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VITRAN Bus Service Suspended on Halloween After 5 p.m.

VITRAN’s fixed route bus service will be suspended at 5 p.m. on St. Thomas and St. Croix on Friday, Oct.…

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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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Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference Brings Change

The 16th annual Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference on St. Thomas showcased a new program style, two keynote speakers, and an emphasis on continuing education and teacher certification.

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2014-10-30 22:38:35
Jewels of the Virgin Isles – One Year Later

When I decided to bring this column to life on Nov. 1, 2013, it was to raise awareness about the incredible contributions that men and women from the U.S. Virgin Islands are making to American life and on an international scale.

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2014-10-30 22:33:41
DeJongh, Atlantic Basin Official, Sign Operating Agreement for Refinery

Gov. John deJongh Jr. and principals of Atlantic Basin Refining VI signed an operating agreement Wednesday that, once approved by the Legislature, will begin the process of restarting the oil refinery on St. Croix's south shore.

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2014-10-29 20:13:06
Community - Deaths — St. Croix
Agustina Davis-Carrion Dies in Florida

Agustina Davis-Carrion, also known as "Agu,” of Jacksonville, Fla., died on Oct. 12. She was 82 years old.

Read entire articleOct 22 2014 - 12:58am
Lillian Smithen Stanley Dies at 80

Lillian Smithen Stanley died on Oct. 14. She was 80 years old.

Read entire articleOct 17 2014 - 2:46pm
Malik Teqwan Davis Dies at 19

Malik Teqwan Davis, also known as "Cotto," died on Oct. 8. He was 19 years old.

Read entire articleOct 15 2014 - 3:59pm
Elisa Maria Smith Dies at 87

Elisa Maria Smith, also known as “Smithy,” “Madam Smith” and “Granny,” of Estate Mon Bijou died on Oct. 7. She was 87 years old.

Read entire articleOct 14 2014 - 7:12pm
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