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WHERE ARE ALL THOSE FLIES COMING FROM?

The mosquitos are bad enough, but are all these flies getting to you? The onslaught of flies across the island has residents and business owners, especially restaurants, fuming.

CONGRESS OK'S $2.45 M FOR TWO V.I. PARKS

Congress has approved $1.25 million to buy the Gibney property for the V.I. National Park on St. John and $1.2 million for the National Park Service to buy land at the Salt River National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve on St. Croix.

ART STUDENTS WILL EXHIBIT AT BEACHJAM '99

Local student artists are readying their arts and crafts for sale and exhibit at Art Gallery Jr. at BeachJam '99 on Jan. 18 on Magens Bay beach.

DON STANFORD WINS ENGINEERS' AWARD

St. Thomas resident Donald Stanford has won the 1999 Professional Achievement Award. The announcement was made by the Black Engineer of the Year awards selection committee.

BRADY: NO CHARGES IN JULY 3 FRACAS

Attorney General Julio A. Brady has declined to press criminal charges against anyone involved in a scuffle during the 150th Emancipation Day celebration July 3 in Frederiksted, St. Croix.

V.I. CHALLENGE JOINS DENNIS CONNER

The Virgin Islands America's Cup Challenge is merging with "the most experienced Cup racer in the world," Dennis Conner. Michael Bornn, president of the V.I. Challenge, said this "will ensure the V.I. Challenge will be present at New Zealand for the Cup."

BRIDGE CLUB MEETS OFTEN, WELCOMES VISITORS

The St. Thomas Bridge Club meets at 1:30 p.m. Sundays, at 1 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays, and at 7 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays.

LOCKHART OFFERS PARENTING PROGRAM TO ALL

Lockhart Elementary School begins its series on effective parenting -- "Healthy Families, Happy Homes" -- on Jan. 13. The public is invited.

LOOKING FOR LITTLE MISS VALENTINE

The St. Thomas East End Leo Club is seeking girls 6 to 8 years old to compete for Miss Valentine.

WINDWARD PASSAGE NOT A HOLIDAY INN YET

The Holiday Inn sign may be visible at the Windward Passage Hotel, but the name change won't be official for another month.

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