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Thursday, September 28, 2023


Board of Education Calls Special Meeting for Noon on Friday, September 29

The board may go into executive session during the meeting to discuss certain matters as permitted or required by Virgin Islands law.

George E. Goodwin Dies at 81

George Edward Emmanuel Goodwin died peacefully in his sleep on the morning of Sept. 11 at 81 years old, in Jacksonville, Fla. He was just four days shy of his next birthday. 

Nieves Esther Velazquez Dies

Nieves Esther Velazquez, also known as “Mami” or “Esther,” died on Saturday, Sept. 23.  She was surrounded with love and attended to by her loving husband and sons.

V.I. Board of Education Open for Additional Office Hours to Accommodate Coronavirus Scholarship Applications

Virgin Islands High School 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023 graduates, including the Home Education/Home School Program, Adult Education, and General Education Development (GED) Program, have the distinct opportunity to apply for a grant award of $1,500.

University Bound Partners With Alpine Philanthropy to Offer Free SAT Prep for Students

The program aims to help Virgin Islands high school students boost their SAT scores (a standardized test widely used for college admissions in the United States).

A Night of PLAY at the VI Children’s Museum to Features Yard Vibes Steel Band on Sept. 30

Following the free Community Day of Play at the Virgin Islands Children's Museum, the public is invited to enjoy the sweet sounds of the steel pan at the museum from 6-8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 30.

Akil Emanuel Dies at 24

Wednesday, Sept. 13. He was 24 years old.

CFVI Accepting Proposals for 2023 Funding From Judith A. Towle Environmental Studies Fund

Funded by the Judith A. Towle Environmental Studies Fund at CFVI, up to $5,000 is available to support activities that include internships, research studies, workshops, seminars, lectureships, citizen science or publications.

UVI Bulletin Board for October

Here is what's happening on both campuses of the University of the Virgin Islands.

New Public Moorings Now Available for Use in USVI Waters Due to VIPCA/USVI Government Partnership

The first phase has been completed in the installation of what will be a total of 200 new secure Helix-type moorings in bays throughout the USVI. All 200 moorings are anticipated to be ready for use by local and visiting boaters, both private/recreational and commercial, in the coming season.

Miss UVI to Compete in National Black College Queens Pageant

University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Ambassador Eunisha Lawrence will represent the university in her role as Miss UVI 2023-2024 at the 38th Annual National Black College Queens Competition in Atlanta, Ga., as part of the Alumni Hall of Fame weekend from Sept. 27 to Oct. 1. 

PFLAG St. Thomas to Hold First Monthly Meeting and Membership Drive

PFLAG St. Thomas will hold its first monthly meeting on Sept. 30 at Bolongo Bay Beach Resort's Conference Room.

Department of Health to Premiere ‘Step Into Wellness’ Video Series

The premiere episode is scheduled for 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 28, on the department's official social media platforms and Government Access Channel 27.

Maitland A. Wattley Dies at 83

Maitland A. Wattley, known to many as “Mommy Grace,” who was a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend, died at her home on Sept. 13.

Almando R. VanHolten Dies at 76

Almando R. VanHolten died on Sept. 18. He was 76 years old.

Grasalia Gladena Brewley Fahie Dies

Grasalia Gladena Brewley Fahie died Sept. 1 on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands.

Mary Eleanor Harrigan Parsons

Mary Eleanor Harrigan Parsons died peacefully at home on Sept. 15. She was 69 years old.  

Eroilda Martinez Dies

Eroilda Martinez, also known as “Hilda,” of Clifton Hill died on Sept. 17, at home peacefully, surrounded by her loved ones.

Alice D. Bryan-Nisbitt Dies

Alice D. Bryan-Nisbitt died on Sept. 4. 

V.I. Board of Education Joins Fight to Prevent Suicide and Raise Mental Health Awareness

According to the National Alliance for Mental Illness, “Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among young people aged 15 to 24 in the United States.”



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