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Magens Bay Authority to Hold Public Meeting Dec. 10

The Magens Bay Authority has announced a public meeting for 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 10, to discuss its plans to…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Virtue of the Week: Tolerance

Being tolerant is accepting differences. You don't expect others to think, look, speak or act just like you. You are free of prejudice, knowing that all people have feelings, needs, hopes and dreams. 

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2016-12-04 18:49:46
Beach Advisory for Nov. 28 - Dec. 2

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2016-12-02 23:28:09
Source Manager’s Journal: The Hospital Crisis Revisited, Asking ‘Why’

Why does JFL Hospital exist?  Why do V.I. public agencies perform more poorly than their peers elsewhere? In this specific case, why is JFL faced with the rare threat of CMS decertification?

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2016-12-02 10:53:34
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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
DEE SPEAR, DEM BOYS TAKE JULY OPEN HONORS

Catching and releasing two blue marlin over the weekend earned Dee Spear the prestigious Give 'm Line Trophy, making her the fifth woman to win the award in the 38-year history of the July Open Tournament, hosted Friday through Sunday by the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club.

Read entire articleJul 9 2001 - 1:06pm
107-INCH BIG BLUE WINS JUNE MOON TOURNAMENT

Big fish, big money: Those were the lures for creating the June Moon tournament last year, and they worked again for the second annual competition, held last June 29 to July 1 and hosted by the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club. Stewart Loveland aboard Salt Shaker caught the winning marlin.

Read entire articleJul 3 2001 - 1:39pm
107-INCH BIG BLUE WINS JUNE MOON TOURNAMENT

Big fish, big money: Those were the lures for creating the June Moon tournament last year, and they worked again for the second annual competition, held June 29-July 1 and hosted by the Virgin Islands Game Fishing Club. Stewart Loveland aboard Salt Shaker caught the winning marlin.

Read entire articleJul 3 2001 - 1:34pm
SUNDAY DIVES IN JULY AT CHRIS SAWYER DIVE

Enjoy Sunday dives in July at Chris Sawyer Dive Center. Take a class or dive the BVI's. It's all here.

Read entire articleJun 27 2001 - 10:46pm
80 YOUTHS TO RACE IN OPTIMIST REGATTA

More than 80 sailors 7 to 15 years of age from the Caribbean, U.S. mainland and Spain are registered for the 9th annual Scotiabank International Optimist Regatta on St. Thomas’s East End over Father's Day weekend.

Read entire articleJun 12 2001 - 7:13am
TENNIS AND GOLF

St. Croix is home to two world-class, 18-hole golf courses and many tennis courts.

Read entire articleJun 1 2001 - 2:36am
JUNE NIGHT DIVES AT CHRIS SAWYER DIVE

June brings some great opportunities for night dives at Chris Sawyer Dive Center. Take a class or dive the BVI's. It's all here.

Read entire articleMay 30 2001 - 6:28pm
2001 FATHER'S DAY FISHING TOURNAMENT IS JUNE 10

The Committee for the Betterment of Carenage, with co-sponsors Coors Light, Offshore Marine and Hawaiian Tropic, will host the annual Father's Day Fishing Tournament on Sunday, June 10. The event is traditionally held the weekend before Father's Day.

Read entire articleMay 29 2001 - 5:34pm
WHALES TARRY IN VI WATERS A LITTLE LONGER

If you missed this season's series of whale-watching trips organized by the Environmental Association of St. Thomas-St. John, there is still time left to spot the huge ocean-going mammals, says E.A.S.T. board member Craig Barshinger.

Read entire articleApr 4 2001 - 11:50am