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SIBILLY NUTRITION FAIR IS MARCH 24

Joseph Sibilly Elementary School will hold its annual Nutrition Fair from 9 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 24, in the school's yard. Exhibit, general nutrition information, food displays and food samples will be featured.

MEDIA WATCH

So what's new in the news media? Jean Etsinger, who is "the" journalism department at the University of the Virgin Islands, fills us in on people, policies and progress.

FREENET SERVICE BACK BUT WITH FEWER LINES

Rumors that the VIP FreeNet is dead are greatly exaggerated, according to founder Peter de Blanc, whose company, COBEX, provides the Internet connection, system administration and maintenance.

A NEW FLAG FOR THE NEW MILLENNIUM

What does the Virgin Islands flag really have to do with the Virgin Islands, Frank J. Jordan wonders. And wouldn't the millennium be a good time to change it?
And what do our readers think, he asks.

DPW ACCEPTING TRANSIT GRANT APPLICATIONS

The Department of Public Works is accepting applications for the federally funded Section 5310 Grant Program. The grant provides funding to non-profit organizations to purchase accessible vehicles and related equipment to transport the elderly and persons with diabilities. The application deadline is March 25.

INSURANCE EXAM SCHEDULED MARCH 30

Prospective insurance agents, adjusters and brokers are advised that the next insurance exam is scheduled for Tuesday, March 30.

WILL HIGH SCHOOLS PASS THE TEST?

A team from the Middle States Association is in the Virgin Islands this week to determine whether three of the territory's public high schools will be accredited.

DEMS TO RETIREES: MAKE WAY FOR YOUTH

If the Democratic Party Territorial Committee has its way, Gov. Charles W. Turnbull will stop the longstanding practice of rehiring government retirees who are already collecting pensions.

ST. THOMAS BOATS WIN IN ST. MAARTEN /ST. MARTIN REGATTA

Provisional results have Terry Jackson on his VILLAGE RAM winning Beach Cats and Chris Rosenberg on FRENCHMAN'S REEF at the top of Racing 2 class.

WHAT'S NEW AT THE U? QUITE A LOT!

As is usually the case at its meetings, the University of the Virgin Islands Board of Trustees got good news and bad news about the school at its session Saturday on the St. Thomas campus.

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