Friday, July 21, 2017 4:53 pm Last modified: 1:56 pm


Miss Carenage 2017, Destini M. Petersen, and Allan Richardson, right, unveil the new Eiffel Tower at the entrance to Frenchtown as other local dignitaries look on.

Frenchtown Celebrates Bastille Day

On July 14, 1789, the common people of France stormed the Bastille, overthrowing the monarchy, and the French never forgot it. Neither have the somewhat uncommon people of Frenchtown.
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Waste Management Leader From Hawaii to Talk Trash at Town Hall

A presentation and discussion co-hosted by Antilles School will soon give St. Thomas residents the chance to ‘talk trash’ with Allison Fraley, solid waste program development coordinator for Kauai County, Hawaii.
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CentroBasket History Is Being Made; Sunday Night Game Decisive

Virgin Islands Senior Women’s Basketball Team has gone through many tough challenges.
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St. Croix Rescue Working on a Vehicle Accident in 2014

V.I. Fire Service Expanding Its First Responder Role

The V.I. Fire Service is now collaborating with St. Thomas Rescue and St. Croix rescue to expand rescue operations such as vehicle extractions.
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PERB nominee Annie Day Henry at her confirmation hearing July 13, 2017

PERB Nominee, Basketball Honoree Sent To Senate Floor

The Rules and Judiciary Committee sent the nomination of Annie Day Henry to the Public Employee Relations Board and a resolution honoring Paradise Jam founder Nels Hawkinson to the Senate floor Thursday with favorable recommendations.
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V.I. Energy Office to Host Energy Efficiency Training for Government, Commercial Buildings Industry Professionals

The Virgin Islands Energy Office will host a series of two-day energy conservation, operations and maintenance training for government and building industry professionals in each district.
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viNGN Debuts Chromebooks at ‘Each 1 Teach 1,’ a Free Technology Seminar

The purpose of the seminar was to share the free online training resources available to anyone, anywhere with an Internet connection via viNGN’s blog.
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Coral and coral bleaching

V.I. Getting $505,000 Coral Reef Grant

The U.S. Virgin Islands is getting a $505,000 coral reef management grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce, Delegate Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) announced July 13.
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Sen. Positive Nelson helps Sen. Janelle Sarauw into her official seat in the V.I. Legislature.

Senator at Last: Sarauw Takes Her Seat

Janelle Sarauw took the oath of office Friday and assumed the St. Thomas-St. John District Senate seat that has remained empty for the past seven months.
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This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.
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