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MAGENS HAS 'SECRET' MONTHLY PASS

One of the best-kept secrets and greatest bargains on the island is the Magens Bay monthly pass. For only $15 a month -- $6 for people over 55 -- residents can come and go with family members as many times as they want every month.

13 MORE FIRED GOVERNMENT WORKERS SUE

Gov. Charles W. Turnbull is facing his third wrongful-discharge suit from employees fired from government jobs after he took office. Thirteen former employees in St. Thomas filed suit this week, seeking reinstatement, back wages and repayment of expenses they incurred from being fired.

EXIT CHART HOUSE, ENTER HARBORSIDE

Chart House Restaurant in Frenchtown will close this fall but other than a name change, most diners may not even notice.

DON YOUR EASTER BONNET AND COME TO CAFE LULU

On Sunday, April 4 guests at Cafe Lulu at Blackbeard's Castle will be treated to one of the zaniest events of the year — the 14th Annual Easter Bonnet Parade at Blackbeard's Castle. Each year the entries are more creative and more fun.
There will be a pre-parade brunch from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. with the parade beginning at 3 p.m.

JUDGE DECRIES 'FEDERALIZATION' OF V.I. CASES

Presiding Territorial Court Judge Verne A. Hodge used Friday's third annual Virgin Islands Judicial Conference to criticize what he called the federalization of local and civil criminal cases.

JON FADDIS LEADS ROUSING UVI SPRING CONCERT

The UVI Jazz Ensemble's spring concert was a joyful celebration of jazz standards. Virtuoso trumpet player Jon Faddis shared more than his tremendous talents on Friday night, he shared his enthusiasm and relaxation in making music. For the rest of the review of the exciting show at the Reichhold, go to Arts/Entertainment/Music.

JON FADDIS LEADS ROUSING UVI SPRING CONCERT

The UVI Jazz Ensemble's Spring concert was a joyful celebration of jazz standards. Virtuoso trumpet player Jon Faddis shared more than his tremendous talents on Friday night, he shared his enthusiasm and relaxation in making music.

UVI OPENS DORMS FOR SINBAD FESTIVAL

As hotel rooms rapidly fill up for the Sinbad Soul Music Festival, the University of the Virgin Islands announced Friday that it will make dormitory rooms available as part of a five-night package to accommodate visitors to the island.

FIX THE SYSTEMS OR NOTHING WILL CHANGE

Yes, we need to increase our revenues, but we also need to spend what we do have much more wisely, says Catherine Mills, spelling out key steps to change the way the V.I. government functions.

MARCH 31 PROCLAIMED AS TRANSFER DAY

Governor Charles W. Turnbull has proclaimed Wednesday, March 31, as Transfer Day to observe the 82 anniversary of the transfer of the Virgin Islands from Denmark to the U.S.

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