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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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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
Family Resource Center Honors Peacemakers Paula Edwards and Shaun Pennington

Attendees of the Family Resource Center’s Peacemaker gala were inspired by the long-term efforts of Paula Edwards and Shaun Pennington to make the Virgin Islands a safer and more just place to live.

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2017-01-20 17:31:36
Deaths — St. Croix
Violet Jagroop Dies

Violet Jagroop
Violet Jagroop

The family of the late Violet Jagroop is saddened to announce her passing on March 4. She was born April 28, 1931.
She is preceded in death by her husband, John W. Jagroop, (1990); and son, Raul Jagroop, (1950).
She is survived by her son, Steve Kemy Jagroop; daughters: Judy Maharajh, (Houston, Texas), Elizabeth Clement, Reola Oliver, Betty Ruiz, (Fajardo, PR) and Ava Gail Bourdon; sisters: Rose Sampath and Jessie Meighoo, (Brampton, Canada) and Sylvia Armoogan (Waterloo, Canada); brother, Kenny Loorkhoor (Trinidad); sons-in-law: James Oliver, Alvin Clement, Legrande Lee and Gary Bourdon; 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren; as well as many other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
A viewing will take place from10-10:30 a.m. followed by a funeral service from 10:30-11:30 a.m. on Monday, March 10, at Holy Cross Catholic Church, Christiansted. Interment will be Immediately after the service at Kingshill Cemetery.
Arrangement entrusted to Divine Funeral Services.
 

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