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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
Billy Morris King Dies

 Billy Morris King died on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012.
He is survived by his father, Archibald O. Donadelle; sisters: Yvette Donadelle-Williams, Diane Hairston and Phyllis Lindqvist; brothers: Ronald Donadelle and Olando Donadelle Sr.; brothers-in-law: Fitzroy G. Williams Sr., Dominic Lindqvist and John Hairston; sister-in-law, Judy Donadelle; nieces: Patrece Donadelle-Thompson, Jolanda Donadelle-Rabsatt, Patrice Donadelle, Janee Lindqvist, Nyja Lindqvist-Brown, Dominique Lindqvist and Danielle Gibson; nephews: Olando Donadelle Jr., Beit Donadelle, Howell I. Matthews Jr., Daryl Q. Matthews, Fitzroy G. Williams Jr. and Evan Lindqvist; 13 great nieces; 13 great nephews; one great-great niece; uncle, John T. Williams; aunts: Evelyn Fredericks of Dallas, Texas, and Florine Tucker of St. Thomas; godmother, Sue Dyer of Maryland; and other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
A memorial service is set for 10 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 1, at Turnbull's Funeral Home.

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