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V.I. Legislature to Celebrate African Liberation Day on May 26

Red, black and green will fly from the grounds of the Legislature’s Capitol Building on St. Thomas during a ceremony…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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Beach Advisory for May 18-22

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, advises the public that these beaches do not meet the water quality standards for swimming or fishing.
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2015-05-23 04:10:37
Acting AG: Government Attorney Ignored Order to Withdraw Cohen Plea Deal

A government attorney ignored orders to withdraw a plea deal allowing St. Croix radio station owner Jonathan Cohen to skirt 20 out of the 21 pending charges of tax evasion, according to the attorney general.

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2015-05-22 01:05:24
St. Thomas-St. John Board of Elections Unhappy with Closed Door Conference

During a meeting Thursday, the St. Thomas-St. John District Board of Elections passed a motion not to pay for expenses to attend a two-day conference on election reform called by Sen. Kenneth Gittens.

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2015-05-22 01:01:07
Deaths — St. Thomas
Eleanor Farrington Turnbull Died June 6

June 15, 2004 - Eleanor Farrington Turnbull died on June 6, 2004. She is survived by: son, Roy A. Turnbull Jr.; daughter, Michelle D, Turnbull; brothers, Landis, Lionel, Roland and Liston Farrington; sister, Leona Farrington Turnbull; mother-in-law, Ethlyn Turnbull Hodge; Sisters-in-law, Cornelia, Ceciline and Dale Turnbull, Gwendolyn, Cheryl and Lynette Farrington and Evelyn Hodge; brothers-in-law Charles and Leonard Turnbull and Vincent Turnbull Sr.; Daughter-in-law, Annette Bryan; special friend, Nanton Moses; grandchild, Quashan; And many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
Viewing is Tuesday June 15, 5 to 7 p.m. at Davis Funeral Home Chapel. The second viewing is Wednesday June 16 from 8 to 9 a.m. Christchurch Methodist, Market Square with services at the same time and place. Interment will be at the Western Cemetery No.1.

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