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Temporary Office Closures of VI SHIP/Medicare Scheduled

There will be a temporary office closure of the VI SHIP/Medicare St. Croix and St. Thomas offices from July 6…

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Undercurrents: Street Naming Project Still in the Works

The move to standardize the territory’s system of street and roadway addresses and put them into a computerized program accessible to everyone is – despite appearances – not dead.

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2015-07-06 22:58:09
Fred Watts’ Life Celebrated in Pennsylvania, St. Thomas

The life of Fred Watts, local attorney and full-throated musician, will be celebrated in two memorials – one in Pennsylvania July 15 and on St. Thomas on Aug. 15.

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2015-07-06 22:48:10
Nine USVI Sailors Compete in 2015 Optimist North America Championship in Antigua

 School may be out but the work is just starting for young sailors from the US Virgin Islands who have started an intensive week of competitive sailing in Antigua

The nine sailors from St. Thomas, St. Croix and St. John are competing in the 2015 North America Championship which has attracted 163 sailors from 23 countries.
With a 10-day program that includes training, five days of fleet racing and one day of team racing, these young sailors have a busy schedule from July 3 until July 1.
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2015-07-06 11:20:42
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ALEXANDRA LLEWELLYN WEDS TOM CLANCY

Alexandra Llewellyn, an award-winning freelance TV reporter, married best-selling author Tom Clancy in New York on June 26.
Alexandra's father J. Bruce Llewellyn is CEO of Coca Cola Bottling Co. of Philadelphia. He is a frequent visitor to St. Thomas, where he owns a Pineapple Village Condominium.
Llewellyn's company was No. 1 on this year's Black Enterprise Magazine list of the top 100 African American-owned companies, with sales last year of $354 million.
Two years ago, under the auspices of the Everett B. Birch Forum, Llewellyn led an informal workshop on St. Thomas with aspiring young Virgin Islands entrepreneurs.

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