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WAPA to Complete Propane Storage Tank Transport Friday

On Friday morning, the Virgin Islands Water and Power Authority (WAPA) and VITOL, its propane conversion contractor, will take delivery…

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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
Josephine Marie Richardson Dies at 98

 

Josephine Marie "Fifine" Richardson died Feb. 21 at Schneider Regional Medical Center. She was 98.
She is survived by sons: Herman, Celeste, Marius, Elmo, Allan, Leslie, Henry, Raymond, Gerald and Stephen Richardson; daughters-in-law: Monika, Jean, Chelsea, Melinda, Judith, Irene, Patricia and Theresa; grandchildren: John, Peter, Paul, Martin, H. Alexander, Mark, Julie, Carol, Peter, Eric, Michael, Paul, Edward, Joanne, Giselle, Cyril, Judith, Neal, Leslie, Teneka, Cindy, Jay, Yvette, Yvonne, Jeanette, Michael, Monique, Lisa, Sunel, Tova, Stephen Jr., Dawn, Chelsea, Tessa and Dior; and 46 great-grandchildren.
She is also survived by nieces: Sonia Duzant, Daniella Turbe, Sheila Hoftyzer, Carol Laban, Edna Duzant and Sheila Asciani; special nieces: Norma Duzant and Melicent Gagliani; nephews: Franklin Richardson, Glen Richardson, Herman Richardson, Irvin Richardson, Irvin Mingo, Leo Richardson, Rudolph Richardson, Pierre Beauperthuy and Henry Duzant; special friends: Agnes Martin, Sylvia Olive, Theresa Defreitas, Jeanne Larmony, Irmis Duzant, Franklin Stewart and Eleanor Schulterbrandt; families: the Richardsons, Mingos, Gumbs, Duzants, Hodges, Beauperthuys, Tacklins, Larmonys and Bernettes.
There will be a viewing held from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1, at the Davis Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral service will take place at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, March 2, at St. Anne's Church, followed by interment at Western Cemetery No. 2.
Arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

 

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