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Sylvanita V. Harrigan Dies

Sylvanita V. Harrigan died on Feb. 18.

Joyce Juanita Battiste Clarke Dies at 86

Joyce Juanita Battiste Clarke, age 86, of St. Thomas, U. S. Virgin Islands died on Tuesday, Feb. 26, in Florida.

Gaston Eugene Tuckett Dies at 62

Gaston Eugene Tuckett died after a brief illness, on Feb. 4 in Jacksonville, Fla.

District Invites Public to Social Studies Fair Slated for March 15

The V.I. Department of Education, St. Thomas-St. John District invites the public to its annual Social Studies Fair from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., March 15, in Emancipation Garden.

First Little Free Library Installation Set for March 12

The First Little Free Library Installation will be held from 2-4:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 12. at the West Indian Company Limited Courtyard, adjacent to Smoking Rooster.
Albert Bryan

Governor Moves to Improve Mental Health, Behavioral Services in Territory

In an effort to improve mental health and behavioral services throughout the territory, Gov. Bryan signed an executive order declaring a mental healthcare emergency in the U.S. Virgin Islands due to a shortage of psychiatric physicians and behavioral health providers.

CFVI Scholarship Applications Available March 11

In 2018, CFVI awarded more than $377,181 in scholarships and scholar-grants to students in the St. Croix and St. Thomas-St. John districts. These scholarships and scholar-grants included funds to students who were directly impacted by the 2017 hurricanes.

CFVI, UVI Release Post-Hurricane Assessment of Impacts on Children and Families

The Community Foundation of the Virgin Islands (CFVI) and the Caribbean Exploratory Research Center at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVICERC) have released the community needs assessment conducted over the course of 2018 to determine the status of children in the U.S.V.I. following hurricanes Irma and Maria.

DOE Invites Public to Territorial Spelling Bee, State MATHCOUNTS Competition

The Virgin Islands Department of Education invites the public to the 46th Annual Territorial Spelling Bee (March 19) and State MATHCOUNTS Competition (March 21). Both events will be held on St. Croix.

Funeral Mass for Bishop Elliott Thomas to Be Held on St. Thomas

Bishop Thomas will lie in State and Vespers will be held at Sts. Peter and Paul Cathedral from 6-9 p.m., Thursday, March 7. A Mass of Christian Burial will be con-celebrated on Friday, March 8, at the cathedral on St. Thomas.

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