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Homicides 2016

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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Do Something, Anything, About the Violence

We cannot afford to throw up our hands, point the finger somewhere else or blame the parents. If we keep our heads buried in the sandy beaches of our supposed paradise, the rising tide of apathy, fear and frustration will drown us. 

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2016-06-26 22:27:58
Virtue of the Week: Creativity

Creativity is the power of imagination. It is discovering your own special talents. Dare to see things in new ways to solve problems. With your creativity, you can bring something new into the world.

 

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2016-06-26 21:22:38
Beach Advisory for June 20-24

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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2016-06-25 06:17:40
Deaths — St. Thomas
Walter Vanterpool Dies at 67

Walter Vanterpool
Walter Vanterpool

 Walter Vanterpool, better known as “Doggie,” died on Saturday, Sept. 29, at his residence. He was 67 years old.
He is survived by his siblings: Eleanor Mitchell, Antonio Vanterpool Sr., Shirley Lans, Leo Vanterpool, Earl Vanterpool, Dean Vanterpool, Judith Vanterpool Greene-Smith, Stephanie Vanterpool and Clyde Vanterpool; sisters-in-law: Marjorie “Susie” Vanterpool, Ione Vanterpool, Mary Vanterpool, Sylvia Vanterpool and Paulina Vanterpool; brother-in-law, Liston Lans; uncles: James Callwood, Allan Callwood and Edwardo Vanterpool; aunts: Mary Callwood and Ena Callwood; special friends: Marmion Carty, Henry Lawes, Herbert Carty, Elroy “Pinochey,” Edith “Sally” Vanterpool Carr-Allen, Lucy Kathy Freeman and Andy Christopher; as well as many other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be a first viewing held from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, at Davis Funeral Home Chapel. A second viewing will take place at 9 a.m. and a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Wesley Methodist Church. Interment will be at Western Cemetery No. 1.
All arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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