March 29, 2017 12:49 am Last modified: 11:02 pm

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Centennial Song Balances Conflict of History and Emotion

For multi-faceted local musician Gylchris Sprauve, creating a song that commemorated this year’s Centennial Transfer Day while still honoring the complex nature of the territory’s move from Danish to U.S. ownership was a “mixed bag of emotion.”
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DPNR to Close St Thomas Offices Early on March 29

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources will close all offices in the St. Thomas-St. John District to allow staff time to participate in an event.
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Personnel Announces Territory-wide Exams for Police Officer, Correction Officer

Milton E. Potter, director of the V.I. Division of Personnel, has announced 2nd quarterly territory-wide exams for rank of police officer or correction officer.
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Danish Moravians Apologize For Slavery

The Moravian Church in Denmark and several Danish citizens have released a statement apologizing for the atrocities of slavery in the Virgin Islands, as its former territory reflects on the Transfer Centennial and one hundred years under the American flag. Denmark however has not apol
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St. Croix Schools Close Early Tuesday, Thursday; All Schools Closed Friday

St. Croix elementary schools will be dismissed at 1 p.m. Tuesday March 28 for monthly job-embedded professional development for teachers. Junior high schools and high schools on St. Croix will have their turn Thursday March 30.
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St. John’s Centennial Events Shift Focus to Cruz Bay’s Founding

The 250th anniversary of the founding of Cruz Bay was the milestone being celebrated at a block party hosted by the V.I. Transfer Centennial Commission in Franklin Powell Park on Sunday.
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St. Thomas Regatta Wraps Up with Thrilling Finishes

Several classes were too close to call going into the final day of racing at the 44th St. Thomas International Regatta Sunday. Leads shifted back and forth throughout the three days of racing.
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Island Expressions: Open Mic Nights Draw Crowds Across St. John

It may cost a lot to buy food or rent a house on St. John, but there's a lot of low-cost fun to be had. By day, you can go to a world-class beach. By evening, you can attend one of four weekly open mic events held around the island.
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This Week’s Senate Calendar

Here’s what’s on tap at the V.I. Legislature this week.
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DHS to Hold Annual Career Fair Focusing on Job Opportunities

The V.I. Department of Human Services, in collaboration with other programs such as JOBS Program, Vocational Rehabilitation and the Senior Citizen Education Program, will host the Annual Career Fair.
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