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This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

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Dancing Classrooms Helps Antilles School Celebrate Family Friday Campaign

Antilles School celebrated the Week of the Young Child and the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s “Family Friday Campaign.” The spotlight was on the Dancing Classrooms program that teaches fifth and eighth graders the basics of everything from waltz to swing, while integrating life skills, such as lessons in teamwork and etiquette.

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2015-04-18 04:29:39
Source Manager’s Journal: Searching for Excellence

If someone wants to find a model for building an excellent organization and a true team – of any kind – take a look at the 2014-15 U Conn women’s basketball team. You won’t go wrong.

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2015-04-16 21:57:16
The Bookworm: 'Body of Truth'

In the new book “Body of Truth” by Harriet Brown, you’ll see that everything you thought you knew about weight may be a big fat lie.

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2015-04-16 21:52:47
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Elections System of the Virgin Islands 2014 Elections Calendar

This is the 2014 Primary and General Election calendar.

Read entire articleMay 8 2014 - 9:25am
Agencies Battle to Prove Fitness

Power was out all over St. Croix Saturday, but there was plenty of power on display at D.C. Canegata Park where the first Battle of the Agencies Fitness Challenge took place.

Read entire articleApr 18 2015 - 11:53pm
This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

Read entire articleApr 18 2015 - 2:24pm
V.I. Game Fishing Club to Host 20th Annual Dolphin Derby on May 3

Catch a dolphin (mahi-mahi) over 55-pounds and win $25,000 cash. This is the top prize in the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club’s 20th Annual Dolphin Derby set for May 3 and sponsored by Budget Car and Truck Rental.

Read entire articleApr 18 2015 - 1:48pm
Arrest Made in Malfetti Homicide

Mekel Blash, a 27-year-old Nadir man, was arrested Friday and charged with murder in the January 2014 death of James Malfetti on St. John, the V.I. Police Department reported Friday night.

Read entire articleApr 18 2015 - 1:52am
viNGN Board Approves New President

Following the recent resignation of Lawrence “Larry” Kupfer, Virgin Islands Next Generation Network board members voted Thursday to appoint Tonjia Coverdale as the company’s new president and chief executive officer.

Read entire articleApr 18 2015 - 12:07am
St. Thomas Schools Celebrate ‘Week of the Young Child’ with Parade, Activities

Hundreds of St. Thomas students marched from the Emile Griffith Ballpark to the Addelita Cancryn Junior High School field on Friday in celebration of "Week of the Young Child," a national campaign that highlights the needs of young children and recognizes the importance of early childhood education programs.

Read entire articleApr 17 2015 - 11:15pm
Environmentalists Map Coastal Use of East End Marine Park

Stakeholders and environmentalists spent two days at The Nature Conservancy on St. Croix discussing management and use of the East End Marine Park and to plot activities so moorings can be strategically placed.

Read entire articleApr 17 2015 - 8:34pm
A Taste of St. Croix Celebrates 15 Years

A Taste of St. Croix has matured into a world class event over the last 15 years. According to some, Thursday night’s culinary tasting was more creative, sophisticated and refined than ever.

Read entire articleApr 17 2015 - 9:11am
Department of Health to Close Operations for Staff Training Day

The Virgin Islands Department of Health will be closed on Wednesday, April 22, on St. Thomas and Thursday, April 23, on St. Croix. This will include all clinical operations.

 

Read entire articleApr 17 2015 - 4:03am