We have become so Americanized that we’ve lost the tradition of using the Inkberry as a Christmas tree. Many of us don’t realize that the Inkberry tree was also a story-telling tree during the Christmas season. I am talking native story-telling about our culture and the history of these islands.
Virtual Giving Tree project is making a meaningful impact during the holiday season by providing essential items like clothing, household goods, food, utilities, and toys to children, families and seniors. The project is now in its fourth
A total of 28 retired and active veterans braved windy conditions to fish the deep sea to try and catch the biggest fish on Saturday as the Golden Hook Fishing Club hosted the fifth annual Fish With A Vet Tournament.
Pastor Jeffrey Neevel of St. Thomas Reformed Church invites the entire community to a Christmas concert orchestrated by esteemed tenor Gylchris Sprauve on Advent Sunday, Dec. 10, at 4 p.m., with a free-will donation.
“FEMA has awarded the V.I. Department of Education a grant for $140,087,014.98 for Markoe Elementary School on St. Croix and a grant in the amount of $324,355,822.98 for Cancryn Junior High School on St. Thomas…”
In 2009, I testified before the House Committee on Natural Resources in Congress in support of the measure to establish Castle Nugent Farms as part of the National Park System. The bill passed the House Committee with a vote of 25-14. Castle Nugent Farms came one step closer to becoming officially a National Historic Site managed by the National Park Service. Nonetheless, the bill never arrived on President Barack Obama’s desk for his signature.
A Saturday small business expo is offering participants a business-to-business opportunity to display goods and services. The event, called Shop Local, Promote the Economy, is being staged in the heart of Charlotte Amalie at Fort Christian.
Studio Walsh and the ARTFarm Family will hold an opening reception on Friday and Saturday for an exhibit entitled “Hope for the Future,” with works from Luca Gasperi, Christina Frederick Gasperi, and Marina Gasperi.
Monica Miller-Smith, whose communication, leadership, and research skills and the concerns of the Coral Bay community will help as the organization moves forward, has been selected as the new executive director for the Coral Bay Community Council (CBCC), the organization announced.
As a conservationist, it can be a burden at times when you've tried your very best to protect these islands’ cultural, natural, historical, and marine resources. It is not so much a matter of protecting the resources. It is rather managing the resources and setting aside the unique historic landscape of the cultural, natural, and marine resources for future generations and for the future of these islands.
Miracle on Main Street and the Lighted Boat Parade 2023 will be held Friday, Dec. 15. For this premier holiday event in the Downtown Historic District, the public can expect the streets to be lit and beautiful.
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