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V.I. Board of Education Commemorates Two Outstanding Educators

Thank You, Teacher The 18th V.I. Board of Education (VIBE) commemorates the birthdates of two icons of Virgin Islands education, Yvonne E. Bowsky and Gladys...

Bernard Josiah Dies at 65

Bernard Josiah Bernard Josiah, also known as “Soap” or “Bengola,” of Constitution Hill died on March 16. He was 65 years old. He was preceded in...

Growing Deer Population Threatens Native Species—or How Bambi is Morphing into Godzilla

Deer munching in a garden. Photo by Amy Roberts. Whitetail deer were brought to the Virgin Islands from the US mainland more than once, and...

Captain Fatty Returns

Captain Fatty with his wife Carolyn and their daughter Roma aboard their boat Carlotta. All photos courtesy of the Goodlanders.  The St. John community is getting...

Jewelry Store Owner Keeps Husband’s Dream Alive

In July 2016, Peter Luterek, a 47-year-old jewelry shop owner, went into the hospital on St. Thomas for what should have been a routine...

Liz and Bern Putnam Set to Leave St. John

In their nearly 25 years on St. John, Elizabeth (“Liz”) and Bern Putnam have done a lot of things, including making the crooked straight,...

Connections’ Mary Pat Brown Recovering after Auto Accident

Donations are being accepted to assist Mary Pat Brown, who is recovering after a serious auto accident last Friday evening. Brown, who is the office...

Danish National Archives to Permanently Preserve Virgin Islands History

Pictured above: Historic drawing of the Danish West-Indies. Courtesy of Christian Stenz Kirkebaek, advisory to the archives project. On March 31, the Virgin Islands will...

St. John’s “Hardest Working Businessman” Iva Moses, dies at 75

SUSANNABERG -- Anyone who stopped by the pink building across from Myrah Keating Smith Clinic over the years could spot a quiet guy in...

‘Light Up the Night’ Nets Almost $76K for St. John Cancer Fund

The power went off, the generator failed, and it rained hard at least three times. But if you ask anyone about the success of...