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Homicides 2017

A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2017 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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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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Joint Board Struggles to Elect Officers

At a meeting Monday, Joint Board of Elections members selected a slate of officers, discussed the recently signed law to unify the two Elections Board into one unified board, and sought to forces the Attorney General's Office to provide an attorney for board meetings. 

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2017-01-23 23:31:09
Truck Overturns on Maude Proudfoot Drive

A truck tractor carrying a bulldozer turned over on Maude Proudfoot Drive on St.Thomas around 2:40 p.m. Sunday, according to the V.I. Police Department. 

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2017-01-23 23:07:04
Mapp Order Start of Paul E. Joseph Stadium Work

Gov. Kenneth Mapp on Monday issued a formal notice to Public Works Commission Gustav James to begin work on the long anticipated Paul E. Joseph Stadium project in Frederiksted. 

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2017-01-23 23:00:57
Deaths — St. Thomas
Sandra Spratley Bonelli Died

 A private family service and burial is being planned for Sandra Spratley Bonelli, who died on Aug. 2.
Sandra Spratley Bonelli is survived by her loving husband, Laurance W. Bonelli; sons: Laurance W. Bonelli II and Terrance B. Bonelli; parents: Doris Spratley and Bruce Spratley; mother-in-law, Olympia P. Bonelli; father-in-law, Leonard W. Bonelli Sr.; sister, Cynthia S. Bernier; brothers-in-law, Kent Bernier Sr. and Leonard W. Bonelli Jr; brother, Bruce Spratley Jr.; sisters-in-law: Kim R. Bonelli, Lauren D. Bonelli and LaVerne D. Bonelli; nieces and nephews: Leonard Bonelli III, Lemian Bonelli, LeRoi Bonelli, Kimo Bonelli, Kwame Bonelli, Shanique Bonelli, Francisco Bonelli, Sherene Bonelli, Shemura Bonelli, Shainee Smith Trotter, Talesha Spratley, Bruce Spratley III, Cordell Spratley, Cynthia Turi Bernier, Kent Bernier Jr. and Phillip K. Bernier; as well as other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
The family members wish that their privacy be respected.
All funeral arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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