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Education Continues Transition to Online Testing

In 2015, the V.I. Department of Education will officially make the jump from the traditional paper testing to online assessments;…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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UVI Names Nanyamka Farrelly Public Relations Director

The University of the Virgin Islands has appointed Nanyamka A. Farrelly as its new director of public relations. Farrelly, who has served in this role in an interim capacity for the past two years, is charged with leading the university’s internal and external communications for all traditional and electronic media.

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2014-07-21 20:44:09
Tourism Presents Budget

The Department of Tourism came before the Senate Finance Committee on Friday to defend its 2015 General Fund budget request of $2.61 million.

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2014-07-19 01:48:22
Updated: Governor Calls Another Special Session, Senate Asks Him to Call It Off

 

Gov. John deJongh Jr. has called a special session of the Legislature for Wednesday to approve a Coastal Zone Management permit for dredging for cruise ships and for bond funding of V.I. Port Authority projects. But Senate President Shaun-Michael Malone has requested the governor withdraw the request because the same legislation will be on the agenda at a session a few days later.

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2014-07-19 01:46:19
Deaths — St. Croix
Michael Brady Sr. Dead at 84

Michael Brady Sr.
Michael Brady Sr.

Michael Brady Sr., also known as “Andrew,” “Mike” and “Mickey,” died on Sept. 7, at his residence. He was 84 years old.

He is survived by his spouse, Sylvia Brady; sons: Michael, Dwight and Neal; daughters-in-law: Celsa, Elaine, Sylvia, Renee and Shirley; grandchildren: Sakina Roberson, Cherie Ross, Erica Jones, Angel Felix, Desiree, Angela, Kai, David, Andrew, Shayna, Devin, Tony, Chad, Michael III, Kyle, Andre, Neal Jr., Keisha and Dwight Jr.; 12 great-grandchildren; sisters: Cleopha Bennett, Leona Brady Watson, Arieline Rames, Joan Dandridge, Lithia and Donna Brady; and brothers: Ben Hur, Paul, John David and Victor Brady. He is also survived by sisters-in-law: Dolores, Eugenia and Janine Brady; brother-in-law, Curneall Watson; nieces: Gail Chiang, Melody Rames, Paulette Perkins, Helen Forbes, Maureen Brady, Bronwyn Parker and Mariel Goodman; nephews: Kevin, Jason and Stewart Rames, Vaughn and Brian Brady, Eugene Phillip, John Jr. Brady, Melvin and Marvin Forbes, Paul Brady Jr., Derrick, Neal and Jay Watson, and Hillary Dandridge. Other survivors include cousins and other relatives: Gus Moorehead, Dr. Claudius and Annie Henry, Lester and Lloyd Henry, Ingle Henry, Joan Nielsen, Rita and Randall Hendrickson, Erie Santos, and the Henry, Golden, Begraff and Christian families; special Friends: Hildred Carlos, Emeline Sprankle, Felton and Soria Warner, Elwood Mercer, Ed and Candie Collins, and Stanley Marshall; and other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be a viewing held at 10 a.m. and a funeral service at 10:30 a.m., on Wednesday, Sept. 16, at Holy Cross Catholic Church.  
Professional services are entrusted to James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.
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