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VITRAN Bus Service Suspended on Halloween After 5 p.m.

VITRAN’s fixed route bus service will be suspended at 5 p.m. on St. Thomas and St. Croix on Friday, Oct.…

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Police Commissioner Rodney F. Querrard Sr. discusses the Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, homicide of Keithroy Caines at Oswald Harris Housing Court.

 
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Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference Brings Change

The 16th annual Best Beginnings Early Childhood Conference on St. Thomas showcased a new program style, two keynote speakers, and an emphasis on continuing education and teacher certification.

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2014-10-30 22:38:35
Jewels of the Virgin Isles – One Year Later

When I decided to bring this column to life on Nov. 1, 2013, it was to raise awareness about the incredible contributions that men and women from the U.S. Virgin Islands are making to American life and on an international scale.

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2014-10-30 22:33:41
V.I. Agencies Prepping For Ebola But Risk Is Slight, Officials Tell Senate

V.I. Health, hospital and emergency management officials are coordinating, training and preparing for the nightmare scenario of an Ebola outbreak in the territory, but agency officials told senators Wednesday an outbreak is unlikely and there is no cause for alarm.

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2014-10-29 19:16:07
Community - Deaths — St. Thomas
Susanna H. Wynne Dies at 78

Susanna H. Wynne, 78, of Cortez, Fla., died unexpectedly and peacefully in her sleep May 3.

Read entire articleMay 8 2014 - 6:20pm
Hotel Icon Lorette Resch Dies at 86

Lorette Resch, prominent member of the U.S. Virgin Islands community, died on April 21 at age 86. Though born in Brooklyn, New York, Resch was an islander at heart and will be deeply missed by family, friends and colleagues.

Read entire articleApr 28 2014 - 11:06pm
Drew R.E. Wallen Dies in Florida

It is with great sadness that the family of Drew R.E. Wallen shares the news of his passing in Davie, Florida, on April 2 after a brief illness.

Read entire articleApr 25 2014 - 4:29pm
Kenneth Christopher Dies

The family of Kenneth "KC" Christopher is deeply saddened to announce his sudden passing on March 8.

Read entire articleMar 19 2014 - 9:34pm
Magdalin DeGraf-Niles O’Neal Dies at 73

Magdalin “Maggie” O’Neal died on March 10 at her residence. She was 73 years old.

Read entire articleMar 17 2014 - 10:14pm
Legislative Photographer Kenneth Christopher Dies

Kenneth "KC" Christopher, long-time photographer for the Legislature on St. Croix, passed away suddenly over the weekend, bringing an outpouring of condolences to his family from  senators.

Read entire articleMar 12 2014 - 12:48am
Cecil Warrington Taylor Dies

Cecil Warrington Taylor was born Nov. 3, 1938, in Tabernacle, St. Kitts, to Isaac Taylor and Albertha Harris Taylor.

Read entire articleFeb 11 2014 - 8:01pm
Mario Edward Bryan Esq. Dies

Mario Edward Bryan Esq. died at home on Jan. 23.

Read entire articleFeb 4 2014 - 12:41am
Felicia Sims Hall Dies at 65

Beloved long-time resident of St. Thomas, Felicia Sims Hall passed away peacefully in her son’s home in Baton Rouge, La., surrounded by family and friends. After fighting a two-year battle with cancer, she was finally called home on the morning of Jan. 17 at the age of 65.

Read entire articleJan 27 2014 - 3:05pm
Patrick M. Rice Dies in Florida

Patrick M. Rice of Bradenton, Fla., 87, passed away Jan. 10, 2014.

Read entire articleJan 21 2014 - 8:32pm