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Magens Bay Authority to Hold Public Meeting Dec. 10

The Magens Bay Authority has announced a public meeting for 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 10, to discuss its plans to…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Virtue of the Week: Tolerance

Being tolerant is accepting differences. You don't expect others to think, look, speak or act just like you. You are free of prejudice, knowing that all people have feelings, needs, hopes and dreams. 

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2016-12-04 18:49:46
Beach Advisory for Nov. 28 - Dec. 2

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that the Beach Water Quality Monitoring Program, which evaluates weekly water quality at popular swimming beaches throughout the territory by sampling for enterococci bacteria and turbidity, which is a measure of water clarity, advises the public of the following:

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2016-12-02 23:28:09
Source Manager’s Journal: The Hospital Crisis Revisited, Asking ‘Why’

Why does JFL Hospital exist?  Why do V.I. public agencies perform more poorly than their peers elsewhere? In this specific case, why is JFL faced with the rare threat of CMS decertification?

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2016-12-02 10:53:34
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VOTER REGISTRATION ON ST. THOMAS ,WATER ISLAND

In order to accommodate the public, the St. Thomas Elections Board has arranged special hours and locations on St. Thomas and Water Island, where residents can register to vote.
Here they are:
ON WATER ISLAND:
Sun., June 30, 2 to 4 p.m. – Water Island, in the area immediately adjacent to the dock.
ON ST. THOMAS:

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And prospective St. Thomas and Water Island voters can register at the St. Thomas Election Office:
Daily, Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. – No. 22 Crystal Gade (around the corner from the Dutch Reformed Church)
In order to register you must bring:
U.S. Birth Certificate (original), or
U.S. Passport, or
U.S. Naturalization Certificate, AND
Social Security Card
For more information call 774-3107.
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