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A chronological log of the homicides recorded in 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands, as reported by the VIPD. Cases…

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Fraud Experts Advise Seniors

Ponzi and pyramid schemes, Publishers Clearing House, mystery shopper and home repair scams have all been perpetrated on Virgin Islanders, and were the subjects of a fraud watch forum Thursday.

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2016-09-29 23:29:20
Territories to Receive $126 Million-Plus for Zika fight

Congress budgeted $1.1 billion to fight the Zika virus in legislation approved Wednesday to fund the government through December, with more than $126 million allocated to the territories.

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2016-09-29 23:27:21
Homeschoolers Want Legislative Remedy

The U.S. Virgin Islands Homeschoolers (USVIH) are asking the public to help them by contacting the V.I. Legislature and telling senators to vote for a bill that would transfer oversight of home schooling from the V.I. Board of Education to the Senate.

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2016-09-29 17:25:10
Accommodations — St. John
St. John's Green Resorts

MAHO BAY CAMPS
HARMONY STUDIOS
CONCORDIA ECO TENTS
EST. CONCORDIA STUDIOS

Nestled in the V.I. NATIONAL PARK on the island of St. John, these properties offer simple comfort in unspoiled settings overlooking white sand beaches and turquoise water, most with stunning vistas.
From Maho Bay Camps inexpensive tent-cottages ("…the best value in the Caribbean…"NY Times) and Harmony and Concordia's quiet, comfortable Studios to Concordia’s unique Eco-Tents ("…low prices and high style…" Vogue) these four award winning environmental showcases offer a vacation experience to satisfy any budget.
At Maho and Harmony you can be as relaxed or active as you like. On-site Watersports Center offers sailing, scuba, snorkeling and boardsailing. Three extraordinary beaches adjoin the property. Superb hiking trails are in easy reach. The Pavilion Restaurant and (winter season) Beach Café serve great food in a casual, social setting. There's nightly entertainment and our Arts Center offers demonstrations and craft workshops using recycled materials.
Concordia, on the remote southeast end of St. John is the place for those seeking peace and quiet in a setting of remarkable natural beauty. Choose from a variety of studios and award-winning eco-tents. The eco-tents are solar powered, each with private bath. All eco-tents have spectacular views of either Rams Head Point, Salt Pond Bay, Drunk Bay or various islands in the BVI. The studios are comfortable, fully equipped units, most with the same spectacular views as the eco-tents. With rarely visited beaches and hiking trails on the south side of St. John and an eclectic mix of Coral Bay restaurants in easy driving distance, Concordia offers complete relaxation in a unique setting.
This summer we have two great specials for guests at Maho Bay Camps and Concordia Eco-Tents:
*** There is no charge for children 16 and under when accompanied by an adult.
*** There is a 50% discount for VI residents from May 1 until December 15, 2002. (proof of residency required). For local reservations call 715-0500.
All others please call 800-392-9004 or visit our website at www.maho.org

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