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Vanito James Dies at 84

Vanito James, also known as Juanito James, of Cruz Bay, St. John, died on Aug. 30, on St. Thomas at the age of 84.

Lucina Mucet Loretta Canaii Dies

Lucina Mucet Loretta Canaii died on Aug. 24.

Interior Appoints Basil Ottley Jr. as Insular Affairs Policy Director

The U.S. Department of the Interior has announced the selection of Basil Ottley Jr. to serve as the new policy director at the headquarters of the Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) in Washington, D.C. Ottl

St. Croix Archaeological Society, NPS to Host Caribbean Archaeology Congress in July 2017

The St. Croix Archaeological Society and the St. Croix units of the National Park Service (NPS) have the honor of being the hosts for the 27th Biennial Congress of the International Association for Caribbean Archaeology in July 2017.

St. Croix Artist Represents USVI at 205 Pan Am Games

The artwork of St. Croix artist Lucien Downes will represent the U.S. Virgin Islands in the Textile Museum of Canada’s Watercolour cultural project presented in partnership with the 2015 Pan Am/Parapan American Games being held in Toronto, July 10-26.

Oswin A. Sewer Sr.

Oswin A. Sewer Sr. died on Sunday, June 28, at the age of 68.

UVI Researchers Investigate Potential Risks of Lionfish Consumption

Researchers from the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) have published results of their investigation into the consumption of lionfish in the “Marine Drugs Journal.” Since 2008, lionfish native to tropical and sub-tropical reef ecosystems in the southern Indian Ocean, South Pacific and Red Sea have been reported in waters in the territory.

McCollum Re-Affirms Commitment To Evaluation System

Acting Education Commissioner Sharon Ann McCollum Monday re-affirmed the department’s commitment to the new Teacher and Leader Effectiveness System, the VIDE-revised process for evaluating teachers and administrators.

Students to Test Academic Skill Online Via New Standard Assessments

Parents of public school students in grades 3rd through 10th are being advised that the testing window for the online, standardized test Smarter Balanced will be available from Tuesday, March 17 to June 12. The testing window for 11th graders will go online from April 21 to June 12.

My Brother’s Workshop Gearing Up for Bakery Opening

My Brother's Workshop Bakery and Cafe will offer a whole new set of opportunities for residents age 16 to 24 by offering training in cooking, baking and hospitality.

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