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82 degrees in Crown Bay St. Thomas
81 % humidity
Barometric pressure is 29.90 inches
Wind is from East at 3 MPH

National Weather Service says: Overcast with rain showers in the morning, then partly cloudy with thunderstorms and rain showers. High of 82F. Winds from the ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%.
A broad surface trough over the central Caribbean Sea will continue to promote a very moist and unstable environment across the Virgin Islands for the next few days. This means high potential for shower and thundershower activity across the region through Tuesday. By Drier air is due by mid week. Across the coastal waters, seas to three feet and winds to 15 knots

The tropics are void of any active weather system at the present time.

Cruise Ship News Carnival Valor at Havensight Dock

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At the top of the news on November 4 Monday
Monday - Senators will convene in legislative session on Monday to consider an agreement to facilitate the sale of the HOVENSA oil refinery and Bill No. 13-118, which encompasses supplemental budget matters. The Committee of the Whole will meet on Thursday November 7 on St. John – they will consider rezoning in Susannaberg on St John and Estate Misgunst and Smith Bay on St. Thomas. They also have a request from the Waste Management Authority for a refuse transfer station in Lovenlund.

Governor John DeJongh is working on a water park. The Governor signed a contract with Baker Berrios Architects, to prepare an economic feasibility report for the development of a water-adventure park on St. Croix. The Governor is calling on Depts of Tourism, Property and Procurement and the Economic Development to collaborate to ensure that we cover all the bases and attract a developer who will build a high quality water-adventure park. DeJongh said “There is no doubt that a water-adventure park will be an attractive amenity and one more benefit that we can use in marketing all that St. Croix has to offer.  It will provide an economic injection with the construction activity and on-going jobs that will be beneficial to our diversification. 

Saturday saw a large group run the first ever – Montessori to Magen’s road race. Starting at 6:30 AM, and ran from red Hook – up Cassi hill, then around Donoe Bypass and on to Magen’s Bay road. Organizers were expecting 70 runners but by race time on Saturday - there were 350 runners. Among the male runners Michael Thompson was first, among the female runners Ruth Anne David close behind. The Montessori parents wanted to teach the children a lesson about how hard work and planning means you can get something special done. And they raised $8000 to support mothers against violence, and the Red Cross.

Hearty Congratulations to Don Collins of Viking Movers.  He has been in the moving business since he was 12 years old – now he is 75, that is 63 years in the industry – that’s his whole life. He was the owner of Viking Movers for many years and now is the manager for a different owner.; still in the moving business.  Now, Don Collins has been inducted into the International Association of Movers Hall of Fame. Hearty Congratulations on being recognized for a lifetime of devotion

Friday afternoon a small group of young ladies from the Antilles School went to the Family Resource Center to make a special donation. They were members of the new organization called the Barefoot Beach Bears of the Good Bears of the World. They sold cupcakes earlier this fall to earn money, to buy teddy bears to donate to the Family Resource Center. The first donation of 24 bears means that when children come to the resource center traumatized by trouble at home or domestic violence or a house fire the staff has a teddy bear to give to the child. You can help the Good Bears the World call us your WSTA we will put you in touch.

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Cooperateive Extension is offering computer classes for everyone. The Intermediate Classes starts TODAY  and continues on Wednesday  - then every Monday and Wednesday through December 4th.  There is a morning class from 9:30 AM to 11:30am  and a second class from 5:50pm to 7:30pm.  The Beginners class starts on Tuesday and continues every Tuesday and Thursday until December 5th from 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM. All classes are 2 hours per day, 2 days a week for 5 week – cost is only $25. For further information ask for Dara at  693-1080.

Here is a chance to make some good news – Griot life Films, the Humanities Council, National Endowment for Humanities and Strength To Strength is filming a documentary highlighting Unsung Sheroes in the Virgin Islands. An Unsung Shero is a lesser-known contributor to our society. Their names are not in history books or on wall plaques. They are women who work tirelessly without recognition and their work really makes a difference in people’s lives, so much so that lives are changed. Currently, they are accepting essay submissions identifying candidates who have made significant contributions in either field of spirituality, health, politics, education and community service.  Write an essay of 200 - 300 words and write about : Why this person should be selected? Deadline is December 13. Write to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or send to PO Box 9340, St. Thomas.

Veterans benefits counselors are here now through November 9th from 9 am to 4:30 pm on both islands at the Vets clinics. Each clinic has a counselor for the whole week. All veterans who wish to file claims or have claims pending – come visit this clinic this week For more information on St. Thomas call 774-6100 or on St Croix 773-6663.

Our virtue of the week  is Cooperation – It means working together and sharing the load.  When we cooperate, we join with others to do things that cannot be done alone.  We are willing to follow the rules which keep everyone safe and happy.  Together we can accomplish great things.
You are practicing cooperation when you…
*   Work well with others
*   Offer your help and ideas freely
*   Disagree peacefully and respectfully
*   Follow the rules
*   Ask for help when you need it
*   Help keep a safe, happy environment
Say this Affirmation: I am cooperative. I respect the rules. I work and play well with others.  I keep myself and others safe. Cooperation – that’s how you make good news.

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