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Libraries, Archives & Museums to Host Gothic Handwriting Workshops

The Division of Libraries, Archives & Museums (DLAM) is hosting a USVI/DK Archives Joint Centennial Project through a collaboration with…

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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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St. Thomas-St. John District Schools to Dismiss Early on Thursday, Jan. 26

There will be an early dismissal of all public schools on Thursday, Jan. 26. Dismissals will take place three hours before normal release times and are necessary to accommodate monthly job-embedded professional development for teachers.

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2017-01-21 18:56:20
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
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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