Reports of a fireball from a descending meteor lit up social media Friday evening, as residents on St. Thomas and Puerto Rico posted photos and videos of the brief but dazzling spectacle.
ST. THOMAS — There were no major surprises — outside of one of the most lopsided scores in tournament history — on Friday in the opening games of the 27th annual IAA/McDonald’s Martin Luther King Jr. Invitational high school basketball tournament.
ST. JOHN — The fourth annual St. John Trail Race, a grueling half-marathon that crisscrosses the island via hiking trails, has added a less demanding 10-kilometer race, increasing interest in the event.
TORTOLA — Sunday’s scheduled Boxing Day horse races at the Ellis Thomas Downs Race Track, already postponed once, have been postponed again.
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You no doubt remember the old line attributed to Ben Franklin when he was asked what kind of government the Constitutional Convention had created: “A republic, if you can keep it!” Well, I’ve noticed an interesting thing in recent years: it’s got bi-partisan appeal.
Cruz Bay’s Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church came into existence in the 1960s due to the generosity of visitor-turned-resident William Callahan, and now the church hopes similar generous acts will facilitate the building of a Catholic church in Coral Bay — on King Hill Road just past …
This is not about a pop band named Jesus, Martin, Peter and Paul. Instead, it is about four monumental days that come at this time in the church year and have important common threads.