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Cruz Bay
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Grab your friends and family next Friday, February 24 from 5:00pm until 9:00pm and carb out on all you can eat pasta, salad, bread, dessert and a glass of wine for just $25 at Cruz Bay Landing. Pasta in the Park is taking place the night before the 8 Tuff Miles race. Runners and nonrunners are all welcome to participate....
Photo courtesy of Concordia Eco-Resort. The sale of the Concordia Eco-Resort to LaVie Boutique Resorts which was reported in Tradewinds last fall has been cancelled, and for now there are no major changes planned, according to Joe Feraco, a member of the resort’s new management team. News of the sale’s cancellation became known in late January through a widely distributed letter...
CHARLOTTE AMALIE -- As the second half of February begins, Gov. Kenneth Mapp has announced a series of austerity measures to help his administration cope with a pending fiscal crisis. The chief executive issued a proclamation Tuesday freezing government job vacancies, except in key areas. The proclamation also restricts travel by government personnel and limits the use of government vehicles...
By Ashley Cates, SJSA Director of Marketing All photos courtesy of Yelena Rogers Photography. January 28 was a magical night for the fourth graders of St John, their families, and the community. Broadway Comes to St. John showcased “In Record Time,” to a sold-out crowd at the Westin St. John Resort & Villas. This event brings the St. John School of...
Join Bajo El Sol Gallery for their first book signing event with James Mapes, author of Imagine That! In his provocative and engaging new book, Imagine That!, James Mapes shares the knowledge and experience he has gained in his thirty-plus years as a researcher, speaker, and personal coach. Well-written, engaging, and very accessible, Imagine That! is a guidebook that shows readers...
MARY’S POINT -- A 19-year old Massachusetts man was pronounced dead after diving with a group near Mary’s Point. The victim was identified as Tucker Francis of Marion, Massachusetts. Authorities at the National Park Service and the Virgin Islands Police Department said Francis was unresponsive when he was recovered from the waters off Mary’s Point in late January. Chief...
Photos by Barry Leerdam, Legislature of the Virgin Islands. CRUZ BAY --  Taxes, the public library, and the needs of a community were among the topics raised at a town meeting hosted by the new Senator-at-Large Brian Smith. About 50 constituents filled the seats at the Cleone Creque Legislative Hall in Cruz Bay to hear and talk to Smith. Many of...
When my friend Kathy was visiting from Vermont, she was alarmed to see a gang of fat, red-faced caterpillars attacking a poor little tree. She was even more dismayed when she went to get a closer look and one of them dropped down onto her shoe. It was big and it wouldn’t get off. These caterpillars have grabby little feet...
Pictured above: In the image overlooking Maho the three estate houses were all owned by the Hill family, so that is most likely Abraham C. Hill on the horse in the foreground. The estate houses are: America Hill (Cinnamon Bay estate house; top center), Munsburry (left), and Vanniniberg (bottom right). Up the ridge to the right of the Vanniniberg house...
Photos courtesy of Yelena Rogers Photography and Friends of Virgin Islands National Park. The Friends of Virgin Islands National Park’s Annual Gala is back by popular demand! Hosted by Pamela and Steve Deckoff, at their home "Presidio del Mar" in Peter Bay on St. John, this fundraising event is not one to miss! The Friends Gala will be held on Saturday, February 18th. The Friends of VI...
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