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Irma remains a major hurricane, centered as of 5 a.m. AST/EDT over the eastern tropical Atlantic Ocean about 840 miles (1350 km) west-northwest of the Cabo Verde Islands and 1665 miles (2680 km) east of the Leeward Islands. Maximum sustained winds remain near 115 mph (185 km/h) with higher gusts - a Category 3 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind...
The center of Tropical Storm Irma was located near Latitude 16.4 North, Longitude 32.2 West, according to an update shared by VITEMA from the NWS National Hurricane Center around 11:00 pm yesterday evening. Irma is moving toward the west near 12mph. Irma is moving toward the west near 12mph. A turn toward the west-northwest is expected Thursday, and the general...
St. John, USVI – There are still spaces available in the 18th Annual Love City Triathlon & Aquathlon taking place from Maho Bay on Sunday, September 3rd at 7:00 AM. The Aquathlon features a 0.5-mile swim followed by a 4-mile run. The Triathlon adds in a 13-mile bike ride after the swim. This year, relay teams are permitted for...
An eager alumni from a St. Thomas public school and a team of co-workers from the Westin St. John Resort Villas are pitching in on preparations for a new school year. The offer of assistance to the Joseph Gomez Elementary School was warmly received by school officials. Praise of help from the private sector was heard at the end of...
The 3rd Annual Love City Car Show is set for the upcoming Labor Day weekend, Sunday, September 3 and Monday, September 4, in the Coral Bay Ball Field. The event is a collaboration between the St. John Festival Committee and “Big” Al Smith and Jay Swartley, with the latter two forming the event through their mutual appreciation of car culture. U.S....
Special Feature for St. John Tradewinds and St. John Source. Among the many noticeable changes on St. John in recent years is the influx of people from the Dominican Republic.  It is now common to hear Spanish spoken in shops, on the streets, at the beach—wherever people on St. John congregate. The current size of the Spanish-speaking population is unknown; estimates...
Gifft Hill School's partner, New England Youth Theatre from Brattleboro, VT, has returned once again this summer and helped to host a two-week theatre workshop as part of The Funnery program. Four theatre professionals from NEYT along with Gifft Hill School's theatre director, Marcel Freda, have worked with young actors on St. John to reinvent one of Shakespeare's funniest plays,...
Located on a quiet side road off Bordeaux Mt. Road (Route 108), this charming Caribbean cottage is close enough to restaurants and shopping, but still far enough away for owners and guests alike to enjoy the tranquility of St. John. Surrounded by lush, tropical landscape, the one-bedroom, one-bathroom home has two levels both surrounded by large decks. The entrance of...
St. John Rescue, Inc. invites the general public to a Town Hall Meeting. Join the St. John Rescue, Inc. Board of Directors and volunteers for an open discussion on the reveal of conceptual design for the new headquarters and operation base.  All residents of the immediate area and St. John are encouraged to attend. Date: Friday September 8th Location: Concordia Eco Resort...
ENIGHED -- Walk through the doors of Starfish Market these days and, if you haven’t been around for awhile, prepare for a surprise. A whole new view awaits you. The produce section looks twice as big. Shelves rising high overhead, banks of shiny glass coolers everywhere. What happened? A major expansion said manager Nedra Ephraim. Supermarket owners went big and brought...
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