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New Play-Based Preschool, PlaySTX, To Open for 2017-2018 School Year

A new play-based preschool, PlaySTX, is accepting enrollment for the 2017-2018 school year.  The school will welcome students ages one to four.  Familiar educators have committed to...

Construction Underway on University of the Virgin Islands Medical School Simulation Center on St. Croix

The University of the Virgin Islands (UVI) Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix has a major construction project underway, viewable from the main entrance off Queen Mary Highway....

Realities of Island Hopping

When I first moved to the Caribbean, one of the things I wrongly assumed is that island hopping would be quick and inexpensive. The reality I’ve learned is that from St. Croix, it is...

Meet the Master Behind St. Croix’s Dazzling Firework Shows

In the U.S. Virgin Islands, Russ Battiato is the authority on fireworks.  A retired U.S. Army Sergeant and paratrooper, he recently impressed the crowds gathered in Christiansted...

HH Tire & Battery Burns, Quickly Sets Up Temporary Location

At the end of November just after Thanksgiving, a long-established business on St. Croix burned to the ground overnight.  The island community is saddened by the total loss of the HH...

St. Croix’s Debbie Sun to Debut New Designs in December

Designer Debbie Sun (debbie sun DESIGN STUDIO) has been busy preparing to showcase new pieces.  On Art Thursday in December (12-15-16) in Christiansted; she is slated to release a...

St. Croix Organizations Unite to Award $17K in Student Scholarships

                    On Friday, two St. Croix organizations and one company came together to award more than $17,000 in college...

On The Walls Custom Framing Newest Addition to Gallows Bay

An interview with On the Walls Proprietor Christine Hendley-Goodrich: Why did you decide to open a frame shop? Art has always been a big part of my life and I recently rediscovered my...

Island Initiation: Get A USVI Driver’s License

When you move to the U.S. Virgin Islands, you have a brief grace period of three months to get your local driver’s license.  If you drive through a checkpoint without one and...

Buying / Selling Vehicles on St. Croix

When you make the move to St. Croix, one of the first things you’ll want to check off your to-do list is buying a vehicle (if you didn’t ship one), as rentals are pricey....