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Students Complete Summer Training Programs in Agricultural Science

Six Virgin Islands students recently completed comprehensive training programs in agricultural science at Alcorn State University (ASU) in Loran, Mississippi,…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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V.I. GDP Shrank In 2013, Economy Still in Recession

The territory's economy shrank in 2013, indicating the territory remains mired in recession, with gross domestic product decreasing 5.4 percent to $3.79 billion last year, according to data released Tuesday.

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2014-08-20 00:44:30
WVGN Radio Sold

Local radio station WVGN 107.3 FM, home to NPR, has been sold. Former owners say more local programming needs to be integrated.

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2014-08-20 00:02:19
Ambassador Todman’s Body Lies in State at Government House

The body of career ambassador Terence A. Todman will lie in state at Government House, St. Thomas, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 21, ahead of funeral services that are planned for Saturday, Aug. 23.

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2014-08-18 21:55:43
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SLOOP JONES – AT COLOR OF JOY

Looking for original art combined with practical, casual island clothing? Look no further than Color of Joy at American Yacht Harbor in Red Hook, where you will find an array of Sloop Jones island designed clothing to choose from.

Read entire articleFeb 28 2002 - 11:34am
SOFT TOUCH BOUTIQUE

Celebrating today's lifestyle from petite to plus sizes!
Step inside Soft Touch Boutique and feel the magic of treating yourself to the finest in women's clothing on St. Thomas.
From August Silk to Gilar, Donna Morgan, JS Collection, Maggie London and more, you will find just the right thing for that business luncheon or that special romantic evening – and everything in between.

Read entire articleFeb 6 2002 - 1:38pm
Chris Sawyer Dive Center

Chris Sawyer has over 30 years diving experience, over 17 years in the business with a perfect safety record, experienced and friendly dive instructors and a focus on fun and safety.
What more could you want from a dive center?
For a better look at what Chris Sawyer Dive has to offer, check out the website at www.sawyerdive.vi.
A PADI five star dive facility.

Read entire articleDec 14 2001 - 1:29pm
DRAUGHTING SHAFT IS YOU EVERYDAY GIFT SOURCE

With the Holidays gone, the Draughting Shaft is still your Gift Source all year long! Check here for a sample of gifts appropriate for all occasions!

Read entire articleDec 5 2001 - 4:59pm
Awesome Powerboat Rentals

Awesome Powerboat Rentals offer 22 to 26 foot twin engine catamarans for half or full day adventures. This is perfect for island hopping, fishing, diving, or just finding that special secluded beach. For a complete rundown check out the website at www.powerboatrentalsvi.com.
Recommended by Caribbean Travel and Life magazine.
Call (340) 775-0860.

Read entire articleOct 26 2001 - 3:57pm
Park Mooring, Anchoring Fees Discussed

There probably will be no local boaters' rate when the V.I. National Park's mooring and anchoring fee program goes into effect, acting park planner Jim Owens said after a meeting Monday, Oct. 15, at the Legislature in Cruz Bay.

Read entire articleOct 17 2001 - 12:32pm
Columbus Day Regatta Is A Beginner's Dream

Caribbean-perfect sailing conditions sandwiched between Hurricane Iris and Tropical Storm Jerry made for excellent racing -- with a stunning upset at the very end -- at the weekend Columbus Day Regatta hosted by the St. Thomas Yacht Club.

Read entire articleOct 9 2001 - 1:13pm
Meeting Set On New Boating Regulations

Regional U.S. Coast Guard officials are encouraging St. Thomas and St. John commercial boaters to attend a meeting on the morning of Sept. 28 to go over new marine safety regulations coming into effect this season and to review those already in place.

Read entire articleSep 15 2001 - 6:50am
ART ON ST. CROIX

If you are looking for art, or even food and art, here is the list that will help you chose where to look first. The listings here are compiled from a brochure currently in production to introduce and chronicle the art scene on St. Croix.

Read entire articleSep 1 2001 - 8:15am
SEPTEMBER AT DIVI CARINA BAY CASINO

Here's what's happening in September at Divi Carina Bay Casino.

Read entire articleSep 1 2001 - 8:09am