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Charles Phillip Dies

Our Creator in heaven called our beloved father home on Jan. 18.
Before the 2017 hurricanes, two green sea turtles swim in Turtle Cove off Buck Island, St Thomas. (Photo by Paul Jobsis)

Park Service Seeking a Buck Island Sea Turtle Research Intern

St. Croix's Buck Island Reef National Monument is seeking applicants for the position of Sea Turtle Research Assistant (intern) to conduct sea turtle research and monitoring, the National Park Service announced in a press release.

Friends of VI National Park to Hold Annual Meeting Jan. 25

Come hear what the Friends of VI National Park has accomplished and plans for the upcoming year to protect, preserve and connect within our park. All Friends members and the public are invited to attend.

St. Thomas Teen Wins National Computer Science Award

Mireille “Mimi” Boumedine, 15, has been selected as a national recipient of the NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing.

38th Women’s Jogger Jam Scheduled for Sunday

Fruit Bowl will host the 38th edition of the Women’s Jogger Jam Sunday, Jan. 26, at 4:30 p.m.

V.I. Health and Police Departments Battle Opioid Abuse

Fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid, is commonly being mixed with other illicit drugs and has been found to be up to 100 times more potent than morphine, and 30 to 50 times more potent than heroin.

Elmo E. Francois Dies at 94

Elmo E. Francois died on Jan. 13 at age 94.

Sea Turtle Research Program Seeks Research Assistants/ Interns

This will be the 33rd straight year of the Buck Island Sea Turtle Research Program (BISTRP).

St. Thomas-St. John District to Release Students Early Jan. 23

Only Bertha C. Boschulte Middle School will remain in full session on Jan. 23 and not participate in early release.

UVI Bulletin Board for January — May

Here's what is happening on both campuses of the University of the Virgin Islands.

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