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Senate Passes Court, Elections Unification

The full Senate voted Wednesday to restructure sections of the V.I. government, moving toward a unitary elections board and a more unitary administration of the Supreme Court and Superior Court.

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2016-06-30 11:00:49
New Gun Law: Register Guns at Port of Entry

Anyone bringing a firearm into the territory will be required by law to immediately register it with the V.I. government at the port of entry. Failure to register will be a felony, as it is now.

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2016-06-30 01:45:04
PFA Approves $10 Million Loan, Police Training Funds and New Contract Authorization for Executive Director

PFA board members discussed Wednesday a loan from Banco Popular for first responder needs, including new ambulances and other equipment for the VIPD, Health and Public Works.

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2016-06-29 23:31:47
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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