  

Read entire articleMar 9 2010 - 3:59am
DOH Issues Advisory on Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)

Department of Health Commissioner Julia Sheen is advising the public of recent reports of conjunctivitis, commonly referred to as pink eye, in the territory and is urging residents to seek medical attention if they feel they have contracted the infection.

Read entire articleMar 5 2010 - 4:16pm
March 2010 Brainstorm E-Bulletin

Jurgen Wolff, noted screenwriter, author and columnist, writes this month about how to use your inner Google, saving yourself in 24 hours, being proud of your hobbies, getting off each morning to a strong start and more.

Read entire articleMar 5 2010 - 4:01pm
Human Services Holds Developmental Screening for Children at Three Locations

The Department of Human Services, in conjunction with others, will host Child Find, a free developmental screening for children from birth to 5 years-old.

Read entire articleMar 4 2010 - 5:14pm
Walking Club Plans Two Group Walks for Feb. 27 and 28

VI Walking Club Association invites the public to walk with it on Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Read entire articleFeb 25 2010 - 5:05pm
Unitarian Fellowship Hosts Speaker on Haiti

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of St. Croix will host Peter Dybing as a guest speaker at its service on Sunday, Feb. 28.

Read entire articleFeb 23 2010 - 7:13pm
Adventist Church Council Donates Over $50,000 to Haiti Relief

The St. Thomas-St. John Seventh-day Adventist Ministerial Council has forwarded a contribution of over $53,000 to the North Caribbean Conference of Seventh-day Adventists on St. Croix.

Read entire articleFeb 15 2010 - 1:36pm