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Seasonal Prohibition on Fishing or Possession of Queen Conch to Begin June 1

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries reminds the public of the upcoming seasonal prohibition of fishing for queen conch…

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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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Beach Advisory for May 23-27

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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2016-05-27 20:43:36
V.I. Joins Efforts to Sue Takata Corp, Honda for Faulty Airbag Recall

An enforcement action filed this week by the V.I. government against Japanese auto parts maker Takata Corp. and Honda Motor Co. is seeking restitution linked to the companies’ faulty airbags.

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2016-05-26 23:59:54
National Park Should Clarify Policy on Using Red Hook NPS Dock, Judge Says

A U.S. magistrate judge partially sided with a local boat captain in a case Wednesday, saying the National Park Service has not properly notified the public on restrictions on using its Red Hook dock.

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2016-05-26 23:56:02
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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