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DOH Reminds Public to Protect Against Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

Easter weekend camping festivities make it easier for children and adults to suffer from mosquito bites. The community needs to…

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DOH Reminds Public to Protect Against Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

Easter weekend camping festivities make it easier for children and adults to suffer from mosquito bites. The community needs to double their efforts to safeguard against mosquito-borne illnesses, according to a press release issued Wednesday by the V.I. Department of Health.

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2015-04-01 16:57:22
Virtue of the Week: Honesty

Honesty is being truthful and sincere. It is important because it builds trust. When people are honest, they can be relied on not to lie, cheat, or steal. When you are open and trustworthy, others can believe in you.

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2015-03-29 19:35:58
V.I. Lit Fest Draws Readers and Writers

At the first Virgin Islands Literacy Festival and Book Fair, internationally known authors and publishers talk passionately about topics of interest to Caribbean readers, writers and students.

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2015-03-27 23:45:27
News — St. Croix
Entrepreneurs Learn to Market Themselves at Small Business Camp

During a three-day workshop on St. Croix, Andrew Morrison engaged and stimulated residents interested in starting a small businesses by teaching them how to talk about themselves.

Read entire articleMar 8 2015 - 12:46am
Senate Committee OKs New Tax Breaks for Film and Video Production

A new set of tax breaks and direct cash payments in the form of "rebates" from the V.I. treasury will be available for filmmaking and video production if a bill approved in committee Thursday becomes law.

Read entire articleMar 8 2015 - 12:07am
Beach-to-Beach Power Swim Registration Now Open

The 12th annual Beach-to-Beach Power Swim will be held on Sunday, May 24. The event will take place in the protected waters of Virgin Islands National Park along the north shore of St. John. It will consist of three simultaneous events.

Read entire articleMar 7 2015 - 5:49am
Expansion of Affordable Housing on St. Croix

The V.I. Housing Authority Board of Commissioners approved several resolutions Friday at their monthly meeting including to move forward with the third phase of the Louis E. Brown Villas on St. Croix.

Read entire articleMar 6 2015 - 11:18pm
Tax Collector’s Office Issues 2014 Property Tax Bills

The 2014 Property Tax bills have been issued to all property owners on record as of Jan. 1, 2014. The 2014 bills will become due on April 9, 2015

Read entire articleMar 6 2015 - 11:59am
Barker Gets Aggressive with Senator During Barker Hearing

A professional barker on Thursday got aggressive and hostile toward a senator and was removed from a hearing on proposed legislation banning barkers over their being aggressive and hostile.

Read entire articleMar 6 2015 - 1:39am
Cuba Diary: Before Cuba ‘Opens Up’

Source Publisher Shaun A. Pennington recently traveled to Cuba on a license obtained by the Nation magazine. This is a series of articles that offer her first-hand cultural and educational experiences in the nearby country.

Read entire articleMar 6 2015 - 12:18am
My Brother's Workshop Gearing Up for Bakery Opening

My Brother's Workshop Bakery and Cafe will offer a whole new set of opportunities for residents age 16 to 24 by offering training in cooking, baking and hospitality.

Read entire articleMar 6 2015 - 12:00am
VI 'Ambassadors' Meet in Icy NYC

On a miserable, icy night in New York City, members of the VI Ambassadors gathered to give a warm welcome to Gov. Kenneth Mapp and learn about how their efforts help improve the economy at home.

Read entire articleMar 5 2015 - 12:16am
Student Musicians Get Master Class from Jazz Giants

Elliot Mason and Marcus Printup, members of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, gave musical tips and career advice to local students Wednesday at Reichhold Center For the Arts as part a master class organized by Dion Parson's Mentoring through the

Read entire articleMar 4 2015 - 11:28pm