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All Public Schools Close for One Day of Workshops

The Department of Education will hold a series of professional development workshops for teachers.

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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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Innovative Restores Service After DNS Failure

Innovative Wireless service has been restored to on-island Wireless customers who are not roaming, the company announced late Friday night.

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2014-09-12 23:52:05
Agriculture and Partners Host Annual Beekeepers’ Buzzaar

In celebration of National Honey Month, the Virgin Islands Department of Agriculture (VIDOA) and local beekeepers invite the public to the fourth Annual Virgin Fresh Beekeepers’ Buzzaar set for Saturday, Sept. 13, at Tutu Park Mall on St. Thomas. It will also be held on Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Sunshine Mall, St. Croix.

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2014-09-12 01:20:51
Two V.I. Women U.S. Coast Guard Academy Grads Complete Aviation Training

Virgin Islanders and Coast Guard Lieutenant Junior Grades Rebekah Seifer and Ronaqua Russell have recently completed aviation training at the U.S. Coast Guard Aviation Training Center in Mobile, Alabama.

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2014-09-11 00:17:20
Community - Deaths — St. Thomas
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
Kevin Marshall Dies at 40

Kevin Marshall, chef at the Caribbean Saloon, passed away on Tuesday, the 7th of January, on St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. Marshall, as he was known by all locally, was an integral part of the Caribbean Saloon family, with his magnificent, gentle personality and unforgettable smile.

Read entire articleJan 21 2014 - 8:29pm
Federico O. Dottin M.D. Dies

 Federico O. Dottin M.D. was born on Aug. 11, 1923, in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, to Juan Thomas Dottin and Dominga Otero vda Dottin. He died peacefully on St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands on Monday, Jan. 13.

Read entire articleJan 13 2014 - 10:07pm
William Tervo Dies in Florida

 William "Bill" Tervo passed away in Tampa, Florida, on Dec. 18 at the age of 78.

Read entire articleJan 9 2014 - 2:57pm
Mary Katherine Carlson Dies in California

Artist Mary Katherine Carlson, known as Kathy Carlson, died on Dec. 26 in Oak Park, California, just shortly after she had been diagnosed with liver cancer. She was 74 years old. She and her husband, William Carlson, made St. Thomas their home from 1993-2008

Read entire articleJan 6 2014 - 3:15pm