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VIWMA to Permanently Close Bournfield Bin Site on August 1

The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) informs residents living on the west end of St. Thomas that effective Monday,…

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WAPA Revenue Bonds Suffer Third Downgrade In Less Than 60 Days

Credit rating agency Standard & Poor's has lowered the electric system revenue bond ratings of the V.I. Water and Power Authority, the third time in less than two months that the utility's bond ratings have been downgraded. 

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2016-07-27 20:33:47
Shots Fired at School Where Kids Were on Campus; None Injured

Two suspects who reportedly crossed paths on the campus of Joseph A. Gomez Elementary school in Anna’s Retreat were involved in a shooting incident at the school at approximately 12:26 p.m. Tuesday. 

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2016-07-27 19:29:00
VIWMA to Permanently Close Bournfield Bin Site on August 1

The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) informs residents living on the west end of St. Thomas that effective Monday, Aug. 1, the authority will permanently close the Bournefield bin site. The property is owned by the Virgin Islands Port Authority and slated for other purposes..

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2016-07-27 08:04:33
Lifestyles — St. Thomas
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
June's View: From the Farm (Rebirth of a Farm Pt. 2)

After the land was cleared in order to establish Precious Produce Farms  in Dorothea, another labor-intensive part of preparation began: construction of those terraces.

Read entire articleNov 2 2010 - 10:03pm
Baha'is Mark Birth of the Bab

Baha'is around the world will observe a holy day - the Birth of the Bab - on Wednesday, Oct. 20.

Read entire articleOct 15 2010 - 10:06am
September 2010 Brainstorm and Focus E-Bulletin

Jurgen Wolff, noted screenwriter, author and columnist, writes this month about innovation, giving up at the wrong time, the importance of washing your hands, energy boosts when you can’t take a nap, and more.

Read entire articleSep 22 2010 - 2:05pm
Infinite Possibilities Hosts Women’s Spiritual Retreat

Infinite Possibilities will host the Women’s “Morning Glory” Spiritual Retreat at the Lighthouse Key Resort and Spa in Orlando, Florida, on Oct. 8-10.

Read entire articleSep 18 2010 - 3:00pm