VIWMA, UVI-CES, Gifft Hill School Offer Free Compost Workshops

The V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) is partnering with the University of the Virgin Islands Cooperative Extension Service (UVI-CES) and…

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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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VIWMA Asks Residents to Report Illegal Wastewater Discharges

The V.I. Waste Management Authority (VIWMA) reports that its wastewater treatment plants are being impacted by the illegal dumping of wastewater at manholes in the territory.

2016-10-25 16:04:23
Three Arrested for Possession with Intent to Distribute Cocaine

Three St. Thomas men have been arrested in two separate cases and charged with possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, U.S. Attorney Ronald W. Sharpe said in a Monday news release. 

2016-10-24 18:05:58
Beach Advisory for October 17-21

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:

2016-10-22 03:11:15
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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