This year's carnival celebration, named "Going back in time for Carnival 99", will begin on April 9 and run through May 1. See the St. Thomas Source Community Calendar for dates of specific events.
Warner Bowers, senior vice-president of Guardian Insurance and former board member of the V.I. Insurance Association, explains and makes a case for passage of a compulsory automobile insurance law here.
Hazelle Goodman, the well known actress and comedienne who addressed the W.O.W.(Wider Opportunities for Women) Conference in St. Thomas last October, will return to the Reichhold Center for the Arts for "A Night of Laughter & Love."
Ralph Blanchard, independent aviation consultant and president of the U.S. Virgin Islands Airways, is again asking the local government and the private sector to consider developing their own tourist airline.
It appears the V.I. government is forcing the pharmacists to take third-party pay cards for medications, while the third-party payer is reimbursing them less than cost, writes Kirk Grybowski. In other words, Virgin Islands pharmacists are being forced into being charitable institutions.
Gov. Charles W. Turnbull will begin next week to make decisions about how to reduce the governments expenses. Those decisions are likely to involve cutting personnel.
Roy L. Martin has been named head of the Tax Assessor's Office. He is a 30-year employee of the office.
The Citicorp Foundation has established a $40,000 Citibank Community Fund at the Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands. The fund is designed to provide assistance and support to residents of St. Thomas's public housing communities.
You can make a difference in your community by giving to United Way, an organization that makes a positive difference in many people's lives.
Gov. Charles W. Turnbull has proclaimed February as Black History Month in the Virgin Islands. This year marks the 34th anniversary of Black History Month.