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Public Review of V.I. Election System State Plan Draft Extended

The public review period for the Virgin Islands Election System State Plan, in accordance with the Help America Vote Act…

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Harvey Henne Dies in Florida

The Virgin Islands lost a lively and generous friend with the death of Harvey Henne on March 23. Harvey, born in 1924, died in Pompano Beach, Florida, where he moved with his beloved wife, Mitzi, in the late 1990s after 30 years on St. Thomas, Virgin Islands.

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2015-03-31 10:57:19
Virtue of the Week: Honesty

Honesty is being truthful and sincere. It is important because it builds trust. When people are honest, they can be relied on not to lie, cheat, or steal. When you are open and trustworthy, others can believe in you.

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2015-03-29 19:35:58
Antilles School Has Music Appreciation Week; Student Wins State Poetry Out Loud

Antilles School celebrated Music Appreciation Week with everyone from 2015 Territorial Poetry Out Loud winner Jonathon Qualls to Charlotte Amalie High School's Marching Hawks, whose drumline "turned up" the Lower School stage.

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2015-03-28 09:28:04
News — St. Thomas
Undercurrents: Government Keeps Close Tabs on Gas Stations but Can’t Make Them Operate

The enforcement of strict regulations protects the territory against pollution from gas stations' underground fuel tanks. As for aesthetic pollution above ground – that’s another story.

Read entire articleMar 16 2015 - 11:41pm
Cuba Diary: Tourism: Culture, Whimsy and Complications

After a week of sampling Cuba's myriad cultural delights, Source publisher Shaun Pennington offers her observations and input from Cubans about what tourism is today and what increased tourism could look like.

Read entire articleMar 16 2015 - 12:33am
Faith Matters: Good Heavens! The Forum Presents a Cleric-Scientist

Like a meteorite hurling towards earth, gaining speed as it comes, science is on a collision course with religion. At least, that’s one view. But what Brother Guy Consolmagno sees is more of a merger.

Read entire articleMar 15 2015 - 11:49pm
Crowd Flocks to UVI For 'Afternoon on the Green'

The University of the Virgin Islands' golf course was transformed as if by magic once again Sunday into the island’s largest and likely most lively picnic as it hosted the annual celebration that this year was called "It’s a Cultural Scene at Afternoon on the Green.”

Read entire articleMar 15 2015 - 10:38pm
Rotary Honors 28 with Harris Award

The Rotary District 7020 USVI North honored 28 people with the Paul Harris Awards Saturday night at Marriot’s Frenchman’s Reef during the 31st Annual Paul Harris and Rose Council Awards Gala.

Read entire articleMar 15 2015 - 9:39pm
Christiansted Dons the Green for 46th Annual St. Patrick's Parade

Downtown Christiansted was bright green as the 46th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade rolled up Company Street to Sunday Market Square and back down King Street.Wearing green was not required, but just about everyone in the crowd of thousands, did.

Read entire articleMar 14 2015 - 10:23pm
Local Genealogist Compiling Book of Virgin Islands' Centenarians

Genealogist, author and educator Leayle Robinson Saturday shared excerpts from his forthcoming book focusing on Virgin Islands centenarians, those individuals in the territory who have lived passed the age of 100.

Read entire articleMar 14 2015 - 10:17pm
SPR Announces Standings of Elementary Basketball League

The Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation (SPR), with assistance from the Department of Education Elementary Basketball League, has announced the standings of the elementary basketball league. Friday, March 13, was the last game of the regular season.

Read entire articleMar 14 2015 - 5:51pm
Public Review of V.I. Election System State Plan Continues Until April 2

The Election Reform Advisory Council under the Virgin Islands Election System has completed the second revision of the state plan in accordance with the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) 2002 for the U. S. Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleMar 14 2015 - 5:36pm
New RTPark Director Charts Course

The University of the Virgin Islands Research and Technology Park – known as the RTPark – is poised to spur economic development that, "creates wealth, generates knowledge, and inspires and draws on the innate creativity and talent recognizing that we are in the Caribbean," the park’s new executive director told an audience Thursday evening.

Read entire articleMar 14 2015 - 12:02am