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Special Education Advisory Panel Holds Quarterly Meeting Dec. 16-18

The Department of Education’s State Office of Special Education Virgin Islands Advisory Panel on Special Education (VIAPSE) will hold its…

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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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Source Manager’s Journal: News From the Mainland

Virgin Islanders focused on Christmas shopping, the changeover in government, algae on the beach and the potential Hovensa sale may have missed some of the news from the mainland.

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2014-12-17 17:09:53
Playing Chicken with a Mack Truck is Usually Bad for the Chicken

We are very pleased with the Senate decision to move the Atlantic Basin Refinery deal on to the full session Friday.
 

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2014-12-17 07:41:41
PSC Sides with Consultants, Lowers Electric LEAC and Takes Out Money for Maintenance

A petition by WAPA to lower the electric Levelized Energy Adjustment Clause rate was discarded Tuesday in favor of a proposal from Public Services Commission advisors.

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2014-12-17 00:30:45
Community - Deaths — St. Croix
Georgia Ann Gautier-Jacobs Dies at 67

Georgia Ann Gautier-Jacobs, also known as "Gini,” “Gior,” “Gina” and “Dururé," of La Grande Princesse died on Nov. 29. She was 67 years old.

Read entire articleDec 3 2014 - 12:15am
Javier Ernesto De Jesus Dies at 54

Javier Ernesto De Jesus of Peter's Farm died on Nov. 17 on St. Croix. He was 54 years old.

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Marciana Matta Dies at 46

Marciana Matta, also known as "Chany" of Estate Catherine's Rest died on Nov. 17 in St. Croix. She was 46 years old.

Read entire articleNov 26 2014 - 9:26pm
Alexia Yvonne Challenger Dies at 87

Alexia Yvonne Challenger, also known as "Ma Campbell," of the Herbert Grigg Home for the Aged died on Nov. 15, at the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center. She was 87 years old.

Read entire articleNov 26 2014 - 12:52am
Cecilia Larocque Dies in New York City

Cecilia Larocque, also known as “Tia,” “Celo” or “Celia,” died on Nov. 17 in Manhattan, New York. She was 52 years old.

Read entire articleNov 25 2014 - 6:29pm
Retired Police Corporal Pauline Richards Dies

Retired Police Corporal Pauline Richards of Estate Mon Bijou died on Nov. 19 at Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center. She was 66 years old.

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Kendall T. Petersen Dies in Puerto Rico

Kendall T. Petersen, also known as "Seigo," of Queen Street, Frederiksted, St. Croix, died on Nov. 16 in Caguas, P.R. He was 52 years old.

Read entire articleNov 25 2014 - 5:48am
Cedric Knight Dies in Florida

Cedric Knight passed away peacefully in Florida after a long and happy life (March 5, 1937 -- Oct. 22, 2014).

Read entire articleNov 21 2014 - 10:42pm
Antonio Torres Nieves Dies at 76

Veteran Antonio Torres Nieves, also known as “Tony,” "Toñin" or “Viejo,” of Estate Calqouhoun died on Nov. 17 at Gov. Juan F Luis Hospital and Medical Center. He was 76 years old.

Read entire articleNov 20 2014 - 4:33pm
Ermine Perpetua Joseph Dies in Texas

Ermine Perpetua Joseph, also known as "Ermine Wilkes" or "Ermine Pyke," of Estate Work and Rest died on Nov. 11 in Baytown, Texas. She was 72 years old.

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