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V.I. History and Cultural Education Course for Teachers Rescheduled

The V.I. History and Cultural Institute, scheduled to begin this weekend for teachers who need this requirement, has been moved…

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With schools across the territory getting ready for a Sept. 2 opening date, V.I. Education Commissioner Donna Frett-Gregory told the community the Education Department is focused on "putting in the framework we need to support our students, our teachers and our administrators."

 
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Supreme Court Orders Hansen Removed from Ballot

The V.I. Supreme Court declared Sen. Alicia "Chucky" Hansen's tax convictions render her 'ineligible to serve' in the next Legislature, ordering her name to be removed from this year's ballot.

 

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2014-08-29 11:07:26
Diase Coffelt Wins Elections Challenge in Appeals Court

Independent candidate Soraya Diase Coffelt won on appeal a challenge to an Elections System ruling that would have kicked her and runningmate John Canegata off the November general election ballot.

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2014-08-28 01:57:40
UVI and National Park Service Sign Memorandum of Understanding

UVI and the National Park Service enhanced their existing relationship with a memorandum of understanding for a Volunteer for Credit program signed Tuesday in Christiansted.

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2014-08-28 01:10:19
Deaths — St. Thomas
Vernice Freeman Joefield Has Died

May 4, 2007 – Vernice Freeman Joefield died on April 24, in Newark, N.J.
She is survived by her mother, Avna Baronville Freeman; daughter, Lisa Bryan Vernardo; sons: Kelvin Joefield Sr., Shane Donovan Sr., Romaine Donavan and Kareem Dawson. Other survivors include sisters: Velma Freeman Balboza, Vivica Freeman Turnbull, Venda Freeman Inman, Venette Freeman; brothers: Verne and Virdin Freeman; 8 grandchildren and many other friends and relatives too numerous to mention.
There will be a viewing held from 9-10 a.m., on Saturday, May 5, at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m., at the church. Interment will be at Eastern Cemetery.
All arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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