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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Representatives of churches, synagogues and mosques met at the Masjid Nur Islamic Center in Sugar Estate on Sunday afternoon to talk about religious tolerance and cooperation among all members of the community no matter what faith they follow. The interfaith gathering at Masjid Nur on Eighth Street

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OBITUARY NOTICE: LEE VANTERPOOL OF ST. THOMAS. HE DIED IN GEORGIA AT AGE 76. CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Virgin Islands has lost one of its premier broadcasting and media experts, said Governor Kenneth Mapp, who extended condolences to the family and many friends of Leon “Lee” Vanterpool. Known popularly as

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp and Lieutenant Governor Osbert Potter said they commended 329 graduating seniors on St. Thomas who overcame “numerous difficulties during a challenging school year due to the impact of two Category 5 hurricanes.” At Ivanna Eudora Kean High School’s commencement ceremony, held in the Digna

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CHRISTIANSTED — One of the eight teams to challenge the Mapp-Potter ticket will be holding a meeting a greet at mid-island St. Croix tomorrow. Warren Mosler and Ray Fonseca, who are running for governor and lieutenant governor of the Virgin Islands in the 2018 elections, will be at the La

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CHRISTIANSTED — This drink has been a force on the St. Croix scene for donkey years. Visit the homes of any Virgin Islands families especially during the holiday season and you will be sure to find a pitcher or two of this chilled, crimson-colored drink sitting pretty. Popularly known as

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FREDERIKSTED — As we go into another hurricane season, homeowners especially are asked to seek help before evicting an unusual type of refugee from last season’s storms — bats. The twin hurricanes not only displaced humans, but colonies of Pallas’ Mastiff Bats that occupy roof spaces in the Virgin Islands,

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE –U.S. Attorney Gretchen C.F. Shappert said that she and other federal law enforcement and members of the District’s Project Safe Neighborhoods Task Force will participate in a community meeting at the Contant Knolls Community Center on Thursday, June 21st at 6:00 p.m. The purpose of the meeting is

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  OBITUARY NOTICE: Anne-Marie Danet of St. Thomas CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Governor Kenneth Mapp, on behalf of the Government and people of the United States Virgin Islands, extended profound condolences to the family and friends of Anne-Marie Danet, commonly known as the “Sunshine Lady.” She was 92 at the time

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Coffee with A Cop first started in Hawthorne, California in 2011 after a brainstorming session. Members of the Hawthorne Police Department were looking for ways to interact more successfully with the people they served each day. The Hawthorne Police Department hit upon a simple plan to break

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FREDERIKSTED – The Virgin Islands Police Department Grove Place Weed and Seed Program will be hosting a panel seminar for the candidates in quest to serve in the Senate today June 5, 2018 at the UVI Great Hall, from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Questions will be directed towards the following topics,

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