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Dental Associations, Administration Discuss Five-year Oral Health Care Plan at Summit

The U.S. Virgin Islands Dental Association (VIDA) this week partnered with the American Dental Association (ADA) to convene the U.S.V.I. Oral Health Care Summit, which featured Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. and other elected officials to build upon existing oral health initiatives and address the territory’s oral health care needs.

USVI Promotes Its Special Carnival and Festivals Here and Abroad

The USVI Department of Tourism (DOT) has launched a vigorous summer campaign to market the islands' unique carnival and festivals.

Annie E. Casey Foundation Releases 2019 National KIDS COUNT ® Data Book

The 2019 KIDS COUNT® Data Book, which is the most comprehensive annual report on child well-being in the United States, notes measurable progress since the first Data Book, which was published in 1990.

V.I. Bar Foundation Brings Law Day Civics to Schools

Attorneys provided age-appropriate instruction in the elementary, junior high/middle and high schools about the theme of Law Day 2019, which focused on First Amendment Freedoms, particularly Freedom of Speech and Freedom of the Press, and their importance to maintaining a free society.

Open forum: High School Moot Court Competition Held at V.I. Supreme Court

The Virgin Islands Bar Association gives a synopsis of its recent 25th annual Virgin Islands High School Moot Court competition.

Francis Bay Boardwalk, Observation Deck Now Finished

The Friends thanks Bigrigg Cranford Construction Company for donating much of the construction labor. This project was funded by the hundreds of individuals who donated to help restore the park after hurricanes Irma and Maria.

USVI PTSA Announces New 2019 Board of Directors

The USVI PTSA Board is made up of parents, a farming executive, education professionals, legal professionals, media experts and business leaders from across the Virgin Islands community.

Legal Services Encourages Residents to Secure Important Documents for Hurricane Season

Experience with previous hurricanes has shown that the courts and government agencies expect people to have copies of their important documents in order for them to access certain services. For example, FEMA required documents to prove homeownership and occupancy.
The beach at Maho Bay. Officials warned beachgoers to leave their valuables at home rather than in their car or at the beach.

New Maho Bay Pavilions Completed

With the significant loss of vegetation and tree cover, there has been almost no shade available for beach-goers. NPS’s guiding principles for this project called for structures that would be light on the environment and accommodate high seas.

All Saints Cathedral School Wins First Round of Appellate Moot Court

The team will vie for the title of Territorial Champion on Thursday, May 23. The winners will receive scholarships of $1,000.

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