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WAPA Deploys Advanced Metering Infrastructure Project

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) has deployed the Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system in the St. Thomas-St.…

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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
Omar Royer Dies at 27

 

Omar “Scoobz” Royer died on April 21 in Orlando, Florida. He was 27 years old.
          He is survived by his mother, Laurel Royer; father, Irving Royer; brother, Kitwana Royer; sister, Diahann Royer; grandmothers: Emilien Royer and Renie Romain; grandfather,Olga Romain; fiancée, Krystal Henderson; aunts: Edilia Lawrence, Irma Lewis, Hetty Francis and Flora Royer; uncles: Avon and Phenice Royer, and Steve Hyacinth; uncles- and aunts-in-law: Michael Lawrence, Lambert Lewis, Maxwell Francis, Eugene Royer, Romoulda Hyacinth and Carmen Royer;  and godparents: Norma Joseph, Marion Stanley and Anthony Lawrencin.
He is also survived by cousins: Malley, Tanya, Josh, Marcelle, Eddie, Chricel, Simone, Maxim, Marie-Louise, Jumani, John, Alison, Elsa, Tessa, Krishna, Kamala, Yasena, Theresa, Aaron, Myron, Karen, Pearson, Merita, Giselle, Serge Powell and family, the Bethel family (Dom), the Hyacinth family (Dom), Norma Joseph and family, Claire Gilbert and family (Dom), Reynold Nelson and family (Dom), Maurille Nelson (London), Joan Baptiste and family (London), Martha Charles and family (London), Robertine Gilbert and family, Isaline LeBlanc and family (Guadeloupe), Petroline Bertrand and family, Samia Carbon and family (St, Maarten); niece, Dominique Royer; and nephew, Kaden Royer.
Other survivors include friends: Glenn, Pavelle, Reggie, Kevin, Marelle, Myia, Rayne, the staff of Orange County in Orlando, Fla., Nikki, Chung Wai, Weiner and Joel; family friends: Linda Burton and family, Joanna Desir and family, Doris Burton and family, Adele Gilbert and family, Violet Woodley, Magdalene Joseph and family, Cecil George and family, Rosmund Caesar and family, the  Dominica United Cultural Group, faculty and staff at the Evelyn M. Williams School, Marion Stanley and family, Cynthia and Elie Morvan, Kelvin and Marianna Felix, Madonna Abraham and family, Ferdinand Barrie, Aron Baron and family, Margery Henry and family, Jean and Chris Riviere, Careel Shillingford and family, Vernie Jackson and family; and other family and friends too numerous to mention.
          There will be a viewing held at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 10, at St. Joseph's Catholic Church. Interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery
All arrangements are by James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

 

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