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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
News - Local sports — St. Croix
VITA to Begin a Junior Team Tennis League in February

The Virgin Islands Tennis Association (VITA) will begin a Junior Team Tennis League in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Feb. 4.

Read entire articleJan 20 2017 - 1:37am
Small Fry All Stars Place 2nd at Basketball Tournament in P.R.

The St. Croix Small Fry All Stars Basketball team recently returned from Guaynabo, Puerto Rico, capping off a successful weekend when they placed second in the 2017 Puerto Rico Small Fry Invitational Tournament held from Jan. 13-16.

Read entire articleJan 18 2017 - 11:47pm
Crucian Children Race Runs for 30th Year

The one thing for certain about a race with just a handful of participants is that the chance of winning a medal increases greatly, as it was the day of the Crucian Christmas Festival Children’s Parade.

Read entire articleJan 17 2017 - 5:22pm
Eduardo Garcia Bests Own National Record at Naples Half Marathon

V.I. National Track and Field Team member Eduardo Garcia continues his smooth transition from college to professional road running with an impressive performance at the Naples Half-Marathon in South Florida on Sunday morning of a strong second place finish in 1:06.02.

Read entire articleJan 16 2017 - 4:39pm
V.I.Pace Runners 35th Annual 3 Kings Mile Shares Results

The running of the 35th Annual 3 Kings Mile gets the adrenalin flowing for every participant no matter how many show up for the run that kicks off the Crucian Christmas Festival Adult Parade.

Read entire articleJan 13 2017 - 2:16pm
Indoor Track and Field Season Opens for V.I. National Track and Field Members

Over a half-dozen V.I. college student athletes have either begun their indoor track and field season or are anticipating doing so soon. They represent the next generation of V.I. track and field Olympians.

Read entire articleDec 29 2016 - 10:16pm
St. Croix Native Becomes First African-American Ironman Globe Finisher

Lloyd Henry, 41, originally of Christiansted, St. Croix, became the first recorded African-American ‘Ironman Globe Finisher’ by completing Ironman Malaysia on Nov. 12.

Read entire articleDec 29 2016 - 10:02pm
VITFF History Contest Announces Winners

The V.I. Track and Field (VITFF) History Contest celebrated its 53rd year of history making. It has a rich heritage that includes the development of world-class athletes, Olympians, All-Americans, record holders and children who become productive citizens.

Read entire articleDec 26 2016 - 7:11pm
USVI Volleyball Federation Re-elects Lucille Hobson

On Saturday, Dec. 17, the United States Virgin Islands Volleyball Federation (VIVF) has re-elected Lucille Hobson as president for the period of 2016-2020 by a unanimous vote of the general assembly.

Read entire articleDec 21 2016 - 12:12am
V.I.Pace Runners Give Results of 33rd Cane Bay 5-Mile Jingle Bell Run

A small group of dedicated long distance runners took advantage of the breezy Christmas season morning on St. Croix’s north shore to do the Cane Bay 5-Mile Jingle Bell Run, the last race of the year on the island.

Read entire articleDec 19 2016 - 4:08pm