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Judge Sentences Man to 33 Months on Ammo Charge

District Court Judge Curtis V. Gomez on Monday sentenced Rudy Bridges to 33 months in prison for possession of…

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Virtue of the Week: Honesty

Honesty is being truthful and sincere. It is important because it builds trust. When people are honest, they can be relied on not to lie, cheat, or steal. When you are open and trustworthy, others can believe in you.

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2015-03-29 19:35:58
Antilles School Has Music Appreciation Week; Student Wins State Poetry Out Loud

Antilles School celebrated Music Appreciation Week with everyone from 2015 Territorial Poetry Out Loud winner Jonathon Qualls to Charlotte Amalie High School's Marching Hawks, whose drumline "turned up" the Lower School stage.

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2015-03-28 09:28:04
V.I. Lit Fest Draws Readers and Writers

At the first Virgin Islands Literacy Festival and Book Fair, internationally known authors and publishers talk passionately about topics of interest to Caribbean readers, writers and students.

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2015-03-27 23:45:27
Community - Deaths — St. Thomas
Douglas Edward Sell Dies at 63

Douglas Edward Sell passed away in his peaceful home on St. Thomas in the early morning hours of Tuesday, Dec. 23. He was 63.

Read entire articleDec 26 2014 - 2:53pm
Marilyn A. Georges Dies in Florida

We announce the passing of Marilyn A. Georges, better known "Girlie," who died on Dec. 2 in Florida. She was 72 years old.

Read entire articleDec 11 2014 - 1:47am
Louis Ralph Danet Dies

The family of Louis Ralph Danet is saddened to announce his passing on Thursday, Dec. 4. Ralph was affectionately known as “Rafi” or “Slim.”

Read entire articleDec 10 2014 - 2:40pm
Ivanne Estelle Farr Dies in Texas

Ivanne Estelle Farr, 74, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Dec. 3, in Del Rio, Texas. After a valiant battle with a long illness, she went home to be with her true Father in heaven in the most peaceful way.

Read entire articleDec 8 2014 - 4:13pm
Fred G. Berger Dies in Florida

Fred G. Berger, 89, of Boca Grande, Fla., formerly of St. Thomas, died Nov. 3

Read entire articleNov 25 2014 - 7:21pm
Barbara Baker Dies at 65

A certain corner of Frenchtown, in fact most of the island, has lost a bit of its spirit recently, with the passing of Barbara Baker, on Saturday, Nov. 15. She fought a long battle with cancer for the past seven years with her natural goods spirits and wit.

Read entire articleNov 20 2014 - 4:39pm
Dean Christensen Cole Dies (1953-2014)

A Celebration of Life service will be held for Dean Cole at the St. Thomas Yacht Club at 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 17. Dean died suddenly on Nov. 12.

Read entire articleNov 14 2014 - 3:50pm
Elizabeth McIver Davis Dies in North Carolina

Elizabeth McIver Davis, 92, of St. Thomas has died. “Bette” Davis, daughter of Elliott and Caroline McIver, and loving wife of Joe Davis, died on Nov. 5 at Beystone Health and Rehabilitation in Hendersonville, N.C., after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease.

Read entire articleNov 7 2014 - 12:54pm
Governor Expresses Condolences Upon Death of Peter Gruber

Governor John P. deJongh Jr. said today he was deeply saddened to learn of the death of his friend and long-time Virgin Islands resident Peter Gruber. "Cecile and I are saddened by the news of Peter's passing. He was an incredible individual, recognized internationally for his philanthropic commitment to making the world a better place.

Read entire articleOct 23 2014 - 1:06am
Governor Extends Condolences to Family and Friends of Dr. Secundina Mercado

Upon learning of the death of Dr. Secundina Mercado, Governor John P. deJongh Jr. offered his sympathies to her family and friends. "Dr. Mercado was a valuable member of the Virgin Islands medical profession, providing excellent ophthalmological services to patients throughout the community."

Read entire articleOct 14 2014 - 7:08pm