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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
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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