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Libraries, Archives & Museums to Host Gothic Handwriting Workshops

The Division of Libraries, Archives & Museums (DLAM) is hosting a USVI/DK Archives Joint Centennial Project through a collaboration with…

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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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Virtue of the Week: Purposefulness

Being purposeful is having a clear focus. Begin with a vision for what you want to accomplish, and concentrate on your goal. ... Some people let things happen; when you are purposeful, you make things happen. 

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2017-01-22 22:08:05
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
Deaths — St. Croix
St. Clair Wynter Dies in Newark, New Jersey

St. Clair Wynter died on Saturday, May 7, in Newark, New Jersey.
          He is survived by his mother, Deseree Wynter; father, Noel Wynter; sisters: Vernarine Tuckett, Robertine Wynter Martin, Jackie Wynter and Janelle Jeffers; brother, Wesley Wynter; brothers-in-law: Wayne Martin, Arnie Jeffers and Robert Tuckett; nieces: Brithney and Autumn Wynter; nephews: Akeen Dyer, Vevonte' Sweeney, Jovaun Jeffers, Shoyan France and Keon Martin; great niece, Erricka Dyer; aunts: Oraine Roper, Ena Viera, Dulcie Wynter and Melda Sweeney; uncles: Delroy Sweeney, Eszart Wynter, Charles Roper, Morris Simpson and Vaughn Sweeney; special friends: Mario Coates, Rigel Fontbuena, Robert Hiwat, Terrance Patmore, Theophilus Christopher and Julliette Soudatt; cousins and other relatives: Melbourne, Stephen, Denisha, Demitre, Deshawn and Sheldon Sweeney, Minerve Delauney, Hazeline Titre, Brittney, Brandon, Gabriel, and Ezart Wynters Jr.; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
          There will be a viewing held at 9 a.m. and a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 17, at the Calvary Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Kingshill Cemetery.
All arrangements are by James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

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