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Public Review of V.I. Election System Plan to Start on March 2

The Election Reform Advisory Council under the Virgin Islands Election System has completed the second revision of the state plan…

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Gov. John deJongh Jr. offers News Years wishes, and thanks to the people of the Virgin Islands for the honor of electing him to serve as their governor.

 
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Folklife Festival Draws Huge Crowd

Hundreds of school children and a large contingent of tourists filled Annaberg Plantation on Thursday as the V.I. National Park kicked off its 24th annual Folklife Festival.

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2015-02-26 23:07:34
St. Thomas Man Injured in Shooting

A man driving west on Brookman Road on Thursday afternoon was shot multiple times by unknown assailants, the V.I. Police Department reported.

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2015-02-26 22:51:27
Defendant’s Brother Publishes Book about Fountain Valley Massacre

St. Croix attorney Michael Joseph just published a book he believes answers some questions about the so-called Fountain Valley massacre, in which his brother Raphael was one of five men convicted.

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2015-02-26 22:41:37
Deaths — St. Thomas
Harold Vanterpool Dies at 72

Feb. 6, 2009 - Harold Vanterpool, better known as "Bare Suit," of Estate Frydenhoj died on Jan. 25, at his residence. He was 72 years old.
He is survived by his wife, Marjorie "Suzie" Vanterpool; adopted son, Leando Stridiron; adopted daughters: Nicole Brin and Lael Housen; brothers: Antonio, Leo, Walter, Earl, Dean and Clyde Vanterpool; sisters: Eleanor Mitchell, Shirley Lans, Judith Greene-Smith, and Stephanie Vanterpool; as well as many nieces, nephews, relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be a first viewing held from 5-7 p.m., on Friday, Feb. 6, at Veteran's Drive Fire Station. A second viewing will take place at 9 a.m. and a funeral service at 10 a.m., on Saturday, Feb. 7, at Christchurch Methodist. Interment will follow at Western Cemetery No. 1.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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