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This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

DPNR Re-Launches ‘Bookmobile in Your Neighborhood’

The bookmobile will be at the following locations from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

UVI Students Place First in Global Top 100 – Business Strategy Game

The students’ company, Future Kicks, tied for first place with 20 other teams out of a total of over 13,500 playing the simulation. Co-managing the company were Joash Liburd, Kriston Petty and Brenton Skeete.

Team USA Worlds Wins TOTE Team Racing; 26th International Optimist Regatta Begins June 15

The TOTE Maritime Team Racing Championships are one of a trio of events sailed this week that were prefaced by the three-day TOTE Maritime Clinic and will be followed by the 26th International Optimist Regatta on June 15-17.

Spirit Airlines to Start New Nonstop Flights Between Orlando to St. Thomas

The V.I. Department of Tourism has announced that Spirit Airlines will inaugurate service between Orlando International Airport (MCO) and Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas (STT) with three flights a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, beginning Nov. 8.

Op-ed: How Is Our Government Spending Federal Hurricane Relief Funds?

Soraya Diase Coffelt, JD, MJS, asks for more transparency and accountability from the present Virgin Islands administration. She accuses it of the mismanagement of recovery funds.
Sen. Positive Nelson (Photo by Barry Leerdam, provided by the V.I. Legislature)

Elections Releases Certified List of Candidates; Nelson DIsqualified

Supervisor of Elections Caroline F. Fawkes on Tuesday released the official, certified list of candidates for the 2018 elections.

TOTE Clinic, TOTE Team Race, International Optimist Regatta Happening June 11-17

A near-record 110 sailors, ages 8 to 15, from five countries, will race 8-foot long, single-sail Optimist dinghies in the TOTE Maritime Clinic, June 11-13, the TOTE Maritime Team Race, June 14, and the International Optimist Regatta (IOR). presented by Electronic Merchant System from June 15-17.
Lehigh University students line up for graduation. (Lehigh University photo)

V.I. Youth Excel: Nathan Brathwaite and Ricky James

Two Virgin Islands students make their mark in academia outside of the territory.

Emergency Prescription Assistance Extended Through Aug. 15 for Disaster Survivors

To be eligible for a free 30-day replacement of certain drugs and medical supplies through the Emergency Prescription Assistance Program (EPAP), the survivor must have a current prescription.

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