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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
Ruth Marie James Dies in Georgia

It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of Mrs. Ruth Marie James, age 85, from Dominica who resided on St. Croix and most recently in Suwanee, Ga.

Read entire articleJan 20 2017 - 8:36pm
Olga Ayala Dies

Olga Ayala died on Jan. 18.

Read entire articleJan 20 2017 - 8:23pm
Shenel Cuencas Dies at 58

Shenel Cuencas, also known as “Cuenkie,” of Estate Peters Rest died on Jan. 5. She was 58 years old.

Read entire articleJan 20 2017 - 7:42pm
Felix Roa Rodriguez

Felix Roa Rodriguez of Estate Mon Bijou died on Jan. 14. He was 73 years old.

Read entire articleJan 20 2017 - 7:32pm
Janice Ruth Brown Sanburn Dies at 86

On Jan. 16, at the home of her son Brian with her grandsons Jared and Josiah present, Janice Ruth Brown Sanburn passed into her sweet, eternal reward.

Read entire articleJan 18 2017 - 6:29pm
Debra Espinosa Roebuck Dies

Debra Espinosa Roebuck died on Jan. 3 at the Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center.

Read entire articleJan 17 2017 - 5:00pm
Ana María Román Schuster Dies at 99

Ana María Román Schuster, was born March 31, 1917, on the island of Vieques and moved to St. Croix in 1922, died at sunrise on Jan. 3.

Read entire articleJan 13 2017 - 5:18pm
Steven Patrick Steele Dies at 55

Steven Patrick Steele of Estate La Grande Princesse died on Dec. 31, 2016. He was 55 years old.

Read entire articleJan 12 2017 - 5:47pm
Marilyn Rodgers Dies

Marilyn Rodgers died on Dec. 31, 2016.

Read entire articleJan 12 2017 - 5:39pm
Eva Adeilia Rebecca White Dies

Eva Adeilia Rebecca White, also known as “Madge” or “Granny,” of Estate Breezewood died on Dec. 17.

Read entire articleJan 12 2017 - 5:33pm