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St. Thomas Takes Part in ‘One Billion Rising’

A small but stalwart group of dancers, drummers and voices turned out Saturday at Emancipation Garden as part of "One Billion Rising,” a worldwide mass plea to stop violence against women and girls.

Food and Ag Fair Opens with Tributes to Island’s Growers

The theme of Agrifest 2015 is 'Agriculture: The Heart of it All.' And at the heart of it are people like Livestock Farmer of the Year James “Jimmy” Nelthropp and Crop Farmer of the Year Samuel Tyson. The two and others were honored at the opening ceremony of the Fair Saturday.

75 Couples Attest They ‘Still Do’ at Valentine’s Day Vow Renewal

With their hands on each other’s hearts, about 75 couples on Saturday renewed the marriage vows they made years before.

Eurnett Christopher, Khaien Donawa Win District Spelling Bees

Joseph Gomez Elementary School's Eurnett Christopher and Arthur A. Richards Junior High School's Khaien Donawa emerged Friday as the winners of their respective district...

Federal HBCU Program will Help Fund UVI School of Medicine

In a resolution passed at a special meeting on Friday evening, the University of the Virgin Islands board of trustees authorized the university to...

RealID: BIZVI Contract Under Scrutiny

The Bureau of Motor Vehicle's new driver's licenses, mandated by the federal Real ID Act, which were scheduled to be complete next month, are...

Former Government House Spokesman Now at WAPA

Jean Greaux, Jr., who served as Government House communications director through both terms of the deJongh administration, was recently appointed director of corporate communications for WAPA.

UVI Awarded Five-Year $1.3M Cybersecurity Grant

The University of the Virgin Islands has been awarded a five-year $1.3 million grant as part of a White House initiative to strengthen cybersecurity expertise, according to the university.

Project Homeless Connect Serves Up Hot Meals, New Clothes

Through Project Homeless Connect, people living on the streets or in shelters can tap into goods and services and walk away with a new set of clothes, hot food and a haircut during the annual event.

Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Mark Lindesay

There is an old saying that the apple does not fall far from the tree, and for Mark Lindesay that statement is absolutely true. He grew up on St. Thomas around WSTA radio and the former WBNB TV Channel 10, watching his father Milton Lindesay do his job as a master control engineer and radio personality.

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