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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
Religion — St. Croix
Jehovah's Witnesses Gather to Commemorate Death of Jesus

April 9, 2009 - Jehovah's Witnesses will gather in their Kingdom Halls after sundown on St. Croix, Thursday, April 9, to commemorate Jesus' death.
It is marked with a simple ceremony, and all interested persons are invited to attend. Jehovah's Witnesses consider Jesus' death as the most important event in history because Jesus sacrificed his perfect human life in behalf of mankind. He did this so others can gain everlasting life.
As a Christian congregation, they show their appreciation to Christ and the Heavenly Father, Jehovah, for what they did in humanity's behalf by attending this special service called the Memorial of Christ's Death.
The following is a listing of the memorial services scheduled throughout St. Croix on Thursday evening:
Christiansted:
Place: Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, No. 7 Orange Grove (behind FirstBank)
Time: Spanish service at 6:30 p.m. and English service at 7:45 p.m.
Frederiksted:
Place: Assembly Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 23C North Carlton Road
Time: Spanish service at 6:30 p.m. and English service at 7:45 p.m.
Place: Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 23C North Carlton Road
Time: Sign Language service at 8 p.m.
These are free services and all interested persons are invited to attend.

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