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Magens Bay Authority to Hold Public Meeting Dec. 10

The Magens Bay Authority has announced a public meeting for 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 10, to discuss its plans to…

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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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Virtue of the Week: Tolerance

Being tolerant is accepting differences. You don't expect others to think, look, speak or act just like you. You are free of prejudice, knowing that all people have feelings, needs, hopes and dreams. 

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2016-12-04 18:49:46
Beach Advisory for Nov. 28 - Dec. 2

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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2016-12-02 23:28:09
Source Manager’s Journal: The Hospital Crisis Revisited, Asking ‘Why’

Why does JFL Hospital exist?  Why do V.I. public agencies perform more poorly than their peers elsewhere? In this specific case, why is JFL faced with the rare threat of CMS decertification?

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2016-12-02 10:53:34
Community - People — St. Thomas
Jamen D. Descartes Graduates from U.S. Coast Guard Academy

U.S Coast Guard Ensign Jamen D. Descartes of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, was among 214 cadets to graduate on Wednesday, May 21, from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, New London, Connecticut, and be promoted to the rank of ensign.

Read entire articleMay 24 2014 - 1:26am
My Brother’s Workshop Hires New Executive Director

My Brother’s Workshop has chosen Jenny Hawkes to be the new executive director. She brings years of experience planning events and fundraisers, working with not-for-profit organizations and juggling family, work and volunteer activities to her new job.

Read entire articleApr 23 2014 - 8:30pm
Government Announces District Court’s New Chief U.S. Probation Officer

Wilma A. Lewis, chief judge of the District Court of the Virgin Islands, is has announced that Larry T. Glenn has been selected to serve as chief U.S. probation officer for the District of the Virgin Islands.

Read entire articleApr 5 2014 - 4:23am
Military News of Virgin Islanders for April

Editor's note: The Source newspapers publish available information about Virgin Islanders who are serving their country in the military. For earlier notices, see previous months' files in this section.

Read entire articleApr 4 2014 - 11:24am
Certified Insurance Counselors Honor Corlette Morris and Brenda Sells

The Society of Certified Insurance Counselors (CIC) recently recognized Corlette Morris and Brenda Sells of Theodore Tunick & Company on St. Thomas for their dedication and ongoing leadership in the insurance industry.

Read entire articleMar 17 2014 - 10:07pm
American Red Cross Volunteer Honored for 30 Years of Service

The American Red Cross US Virgin Islands Chapter acknowledged Jacquelyn E. Fredericks for her 30 years of service to the organization at the Charlotte Amalie High School Class of 1974 recognition breakfast event.

Read entire articleMar 15 2014 - 1:41pm
VITEMA Director Named Vice Chair of National Agency

Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (VITEMA) Director Elton Lewis was named vice chair of the National Emergency Management Agency ((NEMA) Pacific and Territorial Caucus at the NEMA 2014 Mid-Year Policy and Leadership Forum.

Read entire articleMar 15 2014 - 9:10am
Military News of Virgin Islanders for March

Editor's note: The Source newspapers publish available information about Virgin Islanders who are serving their country in the military. For earlier notices, see previous months' files in this section.

Read entire articleMar 8 2014 - 6:13am
Army Officer Bernard Warrington Jr. Promoted to Full Colonel

U.S. Army active duty officer Bernard Warrington Jr., a native Crucian, son of Martha J. Mills and 1988 alum of St. Croix Central High School, was recently promoted to full colonel by MG Stephen Lyons, CG, 8th TSC, Ft. Shafter, Hawaii.

Read entire articleMar 4 2014 - 8:45pm
Virgin Islander Appointed Judge in Maryland

Gov. O’Malley made five appointments to the District Court for Baltimore City including Diana A.E. Smith.

Read entire articleFeb 25 2014 - 11:39pm