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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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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
Emancipation Day to be Celebrated on St. Thomas on Sunday

Emancipation Day will be celebrated at Emancipation Garden in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, on Sunday, featuring a variety of entertainment and information about the history and culture.

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2016-06-29 23:26:50
Varlackville Opens; Honoree Described as ‘Humble,’ ‘Unsung Hero’

St. John Festival Village 2016, dubbed Varlackville, officially opened Tuesday evening with a ceremony celebrating this year’s honoree and village namesake, Delrise Varlack.

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2016-06-29 23:18:03
Deaths — St. Thomas
Dennis A. Sewer Sr. Dies

 Dennis A. Sewer Sr., better known as “Polo,” died on April 4.

Dennis A. Sewer Sr. is survived his true life’s love, Jasmine Crooke Francis; daughters: Denise, Shenee and Denisha Sewer; sons: Dennis A Sewer Jr. and Malik Sewer; sister, Yvonne Hendrickson; brother, Melvin Hart; grandchildren: Chaz James, Darin Robinson, Shaynia Simon, Malik sewer, Jr., Adonis Shields, Rolrica Cox Francis, Ke’Shyin Francis, Daniqua Derima, Merisah Edmead, Temoy Registe and D’Mouri Registe; great-grandchildren: Brooklyn and Brinlee James, Hailey Robinson; stepchildren: Deborah Dawnson-Atkins, Neya Maranda-Registe, Shenika Francis-Stridiron, Sherisa Francis and Gary Francis Jr.; special cousin, Joseph Phillipus; special friends: Paul Ottley and Charles “Monkey” Todman; and other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
A first viewing will be held from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, at Turnbull’s Funeral Home. A second viewing will take place at 10 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. on Monday,April 22, at Frederick Lutheran Church. Interment will be at Brookman Cemetery, Nadir.
All arrangements are by Turnbull’s Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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