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DOE Payroll Office to Remain at Hospital Street Headquarters

The Virgin Islands Department of Education Office of the Insular Superintendent- St. Croix District informs the public that its Payroll…

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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 January 17-20

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:

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2017-01-20 20:20:22
St. Thomas Starring in Upcoming HGTV Show

Two upcoming January episodes of the popular HGTV series “Beachfront Bargain Hunt” are expected to feature St. Thomas and several local professionals.

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2017-01-20 18:28:46
Democatic Party State Chairwoman Calls for Senator Elect to be Seated in Legislature

The Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands is concerned that more than one week after the 32nd Legislature has been sworn in, the seventh St. Thomas seat remains vacant.

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2017-01-20 17:42:32
Community - Deaths — St. Croix
Laurita E. Schuster-James Dies in Alabama

Laurita E. Schuster-James passed away peacefully on Jan. 5, 2017, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Read entire articleJan 11 2017 - 5:16pm
David Allen Dies

David Allen died on Dec. 31, 2016.

Read entire articleJan 10 2017 - 10:17pm
Martina Fernie Phills Dies

Martina Fernie Phills has died.

Read entire articleJan 10 2017 - 8:44am
Oliver Mark Brudey Dies

Oliver Mark Brudey died on Dec. 28.

Read entire articleJan 6 2017 - 5:52pm
Michael M. F. Byron Dies

Michael M. F. Byron died on Dec. 23.

Read entire articleJan 6 2017 - 5:46pm
Pablo Bermudez-Velez Dies at 88

Pablo Bermudez-Velez, also known as “Pablé,” of Peter’s Rest, Christiansted, died on Jan. 4 at Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center. He was 88 years old.

Read entire articleJan 5 2017 - 10:18pm
Dr. Felisa B. Diaz Dies

Dr. Felisa B. Diaz of Estate Judith’s Fancy, St. Croix, died on Dec. 27.

Read entire articleJan 5 2017 - 10:11pm
Marcela Concepcion Torrens Dies

She was preceded in death by her spouse, Marcelino Torrens Nieves.

Read entire articleJan 5 2017 - 10:03pm
Erma Viola Peter Dies at 76

Erma Viola Peters of Estate Concordia died on Dec. 22 at Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital. She was 76 years old.

Read entire articleJan 4 2017 - 9:51pm
Sonia M. Lindqvist Dies at 75

Sonia M. Lindqvist of Hannah’s Rest, Frederiksted, died on Monday, Dec. 26. She was 75 years old.

Read entire articleJan 4 2017 - 6:31am