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Libraries, Archives & Museums to Host Gothic Handwriting Workshops

The Division of Libraries, Archives & Museums (DLAM) is hosting a USVI/DK Archives Joint Centennial Project through a collaboration with…

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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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St. Thomas-St. John District Schools to Dismiss Early on Thursday, Jan. 26

There will be an early dismissal of all public schools on Thursday, Jan. 26. Dismissals will take place three hours before normal release times and are necessary to accommodate monthly job-embedded professional development for teachers.

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2017-01-21 18:56:20
Beach Advisory for January 17-20

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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2017-01-20 20:20:22
St. Thomas Starring in Upcoming HGTV Show

Two upcoming January episodes of the popular HGTV series “Beachfront Bargain Hunt” are expected to feature St. Thomas and several local professionals.

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2017-01-20 18:28:46
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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