VIPA Is Offering Eight Weeks of Fitness Classes Beginning Oct. 25

Attention, fitness fanatics. The Virgin Islands Port Authority (VIPA) is offering eight weeks of fitness classes from Oct. 25 through…

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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
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Brief: Police Seek Information About Missing Man

July 18, 2008 -- Residents with information on the whereabouts of 27-year-old Tafari Fawkes -- reported missing earlier this week by his family -- are asked to contact police on St. Croix at 778-2211.
Fawkes is six feet tall and weighs 200 pounds, according to a V.I. Police Department news release. He frequents the Williams Delight and Walter I.M. Hodge Pavilion housing communities and has two tattoos: one on his upper right arm that says "Lil Duce," and another on his lower right arm that says "Outlaw."
Flyers have already been sent out to key locations around the island, and all law enforcement agencies are on the lookout for Fawkes, the release said.
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