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GOVERNMENT & POLICE NEWS

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.

 

MOVIES

Now Playing: “XXX: Return of Xander Cage,” “Fences” and “Sleepless”

The following movies are now playing at Market Square Theater on St. Thomas.

LOCAL NEWS

Senate Minority Hashes Out Proposed Sin Taxes; Looks at Territory’s Financial Needs

Calling themselves the “People’s Voice Coalition,” members of the Senate’s minority met Friday to formally organize and sound off on issues, including the government’s finances.

WAPA Working on Water Monday in Anna's Retreat

The V.I. Water and Power Authority is extending drinking water service to Anna's Retreat Heights on St. Thomas on Monday, according to the utility.

VIPA Working on Cyril E. King Airport Road

The V.I. Port Authority is asking motorists to be cautious driving the Cyril E. King Airport road because Public Works road repairs began Friday.

Magens Bay Authority Discusses Access Road Safety

On Friday morning board members of the Magens Bay Authority met for the first monthly meeting of the year to discuss safety issues concerning the beach’s access road.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

Demand answers. Question authority. Agitate for change. Go ahead, you're entitled.

 
 
Vengeance Sucks the Life From Us and Our Community

Upon observing a public act of deliberate and destructive vengeance, which hurt the entire community, I wrote the journal entry below.

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St. Thomas-St. John District Schools to Dismiss Early on Thursday, Jan. 26

There will be an early dismissal of all public schools on Thursday, Jan. 26. Dismissals will take place three hours…

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…

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…

Democatic Party State Chairwoman Calls for Senator Elect to be Seated in Legislature

The Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands is concerned that more than one week after the 32nd Legislature has been…

Family Resource Center Honors Peacemakers Paula Edwards and Shaun Pennington

Attendees of the Family Resource Center’s Peacemaker gala were inspired by the long-term efforts of Paula Edwards and Shaun Pennington…

Series of 4 Workshops on ‘The Art of Meditation’ to Begin Feb. 9

Laura Castillo Nagi will host a four-week series entitled “The Art of Meditation - Tools for Peace of Mind and…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Rotary Gets Lessons in Hugs and Handshakes

If you are not hugging people you meet, you might want to ask yourself why,” guest speaker Heather Harder told the Rotary Club of St. Croix on Thursday in a discussion about nonverbal communication.

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ON ST. JOHN

Off Island Profile: Derik Smith Creates Community through Literature

Longtime St. John residents might remember Derik Smith as the little boy with cocoa skin and blond curls wielding a big book bag as he hopped on the ferry to St. Thomas to attend school. 

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