ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Word reaching our newsroom early this morning, September 27, 2016 is that Mrs Geneva Lettsome, the mother of First Lady Lorna G. Smith OBE and Minister for Communications and Works Hon Mark H. Vanterpool (R4) among others, has died at age 88.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Michelle E. Hargrove, founder of Restoration Weekend, will be sponsoring a deserving woman from the Virgin Islands (British) to attend a one-of-a-kind event, Restoration Weekend.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Teachers of three primary schools on Tortola were recently paid a visit by members of Tola Race Wars (TRW), Akiya Brewley Designs and Paradise Club Road Side Bar and Grill and were presented with gifts as part of the groups’ continued back to school drive.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Already facing a difficult time following the death of his mother, Mr Alex Varlack’s troubles have been compounded with the challenge of not being able to transport the body via ferry from Tortola to Anegada for burial.
Now, this Old Boy “bumped” into a fellow Old Boy and renowned local scholar one perfect Saturday morning in paradise. The Educator could read this Writer’s mind before both men spoke. He has always been able to do so. Jack the Senior Teacher told this old boy that he was very unhappy with the poor discipline of a number of children and youth in the Virgin Islands.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Using his talk show –Umoja- on ZBVI 780 AM, host Cromwell Smith aka Edju Enka teamed up with two local Italian businesses and the BVI Red Cross Society to raise funds for victims of the August 24, 2016 earthquake that reduced three towns in Italy to rubble, claimed close to 300 lives, injured several hundreds and left thousands homeless.
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Ever since a large tree was suddenly cut down near the Roundabout Gas Station in Road Town, much to the disappointment of many, persons seem to be very concerned about the fate of other trees in the capital city, some said to be almost a century old.
PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI- Less than two weeks after the opening of the 2016/2017 academic year and the new arrangements for the first batch of 6th form students that are currently being housed at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC) in Paraquita Bay, things are said to be far from smooth sailing.