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VIPA Issues Advisory to Drivers Using CEKA Airport Road

Motorists are advised to exercise caution when traversing the Cyril E. King Airport Road due to ongoing road repairs.

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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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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
Democatic Party State Chairwoman Calls for Senator Elect to be Seated in Legislature

The Democratic Party of the Virgin Islands is concerned that more than one week after the 32nd Legislature has been sworn in, the seventh St. Thomas seat remains vacant.

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2017-01-20 17:42:32
Religion — St. Thomas
Church of God of Prophecy's Farewell to Bishop Carty

Sept. 16, 2005 - The Church of God of Prophecy on St. Thomas will hold an appreciation and farewell service for Bishop Amos W. Carty Sr., who is relocating from St. Thomas to Albany, N.Y. According to the church's press release, the special service will be held on Sunday, Oct. 9, at 3 p.m., at The Regional Tabernacle, C-5 Estate Hoffman, across from the Donoe Intersection.
"We are all aware of Bishop Carty's ministerial service as a servant of the Lord in the Virgin Islands and the Caribbean for over 40 years," said Ernest Knight, who serves as the chairman of the church's ministerial aid committee. "This special service presents us with the opportunity to express our love and appreciation for him and to recognize his many years of service in the Kingdom of God and in the Church of God."
The Rev. Dr. Ruby M. Jones, who is the pastor of the Church of God of Prophecy in Albany, will be the special guest speaker for this service. The public is invited to attend and say farewell to the bishop.
For information, contact Joyce Comissiong at 776-5748.

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