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Virtue of the Week: Patience

Patience is quiet hope and trust that things will turn out right. You wait without complaining. You are tolerant and accepting of difficulties and mistakes.

‘Art on the Town’ Jolts Nightlife

Downtown Revitalization Inc.’s first ever “Art on the Town” art walk provided a jolt to Charlotte Amalie’s nightlife Friday, drawing crowds to the historic capital’s galleries and exhibition spaces.

Sweet Traditions Are Cooking at UVI

The UVI Research and Extension Center’s test kitchen was humming Wednesday morning as the first session of the holiday baking workshop saw a dozen bakers hard at work on their sweet breads.

Tourism Department Plans to Expand Reach

The territory’s Tourism Department plans to expand its reach across the west coast, throughout the Midwest, and to South America and Europe as part of its 2016 strategic marketing plan.

UVI School of Medicine to Reapply for Accreditation

The UVI Board of Trustees voted in executive session Tuesday to reapply to the Liaison Committee for Medical Education for preliminary accreditation for the UVI School of Medicine.

Taxi Driver Pleads Guilty to Transporting Minor for Sex

Lennox Phillips, 58, pleaded guilty Tuesday in District Court on St. Thomas to one count of transportation of a minor for sex, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe announced.

Mapp Nominates Two to VIWMA, VIPA Boards

Gov. Kenneth Mapp named LaToya Williams to the V.I. Waste Management Authority governing board and Marvin Forbes to the V.I. Port Authority governing board this week.

Feds Providing Nearly $1 Million for V.I. Library Renovations

The U.S. Department of the Interior Office of Insular Affairs approved scopes of work for nearly $1 million in federally funded work renovating three V.I. public libraries, according to DPNR.

Art on the Town to Brighten Charlotte Amalie

Charlotte Amalie will feature a moveable art exhibit Friday evening as Downtown Revitalization hosts the island’s very first edition of Art on the Town, with more than 15 local artists.

The Bookworm: ‘Merry Kiss-mass”

This story of girl-meets-boy, girl-loses-boy, girl-gets-boy-anyhow with a twist of “dirt,” as the author says, might even jerk a few tears. It’s sparkly-warm and “Christmasy,” just as you like.

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