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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.

 
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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 before normal release times and are necessary to accommodate monthly job-embedded professional development for teachers.

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2017-01-21 18:56:20
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 quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2017-01-20 20:20:22
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 local professionals.

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2017-01-20 18:28:46
Lifestyles — St. Thomas
Talking About Self-Respect

Many problems are not what we think they are. Gail Glanville’s columns shine a light on the real problem and provide holistic solutions for resolution from the inside out. 

Read entire articleJan 28 2016 - 2:00am
Talking About Control

When too much control is imposed, a relationship can be ruined. When too little is imposed, a job can be lost. With “just right” amounts of control, we’re in the flow of the Goldilocks Principle.

Read entire articleDec 14 2015 - 10:46pm
Talking About Happiness

In 1998, therapists, practitioners and researchers stopped asking “What’s wrong with you?” and started asking “What makes you happy? What helps you thrive?”

Read entire articleNov 25 2015 - 9:51pm
Talking About Depression

Many problems we face with our health, jobs and relationships are never what we think they are. Gail Glanville’s columns shine a light on the real problem and provide holistic solutions to bring about healthy change and resolution from the inside out.

Read entire articleNov 12 2015 - 8:55pm
Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: Going Nuts!

I love nuts. I live on them. I have spent the last 30 years experimenting. I get my protein and my snacks from nuts. I have lost all the weight I had gained from my carb loading diet and I have kept it off.

Read entire articleSep 15 2015 - 10:18pm
V.I. Health Care Execs Attend Yale Forum

The University of the Virgins Islands partnered with Yale University to bring a five member U.S. Virgin Islands delegation to the Yale Global Health Leadership Institute Forum for Change in Hartford, Connecticut.

Read entire articleJul 25 2015 - 9:02pm
Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: The Sweet Sugar-Free Life

Thirty years ago, after reading “Sugar Blues” by William Duffy, I began my three-decade journey to find some way to give up sugar while still living the sweet life.

Read entire articleApr 30 2015 - 9:47pm
Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: The Best Years Ever

These are the best years of my life. Not every 65 year old feels that way. But I do.I wake up most mornings ready to hit the ground running. And I never get sick. But I did recently. It lasted about two hours.

Read entire articleMar 12 2015 - 11:40pm
Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: Fasting

For me, fasting has always had three major benefits: Weight control, mental clarity and rest for my digestive tract. There’s also, it turns out, a fat burning factor that happens.

Read entire articleFeb 19 2015 - 11:14pm
Crazy Woman’s Guide to Health: Flexibility

Yoga is the act of stretching the spine. Flexibility means being adaptable. When we live in the moment we have no choice but to be aware and adjust for whatever is happening.

Read entire articleFeb 5 2015 - 10:06pm