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Foodies flock to a tasting table at the 2015 Taste of St. Croix.

Taste of St. Croix: New Date, New Location, Great Food

With the traditional venue closed by hurricane damage, A Taste of St. Croix will take to the streets of Christiansted Thursday with some of the best food on the island.

System Likely to Bring More Rain by Tuesday

An area of disturbed weather east of the Lesser Antilles has has become better organized with a circulation beginning to form, which may lead to formation of a tropical or sub-tropical system passing through the region in the next week.

AG Says No to Registering Voters Before Runoff

If you were not registered for the general election you should not be allowed to vote in the runoff election for governor that will be held Nov. 20, according to V.I Attorney General Claude Walker.

Police ID Victim of Thursday’s Fatal Shooting

The V.I. Police Department on Saturday identified the victim of a Little La Grange shooting as 67-years-old Joseph Mark Graffis of Little La Grange, Frederiksted, whose body was found Thursday.
McIntosh family photo

Sunday Event at CMCA Offers Restrospective of ‘Blinky’ McIntosh

Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts on Strand Street in Frederiksted will host a retrospective on the life and times of St. Croix’s musical icon Sylvester “Blinky” McIntosh at 5:30 p.m. Sunday.

Bryan’s Lead Over Mapp Grows Slightly With Absentee Ballots

Democrat challenger Albert Bryan's lead over independent incumbent Ken Mapp increased a little as the Board of Elections counted a portion of absentee and provisional ballots Thursday.

Rushing Rain and Runoff Puts St. John on Pause

A torrential rain began pounding Cruz Bay, St. John around 7 a.m., Thursday. One year after the passage of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, followed by several days of heavy rains, this deluge brought back memories.

Opinion: Is Flash Flooding Triggering Irmaria Flashbacks?

St. Thomas clinical psychologist Nour Suid weighs in on the psychological impact of heavy rains a year after two devastating hurricanes threw Virgin Islanders' lives into chaos.
Barbara Michaud is dedicated to raising awareness of cancer and funds for those fighting it. (From Barbara Michaud's Facebook page)

Barbara Michaud Brings Energy to Raising Breast Cancer Awareness

Barbara Michaud, a tenacious cancer survivor, moved to the U.S. Virgin Islands in October 2008 and has worked almost non-stop to raise breast cancer awareness in the territory.

UVI Surveying Community on Housing and Population

The Eastern Caribbean Center of the University of the Virgin Islands will conduct its annual V.I. Community Survey this November and December. UVI has been doing the survey for a number of years now, mapping not just the situation in any given year but helping researchers and policy makers get a clearer understanding of the changing population and housing statistics in the territory.

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STT-STJ AG FAIR -- on St. Thomas, connecting farmers and the fruits of their labors with the
Public. Bordeaux Farms Pavillion provided the venue, although the traditional host, University of the Virgin Islands, is eager for a reunion.
The AG FAIR is an opportunity for shoppers to pick up meats and veggies for the Thanksgiving table. Chef Ashley Allen staged a turkey carving demonstration, followed by a turkey tasting.
An appreciative crowd formed an audience for a dance troupe and tips on composting, plus a contest to see who could quickly light a coalpot.
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