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EZC Invites Public to View Proposed Plans for Savanne and Downstreet

The Enterprise Zone Commission (EZC) is inviting the residents of Savanne, Downstreet and the public to view and select from…

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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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Beach Advisory for December 5-9

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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2016-12-10 02:42:40
Boat Parade to Kick Off Crucian Christmas Carnival

St. Croix's month of Christmas festivities gets going this weekend with the annual boat parade in Christiansted harbor, followed by Crucian Christmas Carnival competitions, fairs and tramps.

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2016-12-09 00:15:53
Zika Educational Session Held for Tourism Industry

Partners from the territory’s tourism industry learned about keeping visitors safe and informed amidst the ongoing Zika virus outbreak during a seminar at UVI on St. Thomas on Thursday.

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2016-12-09 00:13:24
Lifestyles — St. Thomas
Gemstones Healing Class Offered

Cynthia Zeki, Ph.D., RMT, from Chicago, Illinois, will teach a class on how to connect to the therapeutic power of gemstones. She is a reiki master teacher and energy healer who uses gemstones in all her treatments as well as her everyday life. 

Read entire articleMar 11 2011 - 4:46pm
Body, Mind, Spirit Energy Healing Fair Slated for March 12

A Body, Mind, Spirit Energy Healing Fair is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, March 12, at Magens Bay.

Read entire articleMar 9 2011 - 1:17pm
June's Views: Traveling to Ag Fest

With the suggestion and encouragement from fellow St. Thomas farmer Al Wade, Jr., I set my sights on attending the St. Croix Ag Fest for the very first time.

Read entire articleFeb 28 2011 - 11:40pm
Health Beat: Heart Health for Women

The number one killer of American women, heart disease strikes down more women than all cancers combined.

Read entire articleFeb 28 2011 - 10:32pm
Baha'is Begin Period of Fasting

The Baha'i community of the Virgin Islands will join their fellow coreligionists around the world in the observance of the annual period of fasting. As is the case with other revealed religions, the Bahá'í Faith sees great value in the practice of fasting as a discipline for the soul.

Read entire articleFeb 24 2011 - 4:22pm
UVI School of Nursing Collaborates to Hold Meetings on Aging Research

The University of the Virgin Islands School of Nursing, Caribbean Exploratory Research Center of Excellence (CERCE) is collaborating with the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to host the Directors Regional Meeting on Aging and Health Disparities Research.

Read entire articleFeb 24 2011 - 5:45am
Ministerial Alliance Ends Year with New Leader, New Vision

The St. Thomas Ministerial Alliance held a Christmas dinner and fellowship gathering, which Pastor James Petty of New Visions Ministries called part of a new initiative to improve relationships between church leaders and to mobilize them to take joint actions on issues facing the community.

Read entire articleDec 22 2010 - 1:17am
June's View From The Farm: Rebirth of a Farm (Pt. 3)

The vagaries of farming are many and never ending. While lack of access to water was previously a problem, Otto and Tomas showed us the havoc wrought by excess rains.

Read entire articleDec 14 2010 - 10:24pm
Sts. Peter and Paul Schedules Annual Keys and Sword Award Banquet

 

Sts. Peter and Paul’s second annual Keys and Sword Award Banquet will be held on Jan. 22 at the ballroom of the Marriott’s Frenchman’s Reef Beach Resort Hotel.

 

Read entire articleDec 10 2010 - 6:22pm
November 2010 Brainstorm and Focus E-Bulletin

Jurgen Wolff, noted screenwriter, author and columnist, writes this month about the next logical step, stupid ideas, Thomas Edison’s to-do list, how to stop being a perfectionist, ‘the persuasion principle’ and more.

Read entire articleNov 18 2010 - 5:14am