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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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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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Virtue of the Week: Caring

Caring is giving love and attention to people and things that matter to you. When you care about people, you help them. You do a careful job, giving your very best effort. 

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2016-08-28 13:56:29
Beach Advisory for August 22-26

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that due to heavy rains this week, the Division of Environmental Protection (DEP) anticipates that negative environmental impacts will be caused by storm-water runoff.

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2016-08-26 21:02:59
Zika Update: 50 New Cases Reported; Health Plans Action Day

The V.I. Department of Health confirmed 50 new cases of Zika virus in the territory. According to the latest surveillance report, the number of cases went from 143 to 193 in the last week.

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2016-08-25 10:40:20
Community - People — St. Croix
FUNERAL FRIDAY FOR ALBERT BRANNIGAN

Alberto Brannigan, age 76, of# 69 Estate Richmond, died Friday, April 13 at his home.

Read entire articleApr 17 2001 - 5:49pm
SERVICES FOR JOSEPH POWELL FRIDAY

Joseph Alexander Powell, age 73, of 15-BC Estate Calquohoun, died Friday, April 13th at Juan F. Luis Hospital.

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ANDREW BRANNIGAN DEAD AT 102

Andrew Edwards, known to his friends as "Maskatell" or "Ickee", of #11 Estate Rattan, died Saturday April 7. He was 102.

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JUAN ENCARNACION BELARDO DEAD AT 90

Juan Encarnacion Belardo of #121 Q Estate Whim, Frederiksted died Tuesday, April 10 at his home. He was 90.

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ELEVEN PASS FEBRUARY BAR EXAM

Magistrate Geoffrey W. Barnard, chairman of the Territorial Court V.I. Committee of Bar Examiners, announced the 11 applicants who passed the Februuary V.I. Bar examination given on Feb. 28 and March 1.

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HILDA ‘MITZPAH' ADAMS IRVIN SERVICES SATURDAY

Hilda Viola Adams Irvin, known to her friends as "Mitzpah," of #306 Barren Spot, formerly of Ralph DeChavert Housing Community, died Thursday, April 5 at Southern Regional Medical Center in Riverdale, Georgia. She was 72.

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RICHARD CADBURY ROBBINS MEMORIAL SUNDAY

Richard Cadbury Robbins, 57, died Tuesday, April 3, at his home. Robbins, a native of Maryland, lived at Mountain Mint Farm, Estate Petronella, St. Croix.

Read entire articleApr 6 2001 - 12:02pm
CLAXTON CONTINUES WINNING STREAK

Melvin Claxton, the reporter who led the Virgin Islands Daily News to a Pulitzer Prize in 1995, has continued his award-winning streak with a string of prizes for stories on widespread deficiencies in the Detroit Fire Department.

Read entire articleApr 4 2001 - 12:03pm
LORETTA JOHANNES FUNERAL WEDNESDAY

Loretta Johannes, of #!9 Rust Up Twist, died Friday, March 16 at Parkway Hospital in Queens, New York. She was 94.

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JUAN AYALA FIGUERO DEAD AT 91

Juan Ayala Figuero, known to his friends as "Juan Bin Bin" of #265 Work and Rest, formerly of #97 Est Glynn, died Tuesday, March 20 at Juan F. Luis Hospital. He was 91.

Read entire articleMar 22 2001 - 9:25pm