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This Week’s Senate Calendar

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

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 

MOVIES

St. John Film Society to Screen ‘Tie It Into My Hand’ as Part of On Screen/In Person Tour

On Screen/In Person is designed to bring some of the best new independent American films and their filmmakers to communities across the mid-Atlantic region. The filmmakers will tour with their…

LOCAL NEWS

Wild, Windy Racing Opens Regatta

Spectacular broaches, inadvertent jibes, man-overboard rescues and crazy capsizes created a dramatic start to the 42nd St. Thomas International Regatta on Friday. Racing continues Saturday and Sunday.

Budget Crisis Hits V.I. Carnival; No Fireworks

V.I. Carnival will forego fireworks next week and cut back on entertainment this year, due to the government's budget shortfall, which has grown to $145 million.

Mapp Signs New Film and Video Tax Breaks

Gov. Kenneth Mapp "reluctantly" signed into law an act creating new film and video tax breaks, but said in a statement Friday he was doing so in spite of its practical problems and drafting…

V.I. Lit Fest Draws Readers and Writers

At the first Virgin Islands Literacy Festival and Book Fair, internationally known authors and publishers talk passionately about topics of interest to Caribbean readers, writers and students.

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EDITORIAL/BLOGS

The V.I. Answer Desk

Demand answers. Question authority. Agitate for change. Go ahead, you're entitled.

 
 
Bearing One with Another in the New Year

I was trying to think of something hopeful or profound to say to welcome in the New Year when I came upon a quote from…

SOURCE PICKS

First Caribbean Clean Energy Symposium Wraps Up

Some 40 participants of the first Caribbean Clean Energy Technology Symposium wrapped up the four-day conference Friday with visits…

Ferries Might Seek Rate Increase to Cover Higher Costs

The territory’s franchise ferry companies might ask PSC members to approve a rate increase to cover expenses associated with…

Federal Boating Infrastructure Grant to Summers End Marina in Jeopardy

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service plans to pull the plug on the bulk of a $1.3 million Boating…

Chemical Poisoned Family Still in Stateside Hospitals

The four members of a vacationing Delaware family sickened by the apparent use of a pesticide containing methyl bromide…

Source Manager’s Journal: Social Distance in a Small Place

To the outsider trying to figure things out, the Virgin Islands presents a different kind of social distance. Or different…

Four Antilles Students to Represent V.I. in National Math Competition

Four Antilles middle school students were the top scorers at the 2015 territorial MathCounts competition held Thursday on the…

 
 

ON ST. CROIX

Birthday Party Rededicates Dorsch Cultural Actvities Center

Local folks went back in time Friday with stories, music, songs, and remembrances at a rededication and revitalization of Frederiksted's Dorsch Cultural Activities Center.

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ON ST. THOMAS

Winners All at the Special Olympics

Some 40 faces full of joy were the stars of the show Saturday morning during the the 2015 Special Olympics at Charlotte Amalie High School on St. Thomas.

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