March 28, 2017 7:29 pm Last modified: 7:18 pm

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Students Bring Home Best Speaker Awards from Junior Statesmen Winter Congress

A delegation of six V.I. high school students recently attended the Northeast Winter Congress of the Junior Statesmen Association (JSA) where they won two of 14 coveted Best Speaker Gavels
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Lawrence Griffith

Former Police Chief and Deputy Police Commissioner Lawrence Griffith remembered as ‘Cop’s Cop’

Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday for former Police Chief Lawrence A. Griffith, Sr. The services will be preceded by a public viewing at the VIPD Richard N. Callwood Command on Friday evening.
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Rodney J. Koopmans Dies at 71

Rodney J. Koopmans, age 71, of St. Croix died on March 15. He was born on Oct. 22, 1945, in Friesland, Wisconsin.
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DPNR Gives Guidelines for Salt River Bay Columbus Landing Site Campers During Easter

Campers are reminded that they must adhere to guidelines while camping on the Columbus Landing Site at Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve during the Easter holiday.
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Hotel and Tourism Associations Open Application Process for Scholarships

Applications for the USVI Hotel and Tourism Association’s (USVIHTA) Lorette Resch Scholarship will open April 3 with a submission deadline of May 5.
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Transfer Centennial Commission Seeks Participants for Centennial Military Parades

The Transfer Centennial Commission will be sponsoring military parades throughout the territory to recognize the 100th anniversary of the transfer of the Danish West Indies from Denmark to the United States.
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McDonald’s V.I. Will Participate in Earth Hour for 9th Consecutive Year

Each year, Earth Hour unites millions of people around the globe in the world’s largest grassroots movement.
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CHS Students Make Math Fun and Eat Pie at Pi Day Expo

Creative juices flowed and were mixed with delicious baked goods as St. Croix Central High School students showed their ingenuity in using mathematics at first Pi Day Math Expo.
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2017 Territorial Spelling Bee Slated for March 30

The V.I. Department of Education invites the community to the 44th Annual Territorial Spelling Bee, which will be held March 30.
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Margaret Ann Sweeney Dies

Margaret Ann Sweeney died on March 4.
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