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VIWMA to Transition to One Day a Week House-to-House Collections

The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) advises residents that it will transition to the new one-day a week House-to-House…

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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
Harvey Henne Dies in Florida

The Virgin Islands lost a lively and generous friend with the death of Harvey Henne on March 23. Harvey, born in 1924, died in Pompano Beach, Florida, where he moved with his beloved wife, Mitzi, in the late 1990s after 30 years on St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.

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2015-03-31 10:57:19
V.I. Answer Desk: Why is the V.I. Government About to Have a One-Week Paid Holiday?

A reader asked if the V.I. government was shutting down, with pay, for an entire week. "Most government offices are closed in observation of Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Monday." Tuesday is Transfer Day.

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2015-03-30 22:11:02
Arts/Entertainment — St. Thomas
The Bookworm: A Marshmallow with Heat in 'Losing to Win'

Readers who are looking for a marshmallow (with heat!) will enjoy this book, and romance lovers will eat it up. If that’s you, then I definitely think “Losing to Win” by Michele Grant is one to look for.

Read entire articleOct 24 2013 - 12:58am
The Bookworm: Serafina's Promise

You’ve got a dream and you’ll do anything to see it happen. But in the new book “Serafina’s Promise” by Ann E. Burg, realizing a dream might mean going through nightmares first.

Read entire articleOct 17 2013 - 12:52am
The Bookworm: Becoming a Leader

Leaders are true to themselves, but they understand that they must be “different, better, more” than those around them, Sharpton says in his new book, 'The Rejected Stone.'

Read entire articleOct 9 2013 - 8:37pm
The Bookworm: Dancing to the Tune of Social Justice

There’s something in this book for music fans and political historians. If you want to learn more about women and the roots of social justice, “Harlem Nocturne” will make you dance.

Read entire articleOct 2 2013 - 10:02pm
The Bookworm: 'Sister Betty Says I Do'

If you’re looking for an easy, entertaining novel just for fun, 'Sister Betty Says I Do' will probably do.

Read entire articleSep 26 2013 - 1:45am
The Bookworm: The Latest from Terry McMillan

If you’re looking for a little escape this weekend or confirmation that your life isn’t so bad after all, then here’s the novel you want: “Who Asked You?” by best-selling author Terry McMillian.

Read entire articleSep 19 2013 - 12:50am
The Bookworm: 'Five Days at Memorial'

Could you do something wrongly right? That’s what allegedly happens in “Five Days at Memorial” by Sheri Fink. One of our country’s worst disasters may have led to one of medicine’s most questionable acts.

Read entire articleSep 11 2013 - 12:37am
The Bookworm: Discovering Addiction's High Price

You think you know the price of drugs and addiction? In the new book “High Price” by Dr. Carl Hart, you’ll be surprised at recent revelations.

Read entire articleSep 4 2013 - 11:01pm
The Bookworm: Read the Book about 'The Speech'

Sometimes a small decision that seems insignificant turns out to be the best thing that can happen. And in the new book “The Speech” by Gary Younge, you’ll see how an off-the-cuff choice created a legacy.

Read entire articleAug 29 2013 - 1:10am
The Bookworm: A Woman's Difficult Journey in 'Gloria'

Gloria came to realize that the only way she and her sister would manage was to sell themselves to men. She resisted but was told it was “the only way yu going mek yuself a life that is your own…”

Read entire articleAug 22 2013 - 1:16am