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Libraries, Archives & Museums to Host Gothic Handwriting Workshops

The Division of Libraries, Archives & Museums (DLAM) is hosting a USVI/DK Archives Joint Centennial Project through a collaboration with…

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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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St. Thomas-St. John District Schools to Dismiss Early on Thursday, Jan. 26

There will be an early dismissal of all public schools on Thursday, Jan. 26. Dismissals will take place three hours before normal release times and are necessary to accommodate monthly job-embedded professional development for teachers.

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2017-01-21 18:56:20
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
Community - Deaths — St. Thomas
Andre Delano Yearwood Dies at 69

Andre Delano Yearwood, also known as "Andy," of St. Thomas died Monday, Dec. 19. He was 69 years old.

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Viola Louisa Simmonds Dies

Viola Louisa Simmonds died on Dec. 24 at her residence. She was 95 years old. She was a longtime Girl Scouts leader, a founding member of the Virgin Islands Girl Scouts Council and a retired educator.

Read entire articleDec 28 2016 - 7:37pm
Layla Rivas Paulmino Dies

Layla Rivas Paulmino died on Dec. 14.

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George Patrick Dies

George Patrick died on Dec. 14.

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Gregory Samuel Sr. Dies

Gregory Samuel Sr. died on Friday, Dec. 16.

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Lennox Johnson Dies at 68

Lennox Johnson, also known as "Blackie," died on Dec. 13 at his residence. He was 68 years old.

Read entire articleDec 20 2016 - 11:26pm
Tashimo Scatliffe Dies

Tashimo Scatliffe died on Nov. 18.

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Louis Walter James Dies

Louis Walter James, better known as “Lesroy,” “Parry,” “Big James,” “James” or “Ludrick” died on Dec. 9 at Schneider Regional Medical Center.

Read entire articleDec 13 2016 - 5:43pm
Diana S. Richardson Dies at 38

Diana S. Richardson of St. Thomas died on Saturday, Nov. 26, at Schneider Regional Medical Center. She was 38 years old.

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Estella Almeada Penn Dies

Estella Almeada Penn died Dec. 2.

Read entire articleDec 10 2016 - 4:02am