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This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.

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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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Documentary Examines Holes in V.I. Mental Health System

Many heart-wrenching aspects of mental health care in the Virgin Islands are examined in a new film by award-winning St. Croix documentary filmmaker, Johanna Bermudez-Ruiz.

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2014-10-23 22:46:58
WAPA Board OKs Funds for Propane Conversion

The board of the V.I. Water and Power Authority approved a $4.2 million contract for design and upgrade of the fire protection systems needed for the conversion to propane gas.

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2014-10-23 20:55:56
Educational Complex Holds Spanish Spelling Bee

Top spellers in the St. Croix Educational Complex foreign language classes competed in a Spanish spelling bee as their cheering classmates filled the school’s library last Thursday -- a culminating activity for the school’s observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month.

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2014-10-23 00:04:54
Community - Deaths — St. Croix
Hernol Robertson Jr. Dies in Kuwait

Hernol Robertson Jr., also known as "H & R Gunz” or “JaJa," age 28 of Villa Madeline died on Sept. 28 in Kuwait. He was 28 years old.

Read entire articleOct 24 2014 - 10:49pm
Marion Cecelia Quinn-Allick Dies at 87

Marion Cecelia Quinn-Allick of Marley Homes died on Oct. 18. She was 87 years old.

Read entire articleOct 24 2014 - 9:40pm
Alexander Luther John Dies in Georgia

Alexander Luther John of Estate Glynn died on Oct. 16 in Lawrenceville, Georgia. He was 71 years old.

Read entire articleOct 24 2014 - 9:27pm
Governor Expresses Condolences Upon Death of Peter Gruber

Governor John P. deJongh Jr. said today he was deeply saddened to learn of the death of his friend and long-time Virgin Islands resident Peter Gruber. "Cecile and I are saddened by the news of Peter's passing. He was an incredible individual, recognized internationally for his philanthropic commitment to making the world a better place.

Read entire articleOct 23 2014 - 1:06am
Gertrude James-Chinnery Dies at 93

Gertrude James-Chinnery of Hennepin, Minn. died on Oct. 11. She was 93 years old.

Read entire articleOct 22 2014 - 1:11am
Ralph A. Bartlett Sr. Dies at 86

Ralph A. Bartlett Sr. of Hill Street, Christiansted, died on Oct. 17. He was 86 years old.

Read entire articleOct 22 2014 - 1:06am
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