The Virgin Islands Montessori School and Peter Gruber International Academy theatre group will be performing their adaptation of the play Silent Sky December 8-10. VIMSIA hopes to inspire the USVI community through the theatre students under the direction of teacher Mary Walden.
The Women’s Coalition of St. Croix held its annual meeting in their new community and conference center which is now named “The Women’s Coalition Campus.” The meeting allowed guests to meet staff, volunteers, and the board of directors and also allowed them to view the new building.
After more than a year’s delay, the Diocese of St. Thomas in the Virgin Islands Inc. finally got a chance to present its plan to build a chapel and three other structures on its 2.83-acre site in Estate Carolina in Coral Bay.
At 6 p.m., Saturday, December 3, the Crucian Cultural Group will present the third Annual Christiansted Mobile Lantern Motorcade of creatively lighted entries. There are numerous vehicles expected to participate. Stanley and the Ten Sleepless Knights will provide live entertainment along the way.
Andrew Fahie wants to know the identity of the confidential informant who gathered more than 8,000 minutes of audio recordings of the former British Virgin Islands premier allegedly plotting drug smuggling and other crimes.
A snorkeler stranded on the rocks off the Hamm's Bluff lighthouse on St. Croix was rescued Tuesday afternoon by a Coast Guard boat crew, suffering only some scrapes in the ordeal, the agency reported Wednesday.
The V.I. government has settled its civil suit against the estate of Jeffrey Epstein for $105 million, Attorney General Denise George announced Wednesday. It is believed to be the largest monetary settlement in the history of the territory, the Justice Department said.
The U.S. Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority got permission Wednesday to explore buying fuel from three alternative providers. It’s an effort to keep the lights on after the long-time preferred supplier cut off propane deliveries over a dispute about, what the Authority calls, an unrelated debt.
Police are currently interviewing witnesses who may have been nearby Tuesday night when a V.I. woman and her four-month-old were pulled from the water near the Oasis Cove Marina on the east end of St. Thomas.
When United Airlines Flight 1529 landed at Cyril King Airport on Wednesday, it was greeted by people eager to greet a native son. It was also a chance to welcome home one of the airline’s newest aviators.
The annual Crucian Coconut Festival will kick off the holiday season on St. Croix December 2-4. The festival will offer events and activities for all ages, including a fine arts exhibit presenting a range of Caribbean-themed artwork.
With propane scheduled to run out on St. Croix Wednesday and on St. Thomas-St. John, by the end of the week, the V.I. Water and Power Authority said it’s switching to diesel in order to stave off rolling blackouts but will be relying on its older generators to handle the load.
Diaspora Expressions: On Spirituality & Rituals opened at the Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts Nov. 18 with art patrons in the community expressing their connection to the theme and their desire to revisit the exhibit.
At dinnertime, JP Kyrillos doesn’t go to the market or the refrigerator for salad greens. He heads to a glowing shelf in his home where butter lettuce, arugula, shiso, kale, and edible flowers are thriving.
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