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Medicare Part D Open Enrollment Ends On Dec. 7

The VI SHIP/Medicare program has announced that Medicare beneficiaries and persons newly eligible for Medicare can make changes to their…

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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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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
Ferry and Sailboat Collide Near Red Hook

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating the cause of a collision between Varlack Venture’s ferry, Capitol Venture, and the 65-foot sailboat New Horizons. The collision occurred Monday, according to the Coast Guard.

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2014-10-22 22:25:56
The Bookworm: Can the End of Life be Sweet?

I think if you’re a caretaker for an elderly relative or if you ever plan on growing old yourself and want to maintain quality of life, this book is an absolute must-read.

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2014-10-22 20:22:00
Community - Deaths — St. Croix
Raymond James Dies at 74

Raymond James, also known as "Masi," of Estate Barren Spot died on Sept. 18. He was 74 years old.

Read entire articleOct 8 2014 - 10:35pm
Juliet Lowry Dies in Oregon at 99

Juliet Lowry, a former St. Croix resident, died peacefully in her Oregon home on Sept. 16, at the age of 99.

Read entire articleOct 8 2014 - 1:02pm
Minsie Viola Blake Dies at 74

Minsie Viola Blake, also known as "Aunt Vi," of Estate Royal Manor died on Saturday, Oct. 4. She was 74 years old.

Read entire articleOct 6 2014 - 1:26pm
Juanita De Jesus Aponte Dies at 90

Juanita De Jesus Aponte, also known as "Jenny," of Estate Sally's Fancy died on Saturday, Oct. 4. She was 90 years old.

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Denfield Winston Benjamin Dies at 72

Denfield Winston Benjamin, also known as “Benji,” of Estate Herman Hill died on Sept. 26, while visiting Antigua.

Read entire articleOct 3 2014 - 11:55pm
Education Family Mourns Passing of Pastor Vincent H. A. Gordon

Commissioner of Education Donna Frett-Gregory on behalf of the entire Department of Education family expressed sorrow on the passing of longtime St. Croix Educator, Pastor Vincent H. A. Gordon Sr. who was peacefully laid to rest Thursday, Sept. 25.

Read entire articleSep 26 2014 - 3:27pm
Romney MacDonald Williams Dies at 77

Romney MacDonald Williams of Hill Street Christiansted died on Sept. 17. He was 77 years old.

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Sylvester Ivan McIntosh Jr. Dies at 48

Sylvester Ivan McIntosh Jr., also known as "Junie,” ”Junior,” “Iceman” or “Sylvester," of Estate Anna's Hope died on Sept. 16. He was 48 years old.

Read entire articleSep 24 2014 - 1:20am
Reverend Vincent H.A. Gordon Sr. Dies at 83

Reverend Vincent H.A. Gordon Sr. age 83, of Estate Catherine’s Rest went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Sept. 18.

Read entire articleSep 22 2014 - 11:22pm
Carmen Luz Camacho Dies at 66

Carmen Luz Camacho of Estate Williams Delight died on Sept. 18. She was 66 years old.

Read entire articleSep 22 2014 - 11:14pm