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VITRAN Bus Service Suspended on Halloween After 5 p.m.

VITRAN’s fixed route bus service will be suspended at 5 p.m. on St. Thomas and St. Croix on Friday, Oct.…

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Police Commissioner Rodney F. Querrard Sr. discusses the Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, homicide of Keithroy Caines at Oswald Harris Housing Court.

 
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Jewels of the Virgin Isles – One Year Later

When I decided to bring this column to life on Nov. 1, 2013, it was to raise awareness about the incredible contributions that men and women from the U.S. Virgin Islands are making to American life and on an international scale.

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2014-10-30 22:33:41
V.I. Agencies Prepping For Ebola But Risk Is Slight, Officials Tell Senate

V.I. Health, hospital and emergency management officials are coordinating, training and preparing for the nightmare scenario of an Ebola outbreak in the territory, but agency officials told senators Wednesday an outbreak is unlikely and there is no cause for alarm.

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2014-10-29 19:16:07
Source Manager’s Journal: Building a Better Future

In the view of this outsider, there are two problem areas in which a focused, long-term effort can make a big – and permanent – difference in the quality of life in the Virgin Islands.

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2014-10-28 23:41:57
Deaths — St. Thomas
Eleanor Dalmida Dead at 75

Nov. 19, 2007 – Eleanor Dalmida died at age 75, on Nov. 15, in Orlando, Florida.
She is survived by children: Julius England, and Jamelle, Corsica and Priscilla Dalmida; grandchildren: Leando Wilson, Tiffay and Troy Brathwaite, Latoya, Fernando, Alston, Alvino and Ivan George, Relldis and Rescilla Donovan and Akeem Smith; and three great-grandchildren. She is also survived by brothers: Oneal Clarke and Alphonse Petersen; sisters: Anna Benjamin and Mary Pickering; special niece, Gina Pickering; special friends: Jerome Stanley Sr., Jerome Stanley Jr., Leonard Johnson, Betty Hall and Tash Devallon; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be a viewing from 8:30-9:30 a.m., on Friday, Nov. 23, at Davis Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service will follow at 10 a.m., at All Saints Cathedral Church. Interment will be at Western Cemetery.
All arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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