Trash to be collected at some houses

The Department of Waste Management is embarking on a pilot project to introduce house-to-house garbage collection in some communities next month, according to Government Information Services.

Fruit fans flock to Mango Array

With competitions in bobbing for mangos, identifying varieties of mangoes, and eating mangos, this year’s Mango Array and Tropical Fruits Festival was designed to appeal to residents’ competitive nature.

Students tour Balsam Ghut prison

Class five students of the Willard Wheatley Primary School learned about life behind bars during a tour of Her Majesty’s Prison in Balsam Ghut last week.

Anegada fishing industry under review

Deputy Premier Dr. Kedrick Pickering met with fishermen on Anegada last Thursday to exchange ideas about strategies for the fishing industry on the sister island.

Youths clean up neighbourhood

They started at 5:30 a.m. Two hours later, they had collected nearly 100 bags of garbage.

Facilities discussed for Smugglers Cove

Judging by the crowd enjoying Smugglers Cove on the recent Whit Monday holiday, many Virgin Islands residents like the beach just the way it is.

Festival theme, slogan announced

“This year is going to be a good year: I could feel it,” Marvin Blyden said of the coming August Emancipation Festival during a Tuesday press conference.

EE yard contest heats up

Judges will assess yards in the Seventh and Eighth Districts Sunday for the “Deck Your Yard” contest.

One day only

On a normal school day at the Elmore Stoutt High School, students aren’t allowed to wear coloured shoes.

Canadian dies at Devils Bay

Arthur Gordon Stollery, 64, a Canadian businessman staying at Rosewood Little Dix Bay

Sports Briefs (Sept. 29, 2011)

Cycling BSAFE is offering a Learn to Ride clinic to children of all ages, on Saturday.