Winners of the 27th annual Moot Court Competition, held April 6, have been announced. The competition opened with remarks by Charlotte Perrell, Esq., President of the V.I. Bar Association and Presiding Judge Harold Willocks gave a brief welcome address. Attorney General of the Virgin Islands…

Female students from three St. Croix public schools recently donated 280 new headphones to the district’s elementary and K-8 schools, following a two-day fundraiser last November that netted $1,300 used to purchase the electronics.

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V.I. Fire Service sergeant and EMT Magabe Calixte has been named the St. Thomas-St. John district’s employee of the year, but Calixte would argue it’s the team he works with that deserves the recognition.

Rotary St. Thomas II, in partnership with Toastmasters and Rotaract, offered a virtual “I Love to Read” program for third graders from Lockhart Elementary School to connect students to books, authors and each other, and to encouragereading during the pandemic while they were not attending sc…

The Explore Science: Earth & Space demonstration at the Virgin Islands Children’s Museum is part of a nationwide celebration of educational programs designed to engage children in fields of Earth and space science.

Crown Mountain Road will soon have a colorful new look thanks to the Kaleidoscope Mural Project. In an effort to revitalize an unkempt and unpainted retaining wall between the Crown and Hawk Botanical Gardens and the Shangri La B&B with an inspirational mural, the project will support se…

81C in historic downtown Charlotte Amalie will host a full gallery exhibition of works by artist Juan Carlos Amador on Saturday, with a reception from 7 p.m. to midnight. ANTILLANO features the colorful abstract paintings of this Puerto Rico-based talent.

Bajo El Sol Gallery to host art exhibition on Saturday

There are parallels between what we are hearing from the Word of God and the present circumstances brought about by Covid-19. We can look at the restrictions and or the impositions we are experiencing as a long Lenten period that has lasted more than 40 days, it could be 40 months before we …

Bajo El Sol Gallery in Mongoose Junction will host an exhibition titled The Living Hour on April 3 beginning at 4 p.m. featuring works by multidisciplinary artist Lucien Downes and master woodturner Avelino Samuel.

A group of visitors from Texas were enjoying a day at Haulover when the peaceful sounds of the waves lapping the shore were pierced by the cry of a baby goat. The visitors followed the sound to an unoccupied hurricane-damaged home where they discovered a well full of water, and hovering just…

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As part of their social commitment to the wellbeing of the Virgin Islands, McDonald’s recently hosted its Great Day, the company’s largest annual fundraiser in Latin America and the Caribbean. During this event, 100 % of Big Mac sales from their five restaurants on St. Thomas and St. Croix w…

Nashville country recording artist Jimmy Charles, along with guitarist Ross Flora, will be performing in a special concert Saturday at the St. Thomas Yacht Club starting at 6 p.m. The concert benefits the STYC Foundation and its programs and is co-hosted by Intellectual Global Concepts USVI …

Historic Preservation Committee chair Pamela Montegut said at Wednesday’s virtual committee meeting she was “taken aback” that the V.I. Water and Power Authority was digging test pits ahead of its planned line burial without an archaeologist on site as ordered by the committee.

V.I. Police Capt. Sandra Colbourne and Sgt. Milton Petersen Sr. on St. Thomas and Samuel Gittens on St. Croix concluded the Red Ribbon Week essay contest with the delivery of prizes, including a Chrome book and backpack for each winner.

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At the annual My Brother’s Workshop meeting held last month, longtime MBW supporter Ty Troutman of Bechtel was elected president of the organization’s board of directors. Troutman will replace Lisa Hamilton, who served as board president for two years and also held the position of secretary.

Eighteen student winners from throughout the British Virgin Islands were recognized for their participation in the “We Recycle” student competition. The students were awarded laptops and tablets.

In my more than 30 years teaching Sunday School at St. John’s Church, Lafayette Square (now proudly also called “Black Lives Matter Plaza”) in our nation’s capital, I routinely drilled my classes of middle and high school students and adult inquirers in dates, liturgies and other practices a…

The 10th annual Ziggy’s Sausagefest starts Saturday and will continue through March 18 at Ziggy’s Island Market in Estate Solitude on St. Croix. The fundraiser benefitting the Women’s Coalition of St. Croix is usually a one-day event held in February, but was transformed due to COVID-19 rest…

As part of the St. John School of the Arts’ Sis Frank Virtual Concert Series 2021, a free concert by Victor Provost and the Alex Brown Quartet will be featured on Zoom tonight from 7 to 9 p.m., with a “Mingle with the Musicians” Q & A session at 6 p.m.

The Caribbean Genealogy Library on St. Thomas can help you explore your roots with their Danish National Archives, Tips and Tricks for Danish West Indies Genealogy Research Workshop on Saturday at 2 p.m. with Dante Beretta.

A bit smaller and a bit calmer this year because of COVID-19, the VI Jam Fest on St. John will still go on, with a full weekend of free live acoustic music by solo artists and duo acoustic sets.

Gifft Hill School’s annual gala and auction will go on as it has for the past 35 years, with a limited number of in-person tickets available and a virtual component that will allow participants to join from the comfort of their homes.

Black History Month should raise informed “hoorays” for all the great pioneering “firsts” attributable to African-descended people and accordingly should testify to the self-defeating ridiculousness of racial and other discrimination.

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Two simultaneous art shows will open at Mango Tango Art Gallery on Friday from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jessica Rosenberg’s ceramic sculptures and Mel McCuddin’s oil on canvas paintings will be featured in an evening of art, music and fun.

St. John School of the Arts presents its third concert in the Sis Frank Virtual Concert Series 2021 Magnie Family and Friends Concert showcasing St. John talents at 7 p.m. The night starts off with a Zoom “Mingle with the Musicians,” with questions from guests and light conversations with th…

Though the festival will look a little different than in years past, the Virgin Islands National Park’s 30th annual Folklife Festival will be held today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with plenty of cultural activities and demonstrations at two locations on St. John and in a virtual presentation.

A book signing and reading with local author Ingrid Anne Pole Hutchinson and her newly published book “Shades of Purple Volume I: Decades of My Life” will be held at the Church of God of Prophesy Tabernacle on St. Thomas Thursday from 4:30 to 6 p.m. The session will include Hutchinson readin…