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DOE Payroll Office to Remain at Hospital Street Headquarters

The Virgin Islands Department of Education Office of the Insular Superintendent- St. Croix District informs the public that its Payroll…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Beach Advisory for January 17-20

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2017-01-20 20:20:22
St. Thomas Starring in Upcoming HGTV Show

Two upcoming January episodes of the popular HGTV series “Beachfront Bargain Hunt” are expected to feature St. Thomas and several local professionals.

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2017-01-20 18:28:46
Democatic Party State Chairwoman Calls for Senator Elect to be Seated in Legislature

The Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands is concerned that more than one week after the 32nd Legislature has been sworn in, the seventh St. Thomas seat remains vacant.

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2017-01-20 17:42:32
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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