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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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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
Undercurrents: These Bats are Not Halloween Props

If ever a creature was misunderstood, it is the poor, little, universally maligned bat, but UVI professor Renata Platenberg isn’t interested in dark legends. She’d rather solve the real bat mysteries.

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2014-10-27 23:37:44
Deaths — St. Croix
Ezekiel Buchannan Farrell Dies at 73

 

Ezekiel Buchannan Farrell
Ezekiel Buchannan Farrell

Ezekiel Buchannan Farrell, also known as "Bunces," former St. Croix taxi driver of Estate Glynn died on April 6 at the Governor Juan F. Luis Hospital. He was 73 years old.
He is survived by his mother: Elvina Farrell; daughters: Sally Farrell John, Garolyn Farrell Parris, Sally Farrell Beresford, Eva Farrell St. Brice, Anselma Farrell Joe and Terrisha Farrell; sons: Cassius Farrell, Deswin Farrell and Kelvin George; grandchildren: Deyonte, Sofia, Trinity, Tenechia, Trammel, Tamalie, Roshad, Narantis, Deandre, Deserae, Dean, Derick, Darius, Symone, Shawn, Jamel, Jamal, Lionel, Marvin, Josezet, Shannya and Dezon; great grandchildren: Nevach, Nevaughn, Naariyah, Andrela, Andre, Maria, Marina, Dorian and Villanique; daughter-in-law, Elizabeth Farrell; sons-in-law: Morton John, Leonard Beresford and Chesley Joe; sister, Estina Farrell; special friends: Kauwin James, Erma Petters, Thomas family, Gopaul and family, Slocombe, W. Maxwell, Claudette and Curly Bacchus; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be a viewing held at 9:30 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. will take place on Tuesday, April 24, at the Kingshill Chapel. Interment will follow at Kingshill Cemetery.
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