Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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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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Beach Advisory for October 17-21

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:

2016-10-22 03:11:15
Markoe School Plans Extravaganza: Hispanics United in the V.I.

Claude O. Markoe Elementary School will present the annual Hispanics United in the Virgin Islands Extravaganza from noon to 2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28, in the gymnasium.

2016-10-22 02:43:36
Women's Coalition Holds Take Back the Night Silent March and Rally

On Thursday more than 100 people continued the tradition, marching while holding candles in silence from the Frederiksted fish market to the Eliza McBean clock tower in Buddhoe Park. 

2016-10-21 21:45:47
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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