Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.
A monitoring team toured the Golden Grove Adults Correctional Facility recently and pronounced itself "pleasantly pleased" at conditions, according to Julius Wilson, director of the V.I. Bureau of Corrections.READ ENTIRE ARTICLE
The Education Department's annual No Child Left Behind report card shows that some schools across the territory, mostly elementaries, are showing gains in student profiency rates.READ ENTIRE ARTICLE
“Shotgun Lovesongs” by Nikolas Butler
c.2014, St. Martin’s Press $25.99 320 pages
It all seemed like a good idea. You’d graduate from high school and take three months to bike across country. Or build a house. Or start a business, hitchhike Europe or any other harebrained plan your teenage minds thought up. It would be a bonding experience. Friends forever.READ ENTIRE ARTICLE