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VIEDA and Subsidiaries Hold Governing Board Decision Meeting Oct. 24

The V.I. Economic Development Authority, along with its subsidiaries -- the Economic Development Commission and the Economic Development Bank, will…

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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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WAPA Board OKs Funds for Propane Conversion

The board of the V.I. Water and Power Authority approved a $4.2 million contract for design and upgrade of the fire protection systems needed for the conversion to propane gas.

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2014-10-23 20:55:56
Educational Complex Holds Spanish Spelling Bee

Top spellers in the St. Croix Educational Complex foreign language classes competed in a Spanish spelling bee as their cheering classmates filled the school’s library last Thursday -- a culminating activity for the school’s observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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2014-10-23 00:04:54
Philanthropist Peter Gruber Dies

Peter Gruber, a businessman who donated generously to various entities in the Virgin Islands and around the world, died Saturday after a long illness, with his wife Patricia at his side

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2014-10-22 23:17:02
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DOREEN ‘RITA' BARNES SERVICES TUESDAY

Doreen Areta Banes, known to her friends as "Rita," of Ralph DeChabert Community, died Monday, March 12 at her home. She was 64.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 20 at the Church of God of Prophecy in Richmond, with a viewing beginning at 10 a.m.
Interment will follow at the Kingshill Cemetery.
She is survived by her daughters, Pauline Audain, Jacqueline Barnes, Yvette Barnes, and Lynette Barnes; sons, Franklin "Thunder" Audain, Glen "Menya" Audain, and Bernard Barnes Jr.; grandchildren, Kai Javois, Kisha James, Gillisha, and Gilana Williams, Shawne Swanston, Chanice, Troy, and Virohn Morgan, Bernard, Jevon, and Jerod Barnes; sisters, Violet Audain and Venetta Audain; brothers, Wilfred, Basil, Donald, Victor, and Leighton Audain; nieces, Beverly Frederick, Sandra, Julie, Debbie, Wendy, and Karen Audain; nephews, Shawn Fredericks, Jerry Fredericks, Victor Steve, Verne Audain, Ray Audain, and Anthony Audain; aunts, Edna Slack and Ruby Slack; daughter-in-law, Pamela Hurt; son-in-law, Glenroy Swanston; sisters-in-law, Helen Audain, Violet Sutton, Jane Bolling, Iris Wilson, Beryl Bolling-Sergent, and Roselyn Griffith; brothers-in-law, Lionel, Vernon, Dennis Rupert, and Milton Barnes; special friend, Ruth Parris; and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral arrangements are in the care of James Memorial Funeral Home.

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