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Casino Control Commission Issues Order to Maintain Live Races, Keep Racino Open

The Virgin Islands Casino Control Commission on Friday issued an order to Treasure Bay VI, Corp., the Flamboyant Horsemen Association Inc., and TRAXCO Inc. requiring the parties to revert to the status quo ante, according to a statement from the CCC.

Pearl B. Larsen Elementary School PTA Fills Teachers’ Wish Lists

The Pearl B. Larsen Elementary School Parent Teacher Association covered the wish lists of 29 teachers, filling paper bags with essentials like tablets, pens, pencils, crayons, highlighters and pencil sharpeners.

Hawksbill Turtles Get Comfy in 30-year-old Artificial Reef

The Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas is drawing more than tourists. It seems that a bevy of endangered hawksbill sea turtles have moved in and are living in an artificial reef created 30 years ago to support the expansion of the runway into the sea.

Beach Advisory for February 2-6

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, advises the public of the following:

15th Annual St. John Arts Festival Slated for February 14-18

St. John will host its 15th Annual Arts Festival from Feb. 14-18 in Franklin Powell Sr. Park, Cruz Bay.

VIWMA to Close Mandahl Bin Site for Reconstruction

The V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises St. Thomas residents that the Mandahl bin site will be closing to public use effective Wednesday, Feb. 11, to allow for the construction of the Mandahl Convenience Center.

State Rehabilitation Council to Host Meeting for Members

The Virgin Islands State Rehabilitation Council will host a meeting for all members at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 18.

Freedom Homeschool Families Enjoy Is in Danger by VIBOE

Scott A. Woodruff Esq. and Andrea B. King believe that the changes being contemplated by the Board of Education are a great threat to homeschooling.

Woodson Students Build ‘Green Homes’ to Suit Every Climate on Earth

About 38 models of brilliantly designed “green homes” decked the interior of the science laboratory at John H. Woodson Junior High School recently. Science Chairperson Anne Wilkins’ students were tasked with creating prototype “green homes” for a classroom project, as part of the U.S. Department of Energy's Homes for Humanity program.

V.I. Society of CPAs Is Offering $3,000 Scholarship to Accounting Student

The Virgin Islands Society of Certified Public Accountants (VISCPA) is offering a $3,000 scholarship to a minority accounting student attending the University of the Virgin Islands.

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BROWNIE STREET -- was renamed on Friday in honor of legendary broadcaster Irvin "Brownie" Brown. Brown is seen here, surrounded by three of his six children and St. Thomas-St. John District Senator Dwayne DeGraff.
DeGraff sponsored Bill No. 32-0146 to rename General Gade, from Veteran's Drive to Sike Gade, as Irvin "Brownie" Brown Sr. Street. Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed it into law in July.
Gade is the Danish word for street. That's how long General Gade's been around in the Savan neighborhood, one of St. Thomas' oldest communities.
Brownie was born and grew up there, among friends and family. A lot like the folks who showed up at the club house for the Retired Police Organization to celebrate the occasion.
For 50 years, Brown has shared Latin, soca and gospel music over the airwaves at WSTA-AM on weekday afternoons. He has emceed countlesss live Carnival events, parades. He trained under former Senate President Bingley Richardson to become a licensed boat captain. Conducted taxi tours as a businessman.
He was also a drummer for Milo and the Kings and toured the U.S. with the band in his younger days. And Brown served as master of ceremonied for the Annaberg Black History Month Fair on St. John.
De Graff thanked the different groups that worked together to stage the event.
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BROWNIE STREET -- was renamed on Friday in honor of legendary broadcaster Irvin Brownie Brown. Brown is seen here, surrounded by three of his six children and St. Thomas-St. John District Senator Dwayne DeGraff.
DeGraff sponsored Bill No. 32-0146 to rename General Gade, from Veterans Drive to Sike Gade, as Irvin Brownie Brown Sr. Street. Gov. Kenneth Mapp signed it into law in July.
Gade is the Danish word for street. Thats how long General Gades been around in the Savan neighborhood, one of St. Thomas oldest communities.
Brownie was born and grew up there, among friends and family. A lot like the folks who showed up at the club house for the Retired Police Organization to celebrate the occasion.
For 50 years, Brown has shared Latin, soca and gospel music over the airwaves at WSTA-AM on weekday afternoons. He has emceed countlesss live Carnival events, parades. He trained under former Senate President Bingley Richardson to become a licensed boat captain. Conducted taxi tours as a businessman.
He was also a drummer for Milo and the Kings and toured the U.S. with the band in his younger days. And Brown served as master of ceremonied for the Annaberg Black History Month Fair on St. John.
De Graff thanked the different groups that worked together to stage the event.

 

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