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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Commissioner Dawn L. Henry, Esq. of the Department of Planning and Natural Resources announces that the Division of Libraries, Archives, and Museums in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institute’s National Endowment for Humanities will be sponsoring a workshop on Recovering Family Treasures. “In light of all the destruction we’ve

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE –– Police said a recovery worker ignored local government warnings and swam at the only beach closed to the public for environmental reasons — and drowned. The Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) said it will not release the name of the recovery worker who threw caution to the

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One beach in St. Thomas failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory issued today. DPNR said that Coki Point beach should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen. The agency said

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — One beach in St. Thomas failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said Water Bay beach on St. Thomas should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen. The agency said

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said today that it is working to minimize the effects of the decomposing sargassum seaweed that has been impacting the Red Hook area on St. Thomas. The excessive amount of decaying sargassum seaweed has caused the depletion of oxygen

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said it will celebrate International Museum Day on May 18, 2018.  The chosen theme for 2018 is “Hyper-connected museums:  New approaches, new public,” according to DPNR Commissioner Dawn Henry. According to the International Council of Museums, the objective of International

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE —  The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) said 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

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Seven beaches in St. Thomas failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Secret Harbor, Water Bay, Hull Bay, Coki Point, Lindbergh Bay, Brewer’s Bay and Magen’s Bay beaches should

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — Two beaches in St. Thomas failed water quality testing and should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen, according to the latest Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) Beach Advisory. DPNR said that Coki Point and Bluebeards beaches should be avoided by swimmers and fishermen. The agency said that

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — 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

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