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VIPA Issues Advisory to Drivers Using CEKA Airport Road

Motorists are advised to exercise caution when traversing the Cyril E. King Airport Road due to ongoing road repairs.

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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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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
Democatic Party State Chairwoman Calls for Senator Elect to be Seated in Legislature

The Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands is concerned that more than one week after the 32nd Legislature has been sworn in, the seventh St. Thomas seat remains vacant.

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2017-01-20 17:42:32
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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