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VITRAN Bus Service Suspended on Halloween After 5 p.m.

VITRAN’s fixed route bus service will be suspended at 5 p.m. on St. Thomas and St. Croix on Friday, Oct.…

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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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Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference Brings Change

The 16th annual Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference on St. Thomas showcased a new program style, two keynote speakers, and an emphasis on continuing education and teacher certification.

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2014-10-30 22:38:35
Jewels of the Virgin Isles – One Year Later

When I decided to bring this column to life on Nov. 1, 2013, it was to raise awareness about the incredible contributions that men and women from the U.S. Virgin Islands are making to American life and on an international scale.

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2014-10-30 22:33:41
DeJongh, Atlantic Basin Official, Sign Operating Agreement for Refinery

Gov. John deJongh Jr. and principals of Atlantic Basin Refining VI signed an operating agreement Wednesday that, once approved by the Legislature, will begin the process of restarting the oil refinery on St. Croix's south shore.

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2014-10-29 20:13:06
Community - Deaths — St. Croix
Pedro LeGrand Dies in Florida

Pedro LeGrand died on Oct. 23 in Orlando, Fla. He was 97 years old.

Read entire articleOct 28 2014 - 7:55pm
Luther Lionel Isaac Dies at 74

Luther Lionel Isaac, also known as "Danny," of Estate Barren Spot died on Oct. 7. He was 74 years old.

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John William McKee Dies at 81

John William McKee, also known as "Mack," of Lowry Hill was born in Benton County Miss., on Aug. 18, 1933 and died on Oct. 24, 2014, at the Juan Luis Hospital and Medical Center. He was 81 years old.

Read entire articleOct 28 2014 - 1:36am
Juanito Mario Robles Dies at 62

Juanito Mario Robles, also known as "Mario” or “Valdez," of Estate Lavallee died on Oct. 12. He was 62 years old.

Read entire articleOct 27 2014 - 12:52pm
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.

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Alexander Luther John Dies in Georgia

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

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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.

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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