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Volunteers Spiffying Up Coral Bay Ag Station

Wednesday kicks off a campaign to give the Coral Bay Agriculture Station some much-needed tender loving care as it is transformed into a community center, with opportunities to volunteer through Oct. 28.

Delegate Plaskett Meets with Fed Officials in PR

In order to build relationships with her colleagues in the federal agencies affecting the territory and the region, Delegate Stacey Plaskett is traveling this week to Puerto Rico, according to her office.

Virtue of the Week: Self-discipline

Self-discipline means self-control. It is doing what you really want to do, rather than being tossed around by your feelings like a leaf in the wind. You act instead of react. You get things done in an orderly and efficient way.

Jewels of the Virgin Isles: Juliette Jarvis-Pennyman

Born and raised in the Queens Quarter neighborhood of St. Croix, Juliette Jarvis-Pennyman is making her mark on the lives of school children throughout the Reading, Penn., school district.

Julius ‘The Chef’ Jackson Pushing Forward Despite Loss to Uzcategui

A second-round TKO by Mexico’s Jose Uzcategui came as a shock to V.I. residents that gathered around their televisions Tuesday night to cheer on 340 Boxing’s Julius “The Chef” Jackson.

Opinions Differ on Whether Sargassum Causes Health Issues

Although a BVI environmentalist warned recently that swallowing large doses of water where sargassum seaweed is present could be fatal, other experts don’t agree.

The Bookworm: Shaq Reaches Back

Retired basketball great and author Shaquille O’Neal reaches back into his own childhood to create this tale, which is something 7-to-10-year-olds will enjoy knowing.

U.S. Coast Guard OKs V.I. Waterways for LPG Shipping

The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a letter declaring Virgin Island waterways suitable for the transportation of LPG, bringing closer to completion WAPA's conversion of some of its generating capacity.

Retirement Celebration Held for Seaborne Pilot Wayne George

Wayne George flew the last flight of his career to the St. Croix seaplane terminal on the last Seaborne Airlines flight out Thursday. He turns 65 on Friday, the mandatory retirement age for pilots.

Source Manager’s Journal: Leading in Hard Times

Hey, Virgin Islanders. News flash. By making hard and painful choices, the deJongh administration saved the territory from disaster.

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RUNOFF PREP -- Board of Elections members Arturo Watlington Jr. and Max Schanfarber test DS 200 voting machines to be used during Tuesday's runoff election in the contest for governor and lieutenant governor.
Early voting for the runoff starts Saturday on St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John.
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RUNOFF PREP -- Board of Elections members Arturo Watlington Jr. and Max Schanfarber test DS 200 voting machines to be used during Tuesdays runoff election in the contest for governor and lieutenant governor.
Early voting for the runoff starts Saturday on St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John.
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