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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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V.I. Agencies Prepping For Ebola But Risk Is Slight, Officials Tell Senate

V.I. Health, hospital and emergency management officials are coordinating, training and preparing for the nightmare scenario of an Ebola outbreak in the territory, but agency officials told senators Wednesday an outbreak is unlikely and there is no cause for alarm.

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2014-10-29 19:16:07
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
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:

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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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