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First Family Invites Community to Christmas Tree-Lightings, Children’s Holiday Parties

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr., First Lady Yolanda Bryan and daughter Sumayah Bryan invite the Virgin Islands community to the family’s first annual Christmas Tree Lighting and Children’s Holiday Party scheduled for this month on St. Croix, St. Thomas and St. John.
Cedric Henry (Submitted photo)

Op Ed: Cedric Henry Will Not Die in Vain, Part II

On Tuesday night, four days after we got the news of Cedric’s senseless death, I mustered all my courage and made my way, with victim advocate Desiree Ritter Lambertis, up the narrow, car-lined, twisting roads of a St. Thomas neighborhood I had never visited.

Coral Bay Bizarre Bazaar to Happen on Saturday, Dec. 14

The 7th annual Coral Bay Bizarre Bazaar is set for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 14, at Pickles in Paradise. Shopping, food, a silent auction, live music, a 50/50 raffle and Santa will all be part of the Bizarre Bazaar, all benefiting the Coral Bay Community Council.

St. Croix Chamber of Commerce Opposes WAPA Base Rate Increase

The St. Croix Chamber of Commerce lays out the history of WAPA mismanagement during 2019. It says it is opposed to the V.I. Water and Power Authority’s base rate increase and that the private sector is not capable of bailing out WAPA.
Marijuana leaves (Yahoo photo)

Cannabis in the Virgin Islands, Setting the Record Straight

The St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce gives the reasons it supports the cannabis bill currently in the Virgin Islands Legislature.

VING Holds a Day of Fellowship and Celebration

The Virgin Islands National Guard held its annual family meals on St. Thomas and St. Croix, Dec. 7 and Dec. 8, respectively.

CFVI USVI KIDS COUNT Data Book Highlights Well-being of Children

This year’s Data Book offers a comprehensive snapshot of data on the well-being of the territory’s children.

Gestwicki and Vargo Win Ten Bay 10K; Proceeds Benefit St. John Rescue

The 88 participants ranged in age from 8 to 70, and over half were participating in the Ten Bay 10K for the first time. The 2-hour time limit posed no problem for the runners and walkers, as the race ended earlier than scheduled.

Euan P. McFarlane Environmental Award Goes to Alexandra Pierre of Haiti

The committee believes that the presentation of the award to Alexandra Pierre will highlight the importance of conservation efforts in Haiti and the role that courageous and dedicated individuals play.

St. John Choirs Invite Community to Holiday Celebration

To get a sense of the community spirit, join local singers, dancers and steel pan players for the free Holiday Celebration on Saturday, Dec. 21, at Franklin Powell Park in Cruz Bay.

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