Dennis Nixon always carries a refillable water bottle when he walks to Magens Bay, but on a recent day, he ran dry and needed a refill. That’s when he realized that the park no longer has a drinking fountain.
All Saints Cathedral School is the first in the territory to be given a water refill station, along with a personal reusable water bottle for every student, a project that has been in the making for over two years.
The VI Wise Sustainable Roof Project is the brainchild of Kimberly Shumaker, who started it shortly after Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated homes across the territory, leaving many without proper roofs.
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