December 11, 2017 10:15 am Last modified: 11:50 pm

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Beach Advisory for December 5-8

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 26 designated beaches throughout the Territory during the week of Dec. 5-8, 2017. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing:
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Otto M. Tranberg Dies at 99

Otto M. Tranberg, also known as "Chico." of Hannah's Rest in Frederiksted, died on Thursday, Nov. 30.
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EPA Continues to Collect Hazardous Materials, Releases Collection Dates/ Locations

Household hazardous waste should not be thrown out with regular trash as it can contaminate the land, waterways and groundwater.
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Longtime St. Croix Resident Ethel Gambel Harris Dies at 100

She was buried in Wisconsin, but aother memorial service is being planned for March 3, 2018, by Ethel’s friends at Mon Bijou Farm.
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V.I. Children’s Museum and Partners Distribute Trauma-Relief Bags to Kids

Trauma from hurricanes can cause a variety of emotional reactions in children. Play can help children process trauma, build resiliency and resume the process of normal development.
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VI Bulletin Board for December

Here is what's happening on both campuses of the University of the Virgin Islands.
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Board of Education to Open Office for Certification Services, Scholarship Checks on Dec. 11

The 18th Virgin Islands Board of Education (VIBE) has announced it is scheduling certification appointments for teachers and administrators, and scholarship checks are available for pick-up on St. Croix.
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NOAA Caribbean Fishery Bulletin Reminds Fishermen of Seasonal Closure on Fishing Grouper

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reminds fishermen and the public of seasonal fishing restrictions in U.S. Caribbean federal waters beginning Dec. 1, 2017, at 12:01 a.m.
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Danish Agency Helps Recovery Efforts at Flamboyant Gardens, Queen Louise Home for Children

The Danish Emergency Management Agency has pledged its support to Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands (LSSVI) after Hurricane Maria damaged four roofs at Flambouyant Gardens, a 56- apartment complex for low-income seniors and those with physical disabilities.
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Breach Advisory for Nov. 27 – Dec. 1

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 26 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of Nov. 27 – Dec. 1. The following beaches meet water quality standards and are safe for swimming or fishing:
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