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This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

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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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Documentary Examines Holes in V.I. Mental Health System

Many heart-wrenching aspects of mental health care in the Virgin Islands are examined in a new film by award-winning St. Croix documentary filmmaker, Johanna Bermudez-Ruiz.

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2014-10-23 22:46:58
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
Community - Deaths — St. Croix
Luis Morales Dies in Florida

Luis Morales, age 73, of Estate Tipperary, Christiansted, passed away into the glorious presence of our Lord and Savior on Friday, Oct. 10, in Winter Park, Florida. Luis was born on Sept. 21, 1941, in Christiansted, St. Croix, and is predeceased by his father, Marcial “Mac” Morales, and Selma Henrietta Lovgren Morales, whose roots to St. Croix trace back to the 1700s.

Read entire articleOct 13 2014 - 11:44am
Shukura T. St. Louis Dies at 33

Shukura T. St. Louis, also known as "Shaku" or "Shicks," of Estate Grove Place died on Oct. 3. She was 33 years old.

Read entire articleOct 9 2014 - 11:21pm
DeJongh Extends Condolences to John Klindworth Family

Governor John P. de Jongh Jr. offered his sympathies to the family and friends of the late B. John Klindworth. "Mr. Klindworth made a lasting impact on St. Croix and the Virgin Islands during his years on the island," said the governor.

Read entire articleOct 9 2014 - 11:12pm
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.

Read entire articleOct 6 2014 - 1:22pm
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.

Read entire articleSep 26 2014 - 3:24pm