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St. Croix Schools Plan Return to In-Person Instruction in March

After being closed for a year due to COVID-19, public schools in the St. Croix District will open for in-person instruction beginning Tuesday, March 2.

Senate Begins Reviewing Bryan’s Plan to Reform Mental Health in USVI

Members of the Senate Committee on Health, Hospitals, and Human Services on Friday began reviewing a mental health bill submitted by Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.

Rules Committee OKs Six Nominations

The Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee moved six nominations forward to the full Senate on Thursday. 

Can a Victim of Development Morph into Ecological Survivor?

Pity poor, long-suffering marron bacora, a.k.a. Solanum conocarpum. Today a handful can be found clinging to life in St. John's dry, eastern regions.

Organizers of Anti-Racism Forum Plan for Further Action

A soft call to action over the last four months will grow louder in the next few months as the organizers of the Women’s Coalition of St. Croix’s anti-racism series outline plans and gather advocates to help dismantle racism in the Virgin Islands.

Smoke from BVI Fire Impacting USVI *Update – BVI Fire Service Provides Details*

A major fire near the H Lavity Stoutt Community College in Paraquita Bay in the British Virgin Islands has impacted air quality on St. John and St. Thomas, USVI, with residents of both islands reporting they smell smoke.

USVI Nets 50 Vehicles, Over $1 Million in Airbag Settlement

The V.I. Department of Justice has settled a suit with Honda over Takata airbags, a settlement in which Honda agreed to provide the V.I. approximately 50 new Honda vehicles and a payment of over $1 million.

St. Croix’s La Reine Fish Market Reopens

The newly refurbished La Reine Fish Market on St. Croix, closed since 2007, reopened with pomp, ceremony and a ribbon cutting on Wednesday.

Kemetic Yoga Gaining Recognition for Health Benefits

A lesser-known yoga form, the Kemetic practice from ancient Egypt, was revitalized in the 1970s and is becoming more popular around the world, including a chapter on St. Croix that practices three times a week on a west end beach. 

VINP Celebrates Folklife with Activities on Friday and an Online Video

On Friday, Feb. 26, the public is invited to stop by two locations within the Virgin Islands National Park to enjoy presentations by some of the culture bearers who regularly participate in the Park's annual Folklife Festival.





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