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Public Events, Free Rides Promote New Buses That Hit the Streets Oct. 3

The V. I. Department of Public Works, in conjunction with the V.I. Energy Office (VIEO), will introduce its new buses…

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With schools across the territory getting ready for a Sept. 2 opening date, V.I. Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory told the community the Education Department is focused on "putting in the framework we need to support our students, our teachers and our administrators."

 
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The Bookworm: What Happens After We Die?

What allows me to recommend “Glimpsing Heaven” is that it doesn’t profess to have the definitive answer to “What happens after we die?”It leaves readers to draw their own informed conclusions.

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2014-10-01 00:40:25
Government Health Insurance Renewed without Benefit Cuts

After diverting federal dollars to make up the funding deficit, the V.I. Legislature approved and Gov. John deJongh Jr. signed health insurance contracts for the upcoming year late Tuesday.

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2014-10-01 00:23:57
Ricardo Richards, Pearl B. Larsen Schools Win National Blue Ribbons

Ricardo Richards Elementary and Pearl B. Larsen Elementary were recognized Tuesday as 2014 National Blue Ribbon Schools by the U.S. Department of Education.

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2014-09-30 23:44:43
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Arnold Highfield Will Read His New Poems at Undercover Books

Arnold Highfield will read and discuss poems from his newly released book, "Under a Taino Moon," from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 26, at Undercover Books & Gifts in Gallows Bay. After his reading, he will meet customers for a book signing.
He is professor emeritus of social sciences and linguistics on the St. Croix Campus of the University of Virgin Islands. He has published an earlier volume of verse, "An Archaeology of Names." In addition, he has published verse in a number of journals, including The Caribbean Writer, Ethos, The Lyricist, Kruispunt, Yellow Cedars Blooming and Seasoning for the Mortar, to name just a few.
For more information, contact Kathy Bennett at Undercover Books & Gifts, 719-1567.

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