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WAPA Begins Decorative Street Lights Project in Downtown Christiansted

The Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) and contractor ZENON Construction will begin construction for the decorative street light…

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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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V.I. Agencies Prepping For Ebola But Risk Is Slight, Officials Tell Senate

V.I. Health, hospital and emergency management officials are coordinating, training and preparing for the nightmare scenario of an Ebola outbreak in the territory, but agency officials told senators Wednesday an outbreak is unlikely and there is no cause for alarm.

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2014-10-29 19:16:07
Source Manager’s Journal: Building a Better Future

In the view of this outsider, there are two problem areas in which a focused, long-term effort can make a big – and permanent – difference in the quality of life in the Virgin Islands.

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2014-10-28 23:41:57
Griffith Presents $10M Plan of Correction

Juan Luis Hospital CEO Kendall Griffith presented a $10.3 million plan of correction Monday to the Territorial Board, a plan to get the embattled hospital up to the standards of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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2014-10-28 23:12:50
Deaths — St. Croix
Domingo A. Erarte Dies at 54

 

Domingo A. Erarte, also known as "Mingo," of Williams Delight died on Dec. 1 at his residence. He was 54 years old.
     He is survived by his daughters: Elsie Erarte and Elizabeth "Lizbeth" Erarte; sons: Domingo A. Erarte Jr. (Macho), Anthony "Tony" Erarte and Erickson Erarte; grandchildren: Oliver G. Tejada, Tomas, Raynaldo and Kaylee Corcino, Di' Moniq, De' Janiq and Domingo III Erarte, Mariabell, Anthony and Tahnyris Erarte, and Patrick Llamar Pryce; daughters-in-law: Alika Bratwaite and Xiomara Williams; son-in-law, Tomas Corcino; sisters: Ana Felipe, Joaquina Hernandez, Guadalupe Javier, Carmen Guilamo, Bridgette Nunez, Elsa Erarte, Josefina, Melba and Yesenia Espinal; and brothers: Beny Martinez, Miguel, Alfredo and Jose Luis Espinal.
He is also survived by nieces: Marilenne Martinez, Johanna Felipe, Yucilenny Martinez, Daly Guilamo, Yamileth Martinez and Maguel Espinal; nephews: Christian Javier, Alex Felipe, William Hernandez, Nelson Javier, Amauris Hernandez, Moises Martinez, Nestor Nunez, Jonathan Javier, Randy Guilamo, Mario Martinez and Miguel Espinal; brothers-in-law: Diogenes Felipe, Nestor Nunez, Nelson Javier, Juan Hernandez and Rhadames Guilamo; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
     There will be a viewing held at 10 a.m. and a funeral service at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 15, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Kingshill Cemetery.
All arrangements are by James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.

 

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