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Tuesday, November 19, 2019
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Foam blocks wash up on south shore beaches during and after Tropical Storm Karen. (Photo by Toni Lance)

Refinery’s Foam Plastic Litters South Shore Months After September Storm

As Tropical Storm Karen passed south of St. Croix on Sept. 24, residents on the south shore noticed 110-pound polystyrene floats washing ashore. By the end of the day, more than 50 floats had accumulated on several beaches east and west of the Limetree Bay Terminal.
YAG Vice President Cassandra Dunn talks about the purpose of the organization during at the My Girlfriends's Closet/YAG Breast Cancer Event. (Source photo by Denise Lenhardt-Benoit)

My Girlfriend’s Closet and YAG Host Breast Cancer Event

My Girlfriend’s Closet and the Yvonne A. Galiber Foundation co-hosted a breast cancer survivor exhibit and celebration of eight years of "Girlfriendism," Saturday afternoon at the art and fashion boutique in downtown Christiansted.

More Income Tax Refunds On the Way

Gov. Albert Bryan Jr. has authorized the Bureau of Internal Revenue to pay out an additional $11 million in income tax refunds to tax filers in the territory this week.
The entrance to the new Gallows Bay Marine Facility welcome center. (Source photo by Linda Morland)

Gallows Bay Marine Facility Welcome Center Opens

Gallows Bay was filled Friday with people participating in the grand opening of the Gallows Bay Marine Facility Welcome Center, the culmination of years of planning and work.
Limetree Bay holds open house for the community Saturday. (Source photo by Susan Ellis)

Limetree Executives Hold Meet and Greet at Open House

About 150 people had a chance to meet top executives of Limetree Bay Terminals and Refinery during an open house Saturday at the University of the Virgin Islands' Great Hall. Outside, one of the corporation’s boats and several fire engines were on display.

Dental Board Nominee Says V.I. Needs More Dentists

The Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee approved five nominees on Friday, moving the names on to full Senate, including the re-nominations of Virgin Islands Board of Medical Examiners nominee Dr. Mavis Matthew and Virgin Islands Board of Dental Examiners nominee Dr. Emmanuel Delano.
Sen. Janelle Sarauw said she couldn't sleep the night after touring some V.I. public schools, wondering 'What in the world are we doing to our students?" (V.I. Legislature photo)

Bill Would Require Teachers to be Trained for K-3

A bill that would require educators teaching kindergarten through third grade to meet specific early childhood education requirements was approved by the Senate Rules and Judiciary Committee Thursday and sent on to the full body Senate.
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