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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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Documentary Examines Holes in V.I. Mental Health System

Many heart-wrenching aspects of mental health care in the Virgin Islands are examined in a new film by award-winning St. Croix documentary filmmaker, Johanna Bermudez-Ruiz.

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2014-10-23 22:46:58
WAPA Board OKs Funds for Propane Conversion

The board of the V.I. Water and Power Authority approved a $4.2 million contract for design and upgrade of the fire protection systems needed for the conversion to propane gas.

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2014-10-23 20:55:56
Educational Complex Holds Spanish Spelling Bee

Top spellers in the St. Croix Educational Complex foreign language classes competed in a Spanish spelling bee as their cheering classmates filled the school’s library last Thursday -- a culminating activity for the school’s observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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2014-10-23 00:04:54
Deaths — St. Croix
Samuel George Bruce Jr. Dies at 81

Jan. 16, 2009 - Samuel George Bruce Jr. of Estate Whim died on Jan. 10. He was 81 years old.
He is survived by his spouse, Karen E. Bruce; daughters: Carol Weisner and Julie Bruce; sons: Gareth and David Bruce; grandchildren: Melanie, Samuel, Adam, Jovetny, Amber and Karen Bruce, Khalia, Cydrieka and Herbert Weisner, David, Tavis, Rashaun and Kalid Bruce, and Tameka and Teneka Roebuck; and great-grandchildren: David III, David IV, Timai Proctor, Anthony Willie, Samuel and William Bruce, and Xendia Dortch. He is also survived by sister, Ruby Ritter; brother, Joseph Bruce; daughters-in-law: Robin Bruce and Karen McIntosh Bruce; son-in-law, Clarence Weisner; special friends: Leopold Gitten and family, Elaine Walker, Clarence Donawa, McIntosh, Gill and Petersen families; as well as many other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
A viewing will take place at 10 a.m. and a funeral service at 11 a.m., on Thursday, Jan. 22, at Faith Seventh-day Adventist Church. Interment will follow at Frederiksted Cemetery.
Professional services are entrusted to James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

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