This Week’s Senate Calendar

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

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Delegate Plaskett Meets with Fed Officials in PR

In order to build relationships with her colleagues in the federal agencies affecting the territory and the region, Delegate Stacey Plaskett is traveling this week to Puerto Rico, according to her office.

2015-10-13 00:14:28
Virtue of the Week: Self-discipline

 Self-discipline means self-control. It is doing what you really want to do, rather than being tossed around by your feelings like a leaf in the wind. You act instead of react. You get things done in an orderly and efficient way.

2015-10-12 01:46:44
Efforts by Parents Brings Girl Scouts to Antilles School

It’s been many years since St. Thomas has had an active Girl Scout Troop, and Antilles School is excited to see the tradition back again and in full force.

2015-10-11 22:21:54
News - Local sports — St. Thomas
UVI Bucs Soccer Team on Top with 3-1 Homecoming Win

The University of the Virgin Islands Bucs Men’s Soccer team picked up a 3-1 win over Caribbean University on Friday, Oct. 9, at the Homecoming match on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix.

Read entire articleOct 12 2015 - 5:03pm
STAR Gives Results of Men’s Walk a Mile in Her Shoes Walk/Run

On Sunday, Oct. 11, men, young and old, from 12 to 70, joined together to “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” – the Men’s Walk/Run – a benefit race to stop domestic violence, sexual assault and rape. The two-mile event was conducted by the St. Thomas Association of Roadrunners (STAR).

Read entire articleOct 12 2015 - 12:36pm
STAR Schedules Races for September Through December

The St Thomas Association of Roadrunners (STAR) has scheduled its races for September through December, 2015.

Read entire articleOct 9 2015 - 12:05pm
Mahogany Run to Hold Breast Cancer Awareness Month Events

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and for the second year in a row, Mahogany Run will host "Think Pink," a series of events to raise awareness and funds for the cause.

Read entire articleOct 9 2015 - 8:07am
Garcia Leads V.I. Cross Country Runners as V.I. Season Opens

V.I. National Track and Field Team member Eduardo Garcia is continuing his successful career as a student/athlete distance runner at the University of Florida (UF). Recently he won the NCAA Southeastern Conference (SEC) Men’s Runner of the Week Award following his win on the 18th at the Mountain Dew Invitational Cross-Country Meet hosted by UF.

Read entire articleOct 8 2015 - 10:39am
USVI Soccer Association Releases 2015-2016 Men’s League Standings

The USVI Soccer Association (USVISA) has released the first round standings for the St. Croix and St. Thomas regions.

Read entire articleOct 7 2015 - 9:42am
Sports, Parks and Recreation Schedules Elementary Sports Calendar

The V.I. Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation has scheduled the every sport for the 2015-2016 elementary school sports teams.

Read entire articleOct 7 2015 - 8:34am
Julius ‘The Chef’ Jackson Pushing Forward Despite Loss to Uzcategui

A second-round TKO by Mexico’s Jose Uzcategui came as a shock to V.I. residents that gathered around their televisions Tuesday night to cheer on 340 Boxing’s Julius “The Chef” Jackson.

Read entire articleOct 7 2015 - 12:19am
Julius Jackson Eyes No. 1 Spot with Tuesday Fight

Now ranked No. 5 in his weight class, Julius “the Chef” Jackson (19-0) will be a contender for No. 1 if he wins his bout Tuesday against Mexico’s Jose Uzcategui.

Read entire articleOct 5 2015 - 11:32pm
St. Kitts Wins Eastern Caribbean Golf Association Tournament

The title for the Overall Team Gross score of this year’s Eastern Caribbean Golf Association (ECGA) tournament hosted by the St. Maarten Golf Association (SMGA) at the Mullet Bay Golf Course, was won by St. Kitts with a total combined score of 1,281 low gross.

Read entire articleOct 5 2015 - 3:57pm