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Tuesday, July 25, 2017
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ST. JOHN – Senate President Myron D. Jackson thanked residents for turning out Thursday to a filled Cleone H. Creque Legislative Conference Room in Cruz Bay to gain insight into plans for realignment of the Virgin Islands National Park. He also took the opportunity to clarify a previously released statement, based on details provided by Caribbean National Parks Superintendent...
The V.I. Fire Service responded to a rash of structural fires over two days on the island of St. John last week, including one that destroyed Destiny Car Rental in Cruz Bay. Last Wednesday evening around 7:23 p.m. the Fire Service responded to a structural fire at 10-7 Carolina, Coral Bay Quarters. They found the second floor of a two...
Story for St. John Tradewinds and St. John Source. A series of miscommunications led a St. John community organization to call a town meeting Thursday evening to air concerns about restructuring the chain of command within the Virgin Islands National Park. In an unusual sequence of events, Thursday’s meeting was cancelled less than two hours before it was set to begin,...
Gifft Hill School is pleased to announce that their partners from New York England Youth Theatre in Brattleboro, VT will be returning this summer to host a two-week theater workshop as part of The Funnery program. Four theatre professionals from NEYT will join Gifft Hill School's theatre director, Marcel Freda, to do a Midsummer Night's Dream workshop. Participants will experience...
Marine enthusiasts and lovers of coral packed the Reef Bay conference room of the Westin Resort on July 14. A DPNR sponsored screening of the critically acclaimed documentary Chasing Coral, presented attendees with a story of investigation, adventure, heartbreak and triumph. The screening was made possible by Kristina K. Edwards, Education and Outreach Coordinator of the Coastal Zone Management Office...
The Virgin Islands Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) invite St. Thomas, St. John and St. Croix solid waste and waste water haulers and the general public to a series of Town Hall Meetings. The meetings will discuss the implementation of Tipping Fees and Waste Water Disposal fees to be implemented on August 1st, 2017. These fees will apply only to...
Is it wrong to focus on trees when there are so many challenges and injustices in the world that need attention? After immersing myself in a Virgin Islands tree identification project with the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of St. John, I found myself paying much more attention to the natural world. Not just trees, but birds making nests and eating berries,...
The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the Territory by sampling for Enterococci Bacteria and Turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following: DPNR performed water quality analysis at 37 designated beaches throughout the Territory...
For Immediate Release July 14, 2017                        The Virgin Islands Port Authority wishes to alert the community that the Port Authority parking lot adjacent to the U.S. Customs facility in Cruz Bay, St. John will be closed from Monday, July 17, 2017 through Wednesday, July 19, 2017 for striping.  The parking...
Story for St. John Tradewinds and St. John Source. Coral Bay residents will have three fewer miles to travel in order to buy gasoline for their vehicles starting this fall. Brothers Guilderoy and Gerren Sprauve are planning to open a full-service gas station on family land in Estate Adrian. “Our goal is to open up this fall.  We’re working aggressively on...
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